The Gujarat Elephants (GT) continued their winning run in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Chennai Super Lords (CSK) by 7 wickets on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
An unbeaten 67 at the top by Wriddhiman Saha guided GT to a resounding 7- gate palm as they successfully chased down the target with five balls to spare.
Chasing 134 for palm, GT were out to a positive launch after Wriddhiman Saha smashed three fours in the first over.
In the third over, Mukesh Choudhary granted the wicketkeeper-batter a reprieve. Saha smashed his first six of the innings in the fifth over.
The fifty cooperation was over for the opening gate after Gill struck successive fours and GT were 53-0 after 6 overs.
Pathirana broke the cooperation after Gill has trapped LBW and GT at were81/1 at the halfway stage. Moeen Ali handed the alternate advance after Wade was caught at long-on.
Pathirana claimed his alternate gate to dismiss GT commander Hardik Pandya in the 14th over. Saha crossed his half-century and GT needed 17 off the final four overs.
David Miller joined Saha at the crinkle and GT wrapped the chase with five balls to spare and registered a 7- gate palm.
Before, CSK, who decided to club first, made four changes – N Jagadeesan, Prashant Solanki, Mitchell Santner and Matheesha Pathirana were named in the eleven.
Mohammad Shami handed an early advance for GT after Devon Conway was caught before. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali upped the scoring rate and added three sixes inside the powerplay as CSK was were47/1 after 6 overs.
The fifty cooperation was over for the alternate gate before Sai Kishore dismissed Moeen Ali, who drilled out at deep mid-wicket in the 9th over.
GT kept effects tight with the ball after CSK was were73/2 at the halfway mark. Gaikwad persisted in his assault, and N Jagadeesan joined in.
Fifty was over for Ruturaj Gaikwad before Jagadeesan slammed his first outside of the innings as CSK was were109/2 with five overs to go.
Rashid Khan claimed the important gate of Ruturaj Gaikwad was caught by Wade in the deep. Shivam Dube was out caught before in the coming over, sailed by Alazarri Joseph.
The coming two overs produced only 11 runs before Shami beheaded his alternate gate to dismiss the CSK commander in the final over as CSK posted133/5 in the first innings.
Detail Scores Gujarat Elephants137/3 (Wriddhiman Saha 67 *, Mathew Wade 20; Matheesha Pathirana 2-24) beat Chennai Super Lords133/5 (Ruturaj Gaikwad 53, N Jagadeesan 39 *; Mohammad Shami 2-19) by 7 lattices.