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The 51st match of TATA IPL 2023 tournament between GT vs LKN will be played on May 7 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The match will start at 03:30 PM (IST). The defending champions are currently the frontrunners in the race to end the league stage as the table-toppers. On the other hand, Lucknow Supergiants have suffered a major blow as their skipper KL Rahul has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury. Karun Nair has joined the team in his place. They are currently third in the table with 11 points, having won five of their 10 games. So let's know about GT vs LSG Impact Player.
Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants, The GT team defeated the RR team by 9 wickets in their last match to register their seventh win in the tournament and remain at the first position in the points table with 14 points. Rashid Khan, Hardik Pandya have played a special role in making the GT team win the last match. On the other hand, LSG team's previous match against CHE team had to be canceled due to bad weather. The LKN team currently remains at the third position in the points table with 11 points. The LKN team has suffered a major setback as skipper Lokesh Rahul has been ruled out of the tournament. The LKN team now largely depends on the performances of Nicholas Pooran, Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers. In the last match played between the two teams, the GT team defeated the LKN team by 7 runs thanks to the excellent performance of Hardik Pandya and would like to repeat their performance in this match as well.
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Gujarat Titans (GT) Impact Player, R. Sai Kishore, Mohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Jayant Yadav.
If GT bat first then Shubman Gill will be in playing 11 then Mohit Sharma will be used as GT impact player. But if GT is bowling first then Mohit Sharma will be in the playing 11 and Shubman Gill will be taken as an impact player.
Lucknow Super Giants (LKN) Impact Player, Yash Thakur, Amit Mishra, Manan Vohra, Krishnappa Gowtham.
If LKN bat first then Manan Vohra will be in playing 11 then Yash Thakur will be used as LSG impact player. But if LKN is bowling first then Yash Thakur will be in the playing 11 and Manan Vohra will be taken as an impact player.
If we look at the last few matches, then the pitch of Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad has looked favorable to both the batsmen and the bowlers. It has looked easy to bat in the second innings on this pitch. Fast bowlers get 62% help on this pitch and spin bowlers get 38% help. According to the last few matches, the average first innings score on this pitch has been 167 runs. The second innings average score on this pitch has been 207 runs.
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GT Impact Player▼
Mohit Sharma, Shubman Gill
LKN Impact Player▼
Yash Thakur, Manan Vohra