In the sixteenth match of IPL 2022, Gujrat Titans (GT) won the match by 6 wickets with Punjab Kings (PBKS) due to great performance in batting. Gujrat Titans (GT) won the first three consecutive matches and was placed at the 2nd position with 6 points in the IPL 2022 points table. After losing this match, PBKS was placed at the 6th position with 4 points in the IPL 2022 points table. At present, KKR was placed at the first position and earned 6 points with a better net run rate.
Earlier, GT won the toss and chose to bowl first thus PBKS first batted and made a huge score of 189/9 (20) due to great batted by Liam Livingstone 64 (27), Shikhar Dhawan 35 (30), Jitesh Sharma 23 (11), Rahul Chahar 22* (14), and Shahrukh Khan 15 (8). Rashid Khan 3/22 (4), Darshan Nalkande 2/37 (3), and Lockie Ferguson 1/33 (4) were good bowling from the PBKS side. After this inning, PBKS set a huge target of 190 runs in 20 overs for GT to win the sixteenth match of IPL 2022.
In the last over of the match, GT had to make 12 runs on two balls to win the match that it’s a very tough situation. But Rahul hit two consecutive sixes in two balls and GT won the match by 6 wickets with PBKS. Shubham Gill 96 (59), Sai Sudarshan 35 (30), and Hardik Pandya 27 (18) also batted well from the GT side. Both Kagiso Rabada 2/35 (4), and Rahul Chahar 1/41 (4) were good bowling from the PBKS side.
Shubham Gill (GT), 96 (59), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.