Delhi Capitals

In the IPL 2024 match between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans, Delhi Capitals set a commanding total of 224 runs, thanks to a solid start by Jake Fraser-McGurk and Prithvi Shaw. However, their partnership was short-lived as they fell in quick succession, momentarily slowing down the scoring rate.

Yet, Delhi’s fortunes shifted with the entrance of Axar Patel at number 3, alongside Rishabh Pant. The pair staged a remarkable recovery, stitching together a resilient 113-run partnership. Axar notched up a half-century while Pant dazzled with an unbeaten 88, concluding with a flurry of boundaries in the final over. Their partnership propelled Delhi to a daunting total, setting a challenging target for the opposition.

In response, Gujarat Titans faced an early setback in their chase for 225, losing captain Shubman Gill in the second over. Wriddhiman Saha and Sai Sudharsan then stabilized the innings with a solid partnership, with Sudharsan capitalizing on a dropped catch to notch up a quick half-century. However, his dismissal triggered a collapse as Gujarat lost Saha, Omarzai, and Shahrukh in quick succession.

With the required run rate surging, pressure mounted. David Miller injected hope with aggressive batting in the 17th over, but his wicket at a critical moment dented Gujarat’s chances. Despite Rashid’s efforts in the final over, Gujarat fell agonizingly short by four runs.

Last Updated on April 24, 2024

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