Gujarat Titans (GT) tackle 5-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in Qualifier 2 match of the Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL) at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday, May 26. Gujarat topped the league levels desk with 20 factors whereas Mumbai managed to report simply eight wins to end at quantity 4. But the reigning champions suffered a heartbreaking 15-run loss in opposition to Chennai Super Kings within the Qualifier 1 fixture and Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians thrashed Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs within the Eliminator conflict.
Mumbai’s not too long ago improved efficiency is additional boosted by some glorious spells by uncapped Indian pacer Akash Madhwal. The proper-arm pacer took three wickets in opposition to Gujarat Titans within the final encounter between the 2 groups and picked 5 wickets whereas conceding simply 5 runs in opposition to LSG within the final recreation.
MI have been additionally strengthened with Tilak Verma’s return to the enjoying XI as they face no harm concern prior to the massive recreation. Meanwhile, Hardik Pandya-led GT sweat on Darshan Nalkande’s health who made his debut within the Qualifier 1 recreation. Yash Dayal, who sat out the final recreation, is anticipated to substitute Nalkande if the latter fails to get better on time.
GT vs MI Probable Playing XIs
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Dasun Shanaka, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal, Mohit Sharma (Impact Player)
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya, Nehal Wadhera (Impact Player)
GT vs MI Head-to-Head Record
Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians have confronted one another thrice in IPL historical past with the latter main the pinnacle-to-head report with two wins. Mumbai beat Gujarat Titans of their first encounter in IPL 2022 whereas each groups recorded wins in opposition to one another at their dwelling venue in respective league stage video games in IPL 2023.
Matches Played – 3 | GT Won – 1 | MI Won – 2 | NR – 0
GT vs MI Head-to-Head Record at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians confronted one another at this venue within the group-stage fixture this season. Shubman Gill scored fifty to assist Gujarat put up a complete of 207/6 after which Noor Ahmad and Rashid Khan shone with a ball to limit Mumbai to simply 152/9 to clinch an enormous 55-run win.
Matches Played – 0 | GT Won – 1 | MI Won – 0 | NR – 0
Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Last Encounter
Both Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians final confronted one another within the return fixture at Wankhede Stadium this season. Suryakumar Yadav recorded his maiden IPL century as Mumbai Indians posted an enormous whole of 218/5 whereas batting first. Rashid Khan took 4 wickets whereas conceding simply 30 runs for Gujarat Titans after which produced his greatest knock in IPL historical past by smashing 79* off simply 32. But Rashid’s heroics weren’t sufficient for the champions as they fell 27 runs wanting the goal. Akash Madhwal took three essential wickets whereas enjoying as an influence participant for Mumbai Indians as he made an enormous impression at Wankhede.