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Hardik Pandya's unstoppable knock of 87 unbeaten made Gujarat Titans thrash Rajasthan Royals and the team reached to the top of the IPL 2022 table. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first. Gujarat Titans scored 192 for the loss of 4 wickets in their 20 overs. Hardik Pandya (87 not out), Abhinav Manohar (43) and David Miller (31 not out) made the team reach a respectable score. Chasing a target of 193, Rajasthan Royals tumbled down for 155 for the loss of 9 wickets. Jos Buttler (54), Shimron Hetmyer (29) are the top scorers for the side. Lockie Ferguson (3/23), Yash Dayal (3/40) took the best wickets for Gujarat Titans.
Gujarat Titans won by 37 runs and raced to the top of the IPL 2022 table with just one defeat. Gujarat Titans has 8 points while Kolkata Knight Riders are in second place. Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants are in the top five. Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians are in the last five. Top teams like Mumbai Indians. Chennai Super Kings that are hot favorites for the season reached rock bottom. Mumbai Indians lost all the five matches of the season while Chennai Super Kings lost four out of the five matches.
By Siva Kumar