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Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders are set to clash in Match 63 of the 2024 Indian Premier League on Monday evening at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. The Titans, currently in eighth place with ten points from 12 games, will face table-toppers KKR in what promises to be an exciting encounter. The match is scheduled to begin at 19:30 local time on May 13th.

The Titans snapped their losing streak with a victory over CSK in their last outing, bringing them within two points of the top four spots. However, facing KKR presents a formidable challenge, given their dominant position in the league.

At the summit of the table, KKR has displayed a knack for winning close contests throughout the tournament, along with some comprehensive victories. While Gujarat Titans won’t be an easy opponent, KKR boasts enough quality with both bat and ball to emerge victorious in this clash.

Live Streaming and Broadcast: Fans can catch the GT vs KKR match on various TV channels and streaming platforms. In India, Star Network will broadcast the match, while international viewers can tune in via Sky Sports (UK), Fox Sports (Australia), Sky Sport NZ (New Zealand), SuperSport (South Africa), and Willow TV (USA). In India, Jio Cinema will live stream the match, while Yupp TV will broadcast it in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Other streaming platforms include Willow, Foxtel Go, and Kayo.

Toss Prediction: Given that teams batting second have a favorable record at the Narendra Modi Stadium, both captains are likely to opt to field first after winning the toss.

Pitch Report: The average score for teams batting first at the Narendra Modi Stadium is 172.85. The pitch offers assistance to spinners and doesn’t have much pace. Batsmen can capitalize on the powerplay overs when the ball is harder and comes onto the bat quickly.

Weather Report: Cloudy conditions are expected during the match in Ahmedabad, with the temperature dropping from 35 to 32 degrees Celsius.

Team Previews:

  • Gujarat Titans: The absence of Wriddhiman Saha due to injury is likely to continue, with Kartik Tyagi expected to retain his place after a promising debut. Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Mohit Sharma, and Rashid Khan will be key players for the Titans.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: With their place confirmed in the playoffs, KKR may opt to rest some players. Sunil Narine, Phil Salt, Varun Chakravarthy, and Andre Russell will be crucial for KKR’s success.

Prediction: KKR’s recent form, coupled with their depth in both batting and bowling, makes them the favorites to win against Gujarat Titans. Expect a strong performance from KKR, securing them another victory in the IPL 2024.

Winner: Kolkata Knight Riders Will Win

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By Suraj Mahto

Suraj Kumar Mahto is currently working as a freelance content writer and is always interested in a challenge. Reach out to t20cricketprediction@gmail.com to connect!