GT beat LSG by 62 runs to enter IPL play-offs

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  • Gujarat Titans defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs at Pune's MCA Stadium on Tuesday.
  • Shubman Gill (63 not out) and Rashid Khan (4 for 24) were the highlights of a stunning win for GT.
  • GT qualify for Playoffs for IPL2022.

A disciplined bowling performance from Lucknow Super Giants restricted Gujarat Titans to 144/4 in 20 overs at MCA Stadium, Pune. Gujarat Titans beat Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs in a low-scoring Indian Premier League match to enter the play-offs here on Tuesday.

Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and elected to bat against Lucknow Super Giants. Chasing the target, LSG were all out for 82 in 13.5 overs. Deepak Hooda top-scored for LSG with 27.

Shubman Gill remained unbeaten on 63 runs off 49 balls but he failed to switch gears at the right moment. Avesh Khan was the pick of the bowlers for LSG as he claimed two wickets for 26 runs. While Mohsin Khan put pressure on the opposition in powerplay as he finished with 1/18 from his four over. Krunal Pandya also put a brake on the scoring rate with his economical spell, he remained wicketless but gave just 24 runs from his quota of overs.

 The two new franchises who have impressed many this season with their fearless brand of cricket will lock horns against each other to seal the playoff berths. The KL Rahul led the team in its debut season is currently placed at the top of the points table. GT who debuted with a dominating performance have witnessed a dip in the last couple of matches.

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