Gujarat Titans made it to the finals for the second time in a row
Shubman Gill scored 129 runs in 60 balls.
Mohit Sharma took five wickets for 10 runs for Gujarat
Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians were bundled out for 171 runs
Surya Kumar Yadav scored the highest 61 runs for Mumbai
Gujarat Titans has reached the final of IPL 2023. In the Qualifier 2 match, Gujarat Titans defeated Mumbai Indians to make it to their second consecutive final. Gujarat Titans will now face Chennai Super Kings in the final on May 28 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This team, led by Hardik Pandya, has made it to the second final in its second consecutive season.
In this match, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. Playing first, Gujarat Titans scored 233 runs losing 3 wickets in 20 overs. Batting first for Gujarat, Shubman Gill scored a century of 129 runs. And in the bowling, Mohit Sharma took five wickets to save Mumbai from the title, conceding a total of 10 runs in his four overs.
Shubman Gill hit 129 runs in 60 balls.
Shubman Gill scored the highest 129 runs. He hit seven fours and 10 sixes in his 60-ball innings. This is Gill’s third century in four matches. He scored centuries against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last two matches of the league round. Apart from Gill, Sai Sudarshan scored 43 off 31 balls. He retired out. Captain Hardik Pandya scored an unbeaten 28 off 13 balls. He hit two fours and two sixes. Wriddhiman Saha scored 18 runs off 16 balls. Rashid Khan remained unbeaten after scoring five runs off two balls. Akash Madhwal and Piyush Chawla took one wicket each for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians had a target of 234 runs to win, but Rohit Sharma’s team was reduced to just 171 runs in 18.2 overs. Suryakumar Yadav played a brilliant inning for Mumbai Indians. Suryakumar Yadav scored 61 runs off 38 balls. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. While Tilak Verma scored 43 runs in 14 balls. He hit 5 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. Apart from this, all-rounder Cameron Green scored 30 runs in 20 balls. Akash Madhwal dismissed maximum 2 players for Mumbai Indians.
Gujarat became the final team in its first two seasons
This is the second season for Gujarat Titans and the team has reached the finals for the second time in a row. Last season, the team won the title by defeating Rajasthan Royals in the final. This time again the team has come to the finals. It has also become the first team to play the finals of its first two seasons.