Gujarat Titans will face off against Lucknow Super Giants in the first match of the doubleheader to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on 7 May 2023 in the IPL 2023.
Gujarat Titans’ bowling looked sharp in the previous match against Rajasthan Royals and skittled Rajasthan Royals to a modest total. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants would be looking to showcase their bowling might against Gujarat Titans’ batting.
Both teams would be looking to prove their worth and stop the opponents from posting big totals. Gujarat Titans are one win away from a playoff stage while Lucknow Super Giants got one point from a washout against CSK.
Here we look at the 3 Players Who Could Pick the Most Wickets Between GT and LSG
- Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan was at his supreme best during the previous match against Rajasthan Royals. He picked up 3 for 14 in 4 overs and made sure that Gujarat Titans did not allow RR batters to score big runs.
He troubled Rajasthan Royals batters with variations. It was a remarkable performance by Rashid Khan with player of the match performance. Rashid Khan is currently at 18 wickets and would be looking for another brilliant show with the ball and help Gujarat Titans win the match.
- Naveen UL Haq
The Afghan pacer Naveen UL Haq has been impressive for Lucknow Super Giants in his debut IPL season. He created doubts in the mind of batters with his slow ball variations and did not allow them to hit big shots.
Naveen had a decent outing against Gujarat Titans at Ekana Stadium, Lucknow. He gave away 19 runs in his 4 overs and grabbed 1 wicket on a slow pitch. His contributions to decent batting at Ahmedabad would be key to restricting Gujarat Titans’ batting to a chasable score.
- Mohit Sharma
Mohit Sharma has been impressive with brilliant bowling initially and in the death overs. He was simply outstanding during the first encounter against Lucknow Super Giants at Lucknow.
Mohit did not allow well-set KL Rahul to hit big shots. He delivered the goods for Gujarat Titans in the final over picking up KL Rahul and Marcus Stoinis defending target.
He came as an impact player and delivered 5 balls. Mohit Sharma would be looking to replicate his good form during the first match against Lucknow Super Giants.
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