GT vs PBKS Prediction – Match Preview
In match 48 of IPL 2022, Gujarat Titans will lock horns with the Punjab Kings at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy. Check out our complete GT vs PBKS prediction here!
Gujarat Titans have been outstanding in their debut IPL season. They have won 8 out of their 9 matches so far in IPL 2022 and are currently placed at the number 1 position whereas, Punjab Kings have played 9 matches so far this season, winning 4 and losing 5. They are standing at the number 7 position on the points table with just 8 points.
This will be the second game between these two sides in IPL 2022. In their previous encounter, Gujrat Titans defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets as they chased down the target of 190 runs on the last ball. Rahul Tewatia smashed two sixes on the last two balls to win the game for their side.
In their previous match, Gujarat Titans registered a 6-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB scored 170-6 while batting first due to half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar. However, Gujrat managed to chase the total in the last over because of the unbeaten 39 and 43 runs knocks from David Miller and Rahul Tewatia respectively.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings lost their previous game against Lucknow Super Giants. Punjab managed to each only 133-8 while chasing 154 runs and lost the game by 20 runs. Kagiso Rabada picked up 4 wickets for PBKS in that game.
Head to Head
Here is the head-to-head record between these two sides in IPL.
Total Matches Played: 1
GT won: 1
PBKS won: 0
Tie/ no result: 0
The pitch at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy assists both the batters and bowlers. The bowlers will get some movement early on while the dew will also play a big role as the match progresses. Both teams will like to bowl first on this pitch after winning the toss.
The temperature will most likely hover around 34°C in the daytime while it will be around 28°C at night with 75% humidity during the match timings. There are 7% chances of rain during match timings.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings total at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy is 170.
GT vs PBKS Prediction – Probable XI
Punjab Kings predicted XI
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh
PBKS Complete Squad
Mayank Agarwal (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Shahrukh Khan, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Sgtth, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell.
Gujarat Titans predicted XI
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Pradeep Sangwan Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph
GT Complete Squad
Hardik Pandya (captain), Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmed, Sai Kishore, Vijay Shankar, Jayant Yadav, Dominic Drakes, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Varun Aaron, B Sai Sudharshan.
GT VS PBKS – Match Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Wriddhiman Saha
Batsmen: Shubman Gill, David Miller, Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, and Jonny Bairstow.
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tewatia, and Rashid Khan.
Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, and Alzarri Joseph.
Punjab Kings have a good squad but they struggled at crucial moments which costs them some games. They haven’t been inconsistent in their performance despite having many big names in their lineup.
Meanwhile, Gujrat Titans are leading this season with their performance. They have a deep batting lineup which is their biggest strength. The team combination of Gujrat Titans is also quite better than Punjab Kings.
Hence, in our GT vs PBKS prediction, we predict that Gujrat Titans will beat Punjab Kings in match 48 of IPL 2022.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM IST. Star Sports network will broadcast the game on television, and its live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Our GT vs PBKS Prediction
- Who will win the toss? Gujrat Titans
- Who will win? Gujrat Titans
- Top Batsman (Runs scored): Shubman Gill
- Top Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, and Alzarri Joseph.
- Team Scores Batting First: Between 160 to 180
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Last Updated on May 2, 2022
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