Miller and Tewatia does it again for Gujarat Titans, Wins by 6 wickets | GTvsRCB
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It is match number 43 between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Capitals at the D Y Patil Stadium. The toss was won by the RCB and they chose to bat first. Pradeep Sangwan made his comeback to the game and Sai Sudarshan made his debut for the GT. Mahipal Lomror also made his way to the team for RCB.
Virat Kohli and Faf Du Plessis opened the batting for RCB. Virat today looked in good touch with the bat. Faf's wicket fell early and he got out for a duck to Sangwan's bowling. A good way to comeback dismissing the opponent captain. Then a good 99 run partnership was build between Virat and Rajat Patikdar. Rajat got out scoring 52 runs in 32 balls. His wicket also fell to Sangwan. Virat finally got his 50 and his fans were very happy seeing their Super V batting. Maxwell came in and started hitting all around the park. Virat was then bowled by Shami dismissing him for 58 runs in 53 balls. Maxwell was caught by Rashid and he scored 33 runs in 18 balls and lost his wicket to Lockie Ferguson. Karthik came in to bat and was dismissed for 2 runs in 3 balls by Rashid Khan. Lomror came in to bat and scored 16 runs in 8 balls and his wicket fell to Alzarri Joseph. After 20 overs RCB scored 170 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
The scores after the first innings were :
RCB : (170-6) GT : (20 Overs)
Virat - 58(53) Shami - 22.214.171.124
Faf - 0(4) Sangwan - 126.96.36.199
Patidar - 52(32) Alzarri - 188.8.131.52
Maxwell - 32(18) Rashid - 184.108.40.206
Karthik - 2(3) Ferguson - 220.127.116.11
Shahbaz - 2(2)
Lomror - 16(8)
The target was of 171 in front of the Gujarat Titans. Things started of well and Wriddhiman Saha and Shubhman Gill. They built a 51 run partnership before Saha was dismissed for 28 runs in 22 balls and was dismissed by Hasaranga. Sai Sudarshan came to the crease but then Gill who was batting with 31 runs in 28 nalls was lbw-ed by Shahbaz Ahmed. Hardik came and he also got out to Shahbaz scoring only 3 runs in 5 balls. Killer Miller the man who has done it before for the Titans and Tewatia the man who stood at the crease in every nail biting match. They both did it once again and clinged the win from the RCB both scoring 39 runs in 24 balls and 43 runs in 25 balls respectively.
The scores after the final innings were :
GT : (174-4) RCB : (19.3 Overs)
Saha - 29(22) Maxwell - 18.104.22.168
Gill - 31(28) Siraj - 22.214.171.124
Sai - 20(14) Hazelwood - 126.96.36.199.0
Hardik - 3(5) Shahbaz - 188.8.131.52
Miller - 39(24)* Harshal - 184.108.40.206
Tewatia - 43(25)* Hasaranga - 220.127.116.11
Rahul Tewatia was awarded the man of the match for his match winning knock scoring 43 runs in 25 balls.
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