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Gujarat Titans
Captain: Hardik Pandya
Coach: Ashish Nehra
Home ground: Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera
Owners: CVC Capital Partners

Ahmedabad-based Gujarat Titans are one of two new teams introduced ahead of the 2022 season. CVC Capital Partners won the franchise bid for Rs 5625 crore (approx. US$750 million). They picked Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill ahead of the 2022 auction. Pandya was picked as captain. Ashish Nehra was appointed head coach, Gary Kirsten mentor and batting coach, and Vikram Solanki director of cricket.

Key players
Hardik Pandya

Since his IPL debut in 2015, Pandya had only ever played for the Mumbai Indians for whom he made 1476 runs with a highest score of 91 off 34 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2019.He also has 42 wickets in the tournament; his best season with the ball was 2018, when he picked up 18 wickets, but he didn’t bowl in the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Rashid Khan

Rashid came to Gujarat Titans having picked up 93 wickets in 76 IPL matches – at least 17 wickets in each of his five seasons – while also being a useful lower-order batter with a strike rate of 137.03. Like his captain, Rashid had only ever played for one IPL team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, but asked to be released for the 2022 season. Titans picked him up for Rs 15 crore, the same price as Hardik.

Mohammed Shami

In his last three seasons, Shami took 58 wickets at an average of 22.82 and a strike rate of 16.5, and has consistently been among the top ten wicket-takers. Titans bought him for Rs 6.25 crore ($8.33 million approx) against his base price of Rs 2 crore.

GT current squad