May 6: Gujarat Titans are locking horns with Mumbai Indians in a highly anticipated encounter at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. The game guarantees the Hardik Pandya-led side a place in the playoffs, provided they manage to achieve a victory. Hardik Pandya chose to bowl after the MI skipper called it wrong at the toss.
Playing 11s of both the sides :
GT: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Pradeep Sangwan, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami.
MI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith.
The Mumbai-based team looked impressive with the bat in the 2nd game consecutively. They put up a steller total of 177 on the board. Tim David and Rohit Sharma were the picks of the batsmen for MI, They scored 44* and 43 respectively.
In reply, The Hardik Pandya-led team is off to a dream start. Gujarat has already reached the 100-runs mark at the end of the 11th over of the second innings. They are looking set to chase the total with a few overs to spare, Provided they don’t lose the wickets in a bunch.
Rashid Khan makes a blunder :
Rashid Khan, The elite spinner of Gujarat Titans suffered an embarrassing incident during the mid-end of the first innings while attempting a throw. He threw the ball at his own show while aiming at the stumps after a brilliant fielding effort.
In the second attempt of the throw, The leg-spinner threw the ball with unnecessary aggression. Regardless, the bowler and backup fielder did not manage to collect the ball. Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma, the batsmen of Mumbai were clever enough to steal a single.
The fans and social media users were surprised and surprised by the comical move of Rashid Khan. The Mumbai batsman Ishan Kishan and the skipper of his own team Hardik Pandya were spotted laughing after the incident.
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