IPL 2023 Match 18 Prediction : Can struggling PBKS bounce back against strong going GT? Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans (PBKS vs GT)

PBKS vs GT : Match Details

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Date : Thursday, April 13, 2023

Time : 7:30 PM IST

Watch Live on : Star Sports Network & JioCinema

PBKS vs GT : Pitch Report

This pitch is favourable for batsmen. The pitch also provides bounce with a new ball. The match is expected to be a high scoring one. Anything between 200-220 will be a competitive score. The toss winning captain would prefer to bowl.

PBKS vs GT : Team XI Prediction

Punjab Kings (PBKS)

  • Shikhar Dhawan (C)
  • Prabhsimran Singh
  • Matthew Short
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Jitesh Sharma (WK)
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Sam Curran
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Arshdeep Singh

Gujarat Titans (GT)

  • Wriddhiman Saha (WK)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Sai Sudharsan
  • Hardik Pandya (C)
  • David Miller
  • Rahul Tewatia
  • Rashid Khan
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Joshua Little
  • Yash Dayal
  • Alzarri Joseph

PBKS vs GT : Prediction for Best Performance

Best Batsman

Shikhar Dhawan

The skipper is in perfect form as he’s leading the table for Orange Cap race. At present has scored 225 runs in three matches with two half-centuries wherein he scored 86 off 56 balls and 99 off 66 balls. His strike rate of 149 is pretty decent. In today’s match as well, he is expected to put a big score on the board. So, perfect pick for batter of the day.

Best Bowler

Arshdeep Singh

Since the pitch supports bounce with the new ball, the fast bowler seems to use the opportunity with his ability to deliver variations along with the bouncers. He has already taken 6 wickets in the past three matches with an average of 14. So, best pick for the bowler of the day.

Today’s Match Winner Prediction

Gujarat Titans likely to win the match

Disclaimer: The above predictions are based on personal understanding and analysis of the author. Kindly make your own decision while making any prediction based on the predictions mentioned above.

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