IPL-2022, Match 48, GT vs PBKS Highlights: Punjab Kings defeat Gujarat Titans by 8 wickets with 4 overs to spare in the 48th match of the TATA IPL 2022 season at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai.
Gujarat Titans surprisingly decided to bat first after winning the toss. did not have a good start with the bat as Shubhman Gill threw away his wicket with a runout, Wriddhiman Saha too was sent back to the pavilion before the end of the batting powerplay. Sai Sudharshan was the top scorer of Gujarat Titans as he scored a brilliant half-century when no other batter was able to do something remarkable on the crease scoring 65* runs in 50 deliveries. Kagiso Rabada grabbed 4 wickets in his spell of 4 overs dismantling the whole Gujarat’s batting lineup.
While chasing, Punjab Kings lost Johny Bairstow early on but the partnership between Dhawan and Bhanuka almost sealed the whole match in favor of Punjab before Lockie Ferguson got rid of Bhanuka at the score of 40. Liam Livingstone scored a fiery 30 runs in 10 balls to quickly finish the things off while on the other hand, Dhawan had a crucial half-century scoring 62 runs in 53 deliveries.
Brief Scores: GT: (Sai Sudharshan 65*; Rabada 4/33) lost to PBKS: (Shikhar Dhawan 62*; Lockie Ferguson 1/29(3 overs)) by 8 wickets.