IPL 2024 GT Vs PBKS / Punjab Kings won the toss and chose bowling, 2 explosive batsmen were out

Zoom News : Apr 04, 2024, 07:09 PM
The 17th match of the 17th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played today between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). The 17th match of the season will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad from 7:30 pm. Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl. Both teams have entered with one change each.

Gujarat has played a total of 12 matches at its home ground Narendra Modi Stadium. In this, he won eight and lost four. That means he has won 67% of the matches here. The team also won its first league title on this ground. The team won the title in its first season of the league in 2022 by defeating Rajasthan Royals (RR) by seven wickets.

This will be the fourth match of both the teams this season. GT is at fifth place in the points table with two wins from three matches. PBKS, on the other hand, has won only one match out of three and is at eighth position in the table.

Sai Sudarshan has scored the most runs for GT. Gujarat's middle order batsman Sai Sudarshan has scored the most runs for the team. He comes as an impact player. SAI scored 127 runs at a strike rate of 119 in the last 3 matches. On the other hand, pacer Mohit Sharma is the highest wicket taker for the team. Mohit has taken a total of 6 wickets in the last 3 matches.

Dhawan Punjab's top batsman

Shikhar Dhawan is the top batsman of the team from Punjab Kings. Dhawan has so far scored a total of 137 runs with one half-century. Dhawan played an inning of 70 runs against Lucknow Super Giants. On the other hand, all-rounder Sam Curran took maximum 4 wickets for the team. Sam's best performance came against LSG where he got three successes.

pitch report

The pitch of Ahmedabad is considered batting friendly. So far 29 IPL matches have been played here. In 14 matches, the team batting in the first innings and the team chasing in 15 won. In its first season in 2022, Rajasthan Royals (RR) won the title by seven wickets.

weather condition

It will be cloudy in Ahmedabad on Thursday, but there is no hope of rain. The temperature here can range from 37 to 25 degrees Celsius on the match day.

Gujarat ahead in head to head

A total of 3 matches have been played between the two teams in IPL so far. GT won in 2 and PBKS won in only one. Both the teams will face each other for the first time on this ground.

Both the teams have made one change each. Sikandar Raza has come in place of Liam Livingston in Punjab Kings, while Kane Williamson has come in place of David Miller of Gujarat.

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Shashank Singh, Sikandar Raza, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada.