Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings will face off in the opening match of the 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023). The Narendra Modi Stadium will host the match, which will start at 7:30 pm.
Both the captains will reach the ground for the toss at 7 o’clock. Toss can be very important in the first match. Because the pitch here is beneficial for the bowlers.
और मज़ेदार ख़बर के लिए यहाँ हिन्दी में पढ़े
It can be noted that Hardik had made Gujarat the champion in his first season as captain of the IPL last year. In such a situation, the team is expected to get the advantage of playing on its home ground. Let’s know how the pitch report of Narendra Modi Stadium.
Due to the large boundary line of the Narendra Modi Stadium, the batsmen may have to struggle. There will be more focus on singles and doubles. After winning the toss, the captain may prefer to bowl first. If the team batting first sets a target of 180 runs, then its chances of winning the match increase, 160-170 is easily chased in the second innings on this pitch.
In the beginning, the focus will be on scoring more runs here, while in the middle order the focus will be on single doubles. This is grassy on the ground, due to which spinners can get help in the second innings of the match, hitting in air needs to be avoided here.
Weather Report (CSKvsGT) –
Before this match, cricket fans are worried that the match might get washed away due to rain. In fact, a day before the match, it rained heavily in Ahmedabad in the evening on Thursday, this has put fear in the minds of the fans.
According to Accuweather.com, there is no chance of rain during the match. The weather will be absolutely clear. During this, the minimum temperature is expected to be 29 degree celsius and the maximum temperature is expected to be 32 degree celsius.
(Gujarat Titans – Chennai Super Kings) Head to Head
As everyone is aware that Gujarat Titans is a new fledgling franchise of IPL. Team made it’s debut last year i.e. in IPL 2022 itself. So far, only two matches have been played between Gujarat and Chennai. Significantly, Gujarat Titans dominated in both the matches. CSK looked finicky in both the matches.
Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat won both the matches against Chennai in IPL 2022. In the first, Gujarat won by 3 wickets and in the second by 7 wickets. Looking at the figures, it would not be wrong to say that Gujarat has an upper hand over Mahi’s Yellow Army.
Possible playing 11 of both teams
Chennai Super Kings:
Rituraj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dubey, MS Dhoni (wk,c), Dwayne Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Aakash Singh
Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Shrikar Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Matthew Wade, Rahul Tewatia, R Sai Kishore, Rashid Khan, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami
GT vs CSK Dream11 Prediction:
Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
Vice-captain : Williamson
Batters: Gaikwad, Williamson, Conway, Gill
All-rounders: Pandya, Jadeja, Moeen, Stokes
Bowlers: Rashid, Shami, Deepak