Rashid Khan Match Winning Knock: The 29th match of season 15 between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings proved to be a memorable match for Rashid Khan. Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya was injured before the match played against CSK, due to which Rashid Khan was given the captaincy of the team. Rashid, who came to captain for the first time in IPL, made a lot of noise in this match with the ball as well as with the bat. He wrote the story of victory for the team in one over and played an important role in the victory.
Rashid turned the match in one over
In this match, Chennai Super Kings had scored 169 runs in 20 overs while batting first, but Gujarat Titans, chasing the target, did not have a good start. When the captain of the team Rashid came out to bat, Gujarat had to score 83 runs in 44 balls to win. David Miller was batting with Rashid. Rashid played a brilliant innings of 40 runs in this match with the help of two fours and three sixes in 21 balls. Rashid Khan wrote the story of victory for the team in one over against Jordan in the 18th over of the innings. Rashid snatched the victory from Chennai by hitting 3 sixes and 1 four in the first four balls in this over, a total of 25 runs came in this over.
Youngest foreign captain in IPL
When Afghanistan’s star cricketer Rashid Khan came to the field to toss against Chennai Super Kings, he also made a special record. Rashid became the first player from Afghanistan to captain any team in the IPL and also became the second youngest overseas captain. The record of the youngest foreign captain in IPL history is in the name of Australian batsman Steve Smith. Smith captained Rajasthan Royals at the age of 22 years 344 years, Rashid got captaincy in IPL at the age of 23 years 209 days and led the team to victory in the very first match.
Gujarat Titans fifth win
IPL 2022 has been great for Gujarat Titans so far. The team is winning the hearts of the fans in every match. In this season, Gujarat Titans has played 6 matches so far, out of these 6 matches, Gujarat Titans have won 5 matches and lost only 1 match. At present, Gujarat Titans also remains number 1 in the points table. Gujarat has been defeated only by Sunrisers Hyderabad, Gujarat had to face defeat by 8 wickets against SRH.