Bhilwara Kings will look to continue their winning momentum in the Legends League Cricket (LLC) 2023 when they take on Gujarat Giants on Wednesday, November 22 at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi.
The Kings faced the India Capitals in the opening encounter of the six-team tournament. Thanks to an awe-inspiring 19-ball 65 from captain Irfan Pathan, the Kings chased down a 229-run target with three wickets and four balls to spare. Apart from the former India all-rounder, Zimbabwean batter Solomon Mire also starred with the bat as he scored a 40-ball 70.
Gujarat, on the other hand, are coming off a 10-run defeat against Manipal Tigers as Parthiv Patel and Co. couldn’t chase down a target of 174 runs. Rajat Bhatia bowled well for Gujarat as he finished with figures of 3/31. Legendary batters, Chris Gayle and Jacques Kallis opened the innings and added 79 runs off 42 balls but the blistering start went in vain as the other batters couldn’t capitalise.
BHK vs GG Match Details
|Match||Bhilwara Kings vs Gujarat Giants, Legends League Cricket 2023|
|Venue||JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi|
|Date & Time||Wednesday, November 22, 6:30 PM|
|Live Broadcast and Streaming Details||Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar app and website, and FanCode|
JSCA International Stadium Complex Pitch Report:
The JSCA International Stadium Complex has provided some excellent batting surfaces over the years and that has been the trend in LLC 2023 as well. Defending totals can be really difficult as there is very little deterioration of the pitches in the second innings. The captain that wins the toss will want to bowl first and get an idea of the score they need to chase down.
BHK vs GG Head-to-Head
|Bhilwara Kings won||03|
|Gujarat Giants won||00|
Probable Playing XI:
Bhilwara Kings: Lendl Simmons, Solomon Mire, Tillakaratne Dilshan (WK), Robin Bist, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan (C), Christopher Barnwell, Jesal Karia, Iqbal Abdulla, Anureet Singh, Rahul Sharma
Gujarat Giants: Chris Gayle, Jacques Kallis, Richard Levi, Kevin O’Brien, Parthiv Patel (C/WK), Chirag Khurana, Rajat Bhatia, Trent Johnston, Rayad Emrit, Sarabjit Ladda, Sulieman Benn
Probable Top Performers from BHK vs GG
Probable Best Batter: Irfan Pathan
The Baroda all-rounder played one of the finest T20 innings of all time in the last game. He looked in terrific touch and Gujarat will do well to dismiss him as early as possible. Irfan hit nine sixes and on four in his 19-ball knock and it just goes to show how dangerous he is with the willow.
Probable Best Bowler: Anureet Singh
Anureet Singh was sensational with the ball in the last game as he finished with a four-for on a batting paradise. The 35-year-old has the experience of playing 23 Indian Premier League games and is equally potent with the new ball as well as in the death overs.
Today’s Match Prediction: Bhilwara Kings to win the match
Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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