Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2023 Match 13 Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Kolkata Knight Riders are set to take on Gujarat Titans in match no. 13 of the IPL 2023 in Ahmedabad on Sunday, April 9. The defending champions Gujarat Titans head into this match as favourites with 4/5 (1.80) odds whereas Kolkata Knight Riders have greater odds of winning this clash at 11/10 (2.10).

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

  • Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 13
  • April 9, 2023 – 10 AM GMT
  • Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

Narendra Modi Stadium has favoured fast bowlers in recent years. There’s pace, bounce and some grip for spinners as well. However, the season opener saw plenty of runs scored at this venue. The average first innings score here stands at 157 from eight IPL matches.

The weather in Ahmedabad on Sunday afternoon is expected to be very hot with the temperature ranging in the high 30 degrees.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans – Match Predictions

Gujarat Titans have won both their matches in the season and have a much stronger side on paper. Their bowling attack has all the tools to neutralise KKR batting unit and have an in-form batting unit as well.

Probable 6s

Gujarat Titans have a batting line-up comprising Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha and Rahul Tewatia. They have struck 13 sixes in two games. Kolkata Knight Riders have smashed 16 sixes in two matches but will be facing a potent bowling attack.

Our prediction: Gujarat Titans to hit most sixes in the match at 10/11 (1.90).

Probable Wickets

Alzarri Joseph has been superb for Gujarat, picking four wickets in two outings. Against a line-up vulnerable versus pace, back him to be Gujarat Titans’ top wicket-taker at 7/2 (4.50). From the KKR side, Varun Chakravarthy was terrific in the previous game, snaring four wickets. Back him to be the top bowler for Kolkata Knight Riders at 4/1 (5.00).

Our prediction: Alzarri Joseph to be Gujarat Titans’ highest wicket-taker at 7/2 (4.50).

Man of the Match

Shubman Gill has been in magnificent form and kicked off the 2023 season with 63 off 36 deliveries. Back Gill to be the player of the match at 8/1 (9.00). Alzarri Joseph, Rashid Khan, Hardik Pandya and Jason Roy are other top betting options.

Our prediction: Shubman Gill to be the Man of the Match at 8/1 (9.00).

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans Preview

Both the teams are coming into this match on the back of a victory. Here’s a brief look at these two teams ahead of their clash on Sunday.

Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in the season opener and went on to beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets in the second. They have only lost one out of 11 matches while chasing.

Sai Sudharshan was superb in the previous game and has cemented his number three spot. They have roped in Sri Lankan all-rounder Dasun Shanaka as a replacement for Kane Williamson. Shanaka could replace Joshua Little in the playing XI.

Predicted XI: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Joshua Little, Mohammed Shami

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders lost their first game by seven runs on DLS method but bounced back to hammer Royal Challengers Bangalore in the second. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shardul Thakur, Rinku Singh and Varun Chakravarthy were the star performers.

KKR have signed Jason Roy with Shreyas Iyer and Shakib Al Hasan out of the tournament. It will be interesting to see if they bench Gurbaz after his fifty in the previous game.

Predicted XI: Venkatesh Iyer, Jason Roy, N Jagadeesan (wk), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav

How to Watch IPL 2023 in the UK: Live Streaming & Channel List

Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Fans in the United Kingdom can witness all the live action of IPL 2023 on Sky Sports Cricket. For online streaming, you can access the DAZN application.

  • Sky Sports Cricket (TV)
  • DAZN (Streaming)



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