GT vs MI Predicted XIs, IPL 2024: Focus On Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill’s Role Under New Leadership Structure

Mar24,2024



IPL 2022 champions, Gujarat Titans (GT), will host the five-time champion Mumbai Indians (MI) in the fifth match Indian Premier League,IPL,2024 On Sunday, March 24 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Titans won their first IPL trophy in 2022 in their first season under Hardik Pandya. Pandya took GT to another IPL final the next year and lost again. msdCSK in summit clash disrupted by rain. Hardik Pandya will now captain MI in IPL 2024 while Shubman Gill will lead GT. Gill will be determined to prove his mettle this season and lead the Titans to another IPL trophy.

Let's take a look at the predicted XI of both the sides before this exciting match.

GT Estimated XI

Shubman Gill (Captain)

Showman Shubman Gill is the star opening batsman of Gujarat. Having won the Orange Cap in the last edition, Gill will be keen to take on Mumbai Indians in the start of the GT campaign.

Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper)

Captain Shubman's opening partner Wriddhiman Saha is also known as one of the most destructive batsmen of the Indian Premier League. The power-hitting skills of the Indian legend have always led the Titans to high scoring scores during the powerplay.

Sai Sudarshan

Having scored 362 runs in eight matches last year, Sai Sudarshan will be the preferred choice to bat one-down. The Chennai batsman impressed everyone with his batting ability and will be an exciting cricketer this season.

Vijay Shankar

Another cricketer from Tamil Nadu, Vijay Shankar is expected to bat at No. 4 for Gujarat Titans. Vijay will be a quality contribution in the middle-order and is likely to add the required firepower to GT's batting armoury.

david miller

South African left-handed batsman David Miller will be an exciting prospect to keep an eye on in GT's playing eleven. He is considered one of the most talented finishers of the IPL. Batting in the middle order, one cannot expect Miller to score too many runs, but he is adept at scoring runs quickly.

Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan became famous after his brilliant performance for Punjab Kings in the last season. He is a batting all-rounder who can take the innings forward with his aggressive batting performances in the lower order. GT will count on him to deliver valuable runs and reach important goals in the current season.

Rahul Tewatia

Mr. Reliable Rahul Tewatia has never disappointed by performing well in the cash-rich league. His escapades during the season have been cherished over the years. When it comes to decisive finishes in the IPL, Tewatia is one cricketer who has always been a part of the bandwagon.

Rashid Khan
Afghan star Rashid Khan is one of the most dangerous players in the T20 format. Rashid has taken 139 wickets in 109 matches since his IPL debut in 2017. He had taken 27 wickets in the last edition.

spencer johnson

Spencer Johnson will play his first IPL season for Gujarat Titans. The 28-year-old Australian fast bowler scalped 19 wickets in 11 matches in Brisbane Heat's campaign-winning edition of the Big Bash League 2023/24. It will be an exciting prospect to keep an eye on him in the current IPL season.

Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma has been an integral member of the GT organization since 2023. After taking 27 wickets in 14 matches last year, Mohit will lead GT's bowling attack in IPL 2024.

Umesh Yadav

After going unsold in the recently concluded IPL 2024 auction in December, GT bought the Indian speedster to replace the injured Mohammed Shami. The Titans will depend on Umesh to take early wickets during the powerplay.

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MI predicted XI

Rohit Sharma

The former Mumbai Indians captain, who has led his team to five IPL trophies in the last few years, will once again lead the batting order. He is MI's top scorer and one of four batsmen to score more than 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League.

Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper)

Along with Rohit Sharma, hard-hitting batsman Ishan Kishan is expected to open for Mumbai Indians. Kishan was MI's second-highest scorer during IPL 2023 with 454 runs in 15 matches. His aggression with the bat could speak volumes about his skills in the opening match of the campaign against Gujarat.

Nehal Vadhera
Emerging batting talent Nehal Wadhera could replace the injured Suryakumar Yadav in the starting eleven for MI in the opening match of IPL 2024. The 23-year-old impressed last year, scoring 241 runs in 14 matches at a strike rate of 145.18. He also scored two impressive fifties in IPL 2023. Vadhera will hope to continue his form in the ongoing edition.

Tilak Verma
Young and talented Tilak Verma will be gearing up for IPL 2024 with high expectations. Known for his explosive batting style and exceptional fielding, Verma earned his place in the Indian T20I team. His ability to adapt to different playing situations and perform well under pressure makes him MI's most valuable asset.

tim david

With his powerful hitting and versatility in the middle order, Tim David has been one of the influential cricketers for Mumbai. The Australian batsman has not always performed well for MI, but he has always led his team to important wins while chasing high scoring scores.

Hardik Pandya (Captain)

This season, all eyes will be on Mumbai Indians' new captain Hardik Pandya. Following the trade with Gujarat Titans, MI secured the services of the star Indian all-rounder. Pandya has been a part of MI's four IPL-winning campaigns and will be eager to guide them to a sixth IPL title, but this time as captain.

Romario Shepherd

Guyana's talented all-rounder, Romario Shepherd is set to be a key part of Mumbai's lineup for IPL 2024. With his ability to bowl at pace, Shepherd will add depth to MI's bowling department.

Gerald Coetzee

South Africa's young and promising fast bowler, Gerald Coetzee is set to feature prominently in the Mumbai Indians' lineup for IPL 2024. Known for his raw pace and ability to generate bounce, Coetzee adds a powerful weapon to MI's bowling attack.

Jasprit Bumrah

MI fast bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is expected to lead the bowling attack in IPL 2024. Known for his ability to bowl yorkers at will, Bumrah will be a nightmare for the batsmen during the death overs. MI will depend heavily on Bumrah's experience to deliver crucial breakthroughs and curb the opposition's scoring rate.

Shreyas Gopal

Leg-spinning all-rounder Shreyas Gopal, known for his ability to take wickets in the middle overs, can prove to be important for Mumbai this season. He will be key in leading the spin attack along with Piyush Chawla.

Piyush Chawla

Experienced leg spinner Piyush Chawla is expected to play a key role in leading the spin bowling attack of Mumbai Indians. His ability to deceive the batsmen with his spin variations will bring a strategic edge to his team's bowling attack.

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