This match was played on the home ground of PBKS, but unfortunately, today was not their lucky day. Gujrat Titans won the toss, decided to bowl first, and won the match with six wickets remaining in hand.
The early dismissal of the openers of PBKS made a significant impact on the confidence of the team. The opener, prabhsimran sing made an early return to the pavilion playing just two balls and scoring no runs, while the captain S. Dhawan scored eight runs in 8 balls; Mathew short was the highest scorer from the pbks scoring 36 runs in 24 balls; followed by Jitesh Sharma 25runs in 23 balls, sam curran 22 runs in 22 balls and Shahrukh khan scored 22 in 9 balls, B.rajpaksa scored 20runs in 26 balls. They lost eight wickets, scoring a total of 153 runs.
Md.shami, Jhoshua Little, Alzarri Joseph, and Rashid Khan took one wicket each, and Mohit Sharma got two wickets for Gujrat Titans.
In reply, the star of this match S.Gill scored the highest 67 runs in 49 balls, W.saha 30 runs in 19 balls, S.sudarshan 19 runs in 20 balls, David Miller 17 in 18 balls while captain Hardik Pandya scored eight runs in 11 balls. Arshdeep Singh, K. Rabada, Harpreet Brar, and Sam Curran got one wicket each for Punjab.
Gujrat Titan won the match in 19.5 balls and proved their strength!!
Author – Sarthak Shandilya