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IPL 2023: Gujarat Titans Vs Chennai Super Kings, Qualifier 1

22 May 2023 09:25 PM cricketclues

Can the Chennai Super Kings defeat Gujarat Titans for the first time?, Pitch Report, Playing 11

The Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League(IPL) 2023, will be played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 23rd May.The most successful teams in the history of IPL Chennai Super Kings having qualified 12 times and winning the Title 4 times face Gujarat Titans The defending champion. What if I tell you that Chennai has never defeated Gujarat; both teams have faced each other 3 times and on all the occasions Gujarat Titans have won. For Gujarat Titans in batting Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha have been scoring runs constantly but their main strength is their bowling Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami both fighting for purple cap race from each other and in death Mohit Sharma has been their find of the season. On the other hand Chennai Super Kings opening pair have been their strength as Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway both have scored nearly 500 runs each, in middle order Shivam Dube has attacked the spinners and has struck 33 sixes. In bowling Deepak Chahar has started picking wickets in the powerplay, Ravindra Jadeja in the middle overs and in death Mahesh Pathirana have been brilliant with his variations. Chennai Super Kings have a slightly upper hand as they have played 7 games this season at Chennai so they better know how the pitch is gonna play but Gujarat Titans have that team that can win anywhere.


Gujarat Titans Vs Chennai Super Kings:

Date: 23rd May 2023, Tuesday 

Time: 07:30 PM (IST)

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Capacity: 50,000

Live Streaming Platform: Star Sports and Jio Cinema (for online streaming).


In the past 3 matches the average first innings score at Chennai is 145 runs which means it is not that high scoring venue this season and as the Matches have been progressed the pitch is helpful for the fast bowlers also. Win the toss and Bat first can be a good option here.



Hardik Pandya(C), Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmed, Mohit Sharma.


MS Dhoni(C)&(wk), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, M Pathirana, Mahesh Theekshana, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande.


Total Matches Played: 3

Gujarat Titans: 3

Chennai Super Kings: 0

Abandoned: 0

No Result : 0