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GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - RCB Won By 9 Wickets against GT at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

IPL 2024: GT vs RCB – Royal Challengers Bengaluru Won By 9 Wickets

In the heart of Ahmedabad, at the grand Narendra Modi Stadium, cricket fans witnessed a spectacular showdown in the 45th match of the IPL 2024 season. The clash between Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (GT vs RCB) was nothing short of a blockbuster.

Let check out GT vs RCB head to head in the IPL.

GT vs RCB Head-To-Head in IPL

3 matches played between the GT vs RCB. Gujarat Titans has won 2 matches while Royal Challengers Bengaluru has won 1 match.

Toss Moment

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Faf du Plessis and Shubman Gill Toss Moment
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Royal Challengers Bengaluru, led by their astute captain, won the toss and opted to field first, a decision that set the stage for an exciting chase later in the day.

“The wicket will be better later to bat, so we will look to chase. Our bowlers have been exceptional in the last two matches. We have scored big with the bat too. Maxwell comes back in as it’s a day game and he plays spin well plus now we have some firepower in the middle-order.”

Faf du Plessis, RCB Skipper

“We Would have chased as well, looks like a really good wicket to bat second. Need to put a good score on the board. We have batted decently, we lost by a difference of just one ball in the last game. This is the right time to peak for us.”

Shubman Gill, GT Skipper

GT vs RCB: First Innings

Gujarat Titans Batting

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Sai Sudharsan scored 84* (49) with eight 4s and four 6s.
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The first innings saw Gujarat Titans’ batsmen put up a formidable total.
Young Sai Sudharsan was the star performer, remaining unbeaten at 84 runs off 49 balls, including eight boundaries and four maximums.

Shahrukh Khan provided a fiery cameo with 58 runs in just 30 balls.

While David Miller’s steady 26* off 19 balls helped the Titans post a challenging score of 200 runs for the loss of three wickets.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Bowling

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Glenn Maxwell 1/28 (3). He took Shubman Gill's wicket.
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RCB’s bowlers had a mixed outing with Swapnil Singh, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammed Siraj each taking a wicket.

Despite their efforts, the Titans managed to set a target of 201 runs for the Challengers.

GT vs RCB: Second Innings

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Batting

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Virat Kohli scored 70* (44) and Will Jacks scored 100* (41).
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The second innings was a masterclass in chasing as RCB’s batsmen made light work of the target.

Will Jacks was the hero of the day, smashing an unbeaten century with 100 runs off 41 balls. Virat Kohli played the perfect second fiddle with a stellar 70* off 44 balls.

The duo’s partnership ensured RCB overhauled the target with ease, finishing at 206 runs for the loss of just one wicket in 16 overs.

Gujarat Titans Bowling

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Sai Kishore 1/30 (3). He took Faf Du Plessis's wicket.
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GT’s bowlers struggled to contain RCB’s onslaught, with only Sai Kishore managing to claim a wicket.

The rest of the bowling lineup failed to make significant inroads into the batting order.

The Decisive Victory

RCB’s comprehensive win by 9 wickets was a statement of intent from a team looking to dominate the league.

Their clinical performance with both bat and ball showcased their potential to be serious contenders for the title.

Man of the Match

Will Jacks Will Jacks’ explosive batting not only earned him the ‘Man of the Match’ title but also the admiration of fans and pundits alike.

His rapid century was a display of sheer power-hitting and match-winning ability.

GT vs RCB - 28 APR 2024 - Will Jacks is the Man of the Match.
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“Amazing feeling right now. Faf and Virat got us off to a very good start. I struggled early on, but Virat kept his intensity up and I had the chance to get my rhythm. Once we had the time-out, we said let’s get two really good overs and win the game. I just kept going and amazing feeling right now.”

Will Jacks, Royal Challengers Bengaluru

The GT vs RCB encounter ended with Royal Challengers Bengaluru stamping their authority with a dominant 9-wicket victory.

This match will be remembered for the exceptional batting display by RCB, particularly Will Jacks, whose innings turned the game on its head.

As the IPL season progresses, performances like these set the tone for what’s to come in this thrilling cricketing extravaganza.