Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans are all set to face off in the 57th match of IPL 2023 on 12th May at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Gujarat Titans have been the team to beat this season, sitting comfortably at the top of the points table with 16 points. A win in this game will guarantee them a playoff berth.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have made a strong comeback with 12 points and a win here will significantly boost their chances of making it to the playoffs.
In their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians chased down a mammoth target of 200 runs with ease. Led by the MI star Suryakumar Yadav and Nehal Wadhera’s promising innings of 52*(34), they registered a convincing 6-wicket win.
Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans are in top form, having won their last two games, including a massive 56-run win over LSG.
With both teams in good form, it promises to be an exciting contest. Mumbai Indians will be looking to avenge their previous loss, while Gujarat Titans will be aiming to continue their winning momentum.
As fantasy cricket enthusiasts gear up to select their best possible XI for this game, let’s take a look at the top three captain picks for this fixture.
Shubman Gill (GT)
This season, Gujarat Titans’ batting order has been led by the classy opener, who has scored an incredible 469 runs in just 11 games at an average of 46.9 and a strike rate of 143.42.
He has already been in excellent form, and his form has been phenomenal. Gill can be a great captain choice for your fantasy squad due to his ability to regularly score big runs and provide a strong start for his team.
Rashid Khan (GT)
Over the years, the Afghan leg-spinner has consistently delivered for the Gujarat Titans, and this season has been no exception. He presently has 19 wickets in 11 games at an average of 18.73 and an economy of 8.09, which puts him in joint first place for his team in wicket-taking.
He is the perfect captain choice for fantasy teams due to his capacity to capture significant wickets in the middle overs and limit the opposition’s scoring rate.
Suryakumar Yadav (MI)
The middle-order batsman for the Mumbai Indians has been in outstanding form this season, hitting 341 runs at an average of 42.62 and a strike rate of 152.02 in just 11 games.
He destroyed the RCB bowling lineup by himself in the previous game by scoring 83 runs off just 35 deliveries. Yadav might make a fantastic captain choice for your fantasy team thanks to his exceptional ability to score swiftly and frequently.