Gujarat Titans Strongest Playing 11 for IPL 2023: Gujarat Titans are the defending champions of the IPL 2023, they won the last IPL season trophy by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. This was the debut season of Gujarat Titans and they made it in their first attempt.
Gujarat Titans will play their first match against the second most successful IPL franchise; Chennai Super Kings led by legendary captain MS Dhoni at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
However, CSK’s previous season was not as good as fans expected but CSK is back with some changes to bounce back this season. So, it won’t be easy for GT to register their first win against Chennai Super Kings in the opening match.
Gujarat Titans Strongest Playing 11 for IPL 2023
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya (C), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Shivam Mavi/R Sai Kishore, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami
Gujarat Titans’ playing XI for IPL 2023 looks well-balanced and formidable. At the top of the order, Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha are expected to provide a solid start to the innings. Kane Williamson, the former Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper, will provide experience and stability in the middle order. Hardik Pandya, who will lead the team, is a proven match-winner and is expected to play a big role with the bat and ball.
David Miller and Rahul Tewatia are two hard-hitting all-rounders who can change the course of the game on their own. The Titans have picked up Rashid Khan, the Afghan leg-spinner, who is known for his wicket-taking ability and can also score quick runs down the order.
The Titans’ pace attack looks quite promising with Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, and Mohammed Shami. Shivam Mavi or R Sai Kishore are expected to partner with Rashid in the spin department. Overall, the Titans look like a strong unit that can go all the way in the tournament.
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Gujarat Titans Squad for IPL 2023
Hardik Pandya (C), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammed Shami, Shivam Mavi, Yash Dayal, R Sai Kishore, Abhinav Manohar, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, KS Bharat (wk), Mohit Sharma, Darshan Nalkande, Urvil Patel, Sai Sudharsan, Pradeep Sangwan, Rashid Khan, David Miller, Matthew Wade (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Kane Williamson, Josh Little, Odean Smith, Noor Ahmad
The Gujarat Titans have assembled a strong squad for IPL 2023, with a good mix of experienced players and young talent. Led by Hardik Pandya, the team boasts big names like Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, David Miller, and Rashid Khan.
The top order looks solid with Gill and Shaha expected to open the innings, Kane Williamson to come at the no.3, followed by the explosive David Miller and the versatile Rahul Tewatia. Wriddhiman Saha is a safe pair of hands behind the stumps and could also contribute with the bat.
The pace bowling department looks formidable with the likes of Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, and Odean Smith, while Rashid Khan is the go-to spinner for the team. Shivam Mavi and Yash Dayal provide good support in the pace department.