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RR vs GT Highlights – Rashid Khan Heroics Seal Gujarat Titans Victory

Did you catch the heart-pounding clash between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Gujarat Titans (GT)?  In a thrilling showdown at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, these cricket titans battled it out, leaving fans on the edge of their seats. The stakes were high, the tension palpable, and every run mattered. But who emerged victorious in this epic encounter? Don’t miss the nail-biting encounter between the Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans! Relive Rashid Khan incredible performance that sealed a thrilling win for the Titans.

Toss and First Innings

Gujarat Titans (GT) won the toss and elected to field first.

In the first innings, Rajasthan Royals (RR) posted a competitive total of 196 runs for 3 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Riyan Parag and captain Sanju Samson both scored important half-centuries – 76 runs off 48 balls and 68 runs off 38 balls, respectively. This partnership of 130 runs proved pivotal in the recovery of RR from a score of 42/2.

Top Performers in Batting (RR)

  • Sanju Samson hit 68 runs off 38 balls, including 7 fours and 2 sixes
  • Riyan Parag scored 76 runs off 48 balls, with 3 fours and 5 sixes.

GT Bowlers’ Performance (Wickets Taken)

  • Rashid Khan: Rashid bowled brilliantly, conceding only 18 runs in his allotted 4.0 overs. His economical spell played a crucial role in restricting RR’s batting lineup.
  • Umesh Yadav: Umesh Yadav bowled 4.0 overs, taking 1 wicket while conceding 47 runs. His breakthrough helped GT put pressure on the opposition.
  • Mohit Sharma: Mohit Sharma also bowled 4.0 overs, taking 1 wicket while conceding 51 runs.

Second Innings (GT Batting)

GT chased down the target with 199 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs.

Key contributions

  • Shubman Gill: Scored a crucial 72 runs off 44 balls with 6 fours and 2 sixes.
  • Rahul Tewatia: Played a vital role, contributing 22 runs off 11 balls.
  • Rashid Khan: Not only did he score 24 not out off 11 balls, but he also guided GT to victory.

RR Bowlers’ Performance (Wickets Taken)

  • Yuzvendra Chahal: Took 2 wickets.
  • Kuldeep Sen: Bowled brilliantly, dismissing Matthew Wade (4) and Abhinav Manohar (1). He took 3 wickets.
  • Ravichandran Ashwin: Bowled economically but didn’t take any wickets.
  • Avesh Khan: Also contributed with a wicket.

Gujarat Titans won the match by 3 wickets in a thrilling last-ball finish.

Player of the Match

  • Rashid Khan of GT was named the Player of the Match.
  • He scored 24 runs off 11 balls and bowled an economical spell of 1/18 in 4.0 overs.
  • His all-round performance played a crucial role in GT’s victory.

Awards and Records

  • Electric Striker of the Match: Rashid Khan (GT) with a strike rate of 218.18.
  • Ultimate Fantasy Player of the Match: Sanju Samson (RR) with 109 fantasy points.
  • Super Sixes of the Match: Riyan Parag (RR) hit 5 sixes.
  • Most Fours in the Match: Sanju Samson (RR) struck 7 fours.

Updated Points Table After RR vs. GT Match

  • Rajasthan Royals (RR): They continue to lead the standings with 8 points from 5 matches and a net run rate of +0.871.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): KKR is in second place with 6 points from 4 matches and a net run rate of +1.528.
  • Lucknow Super Giants (LSG): LSG has accumulated 6 points in 4 matches, with a net run rate of +0.775, only slightly lower than their opponents.
  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK): CSK has 6 points from 5 matches with a net run rate of +0.666.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: They are also at 6 points from 5 matches but with a net run rate of +0.344.
  • Gujarat Titans (GT): GT moved up to the 6th position after their thrilling win against the Rajasthan Royals. They now have 6 points from 6 matches with a net run rate of -0.637.
  • Punjab Kings: They have 4 points from 5 matches and a net run rate of -0.196.
  • Mumbai Indians (MI): MI is in 8th place with 2 points from 4 matches and a net run rate of -0.704.
  • Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB): RCB has 2 points from 5 matches with a net run rate of -0.843.
  • Delhi Capitals: Currently, they hold 2 points from 5 matches with a net run rate of -1.3701.

With the IPL 2024 season gaining momentum, it will be intriguing to observe the teams’ performances in the upcoming matches.

Bottom Line

GT vs RR match was super exciting, with both teams playing amazingly well. It was so close that fans were super tense, watching every move. The stadium was full of noise and excitement, making it a game to remember this season.

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