In IPL 2023 Qualifier 2 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 26, the defending champion Gujarat Titans will try to maintain their title defence against the all-time champion Mumbai Indians.
GT vs MI IPL 2023: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Pitch Report
The Narendra Modi Stadium has so far been batting-friendly, but it has also given new ball bowlers a little help. In the IPL, the average first-inning score is 168, and the average second-inning score is 155. But in 2023, batting first results in an average score of 187.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report batting or bowling
Any team will look to bat first after winning the toss.
Narendra Modi Stadium IPL Records
The teams chasing won three of the six matches played at the location during the 2023 season, while the team defending also triumphed three times. Both high-scoring games and low-scoring thrillers have been played at this location. With 4 balls remaining, GT successfully matched CSK’s 179-run mark, while KKR and RR each successfully tracked down 205 runs against GT. However, GT held MI at bay by 207.
In the three IPL games between the two teams so far, MI has won 2-1, defeating GT in the head-to-head matches. While MI defeated GT in the IPL 2022 and IPL 2023 league stages, the defending champions defeated the record champions earlier this season in Ahmedabad.
Team records at the venue
Once at the venue, the two teams squared off. GT scored 207/6 on the strength of a fifty from Shubman Gill and cameos from David Miller and Abhinav Manohar, while MI was held to 152/9 by spinners Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmad.
All-time top performers in GT vs MI
Suryakumar Yadav is the player with the most runs in the clash with 139 runs. Following him is Shubman Gill with 114 runs. In the bowling department, Rashid Khan tops the charts with eight wickets and Piyush Chawla follows him with four.
Highest and lowest totals
Against GT, MI’s highest score is 218 while the lowest is 152.
Against MI, GT’s highest score is 207 while the lowest is 172.
Players to watch out for
GT: Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, and Shubman Gill.
MI: Cameron Green, Piyush Chawla, and Suryakumar Yadav.
Full GT vs MI squads for both teams
GT Squad: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, KS Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, and Mohit Sharma.
MI Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Sandeep Warrier, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Mohd Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Tristan Stubbs, Kumar Kartikeya, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Cameron Green, Riley Meredith, Piyush Chawla, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal, and Chris Jordan.