With 12 wished off the closing two balls, Tewatia blasted two sixes at the Brabourne Stadium to seal a six-wicket rob for the Gujarat Titans.
GT all-rounder Rahul Tewatia (Provide: Twitter)
Rahul Tewatia struck two sixes on the closing two balls of the match off Odean Smith as Gujarat Titans defeated Punjab Kings by six wickets in an thrilling bump into within the IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium on Friday (April 8).
From 21 of nine deliveries to 18 off the closing 5 deliveries to be bowled by Smith, Tewatia and David Miller brought it to 13 off three balls when Miller scrambled for a single, leaving Tewatia the unenviable assignment of hitting two sixes off the closing two deliveries of the match and rob it for Gujarat Titans, who successfully chased a target of 190.
The 28-year-worn seasoned campaigner who has performed for Kings XI Punjab, the earlier avatar of Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals within the IPL obliged brilliantly, carting Smith stunning over the deep midwicket, with the fielder with regards to catching him sooner than falling over the rope, after which slog sweeps the closing provide over the long-on boundary to seal a memorable victory for Gujarat Titans. Watch the video of sixes right here:
— (@Tw_Manish) April 8, 2022
Unbelievable 2 sixes by #Tewatiya!
Take a bow! #IPL2022 #GTvsPBKS #Tewatia
— Sparkling Experiences (@ColorfulFiction) April 8, 2022
Chasing a target of 190, Gujarat regarded cruising to victory with opener Shubman Gill and skipper Hardik Pandya leading the price. But each and each got off at essentially the most unsuitable time — Gill stunning four rapid of his century and Pandya bustle out off the first ball of the closing over. It gave the influence of the match had slipped out of their arms sooner than Tewatia intervened so brilliantly.
Gujarat must thank opener Shubman Gill (96 – 59b, 11×4, 1×6) for placing them in a residence the place they’ll also saunter Punjab Kings’ 189/9 reached thanks to a 27-ball 64 by Liam Livingstone, who struck his second successive half of-century.
Short scores: Punjab Kings 189/9 in 20 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 35, Liam Livingstone 64, Rahul Chahar 22 no longer out; Rashid Khan 3/22, Darshan Nalkande 2/37) misplaced to Gujarat Titans 190/4 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 96, Sai Sudarshan 35, Rahul Tewatia 13 no longer out; Kagiso Rabada 2/35).