The team Gujarat Titans is playing IPL for the first time and this champion team has been seen from the very first match. Under the captaincy of Rockstar all-rounder Hardik Pandya, this team has almost qualified for the playoffs after registering victories against the legendary teams. But it is said that till the competition is not over, the habit of winning should be maintained.
Punjab team is at number 8 after losing 5 out of its 9 matches. Gujarat Titans have won 8 out of 9 matches and are at number one with 16 points. Gujarat had earlier defeated Punjab by 6 wickets. In their last match, the Punjab team lost to Lucknow Super Giants by 20 runs. Today at 7.30 pm at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy ground in Navi Mumbai both teams will play the 48th match of this session.
The bowlers can get a good bounce on the pitch of DY Patil Sports Academy ground. Although the pitch is better for the bowlers as well as the batsmen. The team batting first can score up to 160-170 runs here. The team that bats, later on, this pitch has won. Punjab had chased down the 205 runs against RCB in their first match of IPL this season at this venue. But that was the first match, now the pitch is going a little slow down in the second half of IPL.
Mumbai is located in the western state of Maharashtra. The weather in Mumbai remains hot and humid during the summers that spanning from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 3rd of May 2022.
Temperature – 41/32
Humidity – 43%
Wind – 17 km/h
Chances of Rain – 0%
Gujarat Titans had beat PBKS by 6 wickets in the earlier match of this season. Rahul Tewatia has hit 2 sixes in the last 2 balls of the match. The bowler was Odien Smith. This will be the second clash between the two teams.
Liam Livingston of Punjab Kings is playing with a strike rate of 179 at this tournament. He is in the top 5 players of IPL 2022, who have scored more than 200 runs with this strike rate.