IPL 2023, Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals: A six by Devdutt Padikkal caused a head injury to a female fan. Earlier, Shubman Gill was also injured on Padikkal’s shot.
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New Delhi. Devdutt Padikkal of Rajasthan Royals did not bat much against Gujarat Titans, but in his innings of 26 runs, 2 people were badly injured. A female fan got injured on one of his shots, while Shubman Gill also got hurt on one shot. It is about the 5th over. Padikkal took a single on the last ball. Shami’s ball went over Shubman Gill’s head.
Gill was trying to catch the ball going over his head, in this attempt his thumb got hurt. He was seen moaning in pain. Immediately after this the physio examined him. In the very next over, a female fan got injured on Padikkal’s six.
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ball on woman’s head
In the sixth over, on the fourth ball of Hardik Pandya, Padikkal hit a six over the extra cover. The ball hit the head of a female fan sitting in the second row. The ball hit the woman on the head with a bounce. As soon as the ball hit, some police officers quickly ran towards the woman and investigated. On this shot of Padikkal, the female fan was saved from being a victim of some untoward incident.
win after bad start
Talking about the match, Rajasthan defeated Gujarat by 3 wickets. Batting first, Gujarat had given a target of 178 runs, which Rajasthan achieved on the basis of captain Sanju Samson’s 60 runs and Shimron Hetmyer’s unbeaten 56 runs. The beginning of Rajasthan was very bad. In the form of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler, 2 wickets fell for 4 runs only. After this, Samson and Hetmyer together wrote the story of victory.
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