IPL 2024 Match 45: Jacks' 100* powers Bengaluru to easy win against Gujarat Titans

Tags: IPL 2024, Gujarat Titans vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru, 45th Match at Ahmedabad, Apr 28, 2024, Gujarat XI, Bangalore XI, William George Jacks

Published on: Apr 29, 2024

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru won the toss and they invite Gujarat Titans to bat,GT openers Saha and Gill falls early but Sai Sudharsan’s blistering innings helped Gujarat Titans to get to 200/3 in the first innings.With Shahrukh departing just before the final flourish, Sudharsan took charge at the death. Having brought up his fifty off 34 balls, the left-hander smashed Maxwell for a six before taking on Green for a hat-trick of boundaries.


The highlight of the phase was a terrific lap over the keeper's head for a six. Just when it appeared like the Titans would finish below 200, David Miller hit one over the ropes off the final ball to breach the landmark.

Chasing 201, RCB never looked in discomfort with Virat Kohli emerging as the aggressor after captain Faf du Plessis' dismissal in the powerplay and did bulk of the scoring in his partnership with Will Jacks before the later broke the shackles in the final phase of the middle overs and never looked back, scoring an unbeaten 41-ball ton. RCB wrapped up the chase in just 16 overs to win by nine wickets.

Will Jacks is the Player of the Match for his wonderful ton, which is also the fifth-fastest ton in the tournament's history. Jacks says that he is feeling amazing right now and he struggled after the openers got off to a good start but Virat Kohli kept him composed

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