It will be Rajasthan Royals hosting the Gujarat Titans for the 48th game of the IPL at Jaipur.
Moreover, the last time when these two teams met at Ahmedabad, it was the Royals who defeated the Titans.
Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans will look to stop the Royals from inflicting another defeat on them today by playing well.
Additionally, looking back at their previous games, then Rajasthan lost to Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets.
On the other hand, Gujarat Titans lost to Delhi Capitals by 5 runs even when the target was just 131.
Furthermore, talking about the points table, then the Royals are in 4th place with 10 points and an NRR of +0.800.
Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans are sitting at the top of the table with 12 points and an NRR of +0.532 and will look to increase these points by adding 2 more today.
Thus, we will get another high-voltage game between these last year’s finalists today.
Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans, Match 48
Venue: Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium, Jaipur
Date: 5th May 2023
Time: 7:30 PM IST
At Jaipur, the wicket is a balanced one for both batters and bowlers and therefore both will enjoy this surface. Moreover, the nature of the wicket will not change throughout the game today. Furthermore, any score between 160-180 will be a good one on this surface but today’s teams will look to go beyond this. Thus, the team winning the toss will look to bowl first.
Full Squads for Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans, Match 48
Devdutt Paddikal, Joe Root, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abdul Basith, Akash Vasisht, Donovan Ferreira, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Dhurv Jurel (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Kunal Singh Rathore (wk), Sanju Samson (c & wk), Adam Zampa, KC Cariappa, KM Asif, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal
Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill, Dasun Shanaka, Hardik Pandya (c), Odean Smith, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Srikar Bharat (wk), Matthew Wade (wk), Urvil Patel (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, Joshua Little, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Pradeep Sangwan, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Shivam Mavi, Yash Dayal
Probable Playing XI for Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans, Match 48
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Paddikal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Joshua Little
From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be a close contest between these two teams.
However, Rajasthan would want to win this game badly as one more loss could put them out of the top four.
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