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IPL 2024 – Gujarat Titans Preview: Squad, History, Strengths, Weaknesses, Schedule and More

IPL 2024 – Gujarat Titans Preview: As the cricketing fever intensifies with the arrival of IPL 2024, all eyes are on the reigning champions, the Gujarat Titans. With an exciting blend of seasoned international stars and emerging domestic talents, the Titans are geared up to defend their title under the captaincy of Shubman Gill.

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Gujarat Titans Preview

Let’s take a look at the Gujarat Titans’ history, current squad, strengths, weaknesses, form, and chances of winning this year’s IPL: IPL 2024 – Gujarat Titans Preview

History

Founded in 2021, Gujarat Titans is a professional IPL franchise based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Owned by CVC Capital Partners, the team made its debut in IPL 2022. Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, they clinched the championship title in their inaugural season. The Titans surprised critics with their performance, finishing at the top of the table with 20 points and securing 10 wins out of 14 group matches. They went on to win the final against Rajasthan Royals, becoming the second team to win the IPL in their first season.

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Full Squad

The Gujarat Titans have confirmed that the dynamic Indian opener, Shubman Gill, will lead the team in the 2024 season following Hardik Pandya’s departure from the franchise. The squad boasts exceptional talents such as Shubman Gill, David Miller, Mohammed Shami, Kane Williamson, and several others.

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The full squad of Gujarat Titans(GT):

  • Ashish Nehra: Head coach
  • David Miller: Batsman
  • Shubman Gill (c): Captain/Batsman
  • Matthew Wade: Wicketkeeper
  • Wriddhiman Saha: Batsman/Wicketkeeper
  • Kane Williamson: Batsman
  • Abhinav Manohar: All-rounder
  • B. Sai Sudharsan: All-rounder
  • Darshan Nalkande: All-rounder
  • Vijay Shankar: All-rounder
  • Jayant Yadav: Bowler
  • Rahul Tewatia: Bowler
  • Mohammed Shami: Bowler
  • Noor Ahmad: Bowler
  • Sai Kishore: Bowler
  • Rashid Khan: Bowler
  • Joshua Little: Bowler
  • Mohit Sharma: Bowler
  • Azmatullah Omarzai: All-rounder
  • Umesh Yadav: Bowler
  • Shahrukh Khan: All-rounder
  • Sushant Mishra: Bowler
  • Kartik Tyagi: Bowler
  • Manav Suthar: Bowler
  • Spencer Johnson: Bowler
  • Robin Minz: Batter

Strongest XI

  1. Shubman Gill (c)
  2. Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
  3. Kane Williamson
  4. David Miller
  5. Vijay Shankar
  6. Rashid Khan
  7. Rahul Tewatia
  8. Azmatullah Omarzai
  9. Mohammed Shami
  10. Umesh Yadav
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X-Factor

The inclusion of Rashid Khan, the world’s number-one T20 bowler, adds a significant X-factor to the Gujarat Titans. His ability to take wickets and control the flow of runs could be instrumental in the team’s success.

Strengths

A formidable batting lineup featuring the likes of Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, and David Miller. A potent bowling attack led by Rashid Khan, complemented by the pace of Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav. Depth in both batting and bowling departments, with contributions expected from all-rounders like Shahrukh Khan and Rahul Tewatia.

Weaknesses

The absence of Mohammed Shami due to injury could weaken the pace bowling department. Over-reliance on a few key players might put pressure on the team in crunch situations.

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Form

The Gujarat Titans enter IPL 2024 with high spirits following their impressive performance in the previous season, where they clinched the championship title. Despite the loss of key players like Hardik Pandya, the Titans have retained a strong core and strategically bolstered their squad through auctions and trades.

With a balanced combination of experienced international stars and promising domestic talents, the team aims to carry forward the momentum from their successful campaign and maintain their winning form in the upcoming season. Under the leadership of Shubman Gill and the guidance of coach Ashish Nehra, the Titans are determined to showcase their prowess on the field and defend their title with determination and grit.

Chances of Winning

With a balanced squad, a history of success, and strong leadership, the Gujarat Titans stand a good chance of retaining their title in IPL 2024. However, they will need to overcome challenges and maintain consistency throughout the tournament.

Schedule

The Gujarat Titans (GT) will commence their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 journey with an opening match against the Mumbai Indians (MI) on March 24 at the Narendra Modi International Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat Titans’ schedule for IPL 2024 is as follows:

DateDayTime (IST)MatchVenue
24-Mar-24Sun7:30 PMGT vs MINarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
26-Mar-24Tue7:30 PMCSK vs GTMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
31-Mar-24Sun3:30 PMGT vs SRHNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
4-Apr-24Thu7:30 PMGT vs PBKSNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
7-Apr-24Sun7:30 PMLSG vs GTEkana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

FAQ

  1. <strong>Who is the captain of the Gujarat Titans for IPL 2024?</strong>

    Shubman Gill has been appointed as the captain of the Gujarat Titans for IPL 2024

  2. <strong>Who is the head coach of the Gujarat Titans for IPL 2024?</strong>

    The Gujarat Titans are coached by former Indian cricketer Ashish Nehra for IPL 2024

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