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GT Vs DC, IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals Thrash Gujarat Titans By Six Wickets In Ahmedabad - As It Happened

Delhi Capitals defeated Gujarat Titans at their home venue again! DC captain Rishabh Pant invited GT to bat first on a new pitch and completely dominated them throughout the match. Ishant Sharma and Mukesh Kumar humbled GT's top order and Tristan Stubbs' two wickets in a single over took the game completely away from them. Rashid Khan fought a lone war but could only take his team to 89 all-out. In response, DC chased down the easy target within nine overs. Thanks to this massive win in tonight's IPL game, DC have improved their standing in the points table. They now stand at number six, just one position above GT. In their next IPL 2024 fixture, DC will host SRH in Delhi whereas GT will move to Chandigarh to play Punjab Kings. Catch the highlights of the GT Vs DC match in the IPL 2024, here

Delhi Capitals' Sumit Kumar bats during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad. AP Photo/Pravin Indrekar

GT Vs DC, IPL 2024, Highlights

Here are the highlights of match 32 of the IPL 2024 between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Delhi Capitals (DC) played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Gujarat Titans have been humbled by the guests once again at their home venue. DC have beaten GT by six wickets in a lop-sided match in Ahmedabad. With this win, DC have reached the sixth position whereas GT are just below them on the seventh spot. Now GT will move to Mullanpur to play Punjab Kings and DC will host Sunrisers Hyderabad at their first match in Delhi's Arun Jaitley Stadium. Catch the highlights of the GT Vs DC match in the IPL 2024, here. (Scorecard | Streaming)

Head-to-Head Record

Both teams have played each other only three times before and Delhi Capitals have won only a single and most recent match at the same venue in the last season. Otherwise, GT dominate with 2-1 record against DC.

GT Vs DC, Full Squads:

Delhi Capital: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Shai Hope, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Abishek Porel, Jhye Richardson, Kumar Kushagra, Sumit Kumar, Praveen Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Yash Dhull, Mitchell Marsh, Lizaad Williams, Ricky Bhui, Rasikh Dar Salam, Vicky Ostwal, Swastik Chikara

Gujarat Titans: Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill(c), Matthew Wade(w), Abhinav Manohar, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Shahrukh Khan, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Umesh Yadav, Spencer Johnson, Mohit Sharma, Sharath BR, Darshan Nalkande, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Manav Suthar, Kane Williamson, Jayant Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha, David Miller, Sandeep Warrier, Joshua Little, Kartik Tyagi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Sushant Mishra

Pitch Report

The pitch number four is going to be used for today's match and it is 100 per cent black soil pitch. The temperature is 41 degrees Celsius and dew might play a big role in the match. The square boundaries are 61 metres and 72 metres whereas the straight boundary is at 75 metres. The pitch doesn't have a lot of grass on it and appears good to bat on. Spinners might not get any assistance from the surface.

Toss Update

Delhi Capitals have won the toss and have opted to field

Playing XIs:

Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill(c), Wriddhiman Saha(w), Sai Sudharsan, Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Spencer Johnson, Sandeep Warrier

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Tristan Stubbs, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed

Impact Substitutes:

Gujarat Titans: Sharath BR, Manav Suthar, Shahrukh Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Darshan Nalkande

Delhi Capitals: Abishek Porel, Lizaad Williams, Kumar Kushagra, Praveen Dubey, Lalit Yadav

GT Start Batting

The duo of Wriddhiman Shah and captain Shubman Gill opened the batting for Gujarat Titans and Khaleel Ahmed started with the first over for Delhi Capitals. Just six runs came from the first over.

GT - 6/0 (1)

GT Four Down In Powerplay

Gujarat Titans have lost four wickets in the first powerplay. Ishant Sharma first dismissed Shubman Gill then got rid of David Miller in his next over after Sai Sudharsan lost his wicket in a run-out. Abhinav Manohar and Rahul Tewatia are present at the crease.

GT - 30/4 (6)

Stubbs Gets Two!

Tristan Stubbs was introduced into the attack in the ninth over and he got rid of Abhinav Manohar and Shahrukh Khan - both stumped in the same over. Gujarat Titans are six wickets down and Rashid Khan has joined Rahul Tewatia at the crease.

GT - 54/6 (9)

Rashid, Mohit Rebuild Innings!

Gujarat Titans are seven down and six overs are still left. Mohit Sharma has played eight deliveries and made just one run. Rashid Khan is the one who can make some runs from here. He needs to stay till the end.

GT - 75/7 (14)

GT All Out For 89!

Mukesh Kumar finished Gujarat Titans' innings with two wickets in the first three deliveries of his third over. Rashid Khan fought back but in the absence of any support from the other side, he went for a big shot and was caught behind. Noor Ahmad was bowled out as GT managed only 89 runs on the board.

GT - 89/10 (17.3)

Innings Break!

Brief Score: GT - 89/10 (17.3)

Rashid Khan - 31 (24), Sai Sudharsan - 12 (9) | Mukesh Kumar: (2.3-0-14-3)

DC Start Chase

Jake Fraser-McGurk and Prithvi Shaw opened the batting for Delhi Capitals and Sandeep Warrier, who is making his debut for Gujarat Titans, started with the first over.

DC - 14/0 (1)

Warrier Gets Porel!

Sandeep Warrier continued his attack from one end when he came to bowl the fifth over. Shai Hope targeted him and smashed two sixes and a four. Abishek Porel also hit a six but lost his wicket on the last delivery of the over. Rishabh Pant is the new batter at the crease.

DC - 65/3 (5)

DC Win By 6 Wickets!

Sumit Kumar finished the game with a boundary. Delhi Capitals defeated Gujarat Titans by six wickets at their home venue. Noor Ahmad came to bowl the ninth over and Sumit hit two boundaries in his over to seal the match for Delhi Capitals.

DC - 92/4 (8.5)

Shubman Gill | GT Captain

Our batting was very average, and it is important to move on and come back strong. The wicket was alright, if you see some of the dismissals, it had nothing to do with the pitch. Poor shot selection I would say. When the opposition are chasing 89, unless someone takes a double hat-trick, the opposition will always be in the game. This is just the halfway mark of the season for us, we have won 3 and hopefully we win another 5-6 from the next 7 like in the last couple of years.

Biggest IPL Win For DC In Balls Remaining

67 vs GT, Ahmedabad, 2024*
57 vs PBKS, Mumbai BS, 2022
42 vs Deccan Chargers, Hyderabad, 2008
40 vs CSK, Delhi, 2012

Rishabh Pant | DC Captain (POTM)

Lots of things to be pleased about. We talked about the champion thought process and our team showed today that we can play like that and really happy to see that. [on the bowling] Definitely one of the best, it's early on in the tournament, can't say much as we can improve individually. The only thought process before coming on to the field was coming in a better way, that's the only thought when I was going through my rehab. The only conversation we had before the chase was - let's get it as early as possible, we lost a few run-rate points earlier and we covered it up. We just love being in Ahmedabad, we love the stadium, the vibe here and looking forward to play more matches here. We just want to enjoy our win, one at a time and move forward learning from it.

That's All From Our Side!

This game ended very early thanks to the Delhi Capitals' accurate bowling and quickfire chase. We will also be taking your leave now. That's all from our side. Goodnight!

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