The Indian Premier League of 2022 has a lot in store for the fans all over India. The tournament is the highest celebrated club tournament for cricket in the world. Furthermore, players from all around the world come to play in this tournament as part of one of the teams and win matches for them as well.
This year’s edition of the IPL will be all the more exciting as it is now a 10-team-format. The two new included teams are- Lucknow and Ahmedabad
David Miller produced a knock for the ages as he remained unbeaten on 94 to take the Gujarat Titans to a fantastic three-wicket victory over the Chennai Super Kings. Furthermore, the Titans had endured a disastrous start to their run-chase, with the side reeling at 48/4 in 8 overs. However, alongside Rashid Khan, Miller forged a match-winning 80-run partnership for the Titans. They secured a fantastic win with a ball to spare. With the win, the Titans solidified their position at the highest of the table with 10 points. Earlier, Ruturaj Gaikwad had returned to run-scoring with a superb 73. At the same time, Ambati Rayudu also scored a crucial 46 as Chennai Super Kings finished on 169/5 in 20 overs at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan (c), Alzarri Joseph, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
Chennai Super Kings: Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Mahesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary
Man Of The Match
As evident as it is, the Man of The Match award went to the star performer David Miller of the Gujarat Titans. Furthermore, Miller scored a crazy 94 runs in mere 51 balls.
Miller scored 13 in the last over by keeping strike and not taking singles. Gujarat Titans won the match with one ball still left to play. In the whole innings played by him, he hit six sixes and eight fours. In all, the performance by David Miller kept the fans on the edge of their seats and proved to be a treat for everyone’s eyes.
“Teams batting first have won thrice here. It is a used surface, and there is a covering of grass. There is a little bit of scarring on the surface. The CSK bowlers got to pitch it up and obtain some swing. They need to take the pace off. The GT bowlers can bowl back of a length and extract some help from the grass. If I were CSK, I might at bat first and hope to urge an enormous score, but if I were GT, I might have looked to travel the other way,” reckons Nick Knight.