GT vs RCB / Bengaluru won the match against Gujarat by nine wickets - Will Jacques scored a century, Kohli also shone

Vikrant Shekhawat : Apr 28, 2024, 07:16 PM
GT vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bangalore have achieved their second consecutive win in IPL 2024. The team defeated Gujarat Titans by 9 wickets in the 45th match of the season. With this victory, Bengaluru has kept its hopes alive for the playoffs. Bengaluru achieved the target of 201 runs by losing one wicket in 16 overs. Will Jacques scored an unbeaten 100 runs on 41 balls, while Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten half-century of 70 runs on 44 balls. Both of them made a partnership of 166 runs on 74 balls.

Earlier, RCB won the toss and chose to field at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Gujarat scored 200 runs losing 3 wickets in 20 overs. Sai Sudarshan played an unbeaten inning of 84 runs. Whereas, Shahrukh Khan (58 runs) scored a half-century. David Miller contributed 26 runs. For RCB, Mohammad Siraj, Glenn Maxwell and Swapnil Singh got 1 wicket each.

Gujarat has set a target of 201 runs

After losing the toss and opting to bat first, Gujarat Titans scored 200 runs after losing three wickets in 20 overs. This is the biggest score of Titans while batting first in this IPL. In this match, Sai Sudarshan and Shahrukh Khan gave explosive performances and scored half-centuries. Wriddhiman Saha, who came in to open the batting, returned to the pavilion after scoring only five runs. He was dismissed by Swapnil Singh on the last ball of the first over. Whereas, Captain Gill could score 16 runs. Glenn Maxwell, who was returning in this match, dismissed him. There was a partnership of 86 runs between Sai Sudarshan and Shahrukh Khan for the third wicket which was broken by Siraj. The fast bowler bowled Shahrukh on the first ball of the 15th over. He returned after scoring 58 runs in 30 balls at a strike rate of 193. During this, three fours and five sixes came from his bat. He scored the first half-century of his T20 career. He scored his first fifty of IPL in 24 balls.

At the same time, Sudarshan was also not left behind. He has scored the sixth fifty of his IPL career in this match. He took the help of 34 balls for this. Sudarshan made an unbeaten partnership of 69 runs with Miller for the fourth wicket. Sudarshan played a strong inning of 84 runs in 49 balls. With this he became the second batsman to complete 400 runs in IPL 2024. During this, eight fours and four sixes came off his bat. At the same time, David Miller, who came to bat at number five, faced 19 balls and managed to score 26 runs. For RCB, Swapnil Singh, Mohammad Siraj and Glenn Maxwell took one wicket each.