Rashid Khan celebrates after Gujarat Titans beat Sunrisers Hyderabad.© BCCI/IPL
Rashid Khan saved his greatest for the final over on Wednesday. Chasing 196 in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), the percentages have been closely stacked in opposition to Gujarat Titans as they wanted 22 off the final six balls on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. On the crease have been Rahul Tewatia and Khan with left-arm pacer Marco Jansen bowling the final over. Nonetheless, the duo was not unnerved as they bought to the goal of the final ball of the match to take GT to a five-wicket win. With this victory GT have consolidated their NO. 1 place within the factors desk with 14 factors.
However earlier than all that would occur, GT dugout had some nervous moments as Tewatia and Rashid Khan had a tricky job forward of them. Tewatia hit Jansen for a six over deep mid-wicket off the primary ball after which took a single. With the primary batter off the strike, GT camp was jittery. However Khan hit a six straight down the bottom on the third ball however the fourth ball was a dot.
With GT needing 9 off two balls, Khan first sliced one for the utmost after which off the final ball hit one other six to take his crew to a win.
«Feels good, to go there and have that self-belief and hold my form stronger and hit it, Glad to ship in opposition to them (SRH), simply attempting to play my recreation and have that perception on my batting which I am working from the final two years,» Khan mentioned after the match.
«When it was 22 left. I simply informed Tewatia that we’ve got given 25 within the final over with one in all our greatest bowler bowling and I informed him that we would have liked to have that perception and never panic, something is feasible. Simply keep there, hold your form and hit it robust and that was the plan (with Tewatia).»
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