Punjab Kings’ Thrilling Victory Over Gujarat Titans in IPL 2024: A Last-Ball Finish!

In a thrilling encounter of IPL 2024, Punjab Kings staged a remarkable comeback to defeat Gujarat Titans by three wickets. The match, held at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, witnessed Punjab chasing down a target of 200 runs with just one ball to spare. Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma emerged as the heroes for Punjab Kings, with Shashank’s unbeaten 61 off 29 balls and Ashutosh’s quickfire 31 off 17 balls turning the game around.

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The climax unfolded in the last over when Punjab needed seven runs. Ashutosh got out on the first ball, but Shashank’s boundary on the fourth ball and a leg bye on the last secured the win for Punjab. Earlier, Gujarat Titans, opting to bat first, set a target of 200 runs, with captain Shubman Gill’s explosive 89 off 48 balls leading the charge.

Significant changes were made in both teams’ playing XI, with Punjab Kings including Sikandar Raza and Gujarat Titans replacing David Miller with Ken Williamson. The match showcased Gujarat Titans’ two wins and Punjab Kings’ two wins in their previous encounters. Overall, it was a thrilling contest that kept the fans on the edge of their seats till the last ball.

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