Date: April 16, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
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In match 23 of the Indian Premier League 2023, the defending champions Gujarat Titans will take on Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This fixture on April 16 will be a repeat of the IPL Final last year which GT won by 7 wickets against RR. In the current season of the tournament, Gujarat and Rajasthan have started brilliantly with 3 wins in 4 matches each. As both teams are looking in ominous form in the batting and bowling department, this encounter in Ahmedabad is surely going to be one of the best in this year’s IPL.
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Narendra Modi Stadium is producing quality batting pitches in IPL 2023 season which has allowed the teams to score big runs consistently. KKR already chased down over 200 runs against GT in the previous match hosted here. That’s why, you can definitely expect scores over 180 when Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals take to the field in Ahmedabad.
The batting lineup of Gujarat Titans is probably the most consistent in the entire IPL at this stage. The opening pair of Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill have been able to give their team solid starts, while the emergence of young Sai Sudharshan at no.3 as a reliable performer has been the most pleasing aspect of GT’s batting so far. The middle order of Vijay Shankar, David Miller, and Rahul Tewatia have been finishing matches for Gujarat in the current IPL just like the previous season. Rashid Khan and Mohammed Shami are leading the GT bowling attack wonderfully, while the return of Mohit Sharma to the fold with a quality performance has bolstered the team even further.
SportsTiger Playing XI of GT
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharshan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma, Alzarri Joseph (Impact Player - Vijay Shankar for Mohit Sharma)
Rajasthan Royals opening pair of Yashavi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler are no different to their Gujarat Titans counterparts as they have been scoring runs for fun at the top too. Two ducks from Sanju Samson in his last two innings has become a concern for RR management but he is a quality player who is expected to find form before we know it. The middle order of Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, and the return to form for Devdutt Padikkal has been a great relief for the Royals. The bowling department for Rajasthan has been led tremendously by Ashwin and Chahal in the absence of Boult and injury prone Kuldeep Sen.
SportsTiger Playing XI of RR
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, R Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal (Potential Impact Player - Riyan Parag for Yuzvendra Chahal)
Both Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals are playing some of the best cricket in the IPL since the 2022 season. But still, the head-to-head record gives GT the edge over RR in their upcoming fixture at Ahmedabad.
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