The first qualifier of IPL 2023 will be played between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata this evening. GT won 10 matches out of 14. The team finished first in the points table with +0.316. RR won 9 matches out of 14 and finished second in the points table with a run rate of +0.298.
The team of Gujarat lost their last match to Royal Challengers, while Rajasthan will go to play the qualifiers after defeating Chennai. After reaching the playoffs, Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and elected to bat in a few matches to try his hand at preparation. However, the team could not win those matches.
Rajasthan Royals is looking for a strong team for the first time after season one. They have surprised all the opposing teams with his game. Their strategy of sending R Ashwin to bat the first down was constantly questioned. However, the management stood by its decision. As a result, Ashwin gave his team victory by scoring an unbeaten 40 off 23 balls against Chennai Super Kings.
GT vs RR: Dream 11 Predictions
The Top 4 predictions for the match are as follows.
- Shubhman Gill to score 35+ runs.
- Jos Buttler+Hardik Pandya = 70+ runs.
- Mohamad Shami to pick 2+wickets.
- Gujarat Titans to win the match.
GT vs RR: Probable XI
GT Probable XI: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade/Alzarri Joseph, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
RR Probable XI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy
GT vs RR: Match Details
- Match No.- 71 (Qualifier 1)
- Date- May 24, 2023
- Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
GT vs RR: Where to Watch Live Coverage?
Star Sports network is the official broadcaster of Tata IPL 2023. Fans can enjoy live coverage on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 3, and Star Sports 3 HD.
Live streaming of all matches is available on Disney+ Hotstar.