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Gujarat Lions Vs Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL10 2017 14 April 13th Match preview

Gujarat Lions Vs Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL10 2017 14 April 13th Match preview
Written by Pallavi Parmar

IPL10 season, 2017 is very competitive season till now. So, today’s second match which is thirteeth match of this season is between two competitive sides Gujarat Lions Vs Rising Pune Supergiants. Gujarat Lions have lost both matches so far in the Indian Premier League. They began with a walloping at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders in their first match, which they lost by 10 wickets. In fact, in two matches, the second being against Sunrisers Hyderabad, the GL bowlers have managed to take only one wicket. While RPS, on the other hand, started their campaign on a winning note by beating Mumbai Indians before suffering back-to-back defeats against Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils.

Here are 7 sneak preview of IPL 2017 13th match

#1 IPL10 season 2017, 13th match is between Gujarat Lions Vs Rising Pune Supergiants.
Gujarat Lions beaten up by 10 wickets while playing against Kolkata Knight Riders in this season. On the other side highly explosive team Rising Pune Supergiants also beaten up by Kings XI Punjab in this season. Now the both team are ready to chase each other.

#2 Thirteenth match of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 10, 2017 between GI Vs RPS is taking place, today 8pm at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.

#3 Gujarat Lions likely XI: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shivil Kaushil,Manpreet Gony.

#4 Gujarat Lions: Gujarat Lions have won both their contests against Rising Pune Supergiants in the last season. While they won by seven wickets at home.

#5 Rising Pune Supergiants likely XI: Mayank Agarwal, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (capt), Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Adam Zampa, Ashok Dinda, Imran Tahir.

#6 Rising Pune Supergiants: Pune’s batting seems to be a less worry for them this season, given the solidity that Ajinkya Rahane is providing at the top. The area of concern for them was Ashok Dinda who conceded 57 runs in his four overs.

#7 Gujarat Lion’s fate in the game would ride on how the power-packed top order does against Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has eight wickets in three outings against the Lions.

Squads

Gujarat Lions

Suresh Raina, Akshdeep Nath, Shubham Agarwal, Basil Thampi, Dwayne Bravo, Chirag Suri, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Manpreet Gony, Ishan kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, Dinesh Karthik, Shibil Kaushik, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Brendon McCullum, Munaf Patel, Pratham Singh, Jason Roy, Pradeep Sangwan, Jaydev Shah, Shelley Shaurya, Nathu Singh, Dwayne Smith, Tejas Baroka, Andrew Tye.

Rising Pune Supergiants

Steve Smith (captain), Faf du Plessis, Adam Zampa, Usman Khawja, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ajinkya Rahane, Ashok Dinda, Ankus Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskarn Singh, Baba Aparajith, Deepak Chahar, Mayank Agarwal, Dnaiel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Stokes and Manoj Tiwary.

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Openers

Gujarat Lions: Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum

Gujarat’s batting line-up boasts of some of the big name players, who are capable of winning the match on their own are Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith. The rakish opener with the company of an equally explosive Brendon McCullum, can turn the heat on the opposition in the first few overs.

Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal

Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal are the other opener who needs to fire. Rahane’s role should be to anchor the innings and maintain the tempo while Mayank Agarwal has scored only 64 runs from eight innings Since his last IPL in 2015 season.

Predictions

According to us Gujarat Lions will win the match.

  • Gujarat Lions have won both their contests against Supergiant in the last season. While they won by seven wickets at home.
  • They have swash buckling batting line up as there team includes daring batsman like Brendon McCullum, Aaron Finch, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, James Faulkner and Dwayne Bravo who can easily smash the deadly bowlers of KKR.
  • Suresh Raina is set to become the first player to feature in 150 matches in IPL. He was also the first to make 50 (18 April, 2011) and 100 (18 April, 2014) appearances in IPL.

About the author

Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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