Gujarat Titans Team 2023 Overview, Players, Owner, Captain, Jersey

The Gujarat Titans team has some promising young players for the next edition of Indian Premier League. This is why they are ranked third on the list of top teams in the league. Let’s have a look at some of them.

Gujarat Titans Team 2023

Gujarat Titans Team 2023 Overview

LeagueIndian Premier League
Founded25 October 2021
TeamGujarat Titans
Nick NameGT
Owner of Gujarat TitansSteve Koltes, Donald Mackenzie, Rolly van Rappard
Home GroundNarendra Modi Stadium, Motera
Official Website

Gujarat Titans Players List in IPL 2023

GT PlayersNationalityTypeSalary
Hardik Pandya (Captain)IndianAll-Rounder₹15,00,00,000
Rashid KhanOverseasBowler₹15,00,00,000
Shubman GillIndianBatsman₹10,00,00,000
Mohammad ShamiIndianBowler₹6,25,00,000
David MillerOverseasBatsman₹3,00,00,000
Jason RoyOverseasBatsman₹2,00,00,000
Wriddhiman SahaIndianWicket Keeper₹1,90,00,000
Matthew WadeOverseasWicket Keeper₹2,40,00,000
Lockie FergusonOverseasBowler₹10,00,00,000
Abhinav SadaranganiIndianBatsman₹2,60,00,000
Rahul TewatiaIndianAll-Rounder₹9,00,00,000
Noor AhmadOverseasBowler₹30,00,000
R. Sai KishoreIndianBowler₹3,00,00,000
Dominic DrakesOverseasAll-Rounder₹1,10,00,000
Vijay ShankarIndianAll-Rounder₹1,40,00,000
Jayant YadavIndianAll-Rounder₹1,70,00,000
Darshan NalkandeIndianAll-Rounder₹20,00,000
Yash DayalIndianBowler₹3,20,00,000
B. Sai SudharsanIndianAll-Rounder₹20,00,000
Gurkeerat SinghIndianAll-Rounder₹50,00,000
Alzarri JosephOverseasBowler₹2,40,00,000
Varun AaronIndianBowler₹50,00,000
Pradeep SangwanIndianAll-Rounder₹20,00,000

Squad Strength – 25 (Indian 17 Overseas 8)

Purse Remaining – INR 4.45 crore

Who is the Owner of Gujarat Titans

CVC Capital Partners

Gujarat Titans is owned by CVC Capital Partners. The group is one of the largest private equity firms in the world. They manage funds from over 300 investors around the world.

CVC is a British company that owns an Indian Premier League franchise. The firm was one of the ten bidders for the new franchises.

Gujarat Titans (GT) Indian Premier League (IPL) Administration and support staff

Director of cricketVikram SolankiEngland
Head coachAshish NehraIndia
Batting coach and mentorGary KirstenSouth Africa
Spin bowling coach and scoutAashish KapoorIndia

Who is the Captain of Gujarat Titans Team 2023

Hardik Pandya

hardik pandya

Hardik Pandya has been instrumental in the success of the Gujarat Titans in the IPL. He was the captain of the team in IPL 2022, leading them to the top spot. They defeated Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final.

During the course of the IPL 2023 Auction, Gujarat Titans have made a lot of changes to their squad. They have acquired overseas players, including Kane Williamson, Yash Dayal, and Pradeep Sangwan. These players may help them to improve their batting line-up.

While the Titans have a good blend of youth and experience, they also lack a strong batting core. Therefore, they may try to find a multi-faceted gun cricketer in the IPL 2023 Auction.

Among the other players in the team are Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, Abhinav Manohar, Noor Ahmad, and Sai Sudharsan. As far as the bowling unit is concerned, they have a fast-medium bowler and a pace attack.

Also Read:IPL Schedule 2023, Team List, Match, Venue

Key Players of Gujarat Titans Team 2023

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan

The Gujarat Titans are a Twenty20 franchise cricket team based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. They compete in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the top professional Twenty20 league in India. Their home matches are played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera.

They have a strong bowling line-up. However, their batting is a weak point. With the lack of an experienced Indian batter, they have recruited several overseas players.

Rashid Khan is one of the best T20 spinners in the world. He has taken 19 wickets in 16 innings. And he has been crucial in helping David Miller to chase.

Besides Rashid, the Titans have also signed Haryana medium-pacer Mohit Sharma for Rs50 lakh. This will ensure that the Titans can have death-overs specialists in the squad.

The team has also retained wicketkeeper Pradeep Sangwan and fast bowler Alzarri Joseph. Other options include left-arm orthodox spinner R. Sai Kishore, off-spinning batting option Jayant Yadav, and batsman Vijay Shankar.

Another important player for the Titans is their ace leg-spinner, Rashid Khan. Rashid has played six matches for the team so far and he has had a very successful debut. His form will be needed in the upcoming season.

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill is a right-handed top-order batsman from Punjab. He made his first-class debut for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy in the late part of 2017.

Despite the fact that he did not make an impact at the age-group level, Shubman Gill showed great promise. In fact, he was drafted as a member of India’s Under-19 side for the 2018 World Cup.

In addition to his impressive batting, Shubhman also displayed some power-hitting skills. For instance, he smashed 11 fours in a 96-run knock.

During his time with Gujarat, he also became one of the best openers in the IPL. The Gujarat Titans won the coveted trophy in their inaugural season.

While his batting is the star of the show, his performance in the limited-overs game is not to be missed. For instance, he scored 146 against Australia in January 2021.

However, his first Test century is the most impressive feat. And the IPL 2022 finals were no exception.

As a matter of fact, Shubman Gill is the most successful opener in the tournament. This is probably a function of his ability to produce the goods.

Another important feat is the fact that Shubman Gill broke the jinx that has kept him out of international cricket for so long. Previously, no Indian batsman had achieved this feat.

He also played an integral role in the team’s victory in the IPL 2022 final. It is also notable that he has scored an ODI hundred and a Test century.

Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar is a promising all rounder who was bought by Gujarat Titans for a huge sum of INR 1.4 crore at the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. However, he failed to perform as expected, especially in the opening match against Rajasthan Royals.

With Vijay out of the picture, the management has the task of re-investing the money into more suitable options. If they can, they will look to add players who can fill in for the regulars if needed.

For a while, the team’s batting and bowling lineup looked set for success. Several big names had been acquired at auctions in the previous season. Fortunately, the management kept most of the same squad.

In the end, they finished the tournament on a high note, beating Rajasthan Royals in the final. They then proceeded to win the IPL 2022 title. Now, the team is looking to win again in IPL 2023.

Gujarat Titans have a strong line-up of players. They have some good all rounders and a great pace attack. Despite the lack of a true top order batter, the team has several back ups for every role.

The team has also retained two key players. Hardik Pandya and Mohammed Shami. These two players played a significant role in winning the IPL 2022. Moreover, the team retained the services of some other big names such as Varun Aaron, Jason Roy and Varun Arora.

With the right talent in place, the team can win another title in 2023. Hence, the management is not going to take any chances.

The upcoming auctions will be the next major event for Indian cricket fans. Until then, Gujarat TItans have done well to fill in the gaps that they had in their squad.

How to Buy Gujarat Titans Jersey

Earlier this month, the new IPL team, Gujarat Titans, announced its new jerseys. The unveiling ceremony was held in the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

You can buy Gujarat Titans Jersey on their online shop:

Gujarat Titans Jersey 1

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