Sam Curran To Drop Jitesh Sharma? PBKS's Playing XI For IPL 2024 Match Vs GT

Jitesh has had a poor IPL 2024 [AP]Jitesh has had a poor IPL 2024 [AP]

After a disappointing loss against the Mumbai Indians, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) will take on the Gujarat Titans (GT) in a crucial match that could potentially decide the fate of the two teams.

The PBKS journey

PBKS have been the most entertaining team of the tournament, constantly delivering high-octane clashes. However, more often that not they have failed to cross the winning line. The only positive for the Punjab side is the duo of Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma, who have been their batting mainstays.

The team has plenty of problems, starting from the opening position to the bowling department. However, the biggest issue for PBKS is the form of Jitesh Sharma. The keeper-batter has failed in all the matches and the confidence is at an all-time low.

Ideally Sam Curran, the stand-in Punjab captain should give a break to him, but there is ideally no one to replace him. In a certain scenario PBKS can drop Jitesh, and Rilee Rossouw both and can incorporate an Indian batter and Jonny Bairstow, who can keep wickets. However, knowing PBKS, they are certain to provide Jitesh a couple of more games to prove his worth.

PBKS playing XI for GT Clash

Prabhsimran Singh, Rilee Rossow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shashank Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh.

Impact Subs: Atharva Taide, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Jonny Bairstow, Sikandar Raza, Rahul Chahar.