Gujarat Titans will be facing Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier-1 of IPL 2022 in Kolkata. The winner of this match will be playing the final of IPL 2022 on 29th May. Gujarat have won 10 out of 14 games in the league stage of IPL 2022 while Rajasthan have registered wins in 9 out of 14 matches. GT ended up defeating RR by 37 runs in DY Patil Stadium when they faced each other last time in IPL which was the two team’s only previous meet.
RR have a solid bowling attack and terrific top-order batting lineup that can win games in any given situation. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal and R Ashwin have been key performers for their side in recent matches. Gujarat despite having a lot of limitations in their squad have put up a great show as a team since every player has stepped up for their side when needed in crunch situations. The battle between these two teams will thus be very exciting to watch as both teams will have key players to look forward to.
Numbers and Stats before the start of GT vs RR game:
1 – Yuzvendra Chahal needs 1 more wicket to surpass Imran Tahir and have most wickets for a spinner in an IPL season.
Most wickets by a spinner in an IPL season:
Imran Tahir – 26 in 2019
Yuzvendra Chahal – 26 in 2022
Sunil Narine – 24 in 2012
Harbhajan Singh – 24 in 2013
Wanindu Hasaranga – 24 in 2022
2 – Sanju Samson needs 43 more runs to become 2nd Player after Ajinkya Rahane to complete 3000 runs for Rajasthan Royals in T20 Cricket.
2 – Alzarri Joseph needs 2 more wickets to complete the milestone of taking 50 wickets in T20 Cricket.
3 – Mohammed Shami needs 3 more wickets to complete the milestone of taking 100 wickets in IPL.
4 – Jos Buttler has been dismissed 4 times by Rashid Khan in T20 Cricket.
Jos Buttler vs Rashid Khan in T20s:
Inns – 7
Runs – 18
Balls – 30
Outs – 4
5 – Shubman Gill needs 5 more Sixes to complete 50 Sixes in IPL.
22 – Ravichandran Ashwin needs 22 more runs to complete 1000 runs in T20 Cricket.
36 – Jos Buttler needs 36 more runs to complete 8000 runs in T20 Cricket.
38 – Wriddhiman Saha needs 38 more runs to complete 4000 runs in T20 Cricket.