GT vs SRH: Gujarat Titans formally turned the primary workforce to eneter the IPL 2023 playoffs as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 runs on Monday on the Narendra Modi Staidum in Ahmedabad. Titans had set a successful goal of 189 runs for Sunrisers, which the latter couldn’t dwell upto. Gujarat had scored 188 runs for the lack of 9 wickets, and Hyderabad might solely handle to attain 154 runs on the lack of 9 wickets in 20 overs, regardless of a knock of 64 runs off 44 balls by Heinrich Klaasen.
Within the first innings, Shubman Gill scored a blockbuster century earlier than Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s good five-wicket haul stopped GT at 188 for 9. Gill was dimissed shortly after making 101 runs.
The GT duo of Gill and Sai Sudharsan contributed 47 off 36 balls, and added 147 runs for the second wicket to energy GT’s innings. SRH’s Kumar who gained back-to-back wickets and made a clear hatrick, stole many hearts and bought a roar of applause and cheer from the viewers, and naturally, the web!
Sunrisers have now sadly joined Delhi Capitals within the exit queue. As of now, seven others are in rivalry for the remaining playoff spots. Though that they had gained the toss and had chosen to bowl first, the match ended up stepping into GTs’ favour. Luck didn’t play a lot of a component for Hyderabad as we speak.
Heinrich Klaasen (66 off 44) performed a lone hand for SRH, whereas Mohammed Shami (4/21) and Mohit Sharma (4/28) picked up 4 wickets apiece to shine with the ball for GT. SRH have been off to a disastrous begin, dropping the wickets of Anmolpreet Singh, Abhishek Sharma and Rahul Tripathi contained in the third over, with the scoreboard studying simply 12.
(With PTI Inputs)