The Punjab Kings were defeated by Shubman Gill. Gill, who struck 67 runs off 49 deliveries, was instrumental in the success of Gujarat Titans. In 19.5 overs, Gujarat accomplished its 154-run target. Both teams fought hard until the final whistle, but Gujarat emerged victorious.
For Gujarat, the scorers were Wriddhiman Saha 30 (19 balls), Sai Sudarshan 19 (20 balls), Hardik Pandya 8 (11 balls), David Miller 17 (18 balls – not out), and Rahul Tewatia 5 (2 balls – not out). After losing the toss and batting first, Punjab achieved 153 runs in 20 overs while losing eight wickets.
GT Beats PBKS by 6 Wickets
Mohammad Shami began his pursuit of wickets with the second delivery of the innings, when he returned Prabhsimran Singh to the ball. Later, Matthew Short (36 off 24 balls) excelled, but in-form captain Shikhar Dhawan (eight off eight balls) was despatched in the fourth over by Joshua Little. At the conclusion of the Powerplay, Punjab had scored 52 runs while losing two wickets. Mathew Short was dismissed by Rashid Khan in the eighth over.
All subsequent batsmen got off to a strong start but were unable to play lengthy innings. Bhanuka Rajapaksa (20 from 26 deliveries), Jitesh Sharma (25 from 23 deliveries), Sam Curran (22 from 22 deliveries), Shah Rukh Khan (22 from 9 deliveries), Harpreet Brar (8* from 5 deliveries), Rishi Dhawan (1 from 1 delivery), etc. dozens of additional Punjab batters.
For Punjab, the wickets were taken by Arsheed Singh, Rabada, Harpreet Brar, and Sam Curran.
All of Gujarat’s bowlers accounted for wickets. Rashid Khan, Alzari Joseph, Mohammad Shami, and Joshua Little each got one wicket in addition to Mohit Sharma.
Punjab Kings: Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Mathew Short, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Sam Curran, Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Sai Sudarshan, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rahul Thewathia, Rashid Khan, Alzari Joseph, Mohammad Shami, Mohit Sharma, Joshua Little