Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad shine as Gujarat Titans pull off a heist in opposition to LSG

A clutch last over from Mohit Sharma, and certainly a collective bowling effort, noticed the Gujarat Titans safe an unlikely win over the Lucknow Tremendous Giants on Saturday in Lucknow.

Chasing 136 to win, LSG might solely rating 128/7 of their 20 overs to lose by seven runs. It was a match that appeared destined to go Lucknow’s manner however they remarkably collapsed in direction of the tip.

Having gained the toss on a troublesome batting pitch, defending champions GT posted 135 because of captain Hardik Pandya’s 50-ball 66 and Wriddhiman Saha’s attacking 37-ball 47.

LSG received off to a vivid begin of their chase with Kyle Mayers and KL Rahul placing up 55 runs for the primary wicket in 6.3 overs. Rahul and Krunal Pandya then stitched collectively a 51-run stand for the second wicket as LSG appeared favourites to win.

GT tightened the screws as LSG struggled to attain boundaries with Noor Ahmad the decide of the bowlers as he picked up two wickets whereas conceding simply 18 runs off his 4 overs. Mohammed Shami bowled an excellent nineteenth to set-up an exciting finale.

LSG wanted 12 runs off the ultimate over however Mohit Sharma struck to take away Rahul and Marcus Stoinis off again to again deliveries because the equation modified to 10 runs off three balls.

Ayush Badoni and Deepak Hooda have been then run out off the following two deliveries as Sharma wrapped up the over by conceding simply 4 runs.

LSG stay in second place on the factors desk with eight factors whereas GT keep fourth with the identical variety of factors.

Factors desk after Match 30

RR  1.043  1092/119.2  973/120.0 
LSG  7 3 0.537 1179/136.0  1133/139.3 
CSK  0.355  1090/116.5  1071/119.2 
GT  6 4 0.212  1015/117.2  1007/119.2  8
RCB  -0.068  1073/116.2  1115/120.0 
MI  -0.164  879/97.4  866/94.3 
PBKS  -0.298  957/115.3  970/113.0 
KKR  0.214  1074/116.0  1022/113.0 
SRH  -0.794  937/117.1  1008/114.4 
DC  -1.183  898/119.2  1029/118.1  2

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