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IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans bargain a catastrophe for Chennai Super Lords
Posted 11 May 2024 01:00 PM

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Commander Shubman Gill broke a rankling century while B Sai Sudharsan hit his lady IPL ton as Gujarat Titans kept themselves in the end of the season games race with a 35-run prevail upon Chennai Super Rulers here today.

Sudharsan (103 off 51 balls) matched captain Gill (104 off 55 balls) stroke for stroke as the two openers impelled GT to 231/3. The host group's bowlers then, at that point, confined the reigning champs to 196/8 notwithstanding battling fifties from Daryl Mitchell (63) and Moeen Ali (56).

Sent in to bat, Gill and Sudharsan set up a six-hitting display as they scored up a 210-run stand, the most noteworthy organization for any wicket in the IPL this season. The two likewise equalled Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul's most elevated ever IPL opening organization. While Gill's striking innings was interspersed by nine fours and six maximums, Sudharsan's lady hundred was sprinkled with five limits and seven sixes.

Conversely, the CSK openers were back in the hovel with only two sudden spikes in demand for the board. Their best player this season, captain Rituraj Gaikwad (0), was likewise given the boot as Rashid Khan finished a splendid catch on the limit with the reigning champs reeling at 10/3.

Mitchell and Moeen steadied the boat with some counterattacking play, sewing a 109-run organization. The two designated the Afghan twist team of Rashid and Noor Ahmad.

While Moeen bludgeoned three sixes on the run off Noor in the eleventh over, Mitchel hit a limit and a six in the following over off Rashid to cut down the situation to 113 runs off the last 48 balls.

In any case, veteran Mohit Sharma (3/31) struck off his absolute first ball, excusing Mitchell and afterward returned to take the scalps of Moeen and Shivam Dube (21).

Brief scores

GT: 231/3 of every 20 overs (Shubman 104, Sudharsan 103; Deshpande 2/33) versus CSK: 196/8 out of 20 overs (Mitchell 63, Moeen 56; Mohit 3/31, Rashid 2/38)

Thursday's outcome

RCB: 241/7 of every 20 overs (Kohli 92, Patidar 55, Green 46; Harshal 3/38, Kaverappa 2/36) versus PBKS: 181 all out in 17 overs (Rossouw 61, Shashank 37; Siraj 3/43, Swapnil 2/28)

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