Table topper Gujarat Titans will take on Punjab Kings in match 48 of IPL 2022. The game will be played at the DY Patil Sports Academy.
This will be the second league stage game between both the teams. Gujarat won the first one by 6 wickets after chasing 190 with help from Rahul Tewatia’s last-ball six.
For Punjab, Shikhar Dhawan is the leading run-scorer with 307 runs in 9 matches at an average of 38.37 and a strike rate of 126.33. All-rounder Liam Livingstone has also has been impressive, having scored three half centuries already. Livingstone, Punjab’s costliest buy this season, has 263 runs in 9 matches at an average of 29.22 and a strike rate of 178.91.
For Gujarat, their captain Hardik Pandya has been the consistent match winner. He is the leading run-scorer for his team with 308 runs in 8 matches at an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 135.68. With the ball, he has taken four wickets.
Both Punjab and Gujarat boast of quality all-rounders and thus this contest promises us a lot of entertainment.
Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudarshan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal
Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Jonny Bairstow, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh
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