Gujarat Titans Players | IPL 2023 Top Buys & Full Squad

Gujarat Titans Players

Gujarat Titans players had an outstanding IPL 2022 season. Hardik Pandya’s men lifted the title in their inaugural season after beating Rajasthan Royals in the final. They bolstered the squad with some shrewd overseas and domestic buys. Let’s look at the team’s 2023 player list.

Gujarat Titans Players – New Arrivals

Defending champions Gujarat Titans, owned by CVC Capital Partners, retained their core players from last season. Overseas players Lockie Ferguson and Rahmanullah Gurbaz were traded to Kolkata Knight Riders. Meanwhile, released players include Jason Roy, Varun Aaron, Dominic Drakes, and Gurkeerat Singh.

Gujarat Titans roped in Shivam Mavi, who has been brilliant with the ball for Uttar Pradesh in the domestic tournaments. Mavi was also the most expensive uncapped signing in the mini auction. Left-arm pacer Joshua Little emerged as a surprise buy. He became the first Irish cricketer to pen a deal with an IPL franchise.

Also, Kane Williamson will ply his trade with the franchise in the IPL 2023 season. The former New Zealand captain has spent eight seasons in Sunrisers Hyderabad. West Indies all-rounder Odean Smith, pacer Mohit Sharma, and wicket-keepers K S Bharat and Urvil Patel are other purchases made by Gujarat Titans in the auction.

IPL Auction Gujarat Titans Players – Expensive Buys

Shivam Mavi was Gujarat Titans’ costliest buy in Kochi. The fast bowler, who picked up 14 wickets in seven outings in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022, was bought for Rs 6 crore. He has 30 scalps to his name in IPL. 

With Rs 4.4 cr, Joshua Little became the franchise’s second-most expensive signing. Gujarat Titans faced competition from Lucknow Super Giants for the 23-year-old. 

Kane Williamson was bought for his base price of Rs 2 crore, making him Gujarat Titans’ third-highest purchase in the auction. Though the Kiwi batter struggled last season, he is expected to play a pivotal role in Gujarat Titans‘ batting department in the 16th edition. 

Gujarat Titans IPL Auction Player List




Shivam Mavi

₹6 cr

Joshua Little

₹4.4 cr

Kane Williamson

₹2 cr

K S Bharat

₹1.2 cr

Mohit Sharma

₹50 lakh

Odean Smith

₹50 lakh

Urvil Patel

₹20 lakh

Gujarat Titans Players – Bharat’s comeback hopes 

After producing a few impressive performances for Royal Challengers in the 2021 season, K S Bharat struggled to find a place in the playing 11 at Delhi Capitals last year. He faces tough competition in the Gujarat colors as Wriddhiman Saha racked up three fifties in the 2022 season. Bharat will be hoping for more opportunities and make them count.

Gujarat Titans Players List

Gujarat Titans – whose home ground is Narendra Modi Stadium – have a formidable 25-member squad for IPL 2023. Kane Williamson’s arrival has strengthened the batting unit, which boasts two of the best finishers in modern-day cricket. On the other hand, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, and new additions Joshua Little and Shivam Mavi – make Gujarat Titans one of the toughest teams to beat this season. 
Here’s a complete list of 2023 Gujarat Titans IPL team players:

Indian players

Hardik Pandya (captain), Yash Dayal, Wriddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar, Urvil Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Pradeep Sangwan, R Sai Kishore, Mohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami, K S Bharat, Jayant Yadav, B Sai Sudharsan, Darshan Nalkande, Abhinav Manohar

Overseas players 

Rashid Khan,Joshua Little,  Odean Smith, Kane Williamson, Matthew Wade, Noor Ahmad, David Miller, Alzarri Joseph
Gujarat Titans Playing XI (probable) – Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami, Shivam Mavi,  Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan

Gujarat Titans Players 2023 – Facts & Stats

Oldest player: Wriddhiman Saha (38 years)
Youngest player: B Sai Sudharsan (21 years)
Most IPL appearances: Wriddhiman Saha (144 matches)
Runs: David Miller (2455 runs)
Wickets: Rashid Khan (112 wickets)
Gujarat Titans did little chop and change from their successful IPL 2022 season. The franchise is among the favorites to retain its IPL crown. Will it be another excellent campaign for the Ahmedabad-based franchise?

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