Debutant Gujarat Titans Clinch IPL Title 2022

Story Highlights
  • Gujarat Titans clinch title in debut series.
  • Outclass Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in the finale.
  • Hardik Pandya led the team to victory.

Playing their maiden season of the Indian Premier League, Gujarat Titans outclassed Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

Picking up 3 wickets for 17off 4 overs, Hardik Pandya brought the team a 7-wicket victory in their debut series. He took wickets for Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and Shimron Hetmyer to keep them to 130 for 9 off 20 overs.

Hardik stitched a 63-run stand with top-scorer Shubman Gill (45 not out) to steer his side to victory in the final and wear the champions’ crown. David Miller, who was one of the heroes for GT in a successful campaign, remained unbeaten on 32.

It was a fitting end to the debutant team, Hardik Pandya has been phenomenal as leader and an ace all-rounder while Shubman Gill, who top-scored for the champions on Sunday, has been brilliant at the top.

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