India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight: India Capitals won by 12 runs, advancing to Qualifier 2


India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight

India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight, Gautam Gambhir’s half-century and Rusty Theron’s crucial two-wicket haul in the last over propelled India Capitals to a 12-run victory over Gujarat Giants. With this win, India Capitals advance to qualifier 2, where they will face Manipal Tigers on 7th December.

India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight
India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight, Gautam Gambhir score Half-century

India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight

Match – GGT vs INDCAP, Eliminator Round, Legends League Cricket 2023

Venue – Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat

Date – 6 December, 2023 Wednesday

Time – 6:30 PM

Toss – Gujarat Giants have won the toss and opted to field first.


India Capitals (Playing XI):

Gautam Gambhir(c), Ricardo Powell, Kirk Edwards, Ben Dunk(w), Kevin Pietersen, Ashley Nurse, Bharath Chipli, Rusty Theron, Isuru Udana, KP Appanna, Ishwar Pandey

Gujarat Giants (Playing XI):

Jacques Kallis, Kevin O Brien, Richard Levi, Parthiv Patel(w/c), Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Seekkuge Prasanna, Rayad Emrit, S Sreesanth, Sarabjit Ladda, Rajat Bhatia, Ishwar Chaudhary

India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight

India Capitals Innings

India Capitals showcased an outstanding batting display, with Kirk Edwards and Captain Gautam Gambhir providing a stellar opening for the team. They both aggressively scored boundaries during the powerplays. After 5 overs, India Capitals’ score stands at 52/0, with no wickets lost. However, Kirk Edwards, who played exceptionally well, contributed 26 runs off 20 balls before being dismissed by Sarabjit Ladda.

Kevin Pietersen and Gautam Gambhir established a vital partnership to steady India Capitals’ innings, although it failed to convert into a substantial score. Seekkuge Prasanna removed Kevin Pietersen, caught behind by Parthiv Patel, after he scored 26 runs off 15 balls, hitting 3 sixes. In the subsequent over, Gautam Gambhir, who had reached a half-century, was also dismissed, with Rajat Bhatia taking the wicket.

Ben Dunk played aggressively, scoring 30 runs from 10 balls, but was eventually dismissed by Rajat Bhatia.

Richard Powell and Bharath Chipli performed admirably. Powell contributed 28 runs, while Bharat Chipli scored 35 runs from 16 balls. Ashley Nurse provided the finishing touch, helping the team reach a total of 223/7.

R Emrit and Rajat Bhatia both secured two wickets each, while Sarabjit Ladda, S Sreesanth, and Seekkuge Prasanna each took one wicket.

India Capitals Scorecard

Gautam Gambhir c R Levi bR Bhatia5130
Kirk Edwardsc Kevin O Brienb Ladda2620
Kevin Pietersenst Parthiv Patelb Prasanna2615
Ben Dunk (wk)c Kevin O Brienb R Bhatia3010
Ricardo Powellc R Levib R Emrit2822
Bharath Chiplic Kevin O Brienb R Emrit3516
Ashley Nurse Not out125
Rusty Theronc R Emritb S Sreesanth01
b S Sreesanth Not out41
#LLC23                                11 EXTRAS                    20 overs                  223/7       


India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight

Gujarat Giants Innings

Jacques Kallis and Chris Gayle opening the run chase for Gujarat Giants. Kallis started the innings brilliantly but was dismissed earlier by Fidel Edwards.

Gujarat Giants showcased an exceptional batting performance, with opener Chris Gayle playing a pivotal role by scoring 84 runs from 55 balls.

Despite losing Jacques Kallis early, Chris Gayle and Richard Levi displayed their determined batting. But unfortunately, Richard Levi was run out by Ishwar Pandey, when Gayle hitting a boundary.

India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight
India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Highlight: Chris Gayle and Kevin O’Brien 

Kevin O’Brien and Chris Gayle build a formidable partnership, consistently scoring boundaries to sustain the momentum. After contributing 57 runs from 33 balls, Kevin O’Brien was dismissed by I Pandey. In the next over, Chris Gayle was also removed by Udana. Despite playing a splendid innings with 84 runs in just 55 balls, the dismissals of the two well-set batsmen led to a team collapse, and they were unable to achieve the target. Gujarat Giants posted a score of 211/7 in 20 overs.

Gujarat Giants Scorecard

Gaylec R Powellb Udana8455
Kallis (c) lbw b F Edwards118
R Levi run out (I Pandey)179
Abhishek Jhunjhunwalac A Nurseb I Pandey136
Kevin O Brienc Theronb I Pandey5733
Prasanna b Theron13
Parthiv Patel (c & wk)c I Pandeyb Theron15
Rayad Emrit Not out11
R Bhatia Not out22
#LLC23                                   24 EXTRAS      20 overs                211/7



India Capitals Squad:

Hashim Amla, Gautam Gambhir(c), Dilhara Fernando, Kirk Edwards, Ben Dunk(w), Ashley Nurse, Gnaneswara Rao, Isuru Udana, KP Appanna, Rusty Theron, Fidel Edwards, Kevin Pietersen, Munaf Patel, Morne van Wyk, Bharath Chipli, Yashpal Singh, Ricardo Powell, Ishwar Pandey, Pravin Tambe

Gujarat Giants Squad:

Chris Gayle, Jacques Kallis, Richard Levi, Kevin O Brien, Parthiv Patel(w/c), Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Elton Chigumbura, Chirag Khurana, Rajat Bhatia, Rayad Emrit, Sarabjit Ladda, Ishwar Chaudhary, S Sreesanth, Liam Plunkett, Trent Johnston, Sulieman Benn, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun, Dishant Yagnik, Seekkuge Prasanna, Nathan Reardon, Dane Piedt, Ahmed Raza

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