Gujarat Titans, currently the No. 1 team of this tournament is set to take Delhi Capitals which stands last at the table. What makes things even harder for the David Warner-led DC is the venue – Narendra Modi Stadium, the home ground of GT. Three wins in a row has put the confidence of GT over the roof now. They are in incredible shape now to play a home game. On the other side, things aren’t right for DC and Warner’s struggle to get the output from his side continues.
Head to head
Matches played: 2
GT Won: 2
DC Won: 0
Time: 7.30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Good wicket to bat on where the pacers will get huge support. It will be healthy competition between the bat and the ball.
What to Expect?
The home advantage for GT is really high as they possess deadly fast bowlers. Even with the spin department, they have got unusually strong bowlers Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmad. So getting past GT bowling line up here in Ahmedabad is going to be the biggest task for DC batsmen.
Probable Playing XIIs
DC Possible XII:
David Warner(C), Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Phil Salt, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ripal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar
GT Possible XII:
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, David Miller, Hardik Pandya(C), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid-Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma, Abhinav Manohar
Fantasy Picks for the GT vs DC match
Captain : Gill
Gill has earned back his magic touch. And also, he will be too happy to play on a pitch which brings the ball a little faster.
Vice captain : Noor Ahmad
Noor Ahmad is the obvious choice for the DC batters to go hard. Since his left arm chinaman style is not much explored, he will be a key wicket taker for DC.
Batsmen : S Gill, Warner, Miller
Being an Australian batter, Warner loves fast bowling and this venue and opponents offer it a lot with challenge.
Miller’s match winning partnership with Vijay Shankar in the last game showed his current flow with the bat.
Wicketkeepers : Salt
Salt, who struggled a lot in tournament, finally brought in his natural game in the last game. Since the block is dismantled we can surely expect big from him.
All rounders : M Marsh, A Patel, Shankar, Hardik
M Marsh was half way to winning the last game with his magnificent batting and bowling. He is now all set to it for DC.
There is a huge debate among the cricket experts about Axar getting to bat at the top for DC. That’s how Axar is performing currently.
Both the in-form batters of GT,Hardik and Shankar, will look to utilize the home conditions.
Bowlers : R Khan, N Ahmad, M Shami
Shami and Rashid are nightmares on any wicket for the batting team. Their role both as wicket takers and economical bowlers, they are proving their mettle each and every day.
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