GT has showed their power with ball against RR. Now, they have shown their batting prowess against LSG. They have won against LSG in a low scoring thriller at Lucknow. GT now won a high scoring one-sided match against LSG at Ahmedabad. They scored 227/2 in their 20 overs. GT won the match by restricting LSG for 171/7 in 20 overs. They won by 56 runs.
Pandya brothers have created IPL history by becoming captains of LSG and GT. LSG won the toss and elected to field first. GT had a blasting start in powerplay with Wriddhiman Saha going ballistic. He scored his 50 inside the powerplay. Wriddhiman Saha(81) has put on 142 runs with Shubman Gill. After a slow start, Shubman Gill scored qucikly and ended up scoring 94 runs in 54 balls. Hardik Pandya(25) and David Miller(21) helped him. Shubman missed out a century but helped GT score 227/2.
Kyle Mayers(48) started off the chase briskly for LSG. With Quinton de Kock he has put on 88 runs for first wicket. Quinton de Kock scored 70 runs off 41 balls. Rest of the batsmen could not score as freely as they needed to. Ayush Badoni tried his best to save NRR for LSG in the end against GT. Mohit Sharma(4/29) took most wickets for his team. Noor Ahmad(1/26), Rashid Khan(1/34) and Mohammed Shami(1/37) took crucial wickets for GT.
With this win, Gujarat Titans, GT has moved to 16 points before any other team in IPL 2023. They have sealed their qualification for Qualifiers with this win. In 11 matches, they have won 8 and most of other teams could struggle to win 8 with how table is poised. GT would now look to end their league stage in Top 2 positions. They have 3 points difference with Top 2nd team CSK. With this clinical batting performance, GT has sent shock tremors into other teams.
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