Gujrat Titans is one of the two newest franchises in IPL teams list who made their IPL debut in 2022 and become the second team after Rajasthan Royals to have their name in IPL winning teams in 1st attempt.
The fifth-largest city in India by area Gujrat is already a formidable force in the Indian domestic circuit and many legendary Indian cricketers were part of the Gujrat team in past including Vinoo Mankad, Nari Contractor, Axar Patel, Parthiv Patel, Jasprit Bumrah etc.
Gujrat Titans Squad 2023
Gujrat has selected an excellent squad consisting of highly-rated international players both from India and overseas as well as a bunch of budding Indian talent who are waiting for their chance at the top level.
Gujrat Titans Full Squad
Likes of Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson and Matthew Wade with Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill and Mohammad Shami are in the making of an attractive yet talented team in IPL history.
Gujrat Titans Player List
|Player name||Role||Batting style||Bowling style|
|Mohit ShArma||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Josh Little||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Fast Medium|
|Urvil Patel||Wicket-Keeper||Right Handed|
|Shivam Mavi||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|KS Bharat||Wicket-Keeper||Right Handed|
|Odean Smith||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|Kane Williamson||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Hardik Pandya||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|Shubman Gill||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|David Miller||batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Abhinav Manohar||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Leg Break googly|
|Sai Sudharsan||batter||Left Handed||Leg Break|
|Wriddhiman Saha||Wicket-Keeper||Right Handed|
|Matthew Wade||Wicket-Keeper||Left Handed|
|Rashid Khan||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Leg Break googly|
|Rahul Tewatia||All-Rounder||Left Handed||Leg Break|
|Vijay Shankar||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Mohammed Shami||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|Alzarri Joseph||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|Yash Dayal||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Medium Fast|
|Pradeep Sangwan||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Medium|
|Darshan Nalkande||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|Jayant Yadav||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|R Sai Kishore||Bowler||Left Handed||Slow Left Arm orthodox|
|Noor Ahmad||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Wrist Spin|
Gujrat Titans Auction Details
Players purchased in IPL 2023 auction by Gujarat Titans
- Mohit Sharma (INR 50 lakh)
- Joshua Little (INR 4.4 crore)
- Urvil Patel (INR 20 lakh)
- Shivam Mavi (INR 6 crore)
- KS Bharat (INR 1.2 crore)
- Odean Smith (INR 50 lakh)
- Kane Williamson (INR 2 crore)
Gujrat Titans Retained Players List 2023
- Abhinav Sadarangani,
- Alzarri Joseph*,
- B. Sai Sudharsan,
- Darshan Nalkande,
- David Miller*,
- Hardik Pandya,
- Jayant Yadav,
- Matthew Wade*,
- Mohammad Shami,
- Noor Ahmad*,
- Pradeep Sangwan,
- R. Sai Kishore,
- Rahul Tewatia,
- Rashid Khan*,
- Shubman Gill,
- Vijay Shankar,
- Wriddhiman Saha,
- Yash Dayal
Gujrat Titans Released Players List
- Dominic Drakes*,
- Gurkeerat Singh,
- Jason Roy*,
- Varun Aaron
Gujrat Titans Overseas Players for IPL 2023
Gujrat Titans foreign players’ picks suggested they wanted to strengthen their bowling unit as they have picked more bowlers than batsmen in their list. The spin duo of Afghanistan Noor Ahmed and Rashid Khan couple of West Indians and a lightning-quick from New Zealand make this a star-studded lineup.
Gujrat Titans Foreign Players List
- Rashid Khan & Noor Ahmad are two Afghan players in IPL 2023 squad for GT.
- Matthew Wade is the only Australian player in IPL 2023 squad for GT.
- Josh Little is Irishmen in IPL 2023 squad for GT.
- Kane Williamson is the only Kiwi player in IPL 2023 squad for GT.
- David Miller is the only South African in squad for GT.
- Odean Smith, Alzarri Joseph are couple of West Indian in 2023 GT squad for IPL.
Gujrat Titans Team Details
Gujrat Titans Captain
Hardik Pandya has been appointed as the first captain of Gujrat Titans in IPL and he will continue to lead side after successful 1st campaign.
Gujrat Titans Batsmen
Gujarat Titans have a very good looking batting attack. Kane Williamson, Shubman Gill, David Miller and Sai Sudharsan comprise the batting line of the defending champions. With 483 runs Shubman Gill was the 2nd highest run getter of Gujarat last year, while with 481 runs Miller was the 3rd highest run scorer of the defending champions. Williamson has been in tremendous red ball form as he scored a hundred and a double hundred in the 2 tests against Sri Lanka. The 21 year old Sai Sudharsan is also an exceptional talent with good stats in T20 cricket.
Gujrat Titans Batsman List
- Kane Williamson
- Shubman Gill
- David Miller
- Sai Sudharsan
Gujrat Titans Bowlers
With Josh Little, Mohammad Shami and Alzarri Joseph, the titans have some extremely good swing bowlers. Little and Joseph can deal with the new ball, while Shami is brilliant with the old ball. Yash Dayal further strengthens this bowling attack with his wicket-taking ability. Noor Ahmad is another fine talent from Afghanistan, who is quite useful on spinning tracks.
Gujrat Titans Bowlers List
- Mohit Sharma
- Josh Little
- Mohammed Shami
- Alzarri Joseph
- Yash Dayal
- Pradeep Sangwan
- Darshan Nalkande
- Jayant Yadav
- R Sai Kishore
- Noor Ahmad
Gujrat Titans All Rounders
The all-rounder pool of Gujarat Titans is quite strong. With skipper Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan in the lineup, the Titans already have two of the finest T20 all-rounders. Rashid had a great outing against Pakistan in the UAE. Pandya on the other hand was the top run getter for the Titans last year and he is always confident.
Odean smith is a good wicket-taking option and an excellent hitter of the ball. Rahul Tewatia has also developed the reputation of a clean striker and he is extremely good with the economy rate while bowling too. All in all the Titans have a fairly good all-rounders pool.
Gujrat Titans All Rounders List
- Shivam Mavi
- Odean Smith
- Hardik Pandya
- Abhinav Manohar
- Rashid Khan
- Rahul Tewatia
- Vijay Shankar
Gujrat Titans Wicket Keepers
KS Bharat, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade and Urvil Patel are the wicket-keeping choices of Gujarat Titans. With the numbers, Matthew Wade is clearly far ahead of the other choices and he will most probably be the first choice. KS Bharat and Wriddhiman Saha are of traditional wicket-keepers with lesser fire power with the bat. Urvil Patel on the other hand is a good striker of the ball with a batting strike rate of 147, he can possibly get some games.
- Urvil Patel
- KS Bharat
- Wriddhiman Saha
- Matthew Wade