Chasing 190 for a win, Gill came out in 19th after hitting 11 innings, followed by his captain Hardik Pandya (27) in the final finish because the Titans needed 12 runs from the last two balls.
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Tewatia (13 shots to 3), who is known for hitting trebles in dangerous situations, sent the last two balls thrown by Odean Smith for maximum points to give the Titans a third win. in the sprint race.
AS IT HAPPENED
The Punjab side had an excellent comeback and they were on the verge of victory only to be dramatically rejected by Tewatia.
Gill, who hit 84 points in his previous game against the Delhi Capitals, was in extreme form as he cut, drove and smashed Punjab pitchers to keep one end together. He shared 101 runs in 11.2 passes with debutant Sai Sudharsan (35 of 30 balls) to keep the Titans on track in the race.
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It was not an easy chase as the Titans needed 11+ passes after Sudharsan knocked out Rahul Chahar (1/41) in round 15.
Arshdeep Singh (0/31) excelled in bowling in the 18th round, with only 5 runs, letting the Titans score 32 from the last two innings.
In a tense finish, Gill was placed penultimate after his captain shot two feet off Kagiso Rabada (2/35).
The Titans needed 19 from the final against Smith (0/35) and 12 from the last two balls and Tewatia did the unthinkable.
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Before that, the almighty England team Liam LivingstoneThis IPL’s most expensive foreign player, took full advantage of a lucky chance to beat the second half-century in a row and help the Punjab Kings crown 189 with 9 points.
Livingstone, who was purchased for Rs 11.5 crore, hit 64 balls just 27 to score the majority of runs for the Punjab Kings after being asked to hit the ball first.
He shared 52 runs for the third wicket with opener Shikhar Dhawan (35) to recover the Punjab innings after they 43 for 2 after the power game.
Livingstone, who hit 60 of 32 balls against the Chennai Super Kings in the previous game, survived by leather wraps in the ninth game, aged just 14, when Titans captain Hardik Pandya’s foot hit the line. world while trying to grab a high catch spinner Rashid Khan (3/22).
The England player made the most of the ‘life’ given to him as he reached fifty of his 21 balls. In the end, he hit seven rounds and four sixths in one of his lightning strikes.
The strong onslaught of the Gujarat Titans bowling made a brief comeback with debutant Darshan Nalkande (2/37) and the tennis player boldly claiming Rashid in quick succession.
Nalkande eliminated Jitesh Sharma (23) and Odean Smith (0) in consecutive tackles in the 14th half, while the cunning Rashid removed Livingstone and Shahrukh Khan (15) in three-ball space in the 16th half, besides reclaiming Dhawan’s shot earlier.
From 153 to 5 in the last 16, Punjab is down to 162 for 9 but Rahul Chahar and Arshdeep Singh have forged a valuable partnership that has lasted 27 times for a unique last player to side with. them with total difficulty score.
Earleir, captain Mayank Agarwal (5) was cheaply disqualified for the third time while the England star beat Jonny Bairstow in his debut for the Punjab Kings lasting eight balls in multiple runs as both fell. into the short round.