CSK vs GT Match Preview: The first match of IPL 2023 is between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. Both these teams will be face to face today (March 31) at 7.30 pm. While the command of Chennai will be in the hands of Veteran player MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya will be seen captaining Gujarat Titans. What are the special things related to this opening match of IPL 2023? Learn here…
Narendra Modi will be in the stadium. A total of 11 pitches remain here. There are 6 red soil and 5 black soil peaches. The pitch used at this ground in the IPL final last year and in the T20 match against New Zealand in January 2023 provided good help to the fast bowlers. Aus is also not going to have much effect here. Winning or losing the toss is not going to have much effect here.
How will be the weather?
It has rained in Ahmedabad even before this match, due to which the practice sessions of both the teams were disrupted. However, the weather is expected to remain clear during today’s match. That means the match will be completed without any hindrance.
How will be the playing-11 of both the teams?
Both the captains will have two lists of playing-11, which they will share after the toss. In one, there will be names of 11 players in the position of batting first. At the same time, in the second list, 11 players will be named according to the conditions of batting later. By the way, there are less chances of change in playing-11 in both the lists. Along with playing-11, both the teams will also name 5-5 substitute players. One of these players can be used as an impact player.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dubey, MS Dhoni (Captain, Wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Simarjeet Singh.
Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Matthew Wade, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Shivam Mavi, R Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami. p>
Who will have the upper hand?
Gujarat Titans team looks more balanced than CSK. The Gujarat team has a good mix of young and experienced players. At the same time, CSK has mostly veteran players. Although CSK has the option of all-rounder players till number-10. In such a situation, the match is going to be a clash, although at first glance both the teams are seen, then the Gujarat team looks a bit heavy.
Where to watch the live match?
The television rights of IPL 2023 are with Star Sports Network. In such a situation, live telecast of all the matches of this season on TV can be seen on different channels of Star Sports. At the same time, the digital rights of IPL 2023 are with Viacom-18. In such a situation, live streaming of this match will be available on Jio Cinema.
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