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Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report: Bowlers might dominate in GT vs KKR game

Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report: Bowlers might dominate in GT vs KKR game

Narendra Modi Stadium is all set to host another classic clash between the Gujarat Titans and the two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Let's take a detailed look at the pitch report and head-to-head record.

GT vs KKR Pitch Report: The IPL 2024 is entering its final stage. Which clearly means this that two-month-long league is about to end. Speaking about match no. 63 between the Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders. GT finally got the booster shot, beating the Chennai Super Kings by 35 runs. Looking at the GT scenario, yes, they are still in the playoff race. But surely the chances are as slim as rain in the desert.

On the other hand, KKR became the first to see ‘Q’ in front of their name. As they became the first team to qualify for the IPL playoffs in 2024. Ahead of GT vs KKR. Let’s take a detailed look at the pitch report and analyze what we can expect from the surface.

GT vs KKR: Stadium Pitch report

From the Narendra Modi Stadium, we can expect an equal amount of assistance for both the batters and bowlers, which always brings up an interesting game. As it provides a proper balance, the pitch of the Narendra Modi Stadium is considered suitable for batters. The ball connects very well to the bat, making it easy for batters to generate shots.

However, if we look at the boundary dimensions, the square boundaries measure 68m and 65m, while the straight boundary is at 72 m. Due to these large dimensions, spinners are successful in taking wickets on this ground. Speaking about the surface, if black soil is used, then we may see a bit of slow and low bounce, which can restrict batters from playing shots.

On the other hand, if red soil is used, it means the pitch will offer bounce, allowing fast bowlers to come into play and eventually helping batters to play shots more freely. Since the pitch is more solid for chasing, the team that wins the toss is surely going to bowl first.

Narendra Modi Stadium: IPL Stats

Total Matches33
Matches Won Batting First15
Matches Won Batting Second18
Average 1st innings Score173
Highest Successful Chase205
Highest Score233
Lowest Score89

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