The team of Gujarat has qualified for the playoffs and in the points table, this team is in the first position with 10 wins out of 13. At the same time, this match is going to be very important for Bangalore. To make a place in the top 4, he has to win this match only recently. In the points table, Faf du Plessis-led team is in the fifth position with 7 wins out of 13.
RCB vs GT: Match Preview
First of all, if we talk about Gujarat, then against Bangalore some senior players may be rested. Even if Gujarat loses this match, then this team will be in the first position in the points table and will get two chances to reach the final.
Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, David Miller, skipper Hardik Pandya and Rahul Tewatia have played well so far for Gujarat while Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal, and Lockie Ferguson and Alzarri Joseph have impressed in the bowling. Along with this, Rashid Khan has also trapped the batsmen a lot in his spin traps. Hardik Pandya’s captaincy team is also being said to be a strong contender for the IPL title.
At the same time, talking about Bangalore, in order to make it to the top four, this team will have to win the match by any means and that too by a big margin because if Delhi beat Mumbai in their last match, then the dream of a playoff for Bangalore, Only a dream will remain. There is no hope of change in the team but Virat Kohli’s poor form is a matter of concern.
Captain Faf du Plessis, Mahipal Lomror and Dinesh Karthik will also be looking to play big innings as their bat has been silent for the last few matches while Glenn Maxwell and Rajat Patidar have not been able to convert good starts into big scores.
On the other hand, in terms of bowling, Harshal Patel and Wanindu Hasaranga have done well while Josh Hazlewood and Mohammad Siraj’s poor form is a matter of concern. In such a situation, Captain Faf needs to deal with these problems. Well, now it has to be seen who wins in this match.
Potential Playing 11 Of Both The Teams
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Vanindu Hasranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade/Sai Sudarshan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravi Srinivasan, Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal/Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami.
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