Series: Indian Premier League, 2022
Match: 48th match, GT VS PBKS
Team: Gujarat Titans VS Punjab Kings
Venue: Dr DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai.
Time: May 3, 2022, 7:30 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
PUNJAB KINGS TO WIN THE MATCH
Dr DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai
The capacity of the DY Patil Stadium. The stadium has a seating capacity of 55,000 people, making it Mumbai’s largest stadium in terms of power.
Pitch & Condition
We have seen batters succeed on a flat pitch and a fast outfield at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, a high-scoring venue. Hitting through the line is simple against fast bowlers with limited tolerance for the mistake. The ball turns sharply on this surface, so spinners have done well.
The par score is expected to be in the range of 170-180.
The temperature will be approximately 33 degrees Celsius, with a wind speed of 21 kilometres per hour and a humidity of 67 per cent.
At the start of the game, the pitch was challenging to bat on. Thus, chasing scores is always a preferable alternative. We’ve seen teams lose games after scoring a large number of runs. As a result, the team that wins the toss in this game will almost certainly choose to bowl first.
According to toss prediction, GT will win the toss and bowl first.
Point Table Analysis
Gujarat Titans are currently in first place in the points standings, having won eight of their nine league games. In their most recent league match, they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets.
The Punjab Kings are in seventh place in the points table with four victories and five losses. Lucknow Super Giants defeated Kings by 20 runs in their most recent IPL 2022 match.
Recent Form (L to R)
Gujarat Titans – W W W W W
Punjab Kings – L W L L W
Head to Head (Last 1 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 0
Gujarat Titans won- 0
Punjab Kings won- 0
Wriddhiman Saha has performed admirably and punched much above his weight, forming a solid opening tandem with Shubman Gill. The side would seek runs from Pandya and Sai Sudharsan in the middle order. The lower middle order, where David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, and Rashid Khan have won games for the team from unlikely circumstances, makes this a dangerous batting line-up. Mohammad Shami had a bad day at the office in the previous game, but he’s bowled some terrific lines this season. He’ll look to attack early with Pradeep Sangwan, who was outstanding in the season’s first game. Rashid Khan and Lockie Ferguson punch the bowling. Alzarri Joseph, who appears to be the only weak link in the bowling assault, needs to improve his spells.
Top players to bet on- Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, David Miller.
Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan, who has performed well in the tournament, will be critical for the team to get solid. Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa, the seasoned middle-order trio, must perform well in this must-win game. For the team to threaten the Titans, Rishi Dhawan and Jitesh Sharma must contribute quick runs down the order. Sandeep Sharma and Arshdeep Singh have done an excellent job with the new ball, and the Titans will put them to the test. As their most experienced bowler, Kagiso Rabada will play an essential role. The rest of the bowling arsenal hasn’t had the best campaign thus far, so Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, and Rahul Chahar will be required to deliver a significant blow to the Titans.
Top players to bet on – Kagiso Rabada, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishi Dhawan.
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Pradeep Sangwan, Alzarri Joseph, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami.
Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal.
Dream 11 Prediction
When compared to Punjab Kings, Gujarat Titans is a good team overall. They have the best players in cricket’s t20 format. The batting order of this side is also formidable, and some well-known t20 hitters are among the squad’s members. Therefore Gujarat Titans’ prospects of winning today’s match have improved.