Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings: After witnessing victories and failures the Indian Premier League is stepping into qualifier 1 at the MA Chidambaram stadium. In the 1st playoffs, Gujarat Titans will be playing against Chennai Super Kings. Both teams played their opening clash together this season.
Gujarat Titans ended their league by holding the first position in the points table with 20 points in 14 matches. Chennai Super Kings on the other side placed just below GT in the second position. They have scored 17 points from 8 victories.
Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings: Past Performance
Gujarat Titans defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets after chasing down the target of 198/4 in 19.1 overs. Shubman Gill was elected as the player of the match. Vijay Shankar and Wriddhiman Saha are the other key players in the match. RCB started with a good start but the spinners of GT played a crucial play in defeating RCB and finally, they could manage to gain only 197/5 in 20 overs.
Chennai Super Kings: In the previous encounter, CSK defeated DC. CSK scored a total of 223 runs for the loss of three wickets. Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad were the key contributors to CSK. Delhi Capitals could make only 146 runs for the loss of nine wickets. David Warner played the role of a warrior who fights until the end of the encounter by scoring 86 runs in 58 balls.
Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings- Pitch Report
The first qualifier is all set to begin at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. The pitch here is assistive to batters. The dry and solid pitch of the venue favours the batters to score runs. It has limited grass coverage which favours bowlers as the match progress
Gujarat Titans team squad
Hardik Pandya(c), Srikar Bharat(wk), Matthew Wade(wk), Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, Urvil Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Pradeep Sangwan, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Shivam Mavi, Yash Dayal, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, Joshua Little, Dasun Shanaka, Odean Smith, Rahul Tewatia.
Chennai Super Kings team squad
MS Dhoni (c, wk), Devon Conway(wk), , Shaik Rasheed, Subhranshu Senapati, Ajay Mandal, Kanumari Bhagath Varma, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Meoon Ali, Akash Singh, Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande, Nishant Sindhu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad.