GT vs CSK: Gujarat Titans will lock horns against Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 of the IPL, 2023 on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Both Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings are vying for an all important victory in this game, which will grant them a direct qualification for the tournament finals. However, the team that suffers defeat will receive a second opportunity in the second qualifier, where they will face the winner of the eliminator match featuring Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians.
Gujarat Titans have been exceptional throughout the season, emerging victorious in 10 out of the 14 league stage matches. With only four losses, they have once again secured the top position on the points table, just like last year.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings secured the second position in the points table with eight wins out of 14 matches. Additionally, one of their matches was abandoned due to rain, resulting in the team being awarded a point.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League, 2023.
GT vs CSK Match Details
- Match: Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings, Qualifier 1
- Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) | 2:00 PM (GMT) | 7:30 PM (Local)
- Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Pitch Report For GT vs CSK, Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
The pitch in Chennai is expected to be spinner-friendly, offering assistance to the spinners. Batters will need to show patience and refrain from going for big shots early on. Whichever team wins the toss should strongly consider batting first and aiming to set a huge total on the scoreboard. A competitive score in this match would be around 180 to 190 runs.
Pitch Stats of MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai For GT vs CSK, Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
Stats based on previous five matches played at this venue-
- Average First Innings Score: 157
- Average Total Score: 155
- Team Batting First Won: 4
- Team Bowling First Won: 1
Probable Playing XI For GT vs CSK, Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
Gujarat Titans Playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana.
Impact Sub: Matheesha Pathirana.
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI
Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (C), Sai Sudharsan/Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Yash Dayal.
Impact Sub: Joshua Little/Dasun Shanaka.
GT vs CSK Head-to-head Records for Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
Stats of Gujarat Titans & Chennai Super Kings Form in Last 5 Matches
GT vs CSK Top Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
1. Devon Conway
As we delve into Ruturaj Gaikwad’s performances, it’s impossible not to mention the name of Devon Conway. The New Zealand batter has been in sublime form and is currently the top run-scorer for the Chennai Super Kings. Coming off a sensational knock against the Delhi Capitals, he will be eager to sustain his impactful contributions and provide a strong start once again for his team.
2. Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill has been in sensational form for the Gujarat Titans, dominating the run charts this season. He smashed two centuries this season, one of which was delivered in the recent match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He will look to continue his good run of form in the tournament.
3. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The performances of Ruturaj Gaikwad have been nothing short of remarkable for the Chennai Super Kings this season. Together with Devon Conway, he has formed a dynamic opening duo that has consistently provided a strong foundation for the team.
GT vs CSK Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Shubman Gill||680 Runs|
|Devon Conway||585 Runs|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||504 Runs|
|Shivam Dube||385 Runs|
|Hardik Pandya||289 Runs & 3 Wickets|
|Mohammed Shami||24 Wickets|
|Rashid Khan||24 Wickets|
|Tushar Deshpande||20 Wickets|
|Mohit Sharma||17 Wickets|
|Ravindra Jadeja||17 Wickets|
GT vs CSK Captaincy Picks For Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023 Between Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings
- Shubman Gill
- Devon Conway
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
GT vs CSK Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023
Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Devon Conway
- Batters: Shivam Dube, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan, Tushar Deshpande
- Captain: Devon Conway
- Vice-Captain: Shubman Gill
Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Wriddhiman Saha, Devon Conway
- Batters: Shivam Dube, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana
- Captain: Shubman Gill
- Vice-Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
GT vs CSK Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
Chennai Super Kings are expected to win this match.
GT vs CSK – Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023, Live Broadcast & Online Streaming Details, Where to Watch in India?
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.