Gujarat vs Mumbai, Match 5: GUJ vs MUM MPL Opinio Today’s Prediction – Who will win?

Both teams have won two games each against

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Published – 23 Mar 2024, 20:30 IST | Updated – 23 Mar 2024, 20:42 IST

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Gujarat (GUJ) will take on Mumbai (MUM) in the fifth match of the Indian T20 League (ITL) 2024 on Sunday (March 24) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Gujarat finished in first place last season with 10 wins in 14 matches. Mumbai won eight out of 14 games and were in fourth place. Both teams faced each other in the second qualifier last season. Gujarat won the match by 62 runs after posting a total of 233 runs for the loss of three wickets.

Gujarat released a total of eight players before going into the mini-auction for this season. They also traded Hardik Pandya to Mumbai for an all-cash deal. Shubman Gill was appointed the captain of the side for this season.

In the auction, Gujarat purchased a total of eight players. Azmatullah Omarzai and Spencer Johnson were the two overseas picks. Umesh Yadav, Shahrukh Khan, Sushant Mishra, Kartik Tyagi, Manav Suthar, and Robin Minz were the other players bought by Gujarat. Minz was ruled out of the tournament due to a bike accident and has been replaced by BR Sharath. They have also signed Sandeep Warrier as a replacement for Mohammad Shami.

Pandya has replaced Rohit Sharma as the captain of Mumbai. Mumbai released a total of 11 players before going into the auction. They traded Cameron Green for an all-cash deal to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai picked a total of eight players in the auction. They spent INR 5 crore on Gerald Coetzee, INR 4.6 crore on Dilshan Madushanka, and INR 4.8 crore on Nuwan Thushara. Madushanka was ruled out of the tournament due to a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Kwena Maphaka.

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Gujarat vs Mumbai Head to Head

Both teams have faced each other on four occasions and have won two games each. Last season, Gujarat and Mumbai took on each other thrice, and Gujarat won two matches.

GUJ vs MUM Probable Playing XIs


Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Kane Williamson, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Spencer Johnson, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma


Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Nehal Wadhera, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Hardik Pandya (c), Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Nabi, Piyush Chawla

Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report

The surface at the Narendra Modi Stadium might have a lot to offer to the batters. The average first innings score in the last 10 T20 matches has been 199 runs. The teams chasing the target have won four out of the previous 10 games here.

The team winning the toss might look to chase the target. Also, pacers are likely to find enough help from the surface in this match.

Gujarat vs Mumbai, Match 5: Today’s MPL Opinio Prediction

Gujarat vs Mumbai Key Player Battles

Rohit Sharma vs Gujarat’s bowlers

He has a batting average of 35 against left-arm spinner. He has been in great form recently in International cricket and might give Mumbai a flying start in this match.

Shubman Gill vs Mumbai’s bowlers

He has a batting average of 43 against Piysh Chawla. His batting average against left-arm pacers is 78. Against Akash Madhwal, Gill has made 32 runs off 18 deliveries.

Rashid Khan vs Mumbai’s batters

He has dismissed Tilak Varma twice in 10 balls. Rashid has an economy of just six against left-handed batters. His economy is just five between 7 to 11 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah vs Gujarat’s batters

His economy is just 6.5 against Shubman Gill, and his economy against left-handed batters is just five. He has taken 48% of wickets in the last three overs.

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