IPL 2022 - Qualifier 1 Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals Dream11 Match Prediction, Top Picks, Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, Player Stats, Pitch Report & Weather Update
|Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals Match Information|
|Date||24th May, 2022|
|Time||7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 07:30 PM LOCAL|
|Venue||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
After a wrap-up of the 70-match league stage, the IPL 2022 playoffs are set to commence with table toppers Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals to lock horns in the Qualifier 1. The GT vs RR qualifier match will take place on 24th May at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The teams have moved to Kolkata for the first IPL match on this pitch this season. GT is having an impressive IPL debut, finishing the league stage at the top of the table being the only team which has won 10 matches this season. RR revamped their team in the mega auction and their combinations worked brilliantly for them. With a quality batting and bowling line-up, Rajasthan managed to win 9 matches out of 14. The current orange cap and purple cap holders are in the Rajasthan team.
The Eden Gardens pitch provides a good surface for the batters and spinners also tend to enjoy later in the game. The par score is around 175.
The weather report suggests a humid day with chances of scattered thunderstorms. The temperature is expected to hover around 31°C.
Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Matthew Wade (wk), Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c) (wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy
Alzarri Joseph might come back to the GT squad to replace Lockie Ferguson who gave off 21 runs in 1.4 overs at an economy of 12.60. For the RR side, Shimron Hetmyer is back to the playing 11 after missing a few matches due to personal reasons. He will be part of the playing 11 in the 1st qualifier match.
|Matches Played||GT Won||RR Won||Draw||NR|
This will be the 2nd head to head contest between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals this season. In the first face-off match, GT won by 37 runs and skipper Hardik Pandya emerged as the Player of the Match for his knock of 87 off 52 deliveries.
Buttler is currently the orange cap holder with 629 runs in 14 matches at an average of 48.38. He has smashed 3 centuries this season but lost his touch in the last few matches. That doesn’t take away the fact that he is one of the top pick players for this match. Buttler has gathered 975 dream11 points so far.
Shubman Gill is the dream11 vice captain for this match. Gill has smashed 403 runs in 14 innings so far. He is the 2nd leading run scorer for GT after Hardik Pandya. He was in the dream team for 3 out of the last 4 matches.
Ravi Ashwin is our dream11 captain choice for this fantasy team. In 14 matches, Ashwin has scored 183 runs including 1 half-century and with the ball he has picked 11 wickets at an economy of 7.14. In the last match against CSK, Ashwin scored 40 runs off 23 deliveries and picked a wicket as well.
Obed McCoy is called up in the playing 11 in the last matches of Rajasthan. He has bowled pretty well in both the matches, picking 2 wickets in each match. He has picked 7 wickets in 4 matches so far this season.
The star spinner of GT team, Rashid Khan is regaining his form. He is currently the joint-leading wicket taker with Mohammad Shami. Both have picked 18 wickets in 14 matches so far. Rashid Khan has an economy of 6.94.
Dream11 Captain - R. Ashwin Dream11 Vice Captain - S. Gill