In the 10th match of Tata IPL 2022 in Pune , Gujarat Titans record their second win as they beat Delhi Capitals by 14 runs in low scoring match.
Asked to bat by Delhi skipper Rishabh Pant , the titans lost Matthew Wade early for 1. But Shubman Gill showed his class and batting prowess scoring blazing 46 ball 84 with six fours and four maximums. Vijay Shankar (13), Skipper Hardik Pandya (31), David Miller (20 ) not out , Rahul Tewatia ( 14) saw Titans reach 171/ 6 in their 20 overs.
For Delhi, Bangladesh seamer Mustafizur Rahman was impressive with 3/ 23 ( 4 overs) , Shardul Thakur 0/ 42 ( 4 overs) struggled with his line and length, Khaleel Ahmed 2/ 34 ( 4 overs), Axar Patel 0/ 37 (4 overs) could get into this rhythm, Kuldeep Yadav 1/ 32 ( 4 overs)
Titans needed early wickets to stay in the contest . Delhi Opener Tim Seifert fell For ( 3), Prithvi Shaw ( 10), Mandeep Singh ( 18) fell quickly. Suddenly the chase looked shaky. Skipper Rishabh Pant kept hopes alive with his 29 ball 43 along with Lalit Yadav ( 25). Once Pant fell after not going through the shot and Lalit run- out. Delhi chase was all but over. Rovman Powell ( 20), Axar Patel ( 8), Shardul Thakur ( 2) failed as Delhi ended at 157/ 9 in their 20 overs.
For The Titans the hero was the Kiwi Lockie Ferguson who bowled with his searing pace and made it tough for the batsmen. He had excellent figures of 4/ 28 ( 4 overs). Ferguson was well backed up by Mohammed Shami 2/ 30 ( 4 overs) , Hardik Pandya 1/ 22 ( 4 overs) his getting into rhythm is good sign. Rashid Khan 1/ 30 ( 4 overs) . Varun Aaron 0/ 7 ( 1 over) , Vijay Shankar 0/14 ( 1 over) Rahul Tewatia 0/ 22 ( 2 overs)