Twitter reactions: GT’s Rahul Tewatia stuns PBKS with last-ball six at IPL 2022

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  • Gujarat Titans defeated Punjab Kings by six wickets at IPL 2022.

  • Rashid Khan returned with impressive figures of 4-0-22-3.

Twitter reactions: GT’s Rahul Tewatia stuns PBKS with last-ball six at IPL 2022
GT beat PBKS in IPL 2022 (Screengrab: @IPL)
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Gujarat Titans (GT) defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by six wickets, thanks to Rahul Tewatia, who smashed two sixes on the last two balls to seal the deal for his side at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium on Friday.

Chasing a massive target of 190, Gujarat lost opener Matthew Wade early in the fourth over. But before Punjab could further capitalise, opener Shubman Gill and debutant Sai Sudharsan took the game away by forming a sensational partnership.

The pair ended up adding 101 runs for the second wicket to keep Punjab bowlers at bay. The stand was broken by Rahul Chahar after he dismissed Sudarshan, who scored 35 from 30 balls, including five boundaries.

Meanwhile, Gill kept on pushing his team toward victory by ensuring Gujarat didn’t give up under the asking rate pressure. Gill was looking set to reach the triple-figure mark but fell short by just 4 runs when Kagiso Rabada dismissed him in the penultimate over.

As Punjab almost pulled things back, bringing down the equation to 12 runs from the last two balls, Tewatia stunned PBKS by hitting Odean Smith into the stands.

Earlier, Liam Livingstone starred with the willow to push Punjab towards a competitive score. The English star punished GT bowlers all around the park and smashed a quickfire half-century.

Livingstone took just 27 balls to score 64 with the help of 11 boundaries, including four sixes. Spinner Chahar chipped in with a valuable 22 not out off 14 deliveries to take Punjab to 189/9 in their allotted 20 overs.

For Gujarat, Rashid Khan shined with the ball, taking a brilliant three-wicket haul while conceding 22 runs in his quota of 4 overs. Debutant Darshan Nalkande also bagged a couple of scalps for 37 in three overs.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

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