Pune | Gujarat Titans, this name is of the team, which made its debut in the IPL season. Gujarat had opened their account with a win in the season and the managers had handed over the leadership of the team to Hardik Pandya during that time. The team led by Hardik Pandya has played 12 matches. In which nine matches have been won and so far three matches have been lost.
In the IPL points table, the team has got 18 points with Tuesday’s win. The team has reached the first position and Lucknow remains on 16 points with this defeat. The team has slipped from the first position to the second position. Gujarat Titans (GT) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) saw a tough match on Tuesday. Where the low scoring match was played by the teams. During the powerplay, the scores of both the teams were almost the same, Gujarat team was 35 for two and Lucknow team was 37 for 3 wickets.
Batsmen were under pressure
Gujarat Titans where one side was losing wickets and the batsmen were under pressure. On the other hand, batsman Shubman Gill was handling the innings of Gujarat. A 52-run partnership was seen between Gill and Miller for the fourth wicket. Gujarat had scored 144 runs in 20 overs for the loss of four wickets. At the same time, Lucknow Super Giants scored 45 runs in the middle overs, but during this the team lost seven wickets. On the other hand, Gujarat defeated Lucknow by 62 runs.
Could have changed the course of the match
Lucknow 37/2 lost their wicket in the middle overs in the form of Kunal Pandya (5), Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder and Deepak Hooda. LSG failed to chase down the target and were all out for 82 runs. Looking at Gujarat’s low score, it looked like Lucknow would easily chase down the target, but bowler Rashid Khan’s googly was seen putting a lot of pressure on the batsmen, where Lucknow lost one wicket after the other.
Kunal Pandya (5) was stumped by Wriddhiman Saha off Rashid Khan. At the same time, Badoni was stumped by Saha by bowler Sai Kishore. At the same time, Marcus Stoinis was also run out in the next over and Lucknow had lost hopes of victory. If any of these batsmen had stayed at the crease with Deepak Hooda, then perhaps the course of the match could have changed. Read more.. https://medhajnews.in/latest-news/sports