PBKS vs GT Dream11 Prediction: The 16th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on Friday, April 8, 2022.
PBKS vs GT Match 16 Preview
Mayank Agarwal led Punjab Kings will face Hardik Pandya led Gujarat Titans in Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai to play the 16th league match of the IPL 2022 season.
Both the teams have played good cricket so far in the tournament and would be looking to continue the same. Punjab Kings have won 2 out of 3 matches and are placed at the 4th spot in the points table. Their only loss came against Kolkata Knight Riders. With a heavy batting lineup, PBKS will be looking to break GT’s winning streak in the tournament.
Gujarat Titans, on the other hand under the leadership of Hardik Pandya, fared well in the tournament, winning both of their opening games. They first beat Lucknow Super Giants in their opening game, and then went on to beat Delhi Capitals by 14 runs in their second game.
With both teams looking to continue their winning streak in the tournament, a cracking game beckons in Mumbai.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 16 of the Indian Premier League 2022 between Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans on Friday, April 8, 2022.
PBKS vs GT Match Details
- Match: Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans, Match 16
- Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
PBKS vs GT, Match 16 Pitch Report
The pitch at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai has not much grass on it. We can expect some early movement from pacers in the initial overs. Dew will be there in the second inning and hence both teams will look to chase after winning the toss.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai considering the last 5 matches played here is 193 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
Punjab Kings & Gujarat Titans Form
PBKS vs GT Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Mayank Agarwal (C), Shahrukh Khan, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Kagiso Rabada, Odean Smith, Vaibhav Arora, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Matthew Wade (WK), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (C), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, Rashid Khan, Abhinav Manohar, Varun Aaron, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami
Top 5 Picks For PBKS vs GT
1. Shubman Gill
The GT opener has smashed 84 runs off 46 balls with the help of 6 fours and 4 sixes in their previous game to post a decent total on the board. He will be looking to continue his good form with the bat.
2. Shikhar Dhawan
The PBKS opener has been a key batter for them. In his first game, he smashed and made 43 off 29 deliveries. In the previous match against CSK, he scored 33 runs off 24 deliveries.
3. Liam Livingstone
He proved his worth against CSK in the previous game as he smashed 60 runs off just 32 deliveries with the help of 5 fours and 5 sixes. With the ball, he picked 2 wickets in 3 overs and gave away just 25 runs.
4. Hardik Pandya
The GT skipper has started bowling and looked good so far. He will be looking to contribute more to his team in this match.
5. Kagiso Rabada
The South African fast bowler marked his comeback in the tournament with brilliant batting and bowling display as he scored 37 runs and hunted 2 wickets so far in the tournament.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Performers For PBKS vs GT
|Deepak Hooda||222 Points|
|Avesh Khan||205 Points|
|Lokesh Rahul||176 Points|
|Ayush Badoni||143 Points|
|Kuldeep Yadav||142 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Performers PBKS vs GT
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Deepak Hooda||119 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Avesh Khan||7 Wickets|
|Lokesh Rahul||108 Runs|
|Ayush Badoni||92 Runs|
|Kuldeep Yadav||4 Wickets|
Captaincy Picks For PBKS vs GT
- Liam Livingstone
- Shubman Gill
- Mayank Agarwal
PBKS vs GT Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Jitesh Sharma, Jonny Bairstow
- Batsmen: Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Manohar, Shubman Gill
- All-Rounders: Liam Livingstone, Abhinav Manohar
- Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammad Shami
- Captain: Liam Livingstone
- Vice-Captain: Shubman Gill
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Jonny Bairstow
- Batsmen: Mayank Agarwal, Shahrukh Khan, Shubman Gill, Abhinav Manohar
- All-Rounders: Liam Livingstone, Hardik Pandya, Odean Smith
- Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora
- Captain: Shubman Gill
- Vice-Captain: Mayank Agarwal
PBKS vs GT Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
PBKS vs GT Probable Winner
Punjab Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.