Match 24 - Prediction of the Game


The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been at its very best this season. Just when there is a voice beginning to write a team off, that particular team has stepped up. And now there is a clash between two teams placed in the top half of the points tally on Thursday.

Rajasthan will meet Gujarat at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai and when two sides, who have dropped points in just one match so far out of their four, will face off, nothing short of exquisite action is expected.

Before this high-voltage affair, here is a stat-based prediction of what could unfold in this match.

1. Toss Prediction

Gujarat have won two tosses in IPL 2022 and have lost two others. They have a 50 per cent toss winning ratio this season. Meanwhile, Rajasthan are yet to win a toss this edition which means their toss winning rate in the 15th edition of the tournament so far is 0. So Gujarat are predicted to win the toss.

2. Win Possibility

Since this is the very first season for Gujarat in the IPL, there is no head-to-head record for this rivalry. The two teams will be meeting for the first time and both sides have 75 per cent winning ratio in the tournament this season, having won 3 out of 4 games. However, in their most recent outing, while Rajasthan registered a win, Gujarat tasted their first loss in the competition. Based on that, predicting Rajasthan to win this fixture.

3. Team of the Day

Based on current form and the fact that Rajasthan are currently at the top of the table with the best net run rate, the team of the day is Rajasthan.

4. Powerplay score

The average powerplay score at the venue for this game in IPL 2022 has been 44.6. Both teams are expected to cross 40 runs inside the first six overs. Jos Buttler has been in great nick for Rajasthan while Lucknow have a proven opening pair of KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock.

5. Average first innings and second innings score

The average first innings score at this venue in IPL 2022 has been 172. Meanwhile, the average second innings score here in IPL 2022 is 167.25.

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