Was Shubman Gill only playing for a century?

IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill scored 96 runs in 59 balls against Punjab Kings in the 16th match of IPL. But, Shubman Gill missed out on scoring his maiden century in the IPL by just 4 runs. Under the guidance of captain Hardik Pandya, the team of Gujarat Titans has played 3 matches so far. In which his team was successful in winning all three matches. In the end table, the team of Gujarat Titans is on the second position with 6 points.

Shubman Gill was playing for a century?

Shubman Gill

Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill scored 96 runs in 59 balls. In this innings of his, 11 fours and 1 six were also seen. Gill entered the field to open with Matthew Wade. Although Wad made 6 and kept going. On the other hand, Shubman Gill stood till the end of the match.

It was seen in the last of the match that big shots were not coming out of Shubman Gill’s bat. When he should have hit big shots at the end, he was scoring runs each. Due to which the run rate kept increasing rapidly. However, Shubman Gill became a victim of Rabada in 18.5 overs. At that time the total score of the team was 4 wickets at 170. Hardik Pandya was also run out in the very next over and the team of Gujarat Titans was completely under pressure.

If Shubman Gill wanted, he could have batted aggressively in the last overs. Because he had spent a lot of time on the pitch. But after reaching the score of 80, Shubman Gill started playing for a century and started batting tuk-tuk. However, Gill was awarded the Man of the Match award for his innings of 96 runs.

IPL 2022: Rahul Tewatia showed his mettle

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Rahul Tewatia

Captain of Gujarat Titans Hardik Pandya (Hardik Pandya) won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Punjab team set a target of 190 runs in front of Gujarat. Gujarat team won this exciting match by 6 wickets.

Punjab Kings batsman Liam Livingstone played an explosive innings of 64 runs in 27 balls. Apart from these, no other batsman in Punjab could spread his shine. At the same time, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan also became a victim of Rashid Khan by scoring 35 runs.

Rahul Tewatia is known for his aggressive batting, he proved this fact right in the 16th match of IPL. Rahul Teotia gave the victory by hitting consecutive sixes in the last two balls and won the heart of Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandyan. Tewatia made 13 off 3 balls and Miller returned unbeaten on 6 runs in 4 balls.