IPL 2022 Qualifier 1: GT Beat RR by 7 Wickets, Seal Spot in Final

By S. Sinha May 24, 2022

Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans locked horns in the qualifier 1 of IPL 2022 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) won the toss and decided to send Rajasthan Royals (RR) in to bat first.

Jos Buttler was the top scorer for RR, making 89 off 56 balls with 12 fours and 2 sixes. Sanju Samson scored 47 off 26 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes.

After losing 6 wickets in 20 overs, Rajasthan Royals set a target of 189 for Gujarat Titans.

Gujarat Titans chased down the target and beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets with 3 balls to spare, securing their spot in the final.

David Miller (not out) made 68 off 38 balls with 3 fours and 5 sixes. Captain Hardik Pandya (not out) scored 40 off 27 balls with 5 fours.