Today’s clash of IPL 2023 is Gujarat Titans vs Delhi Capitals (GT vs DC). The hosts GT have made it obvious with their consistent wins that they are gonna surely be in the top fours. Currently, GT is seated first in IPL standings with 12 points. The team has won back to back three games, totalling to 6 wins out of 8 games. In the upcoming game, they will surely be eyeing to completely rout the weak going DC with a big margin.
On the other side are the visitors, DC, who can almost be considered to be out of the tournament. The team has given its worst performance during this season. DC has managed only two wins out of the 8 games they played and currently they are placed at the bottom of the points table. Even if they manage to win remaining games, they are unlikely to qualify for top fours. Lack of effective captaincy and individual performances have let the team collapse this season. But surely, they would still want to win this game.
GT vs DC : Match Details
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Date : Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Time : 7:30 PM IST
Watch Live on : Star Sports Network & JioCinema
GT vs DC : Pitch Report
Narendra Modi Stadium has both red and black soil wickets. So, the impact of the batters and bowlers will depend upon which wicket will be used for the match. If it’s a red soil pitch, slow bowlers will get more help whereas if it’s black soil seamers are gonna dominate the match. In both cases, batters will have to put extra efforts to score runs. Moreover, bigger boundaries are another drawback for batters as it will make harder to play big shots.
A total of 23 IPL matches have been played on this ground, out of which 9 have been won by the team batting first whereas 14 by the chasers.
Any score above 180 should be a competitive one.
Toss winning team should prefer to field first.
GT vs DC : Head to Head
Both teams have faced each other twice in IPL history, out of which both games have been won by Gujarat Titans.
(Gujarat Titans) 2-0 (Delhi Capitals)
GT vs DC : Team XI Prediction
Gujarat Titans (GT)
- Wriddhiman Saha (WK)
- Shubman Gill
- Abhinav Manohar
- Hardik Pandya (C)
- David Miller
- Rahul Tewatia
- Rashid Khan
- Noor Ahmad
- Mohammed Shami
- Mohit Sharma
- Joshua Little
Delhi Capitals (DC)
- David Warner (C)
- Philip Salt (WK)
- Mitchell Marsh
- Manish Pandey
- Priyam Garg
- Axar Patel
- Ripal Patel
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Anrich Nortje
- Ishant Sharma
- Mukesh Kumar
GT vs DC : Best Performers Prediction
The ace GT batter is the top run scorer from his side with 333 runs in past 8 matches at an average of 41.63 and an marvelous strike rate of 142.31. Moreover, he’s sixth among the top 10 batters in the race for Orange Cap. Since it’s a home ground to GT, Gill is expected to have a blast with his bat. So, best choice for the batter of the day.
The top Afghan spinner is currently the highest wicket taker for GT. So, far he has claimed 14 wickets in 8 matches with an effective economy rate of 8.75. This puts him at the 4th rank in Purple Cap standings. Since the pitch is supportive of spinners and it’s their home ground as well, Khan is expected to put opponents on a back foot with his bowl. So, best pick for the bowler of the day.
GT vs DC : Today’s Match Winner Prediction
Gujarat Titans most 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.