IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings, Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Forecast

IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings Preview

Gujarat Titans (GT), riding high on their recent victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad, are all set to clash with Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 17th match of IPL 2024. Brimming with confidence, the Titans are eager to add two more points to their tally. On the other hand, Punjab will leave no stone unturned in upsetting the hosts.

The match between GT and PBKS will be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Titans have won both home games this season and will play their third on Thursday, April 4.

IPLT20 Stats and Records at Narendra Modi Stadium:

  • Total matches: 29
  • Matches won batting first: 14
  • Matches won batting second: 15
  • Average score batting first: 172
  • Highest total recorded: 233/4 (20 Ov) by Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians
  • Lowest total recorded: 102/10 (19.4 Ov) by Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Highest score chased: 182/5 (19.2 Ov) by Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings

Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report:

The Narendra Modi Stadium, a cricketing marvel and the world’s largest cricket ground is set to host this exciting match. Known for its batsman-friendly pitches, the stadium offers a unique challenge to the bowlers. The early seam-friendly conditions might influence the toss decision, potentially leading the winner to bat first. As the game progresses, the pitch is expected to mature, offering some assistance to spinners. Get ready for a match that promises a mix of explosive batting and crafty spin bowling.

Ahmedabad Cricket Match Weather:

The skies over Ahmedabad are set to be cloudy, but still, there are no chances of rain interruptions during the match, ensuring a smooth flow of play. Pleasant conditions are expected, with temperatures hovering around 34 degrees Celsius. Humidity levels will moderate at around 23%, making it a comfortable day for players and spectators. A gentle breeze blowing at 13 kilometres per hour might offer some welcome relief from the heat. The weather forecast favours batters, with the pitch likely playing true throughout the match.

Squads:

Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Spencer Johnson, Sai Sudharsan, Sharath BR, Abhinav Manohar, Noor Ahmad, Manav Suthar, Kane Williamson, Jayant Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Shahrukh Khan, Joshua Little, Darshan Nalkande, Kartik Tyagi, Sushant Mishra, Matthew Wade

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Matthew Short, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Sikandar Raza, Rishi Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Atharva Taide, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Bhatia, Vidwath Kaverappa, Shivam Singh, Harshal Patel, Chris Woakes, Ashutosh Sharma, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Shashank Singh, Tanay Thyagarajann, Prince Choudhary, Rilee Rossouw

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Verma Shubham

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