Gujarat Lions will take on Rising Pune Supergiants in the match six of the Indian Premier Leagu 2016. The latest Gujarat Lions v Rising Pune Supergiants betting tips for this IPL encounter can be checked below.
This particular fixture is set to be a mouthwatering one, given that both the teams got their IPL campaign started with sensational victories.
On one hand, there are Rising Pune Supergiants, who defeated Mumbai Indians in their opening match by nine wickets. The team performed brilliantly in bowling and batting, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni once again proved that no task is too big for him to accomplish as the captain.
Ajinkya Rahane played a superb innings of 66 runs off 44 balls, while Kevin Pietersen did a brief cameo to take them through to victory.
As for Gujarat Lions, they made their debut against Kings XI Punjab, whom they defeated by five wickets. Bowling first, they found themselves chasing 162 runs. Dwayne Bravo was their most successful bowler with four wickets at an economy of 5.5.
When the lads came to bat, Aaron Finch took the team to a flying start and managed to score 74 runs off 47 balls, with 12 fours. Dinesh Karthik complimented his innings well, scoring 41 runs not out.
Both the sides have got an evenly matched squad on the paper. If Brendon McCullum is leading the way for Gujarat, then Pietersen is leading the way for the visitors. Finch is another player for whom Dhoni will be on the lookout for, given that he is one of the most lethal batsmen in the T20 format. However, he has R Ashwin and R P Singh in his bowling attack, who are capable of troubling the opposing batsmen.
With such a fierce competition, this match can certainly go either way.
Gujarat Lions v Rising Pune Supergiants head-to-head
This will be the first time that the two teams will meet each other.
Gujarat Lions v Rising Pune Supergiants betting tips for IPL 2016 match one:
Gujarat Lions to win with bet365: 1/1
The match begins at 8:00 pm local time (2:30 pm GMT) on Thursday, April 14.