Gujarat Titans will lock horns with Lucknow Super Giants in the 30th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Saturday, April 22nd at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium, Lucknow.
With three wins and two losses in the tournament so far, the Gujarat Titans are currently sitting at the fourth spot on the points table. With that said, it’s time to have a glimpse at the anticipated playing 11 of Gujarat Titans for the forthcoming game versus Lucknow Super Giants:
Openers: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha
The opening duo of Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha has been exceptional for Gujarat Titans in the tournament so far. They have consistently given the team a flying start, and the Titans would want to continue with them in the upcoming match.
Midlands Order: Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia
The middle-order lineup of Gujarat Titans boasts of some big names like David Miller, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, and Sai Sudarshan, all of whom have performed well with the bat except for their captain, Hardik Pandya. All in all, the team will still depend on the finishing prowess of David Miller and Rahul Tewatia in this game.
Bowlers: Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Joshua Little, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph
Gujarat Titans have a formidable bowling attack, with top-class bowlers like Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Rashid Khan, and R Sai Kishore in their ranks.
The surface at the Ekana Stadium is expected to be slow, which will play to the strengths of spinners Rashid Khan and R Sai Kishore. Meanwhile, Mohammed Shami will be crucial with the new ball, and Alzarri Joseph will also be the bowler one cannot take on a lighter note.
Predicted Playing XI of Gujarat Titans against Lucknow Super Giants
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Joshua Little, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph.