Pandya take Gujarat to final, Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals: TATA IPL 2022
GT vs RR
David Miller and Hardik Pandya starred with the bat as GT defeated RR to enter final of IPL 2022.
Gujarat Titans entered the final of Indian Premier League with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the first qualifier on Tuesday. Rajasthan Royals scored 188 for six after being asked to bat first. GT completed the chase with three balls to spare with David Miller scoring unbeaten 68 off 38 balls.
Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl at Eden Gardens. RR lost Yashasvi Jaiswal (3) early but Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler dominated the GT bowlers with their aggressive batting, hitting plenty of boundaries during a second-wicket partnership of 68 runs in quick time.
Skipper Samson got out after scoring an entertaining 47 off only 26 balls, while leading scorer Buttler smashed his way to 89 in 56 deliveries. Rashid Khan bowled extremely well and finished with none for 15 in his full quota of four overs.
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, Hardik Pandya(c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy