IPL 2023 : Gujarat Titans Analysis and Updates

IPL 2022 : Gujarat Titans Analysis and Updates
IPL 2022 : Gujarat Titans Analysis and Updates

The latest season of IPL is just about to start. IPL 2023 auction have concluded successfully. All the 10 teams have build up their final squads for the upcoming seasons. In this article we will talk about Gujarat Titans Analysis and Updates.

Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants have become a part of the Indian Premier League. IPL 2022 was the first ever season of both the teams. Let’s take a look at new entrants Gujrat Titans IPL 2023 squad.

Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Auction Review

Gujarat Titans IPL 2022 Mega Auction Review
Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Auction Review

Gujrat Titans had quite confusing days at the IPL 2023 Mega Auction. On the one hand, the management executed some smart buys, but on the other, they missed a lot of opportunities. Gujarat Titans picked Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Shubhman Gill as the three draft players ahead of the mega auction in 2022.

Gujarat Titans bought the following players at IPL 2023 auction:-

  1. Kane Williamson (INR 2 crore)
  2. Odean Smith (INR 50 lakh)
  3. KS Bharat (INR 1.2 crore)
  4. Shivam Mavi (INR 6 crore)
  5. Urvil Patel (INR 20 lakh)
  6. Joshua Little (INR 4.4 crore)
  7. Mohit Sharma (INR 50 lakh).

Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Squad

Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Squad
Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Squad
Hardik Pandya (c), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, KS Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma.

IPL 2023 : Gujarat Titans Team Analysis

Gujarat Titans 2023 Squad : Batsmen

Gujarat Titans Playing XI IPL 2022 - SHUBMAN GILL
Gujarat Titans Playing XI IPL 2023 – SHUBMAN GILL

In the beginning, Gujarat opening was looking quite consistent and promising. The management have brought one of the best batsmen in the world Kane Williamson. However, the veteran has been out of form for a long time. In the batting department, the team does not have many big names. Shubhman Gill will have the responsibility of giving stability to the innings. In the middle order, David Miller is there, but he is out of form since some last few seasons.

Gujarat Titans 2023 Squad : Wicketkeepers

Gujarat Titans Playing XI IPL 2022 - Mathew Wade
Gujarat Titans Playing XI IPL 2022 – Mathew Wade

Matthew Wade and Wriddhiman Saha are the two wicket-keeping options for Gujarat Titans. The management bought both of them very late in the auction. KS Bharat has also been picked at the auctions. It will be exciting to see who will keep the gloves for Gujrat in IPL 2023.

Gujarat Titans 2023 Squad : All-Rounders

Gujarat Titans playing 11 2022 - Hardik Pandya
Gujarat Titans playing 11 2023 – Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya will be the key finisher for Gujarat Titans. In this department he will be assisted by Rahul Tewatia and Vijay Shankar. GT failed to get their hands on two key all-rounders in Krunal Pandya and Washington Sundar. This area is quite balanced for Gujarat franchise. Odean Smith is also added to the squad for IPL 2023

Gujarat Titans 2023 Squad : Bowlers

Gujarat Titans playing 11 2022 - Rashid Khan
Gujarat Titans playing 11 2022 – Rashid Khan

Gujarat Titans have a lot of variety in their bowling attack. The different players will allow them to pick the perfect one according to the conditions and the opposition. The bowling for Titans is their strong point. They have the pace trio of Mohammed Shami, Alzaari Joseph in their squad. Gujarat released Lockie Ferguson earlier. They have picked Shivam Mavi at the IPL 2023 auctions. In the spin department, Rashid Khan will single handedly make a difference. Hardik Pandya and Tewatia are also there as bowling options.

Gujarat Titans IPL 2023 Team Review

In the IPL 2023 Auctions, Gujarat Titans did quite good in acquiring overseas players, but at the same time, they failed to get experienced Indian batters. This issue left them with a weak batting core. Overall, Gujarat will definitely be a big challenge for the other teams in IPL 2023. Players like Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan have the ability to win matches single-handedly for their team.

Gujarat Titans Playing 11 2023 (Probable XI)

  1. Shubman Gill
  2. Kane Williamson
  3. David Miller
  4. Matthew Wade (WK)
  5. Hardik Pandya (C)
  6. Rahul Tewatia
  7. Vijay Shankar
  8. Mohammad Shami
  9. Rashid Khan
  10. Shivam Mavi
  11. R Sai Kishore

Best Starting XI of Gujarat Titans for IPL 2023