Both clubs have enjoyed a fantastic start to the IPL 2022 season and are already looking like strong playoff contenders. With five victories in seven games, Sunrisers Hyderabad are in the second position in the points standings, and they are coming off a tremendous triumph against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their previous game.
The Gujarat Titans, on the other side, won a close match against the Kolkata Knight Riders to maintain their winning record in the competition. Gujarat Titans’ only loss in the tournament came against Sunrisers Hyderabad, and they’ll be hoping to make amends in the forthcoming match. With six wins in seven games, Hardik Pandya’s team is currently leading the points table alongside Rajasthan Royals.
GT vs SRH – Match Details
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: April 27th, 7:30 PM
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network for Television and Disney + Hotstar app for live streaming.
This venue’s surface has produced some high-scoring confrontations in the past, and this encounter could be no different. The bowlers are likely to have a hard time defending a total here.
Because of the dew factor, the captain who wins the toss is likely to continue with the option of bowling first. It will be SRH’s first match at the Wankhede and GT’s second.
T Natarajan has 15 wickets at an average of 14.53, an economy rate of 8.07, and a strike rate of 10.8 in seven matches. When it comes to death overs, he is one of the most dangerous bowlers. He is certainly one of SRH’s top performer.
Hardik Pandya has been exceptional so far in the competition, playing a match-winning innings with the bat against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous game. The right-hander has already scored 295 runs in six games this season, and he has taken the reins of the batting order to lead the team from the front.
Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Abhinav Manohar, Hardik Pandya (c), Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, Alzarri Joseph, Rashid Khan, Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c), Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Rahul Tripathi, Shashank Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Umran Malik, Marco Jansen, T Natarajan.