IPL 2022 Highlights, KKR vs GT: Gujarat beat Kolkata by eight runs to clinch the top spot in the points table. Follow Highlights of the Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans Match Today at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.
KKR vs GT, Match Review:
Gujarat Titans notched up an eight-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders to claim the sixth win of the season. Hardik Pandya notched up a half-century but Tim Southee and Andre Russell restricted Gujarat to 156/9 in 20 overs.
In response, Kolkata managed to amass 148 in 20 overs, with Andre Russell scoring a brisk 48. GT skipper Pandya notched up his third consecutive half-century after Shubman Gill (7) and Wriddhiman Saha (25) failed to get going against the Kolkata bowling unit at the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai. But the momentum shifted in Kolkata’s favor after Hardik fell for 67. Tim Southee picked up three wickets while Andre Russell scalped four in the 20th over to halt Gujarat Titans to 156/9.
In the end, the Titans made up for a poor batting show with a brilliant bowling effort to clinch the top spot in the points table. Skipper Pandya, who missed the last game, is back for Gujarat Titans. He replaced all-rounder Vijay Shankar. For KKR, Tim Southee, Sam Billings, and Rinku Singh replaced Aaron Finch, Pat Cummins, and Sheldon Jackson.
Post Match Presentation:
While Russell achieved the milestone of scoring 40-plus runs and picking up four wickets in a single IPL game, Gujarat bowlers put up an incredible show to strike regular blows. A humdinger of a contest! Rashid Khan is player of the match for his 2/22 in four overs.
Gujarat Titans: 156 for 9 in 20 overs (Hardik Pandya 67, Andre Russell 4/5).
Kolkata Knight Riders: 148 for 8 in 20 overs (Andre Russell 48, Mohammed Shami 2/20, Rashid Khan 2/22).