GT’s Shubman Gill and PBKS bowler Sandeep Sharma after the previous was dimissed.© BCCI/IPL
Shubman Gill fell early in Gujarat Titans’ defeat in opposition to Punjab Kings on the DY Patil Stadium on Tuesday as he was run out courtesy an excellent direct hit by Rishi Dhawan. Nevertheless, he reacted in anger on the bowler, Sandeep Sharma, after he ran into the pacer whereas making an attempt to take a fast single. He was seen having a phrase with Sharma in addition to he walked off after being dismissed for 9 runs. Gill hit the ball to cowl and took off for a fast single, however Dhawan’s correct throw meant he was caught properly in need of the crease, particularly after the collision slowed him down.
Watch: Rishi Dhawan’s run-out catches Shubman Gill in need of the crease, leaves opener offended
Shubman Gill is run out for 9 runs.#GT lose their first.
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It was an important early strike for PBKS, with Gill having hit an excellent 96 of their final encounter.
Gujarat Titans struggled with the bat as Kagiso Rabada took 4 wickets. They managed to submit 143/8 of their 20 overs, with B Sai Sudharsan’s 64* rescuing them amid a poor batting efficiency.
The 20-year-old hit 5 boundaries and a six as he scored his maiden IPL half-century.
The goal proved to be too little to be a problem for Punjab Kings as they chased it down with 4 overs and eight wickets to spare.
Shikhar Dhawan hit a wonderful fifty, ending unbeaten on 62 off 53 with eight boundaries and a six.
He was given ample assist by Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who hit 40 off 28 after which Liam Livingstone, who smashed an unbeaten 30 off 10, together with a 28-run over off Mohammed Shami that completed the sport off.
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