GT vs KKR IPL 2023: Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad Pitch Report, Team Records at Motera Stadium

Updated on: Apr 9, 2023 9:45 am IST

GT vs KKR IPL 2023

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is all set to host its second game of IPL 2023 which will be played between the hosts Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders. This will be the 13th match of the competition and we are here with the pitch report for the game.

Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad Pitch Report

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is all set to host an exciting clash between the Gujarat Titans (GT) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL 2023 season. The pitch report suggests that the stadium has a mix of black soil and red soil pitches, with the black soil pitches offering better bounce compared to the red soil pitches. However, in T20 cricket, the pitch conditions tend to favor the batsmen more, and the recent matches have seen high scoring games. IPL records at this venue,

Statistic Value
Total Matches 19
Batting 1st Won 8
Batting 2nd Won 11
Highest Total 201/6 in 20 overs by Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils in 2014
Lowest Total 102 all out by Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014
Highest Run-chase 191/6 (Super Over win) by Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals in 2015
Lowest Total Defended 134 by Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals in 2014
Average 1st Innings Score: 162
Average 2nd Innings Score: 152
Highest Individual Score Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals) – 106 not out from 60 balls vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2022
Most Runs Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) – 308 runs in 7 innings
Most Sixes 9 sixes – Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK) in 1 inning | Shane Watson (RR) in 6 innings
Most Fours Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) – 29 fours in 7 innings
Best Bowling Figures Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Sunrisers Hyderabad) – 4 for 14 in 4 overs vs Rajasthan Royals in 2014
Most Wickets Pravin Tambe (Rajasthan Royals) – 8 wickets in 7 matches

GT vs CSK IPL 2023

The hot and dry weather conditions in Ahmedabad are likely to have an impact on the match. The temperature is expected to be very hot during the day, with the maximum temperature ranging from 39o C to 42o C in April and rising further to 40o C to 42o C in May. However, the nights are expected to be relatively cooler, with temperatures reducing to a low of 24o C to 28o C in April and 25o C to 27o C in May. There may also be some summer rains in April and May, which could affect the game.

Teams record at the venue

The two teams have squared off each other only once in IPL history. Titans won that encounter by 8 runs in the 2022 IPL season. Talking about venue record, GT has played 2 and won 2 at Narendra Modi Stadium, whereas, KKR lost their only game played here in 2010 by 34 runs.

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Is Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad batting or bowling pitch?

In the first match of the season at this venue, we saw a score in excess of 170 in the first innings. A total of more than 350 runs were scored on the day and the same is expected in this match as well. The pitch will have something to offer to both pacers and spinners. Expect a good battle between the bat and ball.

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