Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date & Time: May 24, 7:30 PM
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network (Television); Disney + Hotstar app (live streaming).
Table toppers, Gujarat Titans will take on inaugural IPL champions, Rajasthan Royals in the Qualifier 1 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 24. Gujarat Titans lost their final league game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gujarat Titans are having lots of positives going into the playoffs despite loss in the last match. They are favourites to win the game . Alzarri Joseph is expected to replace Lockie Ferguson, who was unable to find his form in the last game.
On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in their last game . They will be looking to carry on their momentum in the playoffs. The team is expected to place same XI in the game against Gujarat Titans.
Probable Playing XIs for GT vs RR
Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson/Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy