Gujarat Titans first team to qualify for IPL playoffs
Gujarat Titans debuted in the tournament with IPL 2022 and became the first team to win a playoff ticket for the 15th season. Gujarat sealed their place in the playoffs of the tournament by defeating Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs in the 57th league match of IPL 2022 played at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. With this, Gujarat Titans became the first team to reach the playoffs of IPL 2022. Gujarat team has got 18 points in this tournament so far.
Lucknow Super Giants still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. Lucknow has two more matches to play and if the team wins one match, it will officially qualify for the playoffs.
Talking about the match played here on Tuesday, Igujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, Gujarat scored 144 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs. Wriddhiman Saha scored five runs, Matthew Wade scored 10 runs, Hardik Pandya scored 11 runs, David Miller scored 26 runs, Shubman Gill scored 63 runs and Rahul Tiwatia scored 22 runs for Gujarat. For Lucknow, Avesh Khan took two wickets while Jason Holder and Mohsin Khan took one wicket each.