IPL 2023: GT becomes the first team to qualify for playoffs; SRH stands eliminated

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Gujarat Titans will finish in the top 2 irrespective of their last result as they thumped Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last encounter. Sunrisers Hyderabad which could possibly raise to only 12 points stand eliminated. It becomes the second team to get eliminated after Delhi Capitals.

Batting first Gujarat Titans scored 188 by the end of 20 overs. Actually, GT had a rollicking start though they lost Saha. Shubhman Gill scored a fluent century and Sai Sudharshan complimented him well. At one stage, GT were going with 10 runs an over but was pushed back beautifully in the last six overs.

Chasing 189, SRH were never in the chase. The team lost six wickets inside seven overs. The partnership between Klaasen and Bhuvi only delayed things. Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma picked four wickets each.