The 57th match of Tata IPL recorded a comprehensive win for the Gujarat Titans as they ensured their place in the playoffs after defeating Lucknow SuperGiants by 62 Runs. After putting a total of 144 runs on the board, the GT bowlers were able to restrict the opponent within 82 runs and pick up all the wickets. Let’s get a look at the three crucial factors that played a big role behind GT’s win in the match.
Gujarat Titans Defeats LSG by 62 Runs To Make it to the Playoffs: Top Three Factors that Helped Them Land the Win
After a close analysis of the match, we have come up with three important factors that played a key part behind Gujarat Titans’ comprehensive win.
1: Shubman Gill’s Steady Batting: On a tricky pitch and slow wicket, where the opponent bowlers were simply outstanding, Gill’s steady inning helped GT cross pass a decent total of 140. Gill showed massive endurance and hand in there till the end as he scored a patient 63 off just 49 balls with seven classy fours included in it. He was awarded the man of the match.
2: Opening Partnership Didn’t Execute for LSG: While chasing a target close to 150 on a tricky pitch, the right execution from the opening pair is important which was missing in today’s game. Both the openers Quinton de Kock and skipper KL Rahul were sent back to the pavilion soon by Yash Dayal and M Shami respectively.
3: Bowlers Were Economical: The GT bowlers were top-notch from the beginning as they didn’t give a single scope to the opponent to build partnerships. The debutant Sai Kishore was impressive as he picked up two wickets and so was the young star Yash Dayal who picked 2. Special mention about Rashid Khan who picked up four crucial wickets including the two of Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda.
As Gujarat Titans make their way to the playoffs, it will be interesting to see who joins them on the list next!