Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR Dream11 Prediction: Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) will cross swords with Sanju Samson-spearheaded Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the qualifier 1 of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the iconic Eden Garden Kolkata on May 24.
This article will take you through Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Tips, PlayingXI, Pitch Report, Match Preview etc.
IPL 2022: GT vs RR Qualifier 1 Match Preview:
After a long one and a half months of a fierce battle between the ten sides of the Indian Premier League (IPL), we are finally reduced to four teams one of which will be crowned champions of the season fifteen of IPL in the coming few days.
It’s nothing short of a fairytale that out of four playoff teams, two franchises are playing their debut season in the tournament.
In qualifier 1 of the Tata IPL 2022, Gujarat Titans will be up against Rajasthan Royals at the Wankhede Stadium.
Gujarat finished atop the points table after their sublime performance in the league stage. GT sealed 10 out of 14 matches in the Tata IPL 2022. At the same time, Rajasthan Royals went over the rope on nine occasions in 14 outings in the tournament and is placed second in the points table.
Though GT looks formidable and favourites, on paper, to win the contest against Rajasthan Royals, these calculations will hold no value once the match begins and the team to perform better will emerge the winner.
For Gujarat, the major setback is injury concerns to their opener Wriddhiman Saha. The glovesman couldn’t don his gloves against CSK due to a tight hamstring.
Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR Match Details:
Match: Tata IPL 2022, Qualifier 1
Teams: Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals (GT vs RR)
Day/Date: Tuesday/24th May 2022
Venue: Eden Garden Kolkata
Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR Pitch Report:
The pitch will be fresh and offer help to the seamers upfront. Usually Eden Garden produce a good contest between bat and ball. Rajasthan Royals don’t have a comforting stat in his venue as they have only managed to win twice out of nine matches.
The forecast is frustrating as thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon and night. The chances of rain increase by 8 per cent at the night as compared to the day. In case no play is possible to schedule, a Super Over will decide the winner of the contest. While if even Super Over is also not possible to stage, the playoff standings will eventually decide the winner.
Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR PlayingXI and Full Squad:
GT PlayingXI: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade/Alzarri Joseph, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
GT Full Squad: Hardik Pandya (c), Rashid Khan (vc), Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, Mohammed Shami, Jayant Yadav, Varun Aaron, Matthew Wade (wk), Lockie Ferguson, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Pradeep Sangwan, Vijay Shankar, Alzarri Joseph, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Shubman Gill, Darshan Nalkande, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudarshan, Dominic Drakes, Yash Dayal.
RR PlayingXI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy
RR Full Squad: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Daryl Mitchell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, James Neesham, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Tejas Baroka, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy, Karun Nair, Jos Buttler, Rassie van der Dussen, Corbin Bosch, Navdeep Saini, KC Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Dhruv Jurel, Shubham Garhwal
Qualifier 1 – GT vs RR Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Tips:
Jos Buttler, Wriddhiman Saha, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Riyan Parag, R Ashwin, Rashid Khan, Obed McCoy, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Shami.