In the last over, such a match slipped from the hands of Gujarat Titans, otherwise you would have got a ticket for the playoff. Hindi News

IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians (MI) extended their wait for a place in the playoffs after beating Gujarat Titans (GT) by 5 runs thanks to Daniel Sams’ brilliant bowling in the final over. Gujarat Titans (GT) needed 9 runs in the last over, but Sams (18 runs in three overs) conceded only three runs in six balls, in which Rahul Teotia was also run out.

Such a match slipped from the hands of Gujarat Titans

Mumbai Indians posted a score of 177 for six with Tim David (44 not out) after Ishan Kishan and captain Rohit Sharma shared a 74-run partnership for the first wicket. Gujarat Titans (GT) got off to a good start with a 106-run opening stand between experienced wicketkeeper-batsmen Wriddhiman Saha (55 runs) and Shubman Gill (52), but failed to chase down the target this time with the loss of wickets. and could only make 172 runs in 20 overs for five wickets.

Hardik Pandya scored 24 runs before being run out

Captain Hardik Pandya scored 24 runs before being run out. Sai Sudarshan (14), who scored a half-century in the last match, was hit wicket out. This was the second successive win for five-time champions Mumbai Indians, who were already out of the race for the playoffs. For that, Murugan Ashwin took two wickets in the same over and Kieron Pollard took one wicket.

Titans retains top of the table

Gujarat Titans continues to top the table with eight wins in 11 matches. Saha got off to a brisk start with strokes, after which Gill also picked up pace. Saha, who was in form, scored 13 runs in the second over with two fours and a six on Bumrah. In the fourth over, he sent Riley Meredith’s balls for the boundary twice, while in the next over, Bumrah again hit a six and four.

Gill hits a hat-trick of fours on Sams

Gill opened his hands in the sixth over, he sent the first ball of Murugan Ashwin for a six at mid-wicket and then scored four runs. Due to this, the team’s score in the powerplay was 54 runs without losing a wicket. In the eighth over, Gill hit a hat-trick of fours on Daniel Sams, which helped the team collect 14 runs in this over and 15 runs in the ninth over.

Murugan dismissed both the frozen batsmen

Saha scored a run in the last ball of the 11th over and completed his half-century and a century partnership with Gill. Then in the very next over, Gill also completed his fifty. Murugan dismissed these two frozen batsmen in his last over and also ended the 106-run partnership of the first wicket. Due to this, after the 13th over, the team’s score was 111 for two wickets.

Gujarat Titans lost the match in the last over

Hopes were pinned on Pandya and Sudarshan (14), but Sudarshan was hit wicket out. David Miller (19 not out) and Pandya were leading their team to victory. But in the 18th over, Pandya was run out. Miller hit a six on Bumrah in the 19th over. With this, nine runs were needed to win in the last over. But this time Tevatia could not play the role of ‘finisher’ and was run out.

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