Mumbai Indians defeat Gujarat Titans by 5 runs due to Daniel Sams’ glorious bowling
Daniel Sams confirmed nerves of metal as he defended 9 runs off the ultimate over to assist Mumbai Indians choose up a 5-run win over Gujarat Titans. Having despatched out to bat first, MI had racked up a complete of 177/6 of their respective 20 overs, and GT fell agonisingly in need of the mark.
Hardik Pandya-led GT wanted 9 runs within the remaining over, however some glorious bowling from Daniel Sams mixed with some glorious work from Ishan Kishan helped MI get an important run out on the demise which turned the momentum in his aspect’s favour.
MI have been seemingly down and out with the Titans’ opening pair of Wriddhiman Saha (55 off 40 balls) and Shubman Gill (52 off 36 balls) sharing a 106-run partnership in 12.1 overs whereas chasing 178.
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Nevertheless, the Titans saved shedding wickets, together with two essential run-outs as they required 9 runs within the final over to win the match. They may rating simply three, whereas shedding one wicket to hunch to their second successive defeat within the season.
For MI, who have been already out of competition for a play-off berth, it was solely their second win of the season as they remained on the backside. Gujarat in the meantime should wait to seal their qualification berth for the playoffs of IPL 2022 season.
Opting to bowl, Gujarat restricted MI to 177 for six, regardless of quickfire innings from opening pair of Rohit Sharma (43 off 28 balls) and Ishan Kishan (45 off 29 balls) and Tim David (44 not out off 21 balls).
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Rashid Khan was probably the most profitable bowler for the Titans along with his two wickets for twenty-four, whereas Pradeep Sangwan and Lockie Ferguson acquired one every. Alzarri Joseph additionally took a wicket however he bled 41 runs in his 4 overs.
WHAT. A. WIN!
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In reply, Gujarat might solely rating 172 runs, with David Miller failing to get a single run off the final two balls and GT fell agonisingly in need of the goal to style one more defeat.
With inputs from PTI