RR vs GT: The final match of IPL 2022 is going to start shortly from now. Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans (RR vs GT) are face to face in this great match. Where Rajasthan Royals has reached the final for the second time in the 15 seasons of IPL so far. At the same time, this is the first IPL for the team of Gujarat Titans. Gujarat has managed to reach the final in its debut IPL itself. At the beginning of the season, Gujarat had made its name proud by registering three consecutive victories one after the other. Gujarat maintained its stellar start throughout the season and was the first to make it to the playoffs. He also made the first place in the final of IPL 2022. Read here, Gujarat’s journey till the final..
IPL 2022 started with a hat-trick of wins:
In the debut match of IPL, there was a challenge of Lucknow Super Giants in front of Gujarat Titans. Knowing cricket, Lucknow’s team was telling the upper hand, but Gujarat proved all the predictions wrong and won this match. Gujarat bowlers first restricted Lucknow to 158 runs, later the Gujarat batsmen achieved the target in the last over. After this, Gujarat also won the next two matches. They defeated Delhi by 14 runs. On the other hand, a huge target of 190 runs against Punjab was achieved on the last ball and won by 6 wickets.
First defeat from SRH and then won 5 consecutive matches
Gujarat Titans, who won the first three matches of the season, got their first defeat of IPL from Sunrisers. Gujarat lost the fourth match against Sunrisers by 8 wickets. But after this, the chariot of Gujarat’s victory went so far that it almost reached the verge of securing a place in the IPL playoffs. Gujarat won 5 consecutive matches one after the other. Gujarat beat Rajasthan by 37 runs, beat Chennai by 3 wickets, won against Kolkata by 8 runs, beat Sunrisers by 5 wickets and then thrashed RCB by 6 wickets.
Lost 2 matches and then made it to the playoffs
After 5 consecutive victories, Gujarat was defeated by 8 wickets against Punjab Kings in a one-sided fashion. In the next match, Mumbai also defeated him by 5 runs in a thrilling match. After this, he defeated Lucknow Super Giants by a huge margin of 62 runs to secure his place in the playoffs. The last two matches of the league stage were no longer so special for Gujarat. Despite this, he got victory in one and lost in the other.
After defeating Rajasthan in the first qualifier, won the ticket for the final.
In the league stage, Gujarat had secured the first position in the points table by winning 10 out of 14 matches. As a result, he got entry in Qualifier-1. Here he faced Rajasthan Royals. Batting first, Rajasthan had scored 188 runs in this match. But the Gujarat batsmen chased down the target with patience and won the match thanks to David Miller’s 68-run knock. In this match, Gujarat had to score 16 runs in the last over to win. Here David Miller took his team to the final by hitting three sixes in the first three balls of the famous Krishna’s over.