IPL 2022: Rahul Tewatia smashes 12 off final 2 balls to recordsdata GT to thrilling select vs PBKS

Shubman Gill smashed an ideal 96 nonetheless it undoubtedly the limelight became stolen by Rahul Tewatia in the tip as Gujarat Titans clinched a thrilling select over Punjab Kings in Match 16 of IPL 2022. 

____. _. ______! _ _@rahultewatia02 creams two successive SIXES on the final two deliveries as the @hardikpandya7-led @gujarat_titans beat #PBKS & total a hat-trick of wins in the #TATAIPL 2022! _ _ #PBKSvGT

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From 21 of 9 deliveries to 18 off the final 5, Tewatia and David Miller brought it to 13 off three balls when Miller scrambled for a single, leaving Tewatia the unenviable task of hitting two sixes off the final two deliveries of the match and resolve it for Gujarat Titans, who efficiently chased a target of 190.

The 28-365 days-ragged seasoned campaigner who has played for Kings XI Punjab, the previous avatar of Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals in the IPL, obliged brilliantly, carting Smith lawful over the deep mid-wicket, with the fielder nearly catching him earlier than falling over the rope, after which slog sweeping the final supply over the long-on boundary to seal a memorable victory for Gujarat Titans.

melancholy pandya did not even realize what lord tewatia did there#tewatia #IPL

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Chasing a target of 190, Gujarat regarded cruising to victory with opener Shubman Gill and skipper Hardik Pandya main the fee. But both bought out at the most sinful time — Gill lawful four rapid of his century and Pandya plod out of the most vital ball of the final over with Gujarat 4/172.

It regarded like the match had slipped out of their arms nonetheless then Tewatia intervened so brilliantly.

Gujarat will should always thank opener Shubman Gill (96 – 59b, 11×4, 1×6), Sai Sudharshan (35 – 30b, 4×4, 1×6) and Pandya (27 – 18b, 5×4) for striking them ready where they’ll moreover simply whisk Punjab Kings` 189/9 reached resulting from a 27-ball 64 by Liam Livingstone, who struck his second successive half-century.

And the connection continues..#GTvsPBKS|#tewatia

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Livingstone got here in to bat with PBKS struggling at 34/2 after which raised 52 runs for the third wicket with opener Shikhar Dhawan (35, 30b, 4×4). Dhawan, who failed to witness his fashioned assured self, greeted Lockie Ferguson with two successive boundaries in his first two deliveries of the night time — the most vital lofted over mid-wicket and the second bisecting the covers. He became out with the rating at 86/3 and PBKS mute not out of the woods.

Livingstone then found an ideal ally in Jitesh Sharma as they took PBKS to security, at 124/4. He went on to total his half-century off 21 balls, hammering debutant Darshan Nalkande for a six and four in a single over and putting him for two successive fours in a single other over. It became his second successive half-century in IPL to encourage PBKS rep greater.

The Englishman had struck 60 against Chennai Tall Kings of their previous match which helped them to their second select.

Punjab Kings lost their design a bit in the center overs as Jitesh Sharma 23 of 11 balls) and Odean Smith (0) were out off successive deliveries off a Nalkande`s third over. Though Shah Rukh Khan kept a long way from the hat-trick, he too failed to final long, trapped lbw by Rashid Khan. Rahul Chahar and Arshdeep Singh landed just a few lusty blows to hang them to 189/9.

But in the tip that proved insufficient as Tewatia snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for Gujarat Titans.

Instant Rankings:

Punjab Kings 189 for 9 in 20 overs (Liam Livingstone 64, Shikhar Dhawan 35; Rashid Khan 3/22)

Gujarat Titans 190 for 4 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 96, Sai Sudarsan 35; Kagiso Rabada 2/35).

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