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Ahmedabad: Exactly 15 days ago, Gujarat Titans defeated Lucknow Super Giants even after scoring just 135 runs. Now once again Gujarat has defeated Lucknow. Just this time Hardik Pandya’s team performed tremendously on all the three fronts from batting to fielding and defeated them by a huge margin of 56 runs. This is Gujarat’s eighth win and with this the team has almost confirmed its place in the playoffs.
In the previous encounter of both the teams, it was difficult to score runs on the slow pitch of Lucknow and the host Lucknow itself had to bear the loss. This time it rained runs on the pitch of Ahmedabad Stadium. At least the host Gujarat did not leave any stone unturned and scored a tremendous score of 227 runs. In response, Lucknow could score only 171 runs.
For Gujarat, the pair of Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill scored more than half the runs. There was a blistering partnership of 142 runs between the two, which laid the foundation for a big score. Saha scored his half-century in just 20 balls, while Gill completed his half-century in 29 balls. Although both the batsmen could not complete the century. Saha got out after scoring 81 runs.
Lucknow was saved from Saha’s attack that Hardik Pandya and David Miller also came and played short but fast-paced innings and took the team to 227 runs. Shubman Gill was close to a century in the last over but missed by just 6 runs. This was also Gujarat’s biggest score in IPL history.