In the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Gujarat Lions has to face the tough challenge of Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday. The previous edition of Gujarat, with the captaincy of Suresh Raina, was good. GL bowling is not very effective in this season, and team of challengers, in which Captain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav are the batsmen.
Gujarat’s bowlers have done just fine against the Rising Pune Supergaints so far. Apart from this, they failed to prove to be effective yet . After a six-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians recently, more questions have been raised about the bowling of Gujarat. Although the batting attack of Gujarat is quite good.
Team has batmen like Raina, Brandon McCullum, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Smith. In spite of Gujarat, it has not been able to find its perfect combination yet.
The West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith could not score big against Mumbai Indians , but could be destructive as an opener with McCullum. Finch could not play against Mumbai because of losing his cricket kit.
Bowling concerns the Lions in the first two matches, but the advent of Andrew Tey has strengthened his attack. Taeye performed brilliantly with five wickets against Pune, which included a hat-trick. He also took two wickets against Mumbai.
Gujrat Lions Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Live Streaming & Team Details
Match : Gujrat Lions Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vanue : Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Time : 08:00 PM
Last year’s runner-up RCB’s performance is also poor. RCB lost four matches and won only one. Now they are at the bottom of the eight teams’ table. Captain Virat Kohli could not play the first two matches due to a shoulder injury. He scored 62 runs against Kings XI Punjab. But the rest of the West Indies batsmen are not able to run. Star Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle has scored 60 runs in three matches. RCB have dangerous batsmen like Kohli, Shane Watson and AB de Villiers. But the three have not managed together the way, which is expected.
After losing three out of four matches, the Gujarat Lions, struggling to get the rhythm, will play against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL 2017 they will have intend to bring their campaign back on the home ground .