IPL 2023: Match 48, RR vs GT Dream11 Prediction, IPL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates
Hardik Pandya has taken ten or more wickets in IPL against only two opponents, one of which is the Rajasthan Royals.
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On Friday (May 5), the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur will witness a clash between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Gujarat Titans (GT) in the 48th match of Indian Premier League 2023. Both teams have displayed impressive performances this season and are expected to deliver another strong performance in this match. The Titans, sitting at the top of the points table, have won six out of nine games. Despite winning three games on the trot, they lost their previous match against the Delhi Capitals. The Capitals scored 130 runs in 20 overs with the help of a half-century from Aman Hakim Khan. The Titans lost three wickets in the powerplay and couldn't recover from this setback. Although Hardik Pandya, Abhinav Manohar, and Rahul Tewatia made an effort, the team couldn't chase down the target and managed only 125 runs for the loss of six wickets, ultimately losing the game by five runs.
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The Royals are currently positioned in fourth place in the points table, having won five out of nine games this season. In their last game against the Mumbai Indians, the Royals batted first and posted a total of 212 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs, with Yashasvi Jaiswal scoring his maiden IPL century. However, the Mumbai Indians chased down the target in 19.3 overs through a collective batting effort, with Ravichandran Ashwin emerging as the most successful bowler for the Royals with two wickets for 27 runs in four overs.
So far, RR and GT have faced each other four times in the IPL, including last season's final. Out of these games, GT have emerged victorious in three. However, in their previous encounter this season, the Royals managed to secure their first win against GT, successfully chasing down a target of 178 runs in the final over.
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Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans, Match 48
Indian Premier League, 5 May 2023, Fri, 7:30 PM IST, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Probable Playing XI
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jos Buttler, SV Samson(C), DC Jurel, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Sharma, A Zampa
Bench : R Parag, Jason Holder, KM Asif, NA Saini, D Ferreira, Murugan Ashwin, JE Root, Kunal Singh Rathore, Abdul Basith, AP Vasisht, KC Cariappa, OC McCoy, KR Sen, Kuldip Yadav
HH Pandya(C), A Manohar, DA Miller, Vijay Shankar, R Tewatia, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Rashid Khan, M Shami, J Little, MM Sharma, Noor Ahmad
Bench : Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Sai Sudharsan, KS Bharat, J Yadav, MS Wade, Urvil Patel, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Odean Smith, Shivam Mavi, DG Nalkande, PJ Sangwan, D Shanaka
Injury and availability news
Avg 1st Inning Score
Mohammed Shami GT | BOWL
Shami has been exceptional in IPL 2023, being the top wicket-taker with 17 wickets in nine games at an average of 14.52, an economy of 7.05, and a strike rate of 12.35. His prowess is evident against Rajasthan Royals, against whom he has taken a total of 18 wickets in IPL, the most against any opponent in the tournament, at an average of 24.39.
Jos Buttler RR | WK
In this season, he has scored 289 runs in nine games with an average of 32.11 and a strike rate of 138.94, featuring three half-centuries. Notably, he has played well against GT, scoring 89 runs at a strike rate of 151.67. Although Shami is GT's most effective bowler this season, having taken 17 wickets, Buttler has managed to score 94 runs against him at a strike rate of 151.61, having been dismissed only once in the last five years.
Trent Boult RR | BOWL
In IPL 2023, he has taken ten wickets in seven games at an average of 23.4, seven of which have been taken in the powerplay, the most for the Royals. Boult has bowled a total of 55 deliveries to the GT openers, Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha, who have scored at a mere strike rate of 92.56. Boult has dismissed both the openers thrice in the IPL.
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GT | ALL
In the last five years, he has maintained a strike rate of over 200 against left-arm pacers. However, Tewatia has encountered difficulties against spinners, and this may persist against the combination of Ashwin and Chahal.
RR | WK
Jurel, who has been batting in the lower middle order for the Royals, was dismissed by Shami after scoring 18 runs in the last game against the Titans.
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