GT vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match 17 Match-Ups: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Published on: Apr 4, 2024 5:30 pm IST|Updated on: Apr 4, 2024 3:47 pm IST

GT vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match 17 Match Ups

Gujarat Titans will face off against Punjab Kings in the seventeenth match of IPL 2024 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat is entering the upcoming match with confidence, having won their last game by seven wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, Punjab is recovering from a 21-run loss to Lucknow Super Giants, where they struggled to face Mayank Yadav’s rapid pace.

The two teams have faced each other 3 times with GT having a 2-1 lead over PBKS.

GT vs PBKS Top 5 Player Battles

  1. Subhman Gill vs Sam Curran

Subhman Gill has not scored a big innings for his team so far this season. However, his confidence will be high tonight due to his impressive record against the Punjab Kings. Meanwhile, Punjab’s Sam Curran has a record of taking a 3-wicket haul in the last head-to-head match. This battle will be crucial for this match. While Subhman managed to score with an average strike rate of 118.8 against Sam, Sam has taken him out once.

Runs 38
Balls 32
Dismissals 1
Average 38.0
Strike-Rate 118.8
  1. Liam Livingstone vs Rashid Khan

Rashid has a strong head-to-head against Liam Livingstone in the IPL: three wickets in four innings for 26 runs in 19 balls.

Runs 26
Balls 19
Dismissals 3
Average 8.7
Strike-Rate 136.8
  1. Wriddhiman Saha vs Kagiso Rabada

he has dismissed Wriddhiman Saha three times in four IPL innings and Gill two times in eight innings.

Runs 46
Balls 29
Dismissals 3
Average 15.3
Strike-Rate 158.6
  1. Shikhar Dhawan vs Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma has made Shikhar Dhawan silent in the middle overs, picking up thrice in 5 matches.

Runs 62
Balls 54
Dismissals 3
Average 20.7
Strike-Rate 114.8
  1. Jonny Bairstow vs Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has won six POTM awards against Punjab Kings – the most by a player against an opponent in the IPL. But, Jonny Bairstow has a strike rate of 196.6 against Umesh Yadav in the IPL.

Runs 57
Balls 29
Dismissals 0
Average _
Strike-Rate 196.6

If Livingstone misses out due to injury, Sikandar Raza will come in. Raza has given his wicket to Rashid thrice in 9 T20Is (59 runs in 58 balls).

Azmatullah Omarzai has swung the new ball in the powerplay while Mohit Sharma has often been un-hittable at the death. It would be interesting to see how the young Omarzai bowls against Dhawan and Mohit against Jitesh in the death overs.

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