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Rashid and Rahul Tewatia became the savior of Gujrat Titans Last evening. They Both were in their utmost gear and made the Gujrat win with a very exciting end. The excitement increased from the 18th over when Rashid hit Kuldeep Sen very good cricketing shots. Lets have a look at that partnership.

The cricket action at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, was nothing short of heart-stopping as the Gujarat Titans (GT) clinched a breathtaking victory against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 24th match of IPL 2024.

Royals Set a Tough Target

Choosing to bat first, Rajasthan Royals didn’t have the smoothest start, losing their openers Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal early on. But thanks to a stellar partnership between Sanju Samson (54) and Riyan Parag (57), they got their groove back. The two players showed their skill with some amazing shots, finding boundaries and keeping the scoreboard ticking.

Rashid Khan Shines in All Aspects
The Gujarat Titans’ bowlers, especially Rashid Khan, showed great control in the middle overs, stopping the flow of runs. Khan, with his all-around skills, not only took a crucial wicket but also kept the runs down to just 18 in his four overs.
Royals End on a High Note
Despite the tight bowling, late contributions from Shimron Hetmyer (32) and Ravichandran Ashwin (18*) pushed the Rajasthan Royals to a respectable total of 196/3 in their 20 overs.

Titans’ Chase Starts Rough
Chasing a tough target, the Gujarat Titans lost their captain Shubman Gill (72) early, who had been leading their chase with a solid innings. The middle order stumbled as well, with wickets falling at regular intervals.

Tewatia and Khan Save the Day
Just when it seemed like all was lost for the Titans, the experienced duo of Rahul Tewatia (24) and Rashid Khan (24*) stepped up, putting together a crucial 28-run partnership in just 14 balls, reigniting their team’s hopes.

Last Over Thrill
In the final over, bowled by Kuldeep Sen, there was a lot of tension with the Titans needing 11 runs to win. Rashid Khan stayed calm under pressure, hitting a boundary off the last ball to seal an intense victory for his team. When Abhinav Manohar got dismissed on the second-last ball, it added even more excitement to Rashid Khan’s thrilling last-ball heroics. His outstanding bowling performance, taking one wicket for just 18 runs, and his crucial batting effort, scoring 24 runs off just 11 balls, earned him the Player of the Match award.

 

Final Verdict
The Rajasthan Royals versus Gujarat Titans match really highlighted how crazy T20 cricket can be. Even though the Royals looked like they had it in the bag with a solid score, the Titans’ never-give-up attitude and Rashid Khan’s amazing skills flipped the script. This game is definitely going down as one of the most exciting moments of IPL 2024.

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