GT vs RR, IPL 2023 Match 23 Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Sunday’s double-header will witness Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans going head to head in the evening fixture. The 23rd match of IPL 2023 will take place at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on April 16. Gujarat Titans start as slight favourites to win the match at 4/5 (1.80) while Rajasthan Royals have 19/20 (1.95) odds of winning this clash.

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

  • Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals (GT vs RR), Match 23
  • April 16, 2023 – 2 PM GMT
  • Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

Narendra Modi Stadium has produced two very good surfaces for batting in the ongoing tournament. The team batting first posted 178 and 204 in these two games, and both were won by the chasing side. Overall, the average first innings score reads 162 from nine IPL matches.

Expect mostly clear and warm weather in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening. The temperature will be hovering around 30 degrees.

GT vs RR – Match Predictions

Gujarat Titans came out on top in all three encounters between these two sides last year. There’s not much to separate the two teams this time. RR have a stronger batting unit while GT have a better bowling attack.

Probable 6s

Rajasthan Royals have Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer and Yashasvi Jaiswal in their batting line-up. Gujarat Titans boasts of Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, David Miller and Rahul Tewatia. Titans have struck 21 sixes in four games while the Royals have smashed 32 sixes in four matches.

Our prediction: Rajasthan Royals to hit most sixes in the match at 4/5 (1.80).

Probable Wickets

Rashid Khan has taken nine wickets from four games in IPL 2023 at an economy of 7.50. He has a superb record against RR batters. You can back him to be Gujarat Titans’ top wicket-taker at 9/4 (3.25). From the RR side, Yuzvendra Chahal has snared 10 scalps from four innings at a strike rate of 9.6. Bet on him to be the top bowler for Rajasthan Royals at 9/4 (3.25).

Our prediction: Rashid Khan to be Gujarat Titans’ highest wicket-taker at 9/4 (3.25).

Man of the Match

Jos Buttler has scored 204 runs in the ongoing competition, averaging 51 at a strike rate of 170. Buttler has registered three fifties and you can back him to be the player of the match at 6/1 (7.00). Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Shubman Gill and Rashid Khan are other top betting options.

Our prediction: Jos Buttler to be the Man of the Match at 6/1 (7.00).

GT vs RR Preview

Rajasthan Royals, who have lost all three games against Gujarat Titans, will be looking for revenge. Let’s take a look at these two teams ahead of their encounter on Sunday.

Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans have won three out of four games in IPL 2023 and their net run-rate reads 0.341. After losing to Kolkata Knight Riders in a stunning finish, GT bounced back to defeat Punjab Kings by six wickets.

Hardik Pandya returned to the side after sitting out against KKR. Mohit Sharma came into the playing XI in place of Yash Dayal and he was impressive.

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

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals have also won three of their four matches in the tournament but have a superior net run-rate of 1.588. The Royals held onto a three-run win over Chennai Super Kings in the previous game.

Trent Boult was rested in the previous game due to some fitness concerns but he could be back for this game. RR had also dropped Riyan Parag against CSK, with Devdutt Padikkal batting at three.

Predicted XI: Jos Buttler (wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma

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

GT vs RR Prediction

Fans in the UK can watch all the live action of IPL 2023 on Sky Sports Cricket. Online streaming is available on the DAZN application.

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