On Friday, GT and MI will play in Qualifier 2 of the IPL 2023 at Ahmedabad. Mumbai will want to make it to the final for a record-tying seventh time in IPL history, and the defending champion has one more opportunity to do it. On Friday, May 25, the Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians will square off at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad for Qualifier 2.
As the defending champions and table toppers in the group stage games, GT has been given a second opportunity to participate in the second qualifying round. Mumbai, on the other hand, has qualified for the finals seven times in IPL history and is the second-most reliable team ever. As both teams fight to go to the final, this will be another exciting match. In our fantasy sports section, read the complete match preview, pitch report, and every detail about the GT vs. MI match with Dream XI team prediction.
1. Match: Qualifier2
2. Date: 26/05.2023
3. Time: 7.30 PM IST
4. Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
5. Where to watch: Star Sports, Jio Cinema
The Narendra Modi Stadium has a reputation for being batting-friendly. Although the pitch also offers some aid to bowlers with new balls. The teams chasing the ball won the matches three times, while the side defending the ball won four of the seven IPL 2023 matches played at the location. Both high-scoring games and low-scoring thrillers have been played in this arena thus far. Despite the fact that historically the chasing teams have had the most success at this location, the team batting first has won the last four games. The team that will win the toss will probably choose to bat first based on these most recent outcomes.
1. First inning total: 207
2. Second inning total: 207
3. 4 games were won by the team batting first.
4. Three games when the team batting second won.
Played Games: 3 GT won: 1 MI won: 2
Mumbai Indians versus Gujarat Titans Team News
Gujarat has had a fantastic season this year and picked up right where they left off in the competition. Gujarat, the defending champions, advanced to the playoff round as the first IPL 2023 team. For them, Gill has been the season’s standout and has been dominating the competition. With the exception of their failure to beat CSK, Gujarat had a successful competition overall. Tomorrow, they will get the opportunity to play Mumbai in the second qualifying round.
Their last game didn’t go well because their batsmen failed to stroke the ball on Chennai’s relatively harder-to-chase wicket. The game’s highest scorer, Gill, was also unable to complete the game. In the last game, the middle order of Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, and Vijay Shankar failed to score significantly, and even Rashid Khan’s valiant efforts lower in the order couldn’t save them. As a result of their effective bowling, Shami & Mohit Sharma each grabbed two wickets during the match. Rashid Khan, the hero of T20 games and a spinning spearhead will also play a significant role in the game. To win and advance to the championship game, Gujarat must perform similarly to their group-stage matches.
Mumbai easily defeated LSG in the Eliminator match by a wide score of 81 runs. They have won four of their previous five IPL 2023 games, so this victory will provide them a big lift as they prepare for the second qualifier. Mumbai is one of the most reliable teams in IPL history and has a fantastic record in playoff games. The squad picked up the gear at the crucial moment of the match, and their batsmen contributed well.
Cameron Green, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav are all in fantastic form, and Surya has also made a century this year. Youngster Nehal Wadhera, who scored a nice run in the lower order with a strong strike rate, also had a good season with the bat. Mumbai’s bowling struggled in the opening part of the competition because they lacked any great bowlers this season. However, manager Rohit Sharma and captain Rohit Sharma continue to believe in the young players and give them a chance to play.
Akash Madhwal, who made his season debut for Mumbai this week, picked up a five-wicket haul against LSG to tie Anil Kumble’s bowling total (5/5). The experienced leg-spinner Piyush Chawal, who played for Mumbai this season, has had a very strong year with the ball and has taken 21 wickets so far, which is the second-highest total of the year. Mumbai will appear in the next game in the same shape as all these players in an effort to secure a spot in the IPL 2023 championship game.