RR vs GT: Rashid Khan’s Heroics Seal Thrilling Victory for Gujarat Titans

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RR vs GT: The Gujarat Titans secured a dramatic three-wicket win against the Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. With just two runs needed off the final delivery, Rashid Khan stepped up and smashed a boundary, sending the crowd into a frenzy.

The Titans’ chase of 197 was masterfully set up by their captain, Shubman Gill, who displayed divine touch with the bat. Gill’s aggressive innings of 72 off 44 deliveries laid the foundation for the thrilling victory.

However, the Royals fought back valiantly. After losing openers Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal within the PowerPlay, the middle order rallied. Sanju Samson and Riyan Parag orchestrated a remarkable recovery, both scoring superb fifties. Their gritty partnership propelled Rajasthan to a competitive total of 196 for three in 20 overs.

Earlier in the day, Gill won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan. The Royals, despite losing their first game of the tournament earlier in the week, had been flawless in their previous four matches. Their players contributed consistently in both bowling and batting departments, making them a formidable opponent.

RR vs GT: Full Scorecard

Rajasthan Royals  (20 ovs maximum)

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Yashasvi Jaiswal c †Wade b Yadav24191950126.31
Jos Buttler c Tewatia b Rashid Khan810270080.00
Sanju Samson (c)†not out68387872178.94
Riyan Parag c Shankar b Sharma76486235158.33
Shimron Hetmyer not out135911260.00
Extras(w 7)7
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.80)196/3
Did not bat: Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal 
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Yashasvi Jaiswal, 4.2 ov), 2-42 (Jos Buttler, 5.4 ov), 3-172 (Riyan Parag, 18.4 ov) • DRS
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Umesh Yadav4047111.7596220
Spencer Johnson403709.2564100
Rashid Khan401814.50101000
Noor Ahmad4043010.7561310
Mohit Sharma4051112.7534240

Gujarat Titans  (T: 197 runs from 20 ovs)

BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sai Sudharsan lbw b Sen35293631120.68
Shubman Gill (c)st †Samson b Chahal72447762163.63
Matthew Wade †b Sen46100066.66
Abhinav Manohar b Sen1220050.00
Vijay Shankar b Chahal16101530160.00
Rahul Tewatia run out (Buttler/Avesh Khan)22114230200.00
M Shahrukh Khan lbw b Avesh Khan1481411175.00
Rashid Khan not out24112140218.18
Noor Ahmad not out00100
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 7)11
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.95)199/7
Did not bat: Umesh Yadav, Spencer Johnson 
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Sai Sudharsan, 8.2 ov), 2-77 (Matthew Wade, 10.1 ov), 3-79 (Abhinav Manohar, 10.4 ov), 4-111 (Vijay Shankar, 13.6 ov), 5-133 (Shubman Gill, 15.2 ov), 6-157 (M Shahrukh Khan, 17.3 ov), 7-195 (Rahul Tewatia, 19.5 ov) • DRS
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trent Boult20804.0071000
Avesh Khan4048112.0034220
Keshav Maharaj201608.0030100
Ravichandran Ashwin4040010.0044100
Yuzvendra Chahal4043210.7546010
Kuldeep Sen4041310.2575041

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