Get ready for a showdown of epic proportions as the time favourites Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) clash in a battle for the ages! The master himself, MS Dhoni, will take on his earnest disciple, Hardik Pandya, in a fierce battle of wits and talent.
But don’t be fooled, Pandya is no mere preacher – he’s proven himself to be a true doer just like his legendary mentor! And with both teams fully believing in the process, the stage is set for an unforgettable match-up.
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Hold on tight as this clash of titans takes place at the Narendra Modi Stadium – one of the largest sporting arenas in the world and the largest cricketing stadium!
The Gujurat fans had just a brief glimpse of their heroes during the last IPL final, but this season promises to be different. With the tournament kicking off here, get ready for a grand opening spectacle like never before!
The New Rule Format
The upcoming match will be pioneering a brand new rule – the impact player! Captains like the legendary MS Dhoni, who prefer a team full of specialists rather than jacks of all trades, are sure to love this rule. Picture this:A player can now be subbed out at any point in the innings, making for some seriously dynamic gameplay.
Find below the match details for the upcoming game between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, along with the pitch report:
– Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
– Time: 7:30 PM IST
– Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Historically, the pitch at Motera has favored batsmen during T20Is. Nevertheless, it is anticipated that neither team will score exceedingly high due to the presence of players on both sides who are capable of capitalizing on the roughness of the wicket with slower deliveries.
With regards to the weather report for the GT vs CSK match in Ahmedabad, temperatures are projected to remain in the high 30s throughout the day, including during the evening match. Additionally, the humidity levels are anticipated to rise from 24% at around 7 pm to 45% by the end of the game at 11 pm.
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News From Gujarat Titans’ Camp
In their upcoming match, the Gujarat Titans have decided to stick with their established batting duo of Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha for the opening positions. The esteemed Kane Williamson is expected to take charge of the innings as usual and most likely bat at number three. The reliable Hardik Pandya will follow at number four, with David Miller and Rahul Tewatia taking the number five and six spots, respectively.
The proficient Rashid Khan and Alzarri Joseph are anticipated to follow suit at number seven and eight, while left-arm spinner Sai Kishore will likely make his appearance at the number nine position.
Lastly, Yash Dayal and Mohammed Shami have been chosen as the definitive pace bowlers for the match.
Their Playing XIHardik Pandya (c), Matthew Wade, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal.
News from Chennai Super Kings’ Camp
The Super Kings, captained by the dynamic M S Dhoni, will have the benefit of Ben Stokes in their roster. It is hoped that Devon Conway and Moeen Ali will perform to the best of their abilities, while Mitchell Santner could potentially serve as the fourth foreign player in the team, unless Dwaine Pretorious, who is currently recovering from an injury, is able to join. The team’s supporters are looking forward to a strong showing from the yellow army.
Their Playing XI
MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar
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