5 Amazing Records Made In The Match Between GT vs KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Gujarat Titans by three wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Chasing the target of 205 runs, the Kolkata batters put on a brilliant performance, and Rinku Singh hit five sixes in the last over to take his side to victory. Gujarat captain Rashid Khan also took a hat-trick in this match but could not prevent Kolkata from achieving a mammoth target of 205 runs. In this match, many records were made and broken. Let us first know what happened in the match.

  1. In the last over of this match, Kolkata needed 29 runs to win, and Rinku Singh hits five consecutive sixes in Yash Dayal’s over. For the first time in the history of IPL, a team has successfully chased such a huge target in the last over.
  2. Yash Dayal conceded 31 runs in his last over and spent 69 runs in his four-over spell. He did not get any wickets either. With this, he became one of the bowlers who scored the most runs in an IPL match. The record for the most runs in an IPL match is in the name of Basil Thampi, who spent 70 runs against Bangalore while playing for Hyderabad in 2018. Yash Dayal is second after him.
  3. This was the fifth time in the history of IPL when five sixes were hit in an over. First, this feat was done by Chris Gayle in 2012 while playing for RCB. After this, in 2020, Rahul Tewatia, playing for Rajasthan Royals, hit five sixes in the over of Sheldon Cottrell of Punjab Kings. In 2021, Ravindra Jadeja of Chennai hit five sixes in the over of Harshal Patel of RCB. In 2021, Ravindra Jadeja of Chennai hit five sixes in the over of Harshal Patel of RCB. In 2022, Marcus Stoinis and Jason Holder of Lucknow together hit five sixes in one over of Kolkata’s Shivam Mavi. Now Rinku Singh playing for Kolkata, hit five sixes in the over of Gujarat’s Yash Dayal.
  4. In this match, in the 17th over of Kolkata’s innings, Rashid Khan dismissed Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Shardul Thakur to take a hat-trick. This was his first hat trick in IPL. At the same time, he did this feat for the fourth time in T20. He also took a hat-trick in Caribbean Premier League, International T20, and Big Bash League. With this, Rashid became the bowler with the most hat tricks in T20. Andrew Tye of Australia, Mohammed Shami of India, Amit Mishra, Andre Russell of West Indies and Imran Tahir of South Africa have also taken three hat-tricks in T20.
  5. This was the fourth time in the history of IPL when a bowler took a hat-trick against the Kolkata Knight Riders. This feat was first done by Makhaya Ntini in 2008 while playing for Chennai. After this, Pravin Tambe of Rajasthan took a hat-trick against Kolkata in 2014. In 2022, Yuzvendra Chahal took a hat-trick against Kolkata while playing for Rajasthan. Now Rashid Khan, captaining Gujarat Titans, achieved a hat-trick against Kolkata. However, despite his hat trick, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to win the match.

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