Rahul Tewatia and David Miller starred in a chase but once more as Gujarat Titans notched their eighth win in 9 matches within the ongoing IPL 2022 season. Tewatia specifically is making a reputation for ending off issues when the group’s backs have been in opposition to the wall. And but once more the left-hander produced the products as GT beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Saturday. With GT on the backfoot at 95 for 4 in 12.5 overs, Miller and Tewatia obtained collectively to forge a 79-run unbeaten stand off simply 40 balls. For RCB, the bowlers as soon as once more didn’t dwell as much as expectations in crunch conditions with the group paying the final word value for it.
Mohammed Sirajwho was retained by RCB forward of the IPL mega public sale, was as soon as once more taken for runs and regardless of taking two wickets was disappointing total together with his line and lengths.
Much would have been anticipated from the quick bowler, however he has didn’t dwell as much as expectations to date this season. He has taken eight wickets in 10 video games however his financial system charge of 9.39 is simply plain dreadful for a bowler of his potential.
In the thirteenth over of Gujarat’s chase, Siraj strayed on to the pads of Tewatia who smashed it for a boundary. The supply from Siraj left Simon Doull and Matthew Hayden scratching their heads.
Speaking in regards to the supply, Hayden stated that an U-12 cricketer would have hit for a boundary.
“There is one of those boundaries we are talking about towards the short side of the ground. An U-12 cricketer could have played this away to the ground,” stated the previous Australian opener.
The former New Zealand quick bowler was particularly crucial of the supply.
“Some brainless cricket. I gotta say, I have seen a little bit of it in the last couple of overs from our commentary box end. Use the big size of the ground, take pace off it, go across the left handers, stop bowling down that middle, middle and leg stump line and help yourself to the short side boundary stuff,” stated Doull whereas on air.
In the following few balls, Siraj lastly managed to get his radar proper, and did precisely what Doull was asking for within the com field.
“Thank you. Two balls in a row,” the New Zealander expressed his reduction.
The defeat left RCB in a precarious place. They are nonetheless in fifth place within the IPL factors desk however have performed two video games greater than sixth-placed Delhi Capitals and a sport greater than seventh-placed Punjab Kings each of whom are on eight factors — solely two factors behind RCB.
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