Ahmedabad: Gujarat Titans (GT) scored 188 for 9 in 20 overs with the help of Shubman Gill’s first century of his IPL career in addition to his century partnership with Sai Sudarshan in the match played at Narendra Modi Stadium here on Monday. Lost 7 wickets for 59 runs. However, Henrik Klaasen and Bhuvneshwar Kumar saved the team from defeat by putting on a partnership of 68 runs. Klassen scored 64 off 44 balls while Bhuvneshwar was dismissed for 27 runs. Mohammad Shami and Mohit Sharma took 4 wickets each for Gujarat.
Today, Gujarat Titans, who lost the toss and came to bat first, had a bad start. Gill and Sudarshan improved the team’s position by putting on a partnership of 147 runs. The bowlers, led by Bhuvneshwar, then put pressure on Gujarat, who lost the second wicket for 147 in 14.1 overs, and the score, which at one stage looked like hovering around 230, was restricted to 188 runs. In addition to Gill’s 100 runs for Gujarat, Sudarshan played an innings of 47 runs, apart from this no other batsman could reach double figures. Four of his batsmen were dismissed for nil. For Sunrisers, Bhuvneshwar took 5 for 30 while Marco Janssen, Fazalhaq Farooqui and T Natraj lost 1 wicket each.