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Updated: 25 May 2022

Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals will take on each other tonight in the much anticipated Qualifier 1 of IPL 2022 at the Eden Gardens. After a month of shedding sweat and toil the players and their respective teams are just 2 steps away from winning the prestigious IPL trophy from here. Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals were the top two teams on the IPL points table by the end of the league stage and as per the norms and traditions of IPL, they will thus be playing in Qualifier 1 which gives them an advantage over the other two teams as they will have a safety net. The winner of this match heads on to the IPL 2022 final directly while the other will get another chance to play in the Final by facing the winner of Eliminator in Qualifier 2. Let us get straight to the important statistics regarding the match between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals without any further ado. 

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  • GT vs RR Match No 70 (T20 71 of 74) – 24th May
  • Venue – Wankhede Stadium 
  • Timing – 7:30 PM 

Gujarat Titans (GT) Dream 11 Team 

R Sai Kishore, Alzaari Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami, Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan

Rajasthan Royals (RR) Dream 11 Team 

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna. 

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GT vs RR Head to Head

Gujarat Titans are a new team and this is their first ever IPL season. Thus, they have only played 1 match against Rajasthan Royals so far which they won. 

GT vs RR: Winning Prediction 

Gujarat Titans might have finished as the table toppers in IPL 2022 but they have not had such a great form in the last few, particularly in 5 matches. In their last 5 matches of the League stage, GT managed to win only 2 matches which is a poor record. In fact, they even lost the last match of the league stage which was against RCB.

Rajasthan might have a slight advantage in this area as after a major dip in their form in the middle of the season, RR made a great recovery near the end and their performance was impeccable. We thus predict that RR will avenge their defeat in the league stage tonight and register an emphatic win over Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans. 

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IPL 2022 Gujarat Titans (GT) Full Players List

Hardik Pandya (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Pradeep Sangwan, Alzarri Joseph, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Darshan Nalkande, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudarshan, Yash Dayal, Matthew Wade (wk), Rashid Khan (vc), Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, Mohammed Shami, Varun Aaron, Lockie Ferguson, Jayant Yadav, Dominic Drakes, Wriddhiman Saha (wk). 

IPL 2022 Rajasthan Royals (RR) Full Players List 

Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Daryl Mitchell, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neesham, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed Mccoy, Arunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal. 

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GT vs RR Match Report/Scorecard

GT won the toss and decided to bowl first.

RR- 188/6 (20 overs)
Buttler- 89/56, Sanju- 47/26, Devdutt- 28/20
Hardik- 2/14/1, Shami- 4/43/1,Kishore- 4/43/1, Yash- 4/46/1

Gujarat Titans- 191/3 (19.3 overs) won by
Miller- 68/38, Hardik- 40/27, Shubman- 35/21, Matthew- 35/30
Boult- 4/38/1, Obed- 4/40/1

IPL 2022 Qualifier 1, Awards/Prize

Man of the Match- David Miller
CRED Power player of the match- Sanju Samson
Unacademy Let’s crack it sixes- Miller (5 sixes)
Dream11 Game changer of the match- Jos Buttler
Punch Super Striker of the match- David Miller
RuPay On-The-Go 4s – Buttler
Swiggy Fastest delivery- Alzarri Joseph
Upstox Most Valuable Asset of the Match- David