Hardik Pandya‘s Gujarat Titans will face Rohit Sharma‘s Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 of Indian Premier League 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on Friday, May 26, 2023. Keep reading to find out GT vs MI Match Prediction Who Will Win Today IPL 2023 Qualifier 2.
Gujarat Titans had qualified for the playoffs by finishing the league stage as the table toppers. But they were humbled by Chennai Super Kings in the first Qualifier. In Chepauk, they lost the game by 15 runs in pursuit of 173. By virtue of finishing on top, they now have an extra opportunity of qualifying for the final. The good thing is that the second Qualifier will take place at their home ground. The defending champions would be giving it their all in this match.
Mumbai Indians managed to qualify for the playoffs on the last day of the league stage. But when they faced Lucknow Supergiants in the Eliminator, they pulled off their best performance of the tournament so far. Batting first, they made 182 runs even on a sluggish surface. Then, the bowlers got the opposition out for just 101 runs, thereby winning the match by 81 runs. Chasing their sixth IPL title, the five-time champions are just two steps away from that.
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s IPL match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at those stats which are important for GT vs MI prediction.
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GT vs MI Head-to-Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for GT vs MI today’s match prediction, which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has a higher chance of winning between Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians?
Total Matches Played 2
Gujarat Titans Won 1
Mumbai Indians Won 2
No Result 0
From the slow surface of Chennai, the playoffs now move to the batting paradise of Ahmedabad. It’s been a high-scoring venue throughout the tournament. Apart from the new ball, the bowlers haven’t found much assistance. A similar wicket is expected for the second Qualifier.
The maximum temperature in Ahmedabad on Friday would be 41°C while the humidity would be around 46%. There is no chance of rain.
Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XIs:
Darshan Nalkande was brought into the side in place of Yash Dayal for GT in the first Qualifier. The franchise could stick to the same combination for this game.
Tilak Varma made a return to the side for the Eliminator match for MI. For the next match, Kumar Karthikeya could return in place of Hrithik Shokeen.
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians for the IPL 2023 Qualifier 2
Gujarat Titans Predicted Playing XI:
Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav <> Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Tilak Varma, Chris Jordan, Hrithik Shokeen / Kumar Karthikeya, Piyush ChawlaJason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal
While batting first was the preferred option in Chennai, it’s the opposite now in Ahmedabad. Bowling first after winning the toss should be the way to go due to a good batting pitch. Even if there is no dew, chasing would be the ideal choice.
Here is Our IPL 2023 GT vs MI Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Qualifier 2, Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Gujarat Titans bat first
First Innings score prediction: Gujarat Titans will score 190-200
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 5 wickets
Case2: If Mumbai Indians bat first
First Innings score prediction: Mumbai Indians will score 185-195
Result prediction: Gujarat Titans will win the match by 6 wickets
GT vs MI Today Match Prediction
GT vs MI Match Prediction: Even though in a big pressure game like this, runs on the board matter a lot, teams could still prefer chasing. The team that bats second would have the odds in its favor because of the good batting surface.
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