GT vs MI IPL Match 05 – Titans pulled back the victory in the final over Drama vs MI

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GT vs MI IPL  Match 05 Highlights:

Yet again MI looses their opening match in the IPL to Gujarat. Skipper changes but the tradition does not. This time under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya Mumbai fails to capitalize their chase from a dominant position in their death overs. After a failure from Ishan Kishan, Rohit and brewis constructed the chase for MI to provide stability in the middle overs. After a short contribution from tilak verma, MI stumbled in the death where they couldn’t chase 19 of the last over.

Gujarat Titans twitter handle shared a post celebrating their win in the first match of the season ever since the franchise’s inception.

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GT vs MI IPL Highlights Final over drama

Umesh Yadav in the last over conceded a 6 and a 4 in the first 2 balls. However, the experience showed result when he successfully pulled his nerves back together and took back to back wickets of Hardik pandya (11 of 4) and Piyush Chawla for a duck in the next two balls which was the turning point for the GT’s victory.

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GT VS MI IPL Key moments

GT scored 168/6 in their 20 overs.

Powerplay (0-6 overs):

  • GT openers, Saha (19 off 15) and Gill (31 off 22), got off to a decent start, scoring 43/1.
  • Bumrah dismissed Saha with a brilliant yorker in the 4th over.
  • Gill looked good before being dismissed by Chawla in the 8th over.

Death Overs (16-20 overs):

  • Sai Sudharsan (45 off 39) and Tewatia (22 off 15) provided a late flourish.
  • Bumrah picked up 3 wickets in the death overs, including Sudharsan and Miller.
  • GT managed 53 runs in the last 5 overs but lost 4 wickets.

Bowling Performances (GT):

  • Hardik Pandya conceded 30 runs in his 3 overs.
  • Rashid Khan was economical, giving away just 20 runs in his 4 overs.

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Second Innings: Mumbai Indians (MI)

Powerplay (0-6 overs):

  • Ishan Kishan fell cheaply, but Rohit Sharma (43 off 29) and Dewald Brevis (46 off 37) provided a solid start, taking MI to 52/2 in the Powerplay.

Death Overs (16-20 overs):

  • MI cruised through the chase, with Brevis and Tilak Varma (15 off 10) remaining unbeaten.
  • MI scored 43 runs in the last 5 overs without losing any wickets.

Batting Performances (MI):

  • Rohit Sharma (43 off 29) and Dewald Brevis (46 off 37) set up the chase with a 77-run partnership.
  • Tilak Varma (15 off 10) provided the finishing touches.
Rohit Sharma MI
Rohit Sharma MI

Bowling Performances (MI):

  • Jasprit Bumrah was the standout bowler, picking up 3 wickets for just 14 runs in his 4 overs.
  • Piyush Chawla and Gerald Coetzee (on IPL debut) also chipped in with a wicket each.

Gujarat titans won by 6 runs.

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