IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans became the new champion of IPL, and equaled this record of Rajasthan Royals!
Gujarat Titans captained by Hardik Pandya has become the new IPL champion. Gujarat Titans defeated the first edition champion Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final of IPL 2022 played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.
With this, Gujarat Titans equaled a record held by Rajasthan Royals. Gujarat Titans have now become the second team after Rajasthan Royals to become champions in their very first edition of IPL. Rajasthan Royals had achieved this big achievement in the very first edition of IPL.
In the final match played on Sunday, after winning the toss, Rajasthan Royals, batting first, could score only 130 runs for nine wickets in the stipulated overs. In reply, Gujarat won by scoring 133 runs for the loss of three wickets in 18.1 overs.
Hardik Pandya performed all-rounder in the match. He played an important innings of 34 runs after taking three wickets. While Shubman Gill scored 45 runs from his side. David Miller contributed 32 not out. Jos Buttler again scored 39 runs for Rajasthan.