GT vs PBKS: Preview, prediction and likely lineups for IPL 2024 match

Today's IPL match will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

By Web Desk
April 04, 2024
The Titans have the edge over their rivals after bagging two victories out of three matches in the current season. -Facebook/GujaratTitans

Gujarat Titans will face Punjab Kings in match 17 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 today at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

The Titans have the edge over their rivals after bagging two victories out of three matches in the current season. Meanwhile, Punjab Kings have suffered back-to-back losses heading into this contest.

GT made an impressive comeback with win against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) after going down against Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

On the other hand, the Punjab Kings started the event on a high with victory over the Delhi Capitals but have tasted defeat twice since their opener. They lost to Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Lucknow Super Giants.

GT captain Shubman Gill has a superb record against PBKS, notching up five 50s in 10 innings.

The Gujarat Titans and Punjab Kings have locked horns in three IPL matches so far. Gujarat have the advantage over Punjab with two wins while Punjab has bagged one match.

Gujrat are currently at fifth place on the IPL points table while Punjab are at seventh.

"Not really concerned [about bowlers leaking runs]. They are top-class players, whether it is Harshal Patel or Rahul Chahar. They have gone through a lot of situations where they have been hit. They will come back very strongly,” Trevor Gonsalves, PBKS' assistant bowling coach said.

Likely lineups

Gujarat Titans (GT): Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Umesh Yadav, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma, Darshan Nalkande

Impact Player - Ayush Badoni

Punjab Kings (PBKS): Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shashank Singh, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Impact Player - Prabhsimran Singh

Prediction

Bearing in mind current form and home advantage, the Titans are expected to win today’s match. 

Comments