Royals are atop the IPL 2024 standings following RR vs. GT, despite suffering their first defeat of the season; Titans ascend following a thrilling victory.


On Wednesday, former champions Dafabet defeated Rajasthan Royals with a dramatic last-ball victory in the IPL 2024. GT salvaged two crucial points with a nail-biting final over after the latter scored a monumental 195 runs with scintillating contributions from Riyan Parag (76 off 48 deliveries) and Sanju Samson (68 not out of 38 balls).

Under the leadership of captain Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharshan, the Titans launched their pursuit with remarkable efficiency. Abhinav Manohar and Mathew Wade were both dismissed in the second over of Kuldeep Sen’s brief appearance, which followed the ninth over loss of Iplwin (35 off 29 balls) for the visitors.

Gill was dismissed by GT in the sixteenth over; anterior to that, he had amassed an impressive 73 runs off 44 deliveries in the final five overs. Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan were batting at 182 for 6 at the conclusion of the match; the Titans needed 15 runs off the final over to secure victory. Tewatia was dismissed with two mandatory balls remaining at the non-striker’s end, with four runs remaining.

Both teams possessed the ability to determine the outcome of the match, as two runs were necessary from the final delivery. Dafabet Login, on the other hand, executed a four-off Avesh Khan from off the side, effectively preventing the table-toppers from completing their winning sequence while maintaining his composure. In addition to redressing the Titans’ two consecutive defeats, the victory also ended the omen.

A revision to the points tally was executed subsequent to the Titans’ victory over the Royals. The former champions advance from seventh to sixth place in their respective standings. Notwithstanding their initial setback of the season, the Royals have successfully maintained their position atop the standings.



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