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RR vs GT: Rashid-Tewatia pull off Jaipur heist to end Rajasthan’s winning run

RR vs GT: Rashid-Tewatia pull off Jaipur heist to end Rajasthan’s winning run

Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan played the perfect roles of finishers to power Gujarat Titans to a 3-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals to end their unbeaten run.

RR vs GT: All is well that ends well and Gujarat Titans made that happen despite numerous fielding errors, missed catches and a slow start. GT have ended RR’s unbeaten streak with a 3-wicket win in Jaipur. Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia were the stars as they chased down a 197-run target with a last-ball finish. Rajasthan Royals struggled initially to score runs freely in the match versus Gujarat Titans. But Sanju Samson (68 off 38) and Riyan Parag (76 off 48) led the team to 196/3 in the stipulated 20 overs.

RR vs GT Score

Who won yesterday’s IPL match?

Gujarat Titans pulled off a heist. Needing 124 runs in the last 10 overs, Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan provided the final flourish. Rashid scored 11-ball 24 while Tewatia smashed 11-ball 22. Chasing a 197-run target, Sai Sudharsan and Shubman Gill provided a steady start but they were slow. And then, there was a Kuldeep Sen spell that rattled GT. But Shubman scored 44-ball 72 to keep things under control before Rashid Khan finished things off.

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GT end RR’s run

15 runs were needed off the last over of Avesh Khan. It wasn’t going to be easy against Rashid and Tewatia. And despite a sloppy start, Gujarat have fought their way back to a win. They win by 4 wickets to end Rajasthan Royals’s four-match winning streak. There was drama though with Tewatia run out in the penultimate delivery. But Rashid Khan hit a boundary off the last ball to take GT across the finish line.

GT 199/7 after 20
RR 196/3 in 20

GT need 15 off 6

A long 19th over ends with 20 runs. Not a great finish by Kuldeep Sen after starting so well. And GT are still in the game.

GT 182/6 after 19

GT need 35 off 12

Kuldeep Sen is bowling the 19th over. Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia are on the crease.

GT 162/6 after 18

Shahrukh departs

Avesh Khan has struck at the death and it’s a big wicket. Shahrukh Khan lunged forward to play a big shot but he is trapped LBW. He takes the review but fails.

GT 157/6 after 17.2

Ashwin taken to cleaners

Shahrukh Khan and Rahul Tewatia rekindle hopes for Gujarat. The duo hit Ashwin for 17 runs in the 18th over. GT need 42 off 18.

GT 155/5 after 17

GT need 59 off 24

Shahrukh Khan is the Impact player for GT. Can he make an impact today? Gujarat need 59 off the last four with Rahul Tewatia still on the crease.

GT 138/5 after 16

Gill stumped!

Excellent delivery, superb stumping and a great knock ends. Yuzvendra Chahal turned it away for Gill who tried to go for a big hit. But Samson was sharp behind the stumps and he removed the bails in time with Gill fair bit away.

GT 133/5 after 15.2

GT need 73 off 30

Last five overs. Iceman Rahul Tewatia and Shubman Gill are on the crease. They need 73 more at the death.

GT 124/4 after 15

Chahal strikes!

Vijay Shankar is the latest to depart as their short stand comes to an end. Yuzvendra Chahal is the bowler as he cleans Shankar up.

GT 111/4 after 14

Gill-Shankar fight back

Shubman Gill and Vijay Shankar are leading the fightback after Kuldeep Sen’s fiery over. Gill is inching closer to a half-century.

GT 102/3 after 13

Kuldeep on 🔥

Kuldeep Sen has struck again and it’s time for Abhinav Manohar to return to the dugout. He is now on 3/7 in just 10 deliveries.

GT 79/3 after 10.4

Kuldeep strikes!

First delivery after the rain break and Kuldeep Sen has struck. He has cleaned up Matthew Wade with a 146KPH delivery.

GT 77/2 after 10.1

Rain stops play!

The covers have finally come on as the drizzles get heavier. We have a pause now. GT are behind RR on DLS. The par score is 84 after 10 overs.

Shubman creates record!

Shubman Gill becomes the youngest to score 3000 IPL runs as per Cricbuzz.

Youngest at time of 3000 IPL runs
24y 215 – Shubhman Gill
26y 186d – Virat Kohli
26y 320d – Sanju Samson
27y 161d – Suresh Raina
27y 343d – Rohit Sharma

Halfway through

Shubman Gill is motoring along well. Matthew Wade has joined him on the crease. Gujarat need 121 off the last 10.

GT 76/1 after 10

Rain returns!

The rain has returned. It’s not heavy yet so the match is on. The part score is 78 and GT are behind RR at the moment.

GT 70/1 after 9.2

Time’s up for Sudharsan!

Kuldeep Sen strikes and Sai Sudharsan has fallen. He departs for 29-ball 35 after being trapped LBW by Sen. Sudharsan tried to play a scoop but completely missed the delivery and it struck on his pad. The original decision was not out and it has been reversed after review.

GT 64/1 after 8.2

Sai, speed up!

Sai Sudharsan has the worst strike rate for a batter in Top 5 of Orange Cap race. He strikes at 128.16, the worst among the top 5. Today, he is striking at 125. It was just 107 before he hit two fours off Yuzvendra Chahal.

Poor fielding continues!

Gujarat Titans dropped numerous chances and now it’s time for Rajasthan Royals. Yuzvendra Chahal drops an easy catch on his follow-through. Sai Sudharsan gets a lifeline.

GT 63/0 after 8 overs.

End of powerplay

A modest powerplay. Gujarat score 44/0 in 6 overs. It’s not bad and not great either in a 197-run chase. Sudharsan must improve his strike rate.

GT 44/0 after 6 overs.

Spin choke early?

Sanju Samson hasn’t waited long to bring in the spin attack. Keshav Maharaj and R Ashwin are both in the attack inside the powerplay. And there is no power in the powerplay.

GT 30/0 after 5 overs.

Steady start

Both Sai Sudharsan and Shubman Gill like to take time to get going and they are doing it here as well. They are off to a steady start.

GT 18/0 after 3 overs.

Second innings

Trent Boult comes up with a solid over here. He gives away only five runs as Sai Sudarshan can’t get him away.

GT 5/0 after 1 over.

Finally a catch by Gujarat

Last over sees Hetmyer and Sanju get a couple of sixes. And what an excellent batting innings it has been for the RR. And an exceptional recovery from them after they started poorly.

RR 196/3 after 20 overs.

Finally a catch by Gujarat

Riyan Parag goes for another biggie, but is caught by Vijay Shankar in the deep. That is great catch by a struggling Gujarat team. Parag is out for 76 from 48.

RR 172/3 after 18.4 overs.

Umpiring blunder

Shubman Gill is livid with a wide call here. The umpire signals wide, DRS shows it’s wide. What’s happening? Lot’s of confusion here.

RR 154/2 after 17 overs.

This is why you watch IPL

RR 134/2 after 15 overs.

Relive Parag’s innings

RR 134/2 after 15 overs.

50 for Parag

There you go, Parag has his third fifty in his fifth match of the season. He has changed the complexion of the match.

RR 118/2 after 14 overs.

50 for Parag

There you go, Parag has his third fifty in his fifth match of the season. He has changed the complexion of the match.

RR 118/2 after 14 overs.

Milestone man, Sanju

RR 103/2 after 12.4 overs.

Scorecard crawling

Samson and Parag are batting well in tandem, but still runs are coming at a premium for RR. At this rate, they are looking at 160-170 max.

RR 82/2 after 11 overs.

Not looking good for RR

This is a very difficult pitch to bat on. Here the batsman are struggling to get boundaries. Finally Riyan gets one, after a span of four overs.

RR 59/2 after 8.3 overs.

Difficult pitch?

There you go. Rashid Khan has a wicket in his first over, as Buttler is caught out for 8 only. Gujarat on top.

RR 42/2 after 5.4 overs.

Jaiswal departs

After showing signs of returning form, Jaiswal has thrown his wicket away here. The southpaw tries to scoop over the keeper, but is caught well.

RR 32/1 after 4.2 overs.

Jaiswal dealing boundaries

After watching the ball closely here, Jaiswal has two back-to-back fours against Umesh. RR score looks much better now.

RR 22/0 after 3 overs.

Slowish start

Yes the boundaries are coming here and there, but largely, Buttler and Jaiswal haven’t been able to get going.

RR 13/0 after 2 overs.

Umesh bowls

And Umesh Yadav bowls a clean first over here. He does well and gives only a boundary to Jaiswal.

RR 6/0 after 1 over.

Playing XIs

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal

Shubman Gill(c), Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Abhinav Manohar, Matthew Wade(w), Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Umesh Yadav, Spencer Johnson, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma

GT will bowl

And there we go. Shubman Gill has won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Toss at 7.25 PM

And the news from the centre is, toss will be in the next 5-6 minutes with the play expected to start at 7.40 PM.

Good news

The players are on the field already. So the toss will done in a jiffy now. Hopefully no more delays now.

Covers on, toss delayed

So it is confirmed, the toss has been delayed already. But the intensity of drizzle has come down. Fingers crossed.

Delay on the cards?

Will we have a delayed start? It seems to be raining in Jaipur at the moment.

Gujarat Titans Probable XI

Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill (c), Kane Williamson, Sharath BR (wk), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Umesh Yadav, Spencer Johnson, Darshan Nalkande.

Impact sub: Mohit Sharma

Toss time

We are just minutes away from the toss. Looks like a, win the toss and bat first, kind of a wicket. Let’s see what happens there.

Rajasthan Royals Probable XI

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Nandre Burger, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Impact sub: Shubham Dubey

Sawai Mansingh Pitch report

The Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur has hosted three IPL 2024 games thus far. While none of those games saw any team hitting 200 runs, the average first-innings total has been close to 190 this season.

One crucial factor to consider is how the pitch behaves under lights. In one of the games between RR vs DC, the second innings saw the surface develop some stickiness, aiding the spinners. A similar scenario might unfold during the RR vs GT encounter, especially if the first innings sees a flurry of runs. Early swing and some assistance for pacers are also anticipated in the initial overs.

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Gujarat Titans Squad

Shubman Gill(c), Sai Sudharsan, Sharath BR(w), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Umesh Yadav, Spencer Johnson, Darshan Nalkande, Mohit Sharma, Kane Williamson, Abhinav Manohar, Matthew Wade, Manav Suthar, Jayant Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha, David Miller, Sandeep Warrier, Shahrukh Khan, Joshua Little, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Kartik Tyagi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Sushant Mishra

Rajasthan Royals Squad

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Nandre Burger, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shubham Dubey, Rovman Powell, Tanush Kotian, Kuldeep Sen, Abid Mushtaq, Sandeep Sharma, Navdeep Saini, Keshav Maharaj, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Donovan Ferreira, Kunal Singh Rathore

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