GT vs MI Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 5

Published - 24 Mar 2024, 07:32 PM | Updated - 24 Mar 2024, 07:33 PM

Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 2024,
Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians (Credits: Twitter)

Gujarat Titans (GT) and Mumbai Indians (MI) commence their journey in IPL 2024 with a clash against each other. GT vs MI, match 5 of IPL 2024, takes place on Sunday, March 24. The venue of the GT vs MI encounter is Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Team Analysis

Gujarat Titans

Shubman Gill is the new skipper of Gujarat Titans in IPL 2024. The opener will look to lead the side to a wonderful performance like the last two seasons. GT grabbed the top spot in the points table during the last two seasons. They won the trophy in the 2022 season and ended as runners-up last season. GT has a strong batting and bowling unit.

Mumbai Indians

Hardik Pandya is the new skipper of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024. The all-rounder did a fantastic job as a GT skipper in the last two seasons. Now, he needs to come up with a similar show for MI. Mumbai has a strong batting unit in their squad.

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Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat is considered a good-scoring ground. The stadium has witnessed big totals in the last few seasons. However, spinners and seamers also enjoy good support while bowling.

Form and Fitness

For Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav is expected to miss the first encounter. Yadav has not got clearance from NCA for his fitness. Dilshan Madushanka is also injured and will miss the clash due to a hamstring injury. GT pacer Mohammed Shami will miss the entire IPL 2024 season due to an injury. GT’s new recruit Robin Minz will also miss the entire season.

Tactical Acumen

Gujarat Titans

With the likes of Shubman Gill, David Miller, Sai Sudharsan, and Kane Williamson among others, GT has a powerful set of batters in IPL 2024. Mohammed Shami’s absence will hamper their pace attack. However, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmed, and Mohit Sharma are crucial members of bowling.

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have a lethal batting might with names like Rohit Sharma, Tim David, Tilak Verma, Hardik Pandya, and Ishan Kishan among others. Jasprit Bumrah is their crucial pacer. However, they have new names in the bowling zone who need to prove their form.

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GT vs MI Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 5

Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
GT 180-200 180-200
MI 180-200 180-200

Players to perform prediction

Gujarat Titans- Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Kane Williamson, and David Miller are key batters for GT in IPL 2024. Spencer Johnson, Rashid Khan, and Mohit Sharma are expected to grab the limelight in bowling.

Mumbai Indians- Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma, and Tim David are expected to lead with the bat in the first game of IPL 2024. Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, and Gerald Coetzee are prominent members of bowling.

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Best Batsman

Who will score the most runs for Gujarat Titans in the match: Shubman Gill or Sai Sudharsan 

Who will score the most runs for Mumbai Indians in the match: Ishan Kishan or Tim David 

Best Bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for Gujarat Titans in the match: Rashid Khan or Mohit Sharma 

Who will pick the most wickets for Mumbai Indians in the match: Jasprit Bumrah or Piyush Chawla 

Who will win the Match?

The Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians encounter is expected to be a thrilling game. GT’s old skipper Pandya is set to lead MI in the match. Hence, the rivalry will be worth to watch out for. GT has the home advantage at the stadium and a better set of bowlers than MI.

Conclusion

GT vs MI encounter not only witnesses a battle between teams; but also their fans. GT fans will look to dominate at the home stadium and provide massive support to their team at the stadium. The IPL 2024 match 5 will also observe a clash between experienced skipper Hardik Pandya and amateur captain Shubman Gill.

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