GT vs CSK is a great opening match of the TATA IPL 2023. Both teams are the champions and have champion captains. CSK is one of the most successful team in IPL history because they win three titles of IPL under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. On the other hand, Gujarat Titans is also a successful team because they played their first season of IPL with winning the title. Gujarat Titans led by Hardik Pandya in 2023.
GT vs CSK Head to Head in last season:
Both teams faced each other at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Gujarat Titans win the toss and elected to bowl first. From CSK, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa open the inning but Robin Uthappa was out earlier Ruturaj Gaikwad smushes 73 runs in 48 bowls with 5 boundaries or 5 sixes. Ambti Rayudu also contributes 46 runs in 31 bowls with 4 boundaries or 2 sixes. At the end of 20 overs, CSK scored 169 in 5 wickets. From GT Alzarri Joseph takes 2 wickets and Muhammad Shami or Yash Dayal takes one wicket.
In the second inning, Wriddhman Saha (wk) or Shubman Gill open the inning but Shubman Gill was out on a duck and Wriddhman Saha also did not stay on the wicket for long. He also goes earlier by scoring 11 runs in 18 bowls. Vijay Shankar comes on number 3 but he also went on duck. At number 4, Abhinav Manohar comes, he rotates the strike, but after 12 runs, Maheesh Theekshana returned to him. Now at number 5, David Miller comes to bat. He takes the team on a single hand by scoring 91 runs in 51 bowls with 8 boundaries and 6 sixes. From the bowling side, Mahesh Theekshana takes 2 wickets.
In the end, Gujarat Titans (GT) win the match with 3 wickets. The player of the match award was given to David Miller because of his super performance.
CSK vs GT Playing 11 Prediction:
It’s difficult to predict which players play or which cannot play. Both teams are most successful in TATA IPL. This year, the defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) try to make depth in batting. CSK has a great combination this season. This year Chennai Super Kings pick Ben Stokes in 16.5 core. He is the most expensive player this year for CSK. Now, here is the list of the top playing 11 of CSK.
Playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
|Ruturaj Gaikwad (opener)
|Devon Conway (opener)
|MS Dhoni (c)
Playing 11 of Gujarat Titans (GT):
This time Gujarat Titans pick Kane Williamson to make depth in batting. In the previous year, Gujarat Titans have a great combination of all-rounders. Now, this year they focus on their batting.
|Shubman Gill (opener)
|Wriddhiman Saha (opener)
|Hardik Pandya (C)
In conclusion, the upcoming clash between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the TATA IPL 2023 promises to be an exciting and closely contested match. Both teams boast a rich history of success in the league, with CSK being three-time champions under the leadership of the legendary MS Dhoni, while GT secured the title in their debut season, led by Hardik Pandya.
Reflecting on their previous encounter in the last season, GT emerged victorious in a thrilling contest, with David Miller’s outstanding performance earning him the Player of the Match award. The GT vs CSK rivalry is further intensified with the addition of key players like Ben Stokes for CSK and Kane Williamson for GT in the current season.
The predicted playing elevens for both teams showcase a formidable lineup, blending experienced campaigners with exciting young talents. Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, and MS Dhoni lead CSK’s batting order, while GT relies on the likes of Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, and Hardik Pandya to deliver with the bat.
How do we watch GT vs CSK live match?
We can watch IPL on a different TV, mainly on Disney+Hotstar. Hotstar buys the broadcast ownership from BCCI for live streaming.
How do we watch GT vs CSK match highlights?
We can watch IPL highlights on different TV channels or youtube channels, mainly on Disney+Hotstar. Hotstar buys the broadcast ownership from BCCI for live streaming.
Who will win the battle between GT vs CSK match?
It’s difficult to predict who will win between GT vs CSK battle because both are the most successful teams in the IPL. Gujarat Titans are the defending champions and Chennai Super Kings are also 3 times winners of the title in the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Both teams have a great combination this year. We hope to watch a good clash between Gt vs CSK.
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