GT vs CSK Live Updates: GT face CSK in Qualifier 1© BCCI
GT vs CSK, IPL 2023 Qualifier 1, Live Updates: Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad have given a steady start to Chennai Super Kings against against Gujarat Titans in the IPL 2023 Qualifier 1 match. On the other hand, GT bowlers are eyeing some quick wickets in order to get an upper hand over CSK in the the match. GT skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl against Chennai Super Kings, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday. CSK named an unchanged team while Titans brought in Darshan Nalkande in place of Yash Dayal. (Live Scorecard)
Here are the Live Updates from Qualifier 1 match of IPL 2023 between GT and CSK, straight from Chennai:
GT vs CSK Live: Steady start for CSK
Chennai Super Kings are off to a steady start against Gujarat Titans. In the first over of Mohammed Shami, Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad score four runs as they eye for some boundaries.
CSK 4/0 (1 overs)
GT vs CSK Live: We are underway
The Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023 between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings begins with Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad opening for CSK. On the other hand, Mohammed Shami will be bowling the first over for GT.
GT vs CSK Live: CSK’s Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
GT vs CSK Live: GT’s Playing XI
Gujarat Titans (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Hardik Pandya(c), Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Darshan Nalkande, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami
GT vs CSK Live: Here’s what MS Dhoni said at the toss
We wanted to bowl first, reason being they’re an excellent chasing side. We’ve exploited the conditions slightly better, in a tournament like this, the boys have adapted really well. It’s important to back your strengths, the confidence level should be high. They’ve been able to do that and that’s why we have done well. There was a lot of dew in the last game, but with breeze around, we can’t say about it tonight, but it does look dry. We’re playing the same team.
GT vs CSK Live: Here’s what Hardik Pandya said at the toss
Hardik Pandya – We will bowl first. We heard dew will come, so we want to know what exactly to chase down. We were told to relax after getting into the top-2, but we didn’t want, want to stay focussed and play good cricket. We are a smart team, we don’t play only one way, we make sure to get the best out of the wicket and have adapted. Darshan Nalkande comes in place of Yash Dayal.
GT vs CSK Live: GT win toss, opt to bowl
Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2023 Qualifier 1 match.
GT vs CSK Live: All eyes on the spinners
If a sluggish pitch is rolled out for the match, the spinners in the two teams would have a huge part to play. If CSK has Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali and Theekshana, the Titans boast of a line-up that includes Rashid and Noor Ahmad.
GT vs CSK Live: All you need to know
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GT vs CSK Live: GT’s strong bowling
Conway and Gaikwad have provided brisk and substantial starts for CSK, the middle-order hasn’t exactly got going. With GT bowling led by Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan (24 wickets each so far) things won’t be easy for the home team’s batters, Conway and Gaikwad included.
GT vs CSK Live: Strong batting-order of CSK
For CSK, a good start by the crack pair of Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad will be important. But at the Chepauk, even Ajinkya Rahane could become a factor while Shivam Dube would love to add to his 33 sixes for the season.
GT vs CSK Live: Joshua Littler might get a place
There is a chance that Irishman Joshua Little will be back in playing XI in place of Shanaka and Sai Kishore comes in place of Yash Dayal, who is yet to get back his confidence after the five sixes assault on him by his statemate Rinku Singh.
GT vs CSK Live: Dasun Shanaka key for GT
And herein, Hardik Pandya and Ashish Nehra will find Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka’s inputs handy as he has handled both Pathirana and spinner Maheesh Theekshana for the national team. While Shanaka might be used more as an all-rounder, Titans depending on the toss can also try out left-arm spinner R Sai Kishore, who knows these conditions well.
GT vs CSK Live: Deepak Chahar key for CSK
For Gujarat, tackling the slowness of the Chepauk track will be a challenge and how well they negotiate Deepak Chahar’s powerplay overs and Matheesha Pathirana’s slingers at the back-end, will determine the outcome of the match.
GT vs CSK Live: GT defeated RCB
Shubman Gill, who almost single-handedly knocked out a star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore with a century for the keeps, has overshadowed Virat Kohli and will certainly force one of India’s greatest captains to go back to drawing board and make plans for him.
GT vs CSK Live: GT’s first match at Chepauk
This season, Gujarat Titans haven’t played at the Chepauk, which hasn’t behaved in a singular manner during CSK’s seven home games and that prompted head coach Stephen Fleming to raise apprehensions about what to expect.
GT vs CSK live: Hello
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2023 between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, straight from the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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