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GT vs MI Live score, IPL 2024 Match 5 Prediction

GT vs MI Live score, IPL 2024 Match 5 Prediction

GT vs MI Live Score: There comes another enthralling clash in IPL 2024 with Gujarat Titans locking horns with Mumbai Indians in match 5 of the league. Both the teams are well-balanced & evenly matched which makes the fixture an evenly poised contest.

GT’s Captain Hardik Pandya has moved to Mumbai Indians & has taken up the captaincy from Rohit Sharma. Mumbai Indians would hope that Hardik replicate the kind of success he had with Gujarat Titans, winning his first final as captain and ending up as a runner-up the next.

On the other hand, Gujarat too has a new Captain in house with Shubman Gill coming into the role. Panyda has led the Titans to success in the last two seasons & will hope that Gill helped them to qualify for the third time this season. With some big names of the T20 format featuring in both teams, the fixture will be a grappling contest.

TEAMS PREVIEW

Gujarat Titans Preview:

GT vs MI Live score, IPL 2024 Match 5 Prediction
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In just two seasons since their inception, Gujarat Titans have emerged as a formidable force in the IPL. Qualifying for the finals twice in a row is no mean feat, although their victory was snatched away by Ravindra Jadeja’s heroics for CSK in the second season. The team’s batting lineup appears well-structured, with Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha opening the innings. The inclusion of Afghan all-rounder Azmatullah Omarzai and hard-hitting finisher Shahrukh Khan bolster their middle order, complementing the likes of David Miller and Vijay Shankar. Despite the absence of Mohammed Shami, the team possesses a varied bowling attack featuring Rashid Khan, Umesh Yadav, and the promising left-arm pacer Spencer Johnson.

Gujarat Titans Predicted Playing XI:

Shubman Gill (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Azmatullah Omarzai, Vijay Shankar, David Miller, , Shahrukh Khan, Rashid Khan, Sai Sudharsan, Spencer Johnson, Kartik Tyagi, Umesh Yadav.

Mumbai Indians Preview:

GT vs MI Live score, IPL 2024 Match 5 Prediction
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The buzz surrounding Mumbai Indians reached a crescendo with the change in leadership. With Hardik Pandya assuming the captaincy, the team aims to put to rest any speculations of discord within the squad. Rohit Sharma, relieved of captaincy duties, focuses solely on his batting prowess, alongside Ishan Kishan at the top of the order. Even in the event of a top-order failure, Mumbai Indians boast a wealth of batting talent including Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, and the explosive duo of Tim David and Mohammad Nabi. However, the absence of Jason Behrendorff and Dilshan Madushanka weakens their bowling attack, placing additional responsibility on Jasprit Bumrah and Gerald Coetzee.

Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, N. Tilak Varma, Tim David, Hardik Pandya (c), Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, Jasprit Bumrah, Akash Madhwal, Piyush Chawla.

Pitch and Weather Conditions:

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the venue for this match, has historically favored the batting side. With an average first-innings total exceeding 190 in the previous season, expect another high-scoring encounter. The weather forecast indicates clear skies and favorable conditions for cricket, with warm temperatures transitioning into a cooler evening, ideal for an intense contest.

GT vs MI Pitch Report: In their previous encounters at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Gujarat Titans emerged victorious on both occasions by significant margins. The hosts’ ability to post imposing totals above 200 allowed them to exert pressure on the visitors during the chase, resulting in Mumbai Indians faltering. Considering this trend, teams winning the toss are likely to opt for batting first unless dew becomes a significant factor.

Winning Prediction:

Despite Mumbai Indians’ formidable challenge, Gujarat Titans hold a formidable record at home. While Mumbai Indians will undoubtedly unleash their full arsenal, the fortress of Gujarat Titans appears impregnable. Therefore, our prediction leans towards Gujarat Titans emerging victorious in this thrilling encounter.

Brace yourselves for a riveting battle between two IPL giants as Gujarat Titans clash with Mumbai Indians. With star-studded lineups, favorable conditions, and the allure of home advantage, Gujarat Titans are poised to claim victory in this epic showdown.

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