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 chances have been closely stacked in opposition to Gujarat Titans as they wanted 22 off the final six balls on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. At the crease have been Rahul Tewatia and Khan with left-arm pacer Marco Jansen bowling the final over. However, the duo was not unnerved as they acquired 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.
But earlier than all that would occur, GT dugout had some nervous moments as Tewatia and Rashid Khan had a troublesome process forward of them. Tewatia hit Jansen for a six over deep mid-wicket off the primary ball after which took a single. With the principle batter off the strike, GT camp was jittery. But 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 workforce to a win.
“Feels good, to go there and have that self-belief and keep my shape stronger and hit it, Happy to deliver against them (SRH), just trying to play my game and have that belief on my batting which I’m working from the last two years,” Khan mentioned after the match.
“When it was 22 left. I just told Tewatia that we have given 25 in the last over with one of our best bowler bowling and I told him that we needed to have that belief and not panic, anything is possible. Just stay there, keep your shape and hit it strong and that was the plan (with Tewatia).”
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