Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: The 6th match of the inaugural edition of the WPL T20 Tournament will be played between the Gujarat Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Losing the two matches they played, both teams are looking for their first win in the league.
Match: Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore WPL 2023
Date: 8th March 2023
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Brabourne Stadium.
Pitch Condition: The 6th T20 match will take place at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. The surface here usually assists the batters and it appeared to be easy for batters to score runs here. The spinners will get an advantage in the game over than pacers. Teams batting first usually win here. But to defend the score, the team should achieve a total of more than 180.
Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – The Squad
Gujarat Giants: Sabbhineni Meghana, Beth Mooney (c & wk), Sophia Dunkley, Sushma Verma, Annabel Sutherland, Ashwani Kumari, Georgia Wareham, Hurley Deol, Ashleigh Gardner, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Kim Garth, Mansi Joshi, Monica Patel, Shabnam, Tanuja Kanwar, Parunika Sisodia.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine, Heather Knight, Disha Kasat, Sobhana Asha, Dane van Niekerk, Erin Burns, Ellyse Perry, Richa Ghosh (wk), Shreyanka Patil, Indrani Roy, Komal Zanzad, Kanika Ahuja, Poonam Khemnar, Megan Schutt, Preeti Bose, Renuka Thakur Singh, Shana Pawar.
Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Team Performance in the Past Matches
The WPL 2023 sixth match will take place on the 8th of march in Mumbai between the Smriti Mandhana-led Royal Challengers Bangalore and Beth Mooney’s Gujarat Giants. Both teams played two matches in the tournament and they lose both matches to stay at bottom of the points table.
Royal Challengers Bangalore played their first match against Delhi Capitals and they lost the match by 60 runs. Smriti Mandhana was the only one who scored runs for the side. The second match they played was against Mumbai Indians and it was a 9-wicket loss for them. With Richa Ghosh’s 29, Shreyanka Patil’s 23, and Smriti Mandhana’s 23, RCB only reached 155 runs in 20 overs. Being played on a batting pitch and scoring the lowest total lead them to lose the game. Preeti Bose was the only one who got a wicket in the match and the Mumbai Indians easily chased down the target when 34 balls were remaining.
Gujarat Giants played their first match against Mumbai Indians and lost the match in a huge margin of 143 runs. The second match they played was against the UP Warriorz and lost the match by 3 wickets. Harleen Deol was the top scorer for the side with 46 runs off 32 balls. Ashleigh Gardner added 25 runs off 19 balls. In total GG reached 169. Kim Garth was excellent with the ball, picking 5 wickets in the match. Mansi Joshi and Annabel Sutherland claimed a wicket each. But they couldn’t win the match.
Who will win the match to upgrade their position in the points table? Let’s predict the teams for today’s match.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means
Wicket-keeper: Richa Ghosh.
Batters: Smriti Mandhana, Heather Knight, Sophie Devine, Sophia Dunkley, Harleen Deol.
All-Rounders: Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner.
Bowlers: Renuka Singh, Megan Schutt, Mansi Joshi.
Captain: Ellyse Perry.
Vice-Captain: Ashleigh Gardner.
Wicket-keeper: Richa Ghosh, Sushma Verma.
Batters: Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Harleen Deol.
All-Rounders: Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Sneh Rana.
Bowlers: Renuka Singh, Megan Schutt, Shreyanka Patil.
Captain: Smriti Mandhana.
Vice-Captain: Kim Garth.