GT vs PBKS: IPL Stats and Records at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad | Top Vip News

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The 17th game of Indian Premier League 2024 will be played in Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Titans (GT) will be the host Kings of Punjab (PBKS). On the one hand, GT has 2 wins in three games, while PBKS is on a two-match losing streak. Gujarat Titans will play their third home game in four matches, but PBKS will play their third consecutive away game.

GT bounced back from their big loss to Chennai Super Kings, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 7 wickets in Ahmedabad. After SRH elected to bat, their batting never quite clicked due to Player of the Match Mohit Sharma. The two-time finalists looked to be in trouble before Sai Sudharsan and David Miller kept their cool to lead the chase smoothly.

The Shikhar Dhawan-led team beat Delhi Capitals in Mullanpur in their first match, but successive away matches against RCB and LSG resulted in defeats and the initial success was short-lived.

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Narendra Modi Stadium Field Report

In the two matches held at Motera so far, the surface does not appear to be overtly flat or useful for batting. The batsmen have had to show exemplary skill and not simply bowl hard in characteristics more reminiscent of the World Cup final.


IPL Statistics and Records at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

So far 29 IPL matches have been played at this picturesque venue. GT’s win on Sunday brings the second winning batting tally at this stadium to 15. The average first innings total remains 172.

Games played 29
Matches won by batting first 14
Games won batting second fifteen
Matches won Winning pitch 13
Matches Won Losing Pitching sixteen
Matches without result 0
Highest team total 233/3
Lowest Team Total 102
Average total of first innings 172
Highest total successfully pursued 205

GT vs PBKS strategies and matchups:

Ahmedabad will offer a pitch that will test the skills of the batsmen. In a field like this, chasing will largely be the way to go, especially when there is uncertainty around what a good total will be. In the two matches here there were total first innings of 168 and 162 and one of them was enough, but just barely. The important matchups are: Shubman Gill vs. Arshdeep Singh, Rashid Khan vs. Jonny Bairstow.


GT vs PBKS Player Battles to Watch Out For:

Arshdeep Singh vs. Shubman Gill:

Shubman Gill (Photo Source: Twitter/X)

In 6 innings, Arshdeep Singh bowled 37 balls to Shubman Gill. The Punjab-born batsman scored just 46 runs at a strike rate of 124.32, and was dismissed only once. This battle between Arshdeep and the GT captain during the power play will decide the way forward.

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Rashid Khan vs. Shikhar Dhawan:

In 7 innings, Rashid Khan bowled 56 deliveries to Dhawan. The left-hander has scored 53 runs and has been dismissed 4 times, with a strike rate of 94.64 and an average of 13.25.

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X factors for GT vs PBKS:

Gujarat Titans:

Even in a difficult pitch against Sunrisers Hyderabad, it was Mohit Sharma’s accurate killer delivery that restricted SRH to just 162. In a similar pitch, he will again be needed to stop the likes of Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone; However, the inclusion of the latter is suspected after suffering an injury in the previous Punjab fixture.

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Kings of Punjab:

If the pitch will be as bowling friendly as the last two matches, Kagiso Rabada will be a big threat to the Indian GT top order. He may be struggling a bit, but the veteran pacer possesses enough skills to be a threat. Rabada also has the ability to bowl at any stage of an innings, making him the preferred option depending on changing situations in the game.

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