Rising Pune Supergiants will be hosting Gujarat Lions at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune in the 39th match of the VIVO IPL 2017.
RPS thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore in their last match in which they won by 61 runs. They gave an impressive performance in all the departments, as Bangalore’s batting line up collapsed and failed to chase a target of 158. On the other hand, Gujarat Lions lost a nail biter against Mumbai Indians which went on to the Super Over in which Jasprit Bumrah’s brilliance with the ball denied Gujarat the victory. Gujarat Lions have 6 points in 9 matches whereas Rising Pune Supergiants are in the top 4 with 10 points in 9 matches. The match is expected to be a thrilling one as both the sides are desperate to move up in the points table.
We take a look at the probable line up of both the teams:
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Gujarat Lions|
|Player||Fantasy Points||Player||Fantasy Points|
|Ajinkya Rahane||292||Ishan Kishan||189|
|Rahul Tripathi||355||Brendon McCullum||451|
|Steven Smith(c)||439||Suresh Raina (c)||454|
|Manoj Tiwary||263||Aaron Finch||300|
|MS Dhoni(wk)||296||Dinesh Karthik(wk)||308|
|Daniel Christian||157||Ravindra Jadeja||211|
|Washington Sundar||72||James Faulkner||129|
|Deepak Chahar||59||Irfan Pathan||10|
|Jaydev Unadkat||174||Basil Thampi||175|
|Lockie Ferguson||57||Ankit Soni||0|
|Imran Tahir||290||Nathu Singh||