Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings IPL 2024 prediction: Match win, Dream11 and toss

  • Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings match prediction: GT to win
  • Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings toss prediction: GT to win the toss and field first

Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings prediction

  • GT vs PBKS date and time: April 4, 7:30 PM IST
  • GT vs PBKS venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

PBKS vs GT head-to-head IPL record

GT vs PBKS match preview

Gujarat Titans (PBKS) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) will lock horns in the 17th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

The Titans, led by Shubman, would be happy that they got back to winning ways against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) after their heavy defeat at the hands of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

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The Kings, on the other hand, slipped out of the top 4 after losing back-to-back games at the hands of Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG).

The Titans and the Kings have faced each other 3 times since 2022. GT have won 2 times while PBKS finished on the winning side only once. In their previous meeting, the Titans beat the Kings by 6 wickets after chasing down the target of 154 with 1 ball to spare.

The upcoming GT vs PBKS prediction will keep fans at the edge of the seats as both teams will be looking to garner a crucial win.

Gujarat Titans

The Titans have won 2 out of 3 matches and both their wins have come at their home ground in Ahmedabad. With their next game also at the same venue, it was a golden chance for the Titans to get together three wins and strengthen their grip in the top four of the points table.

In their previous game, the Titans were falling behind the 8-ball against the Sunrisers before David Miller’s unbeaten 47 took them past the finish line. Mohit Sharma won the Player of the Match award after he picked up 3 crucial wickets.

The GT vs PBKS prediction will depend on how the Titans manage to continue their domination in home conditions.  

Gujarat Titans Possible 11: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Umesh Yadav, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma, Darshan Nalkande

Punjab Kings

The Kings need to quickly put aside the disappointments of their last two defeats. Having not qualified for the playoffs since the 2014 final 9 seasons ago, PBKS are terribly low on confidence.

For the upcoming game, there are doubts over Liam Livingstone’s participation. Livingstone tweaked his hamstring in the match against the Super Giants. If he does not play, PBKS may rope in Sikandar Raza, who has been phenomenal in T20 leagues around the world.

The outcome of the GT vs PBKS prediction will be a challenging one for the Mohali based team since they have lost a bit of momentum.

Punjab Kings Possible 11: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone/Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shashank Singh, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Pitch report and expected weather conditions

The pitch at the venue in Ahmedabad is expected to be a sporting one. Batters can play their shots on the up while bowlers will also extract a lot out of the surface if they bend their backs. Teams need to score around the 180-run mark to be on the safer side.

Playing conditions will be mostly cloudy, but there is no chance of rain for the time being. Temperatures will be around the 38-degree Celsius mark. Wind gusts of 33 km/h will be there.

GT vs PBKS Dream11 prediction

Our GT vs PBKS Dream11 predictions for this match:

  • Wicketkeeper(s): Wriddhiman Saha, Jonny Bairstow
  • Batter(s): Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan
  • All-rounder(s): Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Azmatullah Omarzai
  • Bowler(s): Mohit Sharma, Rashid Khan, Arshdeep Singh
  • Recommended captain: Sam Curran
  • Recommended vice-captain: Shikhar Dhawan

We have picked Sam Curran as the captain simply because he is an all-rounder and has been chipping in with useful contributions both with bat and ball. In 3 matches, Curran has scored 86 runs at an average of 28.66 and a strike-rate of 132.3 with a top score of 63 to show for his efforts.

He has also accounted for 3 wickets at an economy rate of 8.50. The 3-wicket haul he got in the previous game should keep him in a positive frame of mind.

Shikhar Dhawan is our vice-captain because of the form he has been in. The veteran has scored 137 runs at an average of 45.66 and a strike-rate of 133 with a top score of 70.

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GT vs PBKS match prediction: Gujarat Titans to win

As per the GT vs PBKS match prediction, the Titans have a better chance of winning. Having lost two matches in a row, Punjab will find it tough to defy the odds and take down the Titans in the latter’s backyard.

GT vs PBKS toss prediction: Gujarat Titans to win the toss and field first

As per the GT vs PBKS toss prediction, teams should opt to field first after winning the toss. In both games in Ahmedabad until now, the chasing sides had it pretty easy. Had MI not imploded in the death overs, even they could have won in Ahmedabad.

Player of the Match prediction: Shubman Gill   

There will be many contenders to win the Player of the Match. But one man who is due for some runs is Shubman Gill. The youngster has got starts, but has not quite converted them. In 3 matches, he has scored 75 runs and would be itching to take off. Having played quite a few match-winning knocks in Ahmedabad, the focus will be on him.

Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings betting odds

  • Gujarat Titans odds: 1.700
  • Punjab Kings odds: 2.150

The GT vs PBKS betting odds are tilted heavily in favour of the Titans as they will be playing in familiar conditions in Ahmedabad. PBKS need to pull a rabbit out of the game if they are to beat GT in the next game.


Rohit is an experienced cricket writer based in India