What is the Playing 11 of Gujarat Titans? Is Gujarat a Team of Youngsters?


Defending champions Gujarat Titans performed well in the IPL 2023 auction. The prediction of playing 11 of Gujarat Titans would be fun to anticipate. Although they only gave up some redundant players, the auction not only covered those but also provided good players who will change Gujarat Titans strongest roster in IPL 2023.

Head coach Ashish Nehra believes the Gujarat Titans have built a “strong all-round squad”, but the achievement of the new IPL squad will rely on how well the players will gel with each other.
The former Indian walker was at the big auction alongside World Cup winner Gary Kirsten, who will distribute as the team’s mentor and batting coach.

Predicted playing 11 for Gujarat Titans in IPL 2023:

playing 11 of gujarat titans in ipl 2023

GT Predicted Playing 11:  Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Odean Smith, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, R. Sai Kishore.

Openers: Wriddhiman Saha & Shubman Gill.

Middle-order: Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya & David Miller

Lower-order: Rahul Tewatia & Odean Smith

Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Shivam Mavi, Mohammed Shami & R. Sai Kishore

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Is Gujarat Titans a Team of youngsters?

GT former titleholder is all set to play their inaugural match of IPL 2023 against CSK. It would not be wrong to say that Gujarat is a team full of youngsters. Looking at the combination of teams it is a perfect balance of young blood and experienced players. IPL is a platform where we all witness the future of cricket.

Players like Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Abhinav Sadarangani, Sai Sudarshan, Yash Dayal, Noor Ahmad, and Odean Smith are definitely future players for their respective countries. The average age of these players is between 17 to 28 years.

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Player NameCountryAgeRole
Shubman GillIndia23 yearsBatsman
Sai SudarshanIndia21 yearsBatsman
Abhinav SadaranganiIndia28 yearsBatsman
David MillerSouth Africa33 yearsBatsman
Matthew Wade (wk)Australia34 yearsWK-Batsman
Wriddhiman Saha (wk)India38 yearsWK-Batsman
Rashid KhanAfghanistan24 yearsBowler
Darshan NalkandeIndia24 yearsBowler
Yash DayalIndia25 yearsBowler
Pradeep SangwanIndia32 yearsBowler
Alzarri JosephWest Indies26 yearsBowler
R Sai KishoreIndia26 yearsBowler
Noor AhmadAfghanistan17 yearsBowler
Mohammed ShamiIndia32 yearsBowler
Hardik PandyaIndia29 yearsAll-rounder
Vijay ShankarIndia31 yearsAll-rounder
Jayant YadavIndia32 yearsAll-rounder
Rahul TewatiaIndia29 yearsAll-rounder
Kane WilliamsonNew Zealand32 yearsBatters
Odean SmithWest Indies26 yearsAll-rounder
KS BharatIndia29 yearsWicketkeeper
Shivam MaviIndia24 yearsBowler
Urvil PatelIndia24 yearsBatter
Josh LittleIreland23 yearsBowler
Mohit SharmaIndia34 yearsBowler

Sai Sudarshan who was with GT in the previous season had made alot of runs in the Vijay Hazare trophy this year, he was also one of the top 3 run makers and in TNPL also he performed very well. Abhinav and Yash had performed very fine in the debut season of GT. Shivam Mavi is also looking very promising as he also made his international debut for India this year.

Looking back at the squad of Gujarat Titans anyone can easily say it is a team of youngsters who has their own pros which is something every franchise wants and they serve as a great advantage. The environment of the team is going to be light and fun also the energy among the young players is what team management wants.

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