The Gujarat Titans and Sunrisers Hyderabad will square off in Game 62 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. If they don’t succeed, their current campaign will be over, so SRH will be desperate for victory. GT hopes to resume its winning streak.
As a result, both teams of players will be up for the challenge, and their battles will be fascinating
1. Bhuvneshwar Kumar vs Shubman Gill
Although Shubman Gill is in excellent form, he will face Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the powerplay against SRH. Gill scored 35 runs off 42 deliveries while facing eight IPL innings, and Bhuvneshwar twice dismissed him.
The most of any bowler in the IPL, Bhuvneshwar has taken 59 wickets in the powerplay. Notably, Gill has a 124.09 powerplay strike rate (26 ejections).
2. Mayank Markande vs David Miller
In this match, David Miller will be crucial for the defending champions as he tries to pick up speed in the middle and final overs. But during this stage, he will have to defeat Mayank Markande.
Miller has struck at a 132.92 average while being dismissed 12 times in 52 IPL innings against leg-spinners. In nine games this year (ER: 7.80), Markande has taken 12 wickets.
3. Mohammed Shami vs Rahul Tripathi
This advantageous matchup between Rahul Tripathi and Mohammed Shami will favour Mohammed Shami. In eight IPL games, the seasoned pacer has thrown out Tripathi three times. 34 runs off of 29 deliveries is all he has been able to score.
Tripathi has had a difficult season, scoring 257 goals in 12 games.
Shami, on the other hand, has taken 19 wickets this year. 12 of those wickets came in the powerplay.
4. Rashid Khan vs Aiden Markram
Rashid Khan, who has taken 23 wickets this year, will try to contribute against SRH. Aiden Markram has struggled this season, scoring just 207 runs in 10 games.
Despite having a 150.34 strike rate against leg-spinners, Markram has been defeated by them five times in 18 IPL innings.
Rashid only ejected him once in four T20 matches (SR: 93.33).