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GT vs MI Playing 11: MI Paltan ready to compete with Gujarati lions, captain can trust this playing XI

By Anshu - May 25, 2023 07:34 PM

GT vs MI Playing 11

Gujarat Titans will take on Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 on Friday. Where Gujarat was defeated by Chennai Super Kings. On the other hand, Mumbai has come this far by defeating Lucknow Super Giants.

The Qualifier-2 match of IPL 2023 will be played between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Whichever team wins the match in Ahmedabad will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final. While Gujarat had to face defeat at the hands of Chennai in the first qualifier match. On the other hand, Mumbai defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs in the eliminator match played on Wednesday.

Last year's champions Gujarat Titans have had a stellar performance in the tournament so far. In league matches, Gujarat won 10 out of 14 matches. He is on top of the points table. The bowlers and batsmen of the team are in excellent form. Runs are coming off the bat of Shubman Gill. This season he has scored two consecutive centuries for Gujarat. Vijay Shankar, David Miller are good finishers.

Shami and Rashid are bowling deadly

Talking about bowling, Mohammed Shami is on top. Deadly bowling in the powerplay. Shami has taken 26 wickets so far. Rashid Khan is lying behind him with the team. Rashid has taken 25 wickets in the tournament so far. Yash Dayal and Mohit Sharma are also taking wickets for the team.

At the same time, Mumbai Indians struggled with their form till the first half of the tournament. If the bowlers were looking for line length, runs were not coming off the batsmen. After that Mumbai Indians got back the rhythm. Ishaan Kishan and Rohit gave a brisk start to the team. Along with this, runs started coming from the bats of Tilak Verma, Tim David and Surya in the middle order. Mumbai has chased a score of more than 200 5 times this season.

Chawla and Madhwala will retaliate

The bowling was weakened due to injuries to Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer, but Chris Jordan and Jason Behrendorff regained the rhythm. In the Eliminator match, Akash Madhwal took 5 wickets by giving 5 runs. Piyush Chawla, experienced in spin, has managed to leave his mark. Overall, the team has returned to its old colors.

Possible playing XI for GT vs MI qualifier 2

Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Dasun Shanaka, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Darshan Nalkande, Noor Ahmed

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Tilak Verma, Hrithik Shokin, Cameron Green, Piyush Chawla, Ishan Kishan, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Chris Jordan

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