IPL qualifier 1: GT win toss, elect to bowl first against RR
Kolkata/IBNS: Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and elected to bowl first against Rajasthan Royals in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 playoffs at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday.
Pandya said he brought one change to his team by bringing in Alzarri for Lockie Ferguson.
Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson has retained the same side for the match.
Gujarat, the new entrant in the cash rich T20 tournament, played phenomenally in their inaugural IPL winning 10 off 14 league matches, bagging 20 points.
Rajasthan too stormed into the playoffs with massive 18 points with nine wins in the tournament, whose latest season is nearing an end.
The winner of the qualifier 1 will go to the final straightaway while the loser will get one more opportunity to reach the ultimate stage of the tournament.