Batting first, Rajasthan Royals scored 188 for 6 in 20 overs. Captain Sanju Samson scored 47 off 26 balls with five fours and three sixes in a heroic innings. Opener Jose Butler played slowly at the start. Padikkal hit 28 off 20 balls with two fours and two sixes. All other batsmen are single digit.
Successful Jaishwal 3 (8), Hetmeyer 4 (7), Ryan Parag 4 (3) led the way to the pavilion. Ashwin remained unbeaten on 2 (1), Boult 0 (0). Gujarat bowlers Shami, Yash Dayal, Sai Kishore and Hardik Pandya took wickets.
The Gujarat Titans, who were bowled out for 189 by the Rajasthan Royals, won by 191 runs in 19.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets with 3 balls to spare. Opener Wriddhiman Saha came back as a duckout. All the other players consistently excelled and worked hard for the team’s victory. Shubham Gill was run out for 35 off 21 balls with 5 fours and a six, while Matthew Wade hit 35 off 30 balls with six fours and was caught at the boundary.
Gujarat lost three wickets for 85 runs. Captain Hardik Pandya and David Miller together gave the team the victory without taking another wicket. The duo added 106 runs for the fourth wicket. Hardik scored 40 off 27 balls with 5 fours. David Miller scored 68 off 38 balls with 3 fours and 5 sixes and remained unbeaten. Rajasthan bowlers Trent Boult and McCoy Chero took wickets.