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KKR vs GT IPL 2022: Who won today’s IPL match? Man of the Match, Point Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap

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Who won today’s IPL match?: The 35th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 saw Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) taking on Gujarat Titans at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. It was an low-scoring thriller that saw players of both sides going neck to neck but in the end, it was the Hardik Pandya-led side who held their nerves better and won the match by 8 runs to reclaim their top spot on the points table. 

Today’s IPL match result

Gujarat Titans surprised many with their decision to bat first. Their out of the box thinking to bat in the afternoon game didn’t work well as they managed only 156 runs. Skipper Hardik Pandya led from the front and smacked his third half century of the season. He scored 67 runs and was complimented by Wriddhiman Saha (25) and David Miller (27). At one stage they were going great guns but Tim Southee (3/24)and Andre Russell (4/5) bowled brilliantly at the death to shift momentum towards their side.

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Chasing the target, it was a horrendous start for KKR as the found themselves tumbling at 34/4 at the start of the 7 over with top-four back in hut. Rinku Singh (35) and Venkatesh Iyer (17) brought their side back into the game. But GT kept coming back and took wickets at regular intervals. The game saw twist yet again as Andre Russell took GT bowlers to cleaners to keep fans’ hopes alive. With 18 runs needed off the last over, the Carribean all-rounder smashed first ball on six but perished on the second ball. Alzarri Joseph then closed the match for his side as GT won the match by 8 runs. 

Man of the match today IPL

Gujarat Titans leg-spinner Rashid Khan was awarded Man of the Match in today’s encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The Afganistan spinner returned with the figures of 2/22 and helped his side register their sixth win of the season. He removed Venkatesh Iyer for 17 runs before removing Shivam Mavi for 2 runs

Today IPL highlights

You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Gujarat Titans (GT)on official website of IPL. Here’s the link to the same:

IPL schedule

The next match of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is slated to take place between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Brabourne Stadium.

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams

P

W

L

Pts

Nrr

Gujarat Titans

7

6

1

12

+0.396

Rajasthan Royals

7

5

2

10

+0.432

Royal Challengers Bangalore

7

5

2

10

+0.251

Lucknow Super Giants

7

4

3

8

+0.124

Sunrisers Hyderabad

6

4

2

8

-0.077

Delhi Capitals

7

3

4

6

+0.715

Kolkata Knight Riders

8

3

5

6

+0.080

Punjab Kings

7

3

4

6

-0.562

Chennai Super Kings

7

2

5

4

-0.534

Mumbai Indians

7

0

7

0

-0.892

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

POS

Player

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Avg

SR

100

50

1

Jos Buttler

7

7

1

491

116

81.83

161.51

3

2

2

Hardik Pandya

6

6

2

295

87*

73.75

136.57

0

3

3

KL Rahul

7

7

1

265

103*

44.17

141.71

1

1

4

Faf du Plessis

8

8

0

255

96

31.88

130.10

0

2

5

Prithvi Shaw

7

7

0

254

61

36.29

164.93

0

2

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS

Player

Mat

Inns

Wkts

BBI

Avg

Econ

SR

1

Yuzvendra Chahal

7

7

18

40/5

11.33

7.28

9.33

2

Kuldeep Yadav

7

7

13

35/4

17.38

8.47

12.30

3

Dwayne Bravo

7

7

12

20/3

18.08

8.45

12.83

4

T Natarajan

7

6

12

37/3

17.33

8.66

12.00

5

Umesh Yadav

8

8

11

23/4

21.63

7.43

17.45

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