The Indian Premier League 2023 will be launched in Ahmedabad from Friday (March 31). The opening match of the 16th season will be Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings. The match will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium at 7.30 pm. Earlier 2 matches were played in Gujarat vs Chennai team. In this way, we will know the performance of Gujarat vs Chennai team head to head.
Interestingly, Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings will be facing each other for the third time. Both the previous matches were won by Gujarat Titans. The first match of IPL 2023 is going to be very important for Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni’s team will be looking to win the match, while Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat will be eyeing a 3-0 lead.
Chennai lost both the previous matches
In fact, the 29th match of the IPL 2022 in Pune saw Gujarat vs Chennai face-to-face for the first time. Rashid Khan led the team in Pandya’s absence in this match. This time Rashid won the toss and decided to bowl. This time, Chennai scored 169 runs while batting first. Rituraj Gaikwad scored 73 runs and Ambati Rayudu scored 46 runs in this match.
A win for Gujarat
Chasing Chennai’s 170-run challenge, Gujarat were playing for 48 runs with the loss of 4 wickets at a time. After this, David Miller and captain Rashid Khan batted stormily to win the team with 1 ball to spare. Miller scored an unbeaten 94 off 51 balls. Also, Rashid scored 40 off 21 balls. In the second match too, Chennai scored 133 runs while batting first. This time, Rituraj had scored another half-century. Also, Gujarat won by 7 wickets while chasing the challenge. Wriddhiman Saha scored 67 runs in this match. Now, it will be important to see how both the teams perform against each other in the upcoming season. (ms dhoni csk vs hardik pandya gt head to head gujarat titans beat chennai super kings twice in ipl)
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