IPL 2023 GT vs CSK Qualifier 1 Playing XI: The first qualifier match of IPL 2023 will be played between IPL defending champions Gujarat Titans and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings in Chennai. In a way, we are going to get a finalist today. However, the losing team can also make it to the finals, but will have to beat the winner of the Eliminator in Qualifier 2. In such a situation, this match will be special and you know with which playing eleven both the teams can be seen in it.
First of all, if we talk about Gujarat Titans, who finished their league phase at number one in the points table of IPL 2023, then captain Hardik Pandya will hardly make any changes. The team is well balanced. However, looking at the pitch in Chennai, R Sai Kishore or Jayant Yadav could be seen as the impact players this time as the team has enough fast bowlers if Hardik Pandya is able to bowl.
Possible playing XI of Gujarat Titans
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), Sai Sudarshan/Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma and Yash Dayal
Impact players: Josh Little/Dasun Shanaka or R Sai Kishore/Jayant Yadav)
These players are included in the Best XI of IPL 2023, openers have dominated this season
On the other hand, if we talk about four-time champion Chennai Super Kings, then captain MS Dhoni does not make much changes and in knockout matches anyway Dhoni would not like to make any changes. Only the impact player would like to be moved in and out of the playing XI. If bowling comes first, Mathisha Pathirana will be in the playing XI and if batting comes first, Ambati Rayudu will be seen playing.
Possible playing XI of Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande and Mahesh Theekshana
Impact Player – Mathisha Pathirana
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