Gujarat Titans have maintained their sublime form throughout the tournament. The team sits comfortably at top of the table with 5 games in hand. Gujarat Titans have 12 points in 9 games.
The team has one of the best batting depths in the tournament and the impact player rule just adds on to the cherry on the cake.
Although Hardik and co. were unable to chase down a mere 131 target against Delhi Capitals, they will look to come out on top against Rajasthan Royals today.
The Team has done miracles in their first season by winning the title. Former Indian coach Ravi Shastri feels that Gujarat Titans are favourites to defend the title. The Final of Indian Premier League 2023 is at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Gujarat defeated mighty Rajasthan Royals in 2022 Finals to take win the prestigious prize.
Ravi Shastri on Gujarat Titans
“Looking at the current form and team standings, I believe that Gujarat will win the trophy. There is consistency and flexibility in this team and there are seven-eight players who are performing consistently. The players in this Gujarat side complement each other,” Ravi Shastri said while speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live.
Ravi Shastri is impressed by Sanju Samson’s captaincy and the way he utilizes the spin trio of Ashwin, Chahal and Adam Zampa
“Sanju Samson has matured as a captain. He uses his spinners very well. Only a good captain can play with three spinners and use them smartly,” Shastri added.
Rajasthan Royals are in search of their second IPL Title since 2008. Sanju Samson and his men are in 4th position in the points table. Rajasthan need to win against Gujarat Titans in order to increase their chances for the playoffs