IPL 2024: Harshal Patel made the Titans sweat, achieved the small target with difficulty

Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans Highlights: In the 37th match of the Indian Premier League 2024, Gujarat Titans defeated Punjab Kings by 3 wickets and achieved their fourth win of the season.

Apr 21, 2024 - 23:58
IPL 2024: Harshal Patel made the Titans sweat, achieved the small target with difficulty

The 37th match of the Indian Premier League 2024 was played on Sunday at Mullanpur Stadium, Chandigarh, where the hosts Punjab Kings were defeated by Gujarat Titans by 3 wickets. After this defeat, the Punjab Kings team slipped to 9th place while the Titans came to sixth place. Batting first, Panja Kings barely scored 142 runs. However, Punjab bowlers bowled brilliantly and took 7 wickets of Gujarat. Titans achieved the target in the last over.

Sam Curran, the captain of the Punjab Kings, had earlier chosen to bat first after winning the toss. Sam Curran, the captain, and Prabhsimran Singh shared a half-century partnership for the first wicket as the team got off to a strong start. But after that, the team lost seven wickets in a span of 100 runs as the wickets began to fall. Sam Curran scored 20 runs and Prabhasimran scored 35. Riley Rousseau then made his way back to the pavilion with nine runs, Jitesh Sharma with thirteen, Liam Livingston with six, Shashank Singh with six, and Ashutosh Sharma with three.

With some impressive hitting in the final overs, Harpreet Brar and Harpreet Singh Bhatia helped Punjab save face and push their team past 140. In 20 overs, the Punjab Kings team was reduced to 142. Sai Kishore bowled brilliantly and took 4 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs. Noor Ahmed took 2 wickets for 20 runs in 4 overs and Mohit Sharma took 2 wickets for 32 runs in 4 overs.

Chasing the target of 143 runs, Gujarat Titans had a good start but remained slow. Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha added 66 runs for the first wicket. After this, this team also got a flurry of wickets and till the score of 103, 4 batsmen were out. Went. Sai Sudarshan scored 31 runs and Rahul Tewatia scored 36 runs in 18 balls to keep the Titans in the game. After Sudarshan was out, Tewatia along with the tail batsmen gave the team victory in the last over.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer