Rahul Tewaitia and David Miller handed Royal Challengers Bangalore another defeat. Fine knocks from the duo, who shared an unbeaten partnership of 79 runs for the fifth wicket, helped Gujarat Titans beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in Match 43 of IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium here on Saturday.
Tewatia scored an unbeaten 42 while Miller remained not out with 39 as Gujarat came back strongly to score 174/4 in 19.3 overs after restricting Royal Challengers Bangalore to 170/6 in their 20 overs.
Electing to bat first on a scorching hot day in their first afternoon match, Royal Challengers rode on half-centuries by Virat Kohli (58) and Rajat Patidar (52) to reach a modest total.
Brief scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 170/6 in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 58, Rajat Patidar 52, Glenn Maxwell 33; Pradeep Sangwan 2/19, Rashid Khan 1/29) lost to Gujarat Titans 174/4 off 19.3 overs (David Miller 39 not out, Rahul Tewatia 43 not out; Wanindu Hasaranga 2/28). Gujarat Titans won by six wickets.