IPL 2022, GT vs RCB: Pitch report, stats, streaming details
A beaming Gujarat Titans (GT) will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match number 43 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season. GT are arguably the best side in the tournament. They have won seven of their eight matches so far (NRR of +0.371). Meanwhile, RCB are seated fifth with five wins and four losses (-0.572). Here is the complete pitch report.
The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai will host this match-up. The chasing side has won six of the 10 matches this season. Over the last five matches, the average first innings total has been close to 155. The wicket has aided both batters and bowlers so far. Both pacers and spinners have bagged impressive numbers across the last few fixtures.
Shreyas Iyer (KKR) has hammered the most number of runs at this venue this season. He has hoarded 167 runs in three innings at 55.66. KL Rahul (LSG) follows suit, having amassed 143 runs at 143.00. Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (DC) has affected the most dismissals at Brabourne this season (9). Meanwhile, left-arm quick Khaleel Ahmed (DC) has pocketed the second-most scalps at Brabourne (7).
Highest scores at Brabourne in the season underway: 217/5 RR vs KKR, 215/5 DC vs KKR, and 211/4 LSG vs CSK. Lowest scores at Brabourne this season: 68 RCB vs SRH, 72/1 SRH vs RCB, and 115 PBKS vs DC.
As per Cricketpedia, RCB have a win and a loss each at Brabourne. This season, RCB were bundled out for a party score of 68 by SRH. Suyash Prabhudessai (17) and Glenn Maxwell (12) were the only ones from RCB to register double-digit scores. For SRH, T Natarajan and Marco Jansen pocketed three-fers each. Later, SRH (72/1) chased down the target in eight overs.
GT have a win in their only outing so far at Brabourne. They beat PBKS by six wickets in the 16th match of the season. Batting first, PBKS had amassed 189/9 in 20 overs, riding on Liam Livingstone's 64. GT (190/4) chased down the target, courtesy of a stellar finish from Rahul Tewatia (13*). Meanwhile, Shubman Gill (96) was the top scorer for GT.
The match between Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be telecast live on Star Sports Network (3:30 PM IST). It can be live-streamed on the Hotstar app. The match can be viewed across languages: Bangla, Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Kannada.