Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Indian Premier League, Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings - 18th match - April 13th

Published on: Apr 12, 2023

The 18th match of the Indian Premier League, 2023 will take place between Gujarat Titans and Punjab Kings on the 13th of April, 2023 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh

Before looking at the Form Guide for the Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans, you can check out the IPL betting odds with betway, on this match.

Punjab Kings Form Guide:

Punjab Kings are placed at the 6th position on points table.

The top run scorer for Punjab Kings is Shikhar Dhawan with 225 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for Punjab Kings is Arshdeep Singh with 6 scalps under his belt.

Punjab Kings have lost their previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets.

Punjab Kings batted first and they posted a total of 143 for 9 in 20 overs. The top order failed terribly and Punjab Kings looked in all sorts of trouble at 78 for 8 in the 13th over. This is when Shikhar Dhawan unleashed his beast mode and smashed the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers for fun. He scored 99 not out from 66 balls to take Punjab Kings to 143 in 20 overs of play.

During the chase, Sunrisers Hyderabad got off to a rocky start. They were 2 wickets down for 45 runs in the 9th over. After this phase, Rahul Tripathi and Aiden Markram came together and stitched a match winning partnership of 100 runs to win the match for their team in the 18th over with 8 wickets in hand. Rahul Tripathi top scored with 74 runs to his name.

Gujarat Titans Form Guide:

Gujarat Titans are currently placed at the 4th position on points table.

The top run scorer for Gujarat Titans is Sai Sudarshan with 137 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for Gujarat Titans is Rashid Khan with 8 scalps under his belt.

Gujarat Titans have lost a thriller of a match against Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets.

Gujarat Titans batted first and they posted a big total of 204 for 4 in 20 overs. Sai Sudarshan played a fantastic knock of 53 in 38 balls while Vijay Shankar went all guns blazing and top scored with 63 runs to his name, which he accumulated in just 24 balls.

During the chase, Kolkata Knight Riders lost Rahmanullah Gurbaz early on. Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana played superbly. They scored 83 and 45 runs respectively. Rashid Khan picked up a hat-trick in his final over and changed the course of the match until Rinku Singh came up with a match winning knock of 48 in 21 balls. He smashed 5 sixes off the last 5 balls of the game to win it for KKR with 3 wickets in hand.

Let’s have a look at the squads:

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

Punjab Kings (PBKS): Shikhar Dhawan, Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Raj Angad Bawa, Prabhsimran Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Baltej Singh Dhanda, Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Nathan Ellis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shivam Singh, Mohit Rathee, Vidwath Kaverappa, Harpreet Bhatia, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Punjab Kings

Who will win?- Gujarat Titans

Top Batter (Runs Score) – Shubman Gill (Gujarat Titans), Shikhar Dhawan (Punjab Kings)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Rashid Khan (Gujarat Titans), Nathan Ellis (Punjab Kings)

Most Sixes – Shubman Gill (Gujarat Titans), Shikhar Dhawan (Punjab Kings)

Player of the Match- Rashid Khan (Gujarat Titans)

Team Scores Batting first – Gujarat Titans 165+, Punjab Kings 155+

Match Handicap: Gujarat Titans