Qualifier 2 Match Review
The Mumbai Indians had a rocky start to the tournament, struggling in the opening matches and experiencing a few losses. However, they found their winning stride in the middle of the competition, regaining momentum and showcasing their true potential. Having played 14 league matches, they secured eight wins, but also suffered six losses, placing them in the fourth position on the points table.
In the previous Eliminator match, Mumbai Indians displayed their dominance by securing a resounding victory against the Lucknow Super Giants with a remarkable 81-run margin. They have already defeated the Gujarat Titans earlier in the tournament, which will undoubtedly boost their confidence heading into this crucial match.
Gujarat Titans Reviews
The Gujarat Titans possess a strong and experienced batting lineup that has consistently performed well throughout the tournament. However, their batting faltered in the previous match, failing to chase the target of 173 runs and scoring only 157 runs in 20 overs. Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill form a reliable opening pair for the Gujarat Titans, often providing solid starts in previous matches. Shubman Gill, in particular, has been in superb form, having recently scored two consecutive centuries, making him a key player to watch in the upcoming match. Hardik Pandya has also shown his batting prowess after moving up the order. The middle order is bolstered by the likes of Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, and Rashid Khan. In the previous match, Shubman Gill emerged as the highest run-scorer for the team, notching 42 runs off 38 balls, including four boundaries and a six. Rashid Khan also made a significant contribution with the bat, scoring 30 runs off just 16 balls, smashing two boundaries and three sixes. Dasun Shanaka scored 17 runs, while Vijay Shankar managed 14 runs. Although the Gujarat Titans’ batting performance was lackluster in the previous match, their strong batting order suggests that they are capable of delivering an impressive display in this crucial match.
Mumbai Indians Reviews
Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma opened the batting for Mumbai Indians, while Cameron Green and Suryakumar Yadav provided stability to the top order. Tilak Varma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, and Chris Jordan were responsible for handling the middle order. Cameron Green emerged as the most successful and highest run-scorer for Mumbai Indians, notching an impressive 41 runs off just 23 balls, which included six boundaries and a towering six. Suryakumar Yadav also delivered a notable performance, contributing 33 runs off 20 deliveries, with two boundaries and the same number of sixes. Tilak Varma scored 26 runs, while Nehal Wadhera showcased his power-hitting abilities, scoring 23 runs off just 12 balls, including two boundaries and two sixes. Ishan Kishan contributed 15 runs to the team’s total.
In the previous match, Mumbai Indians’ bowling unit put on a remarkable show, defending the target of 183 runs and dismissing the entire Lucknow Super Giants team for just 101 runs in 16.3 overs. Jason Behrendorff led the bowling attack, supported by Akash Madhwal, Chris Jordan, Cameron Green, Hrithik Shokeen, and Piyush Chawla. Akash Madhwal stood out as the most successful and highest wicket-taker, claiming a remarkable five wickets in just 3.3 overs while conceding a mere five runs. This performance marked his best bowling figures in the history of the IPL. Chris Jordan also had an excellent outing, taking one wicket in two overs while giving away only seven runs. Piyush Chawla contributed with a wicket, picking up one in his four overs, leaking 28 runs. Hrithik Shokeen, Cameron Green, and Jason Behrendorff, unfortunately, failed to take any wickets in the match.
Mumbai Indians have previously defeated the Gujarat Giants in this tournament, and they will be aiming to replicate the same level of performance from both their bowlers and batsmen in the upcoming match.
GT vs MI Head-to-Head Records
Recent Five Matches Records
The Gujarat Titans, with their strong and well-balanced team, boast formidable batting and bowling departments that are currently in excellent form. On paper, their batting and bowling squad appears to be stronger than their opponents. As per today’s prediction, the Gujarat Titans are favored to win this match, supported by several key factors:
- The Gujarat Titans have been the best-performing team in this tournament.
- They possess a robust bowling unit within their squad.
- The batting order of the Gujarat Titans is also formidable.
- The Mumbai Indians have already been defeated by the Gujarat Titans in this tournament.
- Mumbai Indians have secured victories in four out of their last five matches, showcasing their winning form.
Considering these factors, the Gujarat Titans have a significant advantage going into this match.
When comparing the Gujarat Titans to the Mumbai Indians, the former emerges as the stronger team overall. With a lineup comprising some of the best players in the T20 format of cricket, the Gujarat Titans possess a formidable batting order that includes renowned power-hitters. As a result, the winning prospects for today’s match favor the Gujarat Titans.
The predicted equation for today’s cricket match outcome stands as follows:
Gujarat Titans: 52% chance of winning
Mumbai Indians: 48% chance of winning
GT vs MI Possible Playing XI
Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Darshan Nalkande, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Tilak Varma, Chris Jordan, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal.
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Match Date & Tips
- Date: Friday, 26th May 2023
- Time: 02:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM LOCAL / 07:30 PM IST
Match Venue Details
- Stadium: Narendra Modi Stadium
- Location: Ahmedabad, India
- Opened: 1982
- Capacity: 132,000
- Known as: Motera Gujarat Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium
- Ends: Adani Pavilion End, GMDC End
- Time Zone: UTC +05:30
- Home to: Gujarat, Gujarat Titans
- Floodlights: Yes
- Curator: Bagira Thakur
Venue Scoring Patterns in T20s
- Total matches: 10
- Matches won batting first: 6
- Matches won bowling first: 4
- Average 1st Inns scores: 160
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 137
- Highest total recorded: 234/4 (20 Ov) by IND vs NZ
- Lowest total recorded: 66/10 (12.1 Ov) by NZ vs IND
- The highest score chased: 166/3 (17.5 Ov) by IND vs ENG
- The lowest score defended: 107/7 (20 Ov) by WIW vs INDW