Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans (RR vs GT) will face each other in the next match of IPL 2022. The match will take place on April 14 (Thursday) at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Let’s have a look at the match preview, prediction and Fantasy XI.
RR vs GT: Match Preview
RR beat defeated LSG in the previous match of IPL 2022. RR did bat first and scored 165-6 on the scoreboard. Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal scored 13 and 29 respectively. Later, Shimron Hetmyer hit unbeaten 59 runs while Ravichandran Ashwin scored 28 runs. LSG reached only 162-8 in 20 overs and lost the match by 3 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal picked 4 wickets to win the match of the match award.
Gujarat Titans suffered a loss against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous match. Skipper Hardik Pandya mustered 50 runs for the team and Abhinav Manohar hit 35 runs. GT could reach only 162-7 20 overs as the batters failed to deliver a big knock. From Sunrisers Hyderabad, Abhishek Sharma smashed 42 runs while Kane Williams scored 57 runs and had an amazing start to batting. Nicholas Pooran hit unbeaten 34 runs to get the winning runs for the team.
RR vs GT: Match Prediction
Gujarat Titans was an underdog but they surprised everyone with their performance. Hardik Pandya’s GT was very dominant but they suffered a loss against Sunrisers Hyderabad after that. GT and RR are on the same level. However, Rajasthan is a more stable team and has a better top order. The overall balance of RR is very well maintained. So, RR has a better chance to win.
RR vs GT: Fantasy XI
Shubman Gill from Gujarat Titans this season scored 187 runs in 4 matches at an average of 46 and a strike rate of 159.
Shimron Hetmyer is another quality player with 168 runs to his name at an average of 84 and a strike rate of 178.
Hardik Pandya scored 141 runs in 4 matches and is also bowling with the new ball which makes him a very good option for this match.
Mohammad Shami picked up 6 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 20.5 in this edition.
Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 11 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 9.45 and is the current purple cap holder.
Jos Buttler scored 218 runs in 4 matches at an average of 72 and a strike rate of 141. He is definitely a good pick.
Sanju Samson has mustered 106 runs in 4 matches and is a very good pick.
Sai Sudharshan, the youngster has mustered 46 runs in 2 matches and hopefully, he’s something better to offer.
Devdutt Padikkal in 4 matches has mustered 114 runs and seems like a good fantasy pick.
R Ashwin has picked a single wicket and got 29 runs but he’s a very dependable player.
Rashid Khan from Gujarat Titans has taken 6 wickets in 4 matches. He’s a good pick.