Get ready for an exciting clash as Goa (GOA) faces off against Gujarat (GUJ) in Match 42 of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023 at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi. This prestigious tournament features a total of 39 teams organized into five groups. Both Goa and Gujarat belong to the competitive Group C.
Goa has shown its mettle in the tournament so far, having won both of their previous matches. In their last encounter, they secured a convincing 6-wicket victory against Manipur. Manipur set a target of 122 runs in 20 overs, but Goa efficiently chased it down in just 16 overs. Krishnamurthy Siddharth played a crucial role with a well-crafted 39 runs, while Shubham Tari and Arjun Tendulkar made significant contributions with the ball, each claiming 2 wickets.
Gujarat, too, has displayed commendable form, clinching victories in both of their matches. In their previous game, they triumphed over Saurashtra by 6 wickets via the VJD method. Saurashtra posted 122 runs in 16 overs, but Gujarat responded with a swift chase, achieving the target in just 10 overs. Umang Kumar was the standout performer, amassing 35 runs. The bowling unit, comprising Piyush Chawla, Ravi Bishnoi, and Chaitan Gaja, demonstrated their prowess by each taking 2 crucial wickets.