IPL Final 2022, GT vs RR: Winning the IPL after winning the Under-19 World Cup is important, it means a lot, says Shubman Gill | Cricket News

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AHMEDABAD: Shubman Gill’s six on Obed McCoy’s bowling sealed the deal for debuting Gujarat Titans as they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final to win the IPL title here at Narendra Modi Stadium sunday. Gill scored an unbeaten 45 from 43 balls to ensure his side chased the 131-point target in 18.1 overs.
“It means a lot. After winning the U19 World Cup, winning the IPL is just as important,” Gujarat Titans fly-half Shubman Gill said after the IPL final.
The 22-year-old striker played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous three seasons and this year was retained by Gujarat Titans side for Rs 7 crores and the youngster played a crucial role in giving his team regular starts throughout the season and in the final he was his team’s top scorer.

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In photos, IPL 2022 final: Pandya performs as Gujarat win IPL title

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Hardik Pandya played with bat and ball as the Gujarat Titans clinched the IPL title in their debut season with a seven-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in front of a record crowd of 104,859 in Ahmedabad on Sunday. (Photo BCCI/IPL/PTI)

“It’s my fourth year. I wanted to be there until the end and that was the discussion with the coaches. I’m glad I took them to the line,” Shubman Gill said.

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Gujarat Titans bowlers took advantage of local conditions in Ahmedabad to limit them to 130/9 in 20 overs. Skipper Hardik Pandya bagged three wickets and R Sai Kishore took two wickets for GT.

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“Our bowlers played really well to keep them down to 130. We wanted to keep them under 150 but luckily it was a lot less,” Gill said.
Playing on their home turf, the Gujarat Titans made the most of the conditions and became the IPL 2022 Champions.



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