PBKS Vs GT, IPL 2024: Sai Kishore Stars With Ball As Gujarat Titans Eke Out Three-Wicket Win Over Punjab Kings

PBKS Vs GT, IPL 2024: Sai Kishore Stars With Ball As Gujarat Titans Eke Out Three-Wicket Win Over Punjab Kings

With this win, Gujarat Titans reached eight factors from eight video games at sixth in IPL 2024 factors desk. Punjab Kings languish at ninth.

Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans, PBKS vs GT, Noor Ahmed, Rashid Khan, Sai Kishore, Prabhsimran Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, David Miller
Rahul Tewatia shakes hand with Punjab Kings gamers after Gujarat Titans’ win in IPL 2024.

Mullanpur: Gujarat Titans spinners did the star flip as final 12 months’s runners-up beat Punjab Kings by three wickets in a low-scoring affair to carry their IPL 2024 marketing campaign again on observe on Sunday. The spin troika of left-arm wrist spinner Noor Ahmed (2/20), Rashid Khan (1/15) and Sai Kishore (4/33) bowled out Punjab for a paltry 142 in 20 overs. Solely opener Prabhsimran Singh (35 off 21 balls) made some helpful runs for the house crew.

In reply, Gujarat Titans did totter a bit in center section earlier than successful in 19.1overs. Skipper Shubman Gill (35) and specialist finisher Rahul Tewatia (36 not out off 18 balls) have been outstanding scorers in a profitable chase. Chasing a low complete, Gujarat Titans didn’t begin nicely with Wriddhiman Saha falling cheaply. From there it was Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan who revived the sinking ship with a 41-run stand. Nonetheless, Punjab Kings got here again into the sport by means of Liam Livingstone.

The Englishman dismissed each Gill and David Miller in fast successions as what adopted was a middle-order collapse by the guests. Nevertheless it was Tewatia who stored his cool to information the crew house. Earlier, Sai Kishore foxed an ill-equipped Punjab Kings batting line-up.

Struggling up until now, Prabhsimran Singh (35 off 21) discovered some a lot wanted rhythm earlier than he fell within the sixth over, triggering a dramatic collapse. Quickly after guiding Mohit for a six over third man, Prabhsimran charged down the wicket solely to be caught behind.

The spin trio then broke the spine of Punjab batting. Left-arm spinner Sai Kishore, who led Tamil Nadu to the Ranji Trophy semi-final this season, diverse his tempo successfully to bother the opposition batters. Stress was maintained from different finish as nicely by way of Noor and Rashid.

Noor’s first sufferer was Rilee Rossouw (9 off 7), who was trapped lbw whereas trying a sweep shot. Skipper Sam Curran (20 off 19) departed within the following over from Rashid and the DRS name that dominated him lbw left him and his opponents shocked.

His English teammate Livingstone (6 off 9) tried to work a Noor googly in the direction of mid-wicket however vanguard went to Rahul Tewatia stationed on the first slip. Sai Kishore additionally removed an out of types Jitesh Sharma (13 off 12) to make it 86 for 5 in twelfth over.

As usually has been the case this season, the uncapped duo of Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma have been required to do the heavy lifting however they fell cheaply this time to make issues worse for Punjab. Due to Harpreet Brar (29 off 12), the hosts obtained previous the 140-run mark.

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