Ahmedabad: Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets and claim the IPL 2022 trophy in their maiden season.
Skipper Hardik Pandya and his side dominated the charts and scores throughout the season. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first. The team crumbled in front of the Gujarat Titans bowling attack. Hardik Pandya led from the front and picked up three wickets in his spell.
Sai Kishore also bagged two wickets in his spell wrapping up the Rajasthan Royals innings for a total of 131 runs in 20 overs.
Opener Subhman Gill played the most crucial innings in the game and batted with confidence. He played a match-winning knock of 45 runs in 43 deliveries. Skipper Hardik Pandya added a crucial partnership and contributed a total of 34 runs in the match. David Miller played a power-packed inning of 32 runs in just 19 deliveries.
Lockie Ferguson bowled the fastest delivery of IPL 2022 by clocking 157.3 kmph in the match. Skipper Sanju Samson and the side tried their best to counter the low total but failed to execute plans and knock crucial wickets.