PBKS vs GT:IPL 2022 Today i.e. on Friday in the 16th match of the Battle of Ki Punjab Kings And Gujarat Titans (PBKS vs GT) is going to clash. Before this match being played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, the captains of both the teams came to the field for the toss, where the coin of the toss fell in favor of Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya, after which he has decided to bowl first. Therefore, in some time from now the Punjab Kings opener will play the first ball of the match at 7:30.
GT will bowl first after winning the toss
In IPL 2022, the captains of all the teams have won the toss and decided to bowl first. Because in the second turn, due to excessive dew on the ground, it becomes difficult to bowl. In such a situation, in the PBKS vs GT match, Mayank Agarwal / Hardik Pandya has won the toss and decided to bowl first. In this match, both the teams have reached after winning their previous match.
But despite this, changes have been seen in the playing XI of both the teams. Gujarat Titans have named Darshan Nalkande and Sai Sudarshan in place of Vijay Shankar and Varun Aaron. At the same time, Jonny Bairstow will play in place of Bhanuka Rajapaksa in the team of Punjab Kings.
PBKS vs GT match pitch report
Talking about the pitch of the match between Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans (PBKS vs GT) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, it is generally known for batting. It will be easier for the batsmen to play stroke at the Brabourne Stadium. It has been seen in the matches played here that the batsmen do not face much trouble in batting.
So far 3 matches of this season have been played on this ground and in all three matches the team chasing the score has won. The last match at this ground was played between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings, where Punjab scored 180 runs. In such a situation, it is clear that in the PBKS vs GT match, there is going to be a high scoring match.
Playing XI of both the teams for PBKS vs GT match
Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Mayank Agarwal (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapakse/Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shah Rukh Khan, Odeon Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh.
Gujarat Titans (GT) – Matthew Wade (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudarshan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Abhinav Manohar, Rashid Khan, Darshan Nalkande, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami.