IPL 2023: GT vs CSK Match Prediction

Gujarat Titans will lock horns with Chennai Super Kings at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on March 31.(GT vs CSK Match today)

The 16th season of the Indian Premier League is scheduled to commence on Friday, March 31, with the defending champions Gujarat Titans taking on the four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. This match is expected to be very exciting as Gujarat will aim to begin their title defense strongly, while Chennai will be eager to make a good start this season after being eliminated in the group stage in 2022.

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With the tournament being termed MS Dhoni’s last season, CSK will be eager to give a winning farewell to the second-most successful captain in the history of IPL (in terms of trophies won). On the other hand, having made a strong statement with their breathtaking performance in the inaugural season, Gujarat will have the extra added pressure on their shoulders to replicate their successful outing this year as well.

GT vs CSK Match Details

Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings, 1st Match, IPL 2023

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Date & Time: Friday, March 31, 7:30 PM IST

Telecast & Streaming Details: Star Sports Network and JioCinema

Pitch Report for GT vs CSK: The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has hosted ten T20I matches so far, with teams batting first winning six of them. The average first-innings score is 160, and the highest total achieved on this ground is 234/4 by India against New Zealand. In T20Is, it has been observed that chasing teams struggle to succeed at this venue, with 166 being the highest chase. Therefore, the captain who wins the toss is likely to choose to bat first and aim to post a big total on the scoreboard.

Probable Playing XIs for GT vs CSK: Gujarat Titans (GT): Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya (C), Matthew Wade, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh/Rajvardhan Hangargekar.

Probable Best Performers for GT vs CSK: Probable best batter: Shubman Gill: The 23-year-old has been in excellent form recently, scoring centuries in all three formats in 2022. He recently smashed 126* runs off 63 balls against New Zealand, which is the highest individual score by an Indian batter in T20Is. Gill will aim to continue his impressive run in the IPL and start his campaign on a high note against CSK.

Probable best bowler: Deepak Chahar: The right-arm fast bowler missed the entire 2022 season due to an injury and will be keen to make a strong comeback in the upcoming season. Chahar will focus on getting swung with the new ball and take crucial wickets for his team during the powerplay.

Today’s Match Prediction: Gujarat Titans are expected to win this match.

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