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Tuesday, 24 May - Play-off

  • Gujarat Titans v Rajasthan Royals
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24 May 19:33

15 over update - Gujarat

They've kept the run rate required at around 10 per over and now both Miller and Hardik are set.

Rajasthan need something special to win this one, you would think.

Gujarat 139/5

Miller 23*

Hardik 34*

Required run rate: 10.00

24 May 19:08

10 overs - Gujarat Titans

Gujarat lost both Wade (35) and Gill (35) but now have big hitters Hardik and David Miller in.

They are up with the run rate and these two, if they can stay in, will surely keep them there. 

Gujarat 97/3 

Hardik 15*

Miller 1*

Run rate required: 9.20

24 May 18:39

5 over update - Gujarat Titans

While they have lost the wicket of Saha (0) the Titans will be happy with their start.

Gujarat 47/1 

Gill 16*

Wade 26*

Required run rate: 9.74

24 May 17:57

INNINGS - Miller's Titans need 189 to progress to IPL final

After being sent to bat first, opener Jos Buttler smashed a half-century as the Rajasthan Royals posted a competitive 188/6 in the IPL playoff at Eden Park, Kolkata.

Buttler shared a 68-run second-wicket partnership with Sanju Samson, before Samson was caught in the deep for 47 off 26 balls (five fours and three sixes).

Despite starting off slow, Buttler soon smashed an 89 off 55 balls (hitting 12 fours and two sixes) before he was run out off the penultimate ball of the innings.

Hardik Pandya was the pick of the Gujarat attack as he took one for 13 in his two overs.

Scores in brief:

RR 188/6 in 20 overs (Buttler 89, Samson 47, Pandya 1/14, Shami 1/43)

The Gujarat Titans need 189 runs to win (Required run rate at 9.40).

The winner of this match will progress to Sunday's IPL final.

24 May 17:21

15 over update - Rajasthan Royals innings

The Rajasthan Royals are taking on the Gujarat Titans bowling attack, with a 37-run partnership between opener Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal.

However, in the 15th over, Titans captain Hardik Pandya got Devdutt Padikkal to bottom edge and get bowled for 28 off 20 balls (two fours and two sixes).

The Royals are going at 8.26 an over and are projected to make 176.

RR 124/3 after 15

Jos Buttler 37* (35)

Shimron Hetmyer 1* (1)

24 May 16:56

10 over update - Rajasthan Royals innings

After a 68-run partnership between Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson was formed, the Titans struck back.

Royals skipper Sanju Samson fell short of a half-century as he was caught in the deep off the bowling of Sai Kishore.

Samson departed for a well-played 47 off 26 balls (five fours and three sixes).

The Rajasthan Royals are going at 7.86 an over and are projected to make 167.

RR 73/2 after 10

Jos Buttler 24* (26) 

Devdutt Padikkal 0* (1)

24 May 16:28

5 over update - Rajasthan Royals innings

The Gujarat Titans struck early with Yash Dayal getting the wicket of opener Yashasvi Jaiswal.

Jaiswal gets a edge behind for the Titans keeper to easily catch and the Royals batter departs for 3.

However, a quick unbeaten 31-run partnership between Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson has gotten Rajasthan back on track.

RR 42/1 after 5

Jos Buttler 15* (14)

Sanju Samson 18* (8)

24 May 15:57

Please note we'll be doing five over updates.

Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal will open the batting for the Rajasthan Royals.

24 May 15:45

The winner of this encounter will automatically advance through to the IPL final, set to be held on Sunday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemdabad.

24 May 15:36


The Gujarat Titans won the toss and chose to field first against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL Eliminator at Eden Park, Kolkata.

There is one South African in the match with David Miller representing the Titans.


Rajasthan Royals

Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna

Gujarat Titans

Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Hardik Pandya (captain), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal

24 May 15:03

Welcome to our coverage of the first IPL play-off match.

It's Gujarat Titans taking on Rajasthan Royals

22 May 17:12

15th over update - Sunrisers

An excellent five over batch for Punjab as they've taken the wickets of Tripathi (20), Markram (21) and Pooran (5).

Sunrisers 96/5 

Shepherd 0*

Sundar 1*

22 May 16:51

10 over update - Sunrisers

They've increased the run rate a little and set a nice base to build on but the Sunrisers did lose Tripathi (20).

Aiden Markram is the new man in, so let's see how he does.

Sunrisers 71/2

Markram 3*

Abhishek 43*

22 May 16:24

5 over update - Sunrisers

A slow start for Kane Williamson's men and they've lost the wicket of Priyam Garg who fell to Kagiso Rabada.

Sunrisers 32/1 

Tripathi 6*

Abhishek 21*

22 May 15:49


Kagiso Rabada is in the Punjab Kings lineup and Aiden Markram will bat at No 4 for Sunrisers. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 1 Abhishek Sharma, 2 Priyam Garg, 3 Rahul Tripathi, 4 Aiden Markram, 5 Nicholas Pooran (w/k), 6 Romario Shepherd, 7 Washington Sundar, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar (capt), 9 Fazalhaq Farooqi, 10 Umran Malik, 11 J Suchith

Punjab Kings: 1 Jonny Bairstow, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Mayank Agarwal (capt), 4 Liam Livingstone, 5 Jitesh Sharma (wk), 6 Shahrukh Khan, 7 Harpreet Brar, 8 Nathan Ellis, 9 Kagiso Rabada, 10 Prerak Mankad, 11 Arshdeep Singh

22 May 15:47

TOSS updates

Sunrisers have won the toss and they will bat first. 

22 May 15:13

Sunday's IPL game sees Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Punjab Kings.

21 May 20:42

Ishan Kishan's 48 and a late cameo by Tim David helped Mumbai Indians down Delhi Capitals by five wickets, a result that allowed Royal Challengers Bangalore to sneak into the IPL play-offs on Saturday.

Chasing 160 for victory, David lifted Mumbai from a precarious 95-3 in 14.3 overs to smash 34 off 11 balls as they achieved the target with five balls to spare and knock Delhi out of the final-four race.

IPL newcomers Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants made the final-four early, while Rajasthan Royals became the third team to make the play-offs.

Gujarat end the league as number one in the 10-team table followed by Royals as the top two teams will have a second shot at making the title clash even if they lose their first qualifier on May 24.

Lucknow will meet Faf du Plessis' Bangalore, who ended the league stage on 16 points -- two ahead of Delhi (14), in the eliminator on May 25.

Delhi let go off their chances as skipper and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant failed to take a review when David edged his first ball to the glovesman and replays suggested the batsman had nicked it.

David, a Singapore batsman who hit four sixes, put on 50 off 20 balls with Tilak Varma, who made 21, to put the chase back on track and Ramandeep Singh finished it off with an unbeaten 13.Kishan and Dewald Brevis, who made 37, put on 57 runs to lay the foundation for the chase.

Earlier left-arm fast bowler Daniel Sams took down fellow Australian David Warner with the swashbuckling left-hander top-edging a catch to short third man.

Jasprit Bumrah soon combined from the other end to send back Mitchell Marsh for a first ball duck and then got Prithvi Shaw, for 24, as Delhi slipped to 31-3 inside six overs.

Pant and West Indies big-hitter Rovman Powell then put on 75 runs for the fifth wicket to rebuild the innings and put pressure on the opposition bowlers.

The left-handed Pant smashed 39 off 33 deliveries and Powell hit a 34-ball 43 before being bowled by Bumrah, who returned figures of 3-25, but Delhi managed a competitive total.


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