The Gujrat Titans will be taking on the Punjab Kings in the 18th match of the Indian Premier league 2023. The match will be played in Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Chandigarh India, starting at 7:30 PM IST.
Hardik Pandya Gujrat Titans will be taking on Shikhar’s Dhawan Punjab kings in this match. Both the teams are on a roll in the tournament. The Gujrat Titans have played three matches, won two and lost one. similarly the Punjab Kings have also played three matches, winning two and losing one.
The Gujrat Titans are on the 4 position on the points table and the Punjab Kings are on the sixth position. Securing the fourth position, Gujrat Titans have picked up a strong squad on the option table, where as the Punjab Kings are lacking in depth as for as their batting goes.
It is also evident that sometimes there is too much of over dependence on Shikar Dhawan. On losing a couple of early wickets the batting order of Punjab Kings gets exposed. Now whatever they are left with, they will have to work with it and find solutions to these precarious problems.
As for as the Gujrat Titans go they have played marvellous cricket in this tournament leaving no stone unturned. There batting has clicked in all the three matches they have played so far in the tournament. Gujrat titans team look a fixed puzzle. On the other hand the Punjab kings look a depleted lot.
TFG Fantasy Stars for GT vs PBKS
Shubman Gill is a terrifically gorgeous player, plays the square cut fanatically well through the off side and hits a unbreakably authoritative pull shrt in front of square leg. He can go over long off and long on, inside out with the spin against the spinners. A delight to watch when he goes about his job, this gem of a player has played 77 matches, scored 2,016 runs with a batting average of 38.67 and a strike rate of 145.00 in his Indian Premier League career so far.
David Miller hits the ball Seriously hard with the cut shot in front of the off side. He also plays a beautiful cover drive through deep mid-wicket and can nail the slog sweep over square leg. Worth a million dollars when he gets going, he can play the paddle sweep against the quick bowlers over fine leg and, the keeper. Till now he has played 107 matches, scored 2,488 runs with a batting average of 68.71 and a strike rate of 173.68 in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
Hardik Himanshu Pandya can play a highly appropriate hard cut shot of the back foot over the offside. He also play a splendid cover drive in front of cover point. His technically correct reverse sweep behind mid-wicket, at the backward point and third-man is extraordinary. The man with a certain panache has played 109 matches, scored 1,976 runs with a batting average of 6.50 and a strike rate of 86.67 in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
Shikhar Dhawan plays outstanding square drive through off side and can play the lap shot mighty well over shot third man against the pace bowlers. he also play the his cover drive with the spin through the cover is classic and It’s no less than a treat to watch him bat. Shikhar has played 209 matches, scored 6,469 runs with the batting average of 225.00. and a strike rate of 149.01 in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
Prabhsimran Singh excellently plays the cover drive through the off side and can pull the ball smoothly in front of mid-wicket of the front foot. He can go over the top of mid-on with comfortable ease with the spin . Prabhsimran Singh looks a promising talent from whatever we have seen of him so far and has Played 9 matches, scored 147 with a batting average of 27.67 and a strike rate of 176.60 in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
Bhanuka Rajapksa plays a perfectly delightful leg glance through fine leg and can also cut the ball with precision through the off side. He boasts of a copy book cover drive through the covers. This attacking left-handed batsman has played 11 matches, scored 257 runs with a batting average of 51.00 and a strike rate of 154.55 in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
Possible 11: GT
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rashid khan, Rahul Tewatia, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami.
Possible 11: PBKS
Shikar Dawan, Prabhsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Nathan Ellis, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harshdeep Singh.
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