- IPL 2023 begins with the match between CSK and GT at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
- CSK had their worst performance in IPL 2022, released eight players, and acquired eight new players in the auction, including Ben Stokes.
- GT has a 2-0 advantage over CSK in head-to-head encounters, but both teams have equal chances of winning the upcoming match.
On March 31, the Indian Premier League 2023 kicks off with a match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Last season, CSK finished second to last in the points table, their worst performance in the tournament to date. Before the auction, they released eight players, including Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, and Robin Uthappa, who have since retired from the IPL. Bravo has been named CSK’s bowling coach.
In the auction, CSK acquired eight new players, including English Test captain Ben Stokes, who will be playing for his third IPL team after Rising Pune Supergiant and Rajasthan Royals. Stokes is expected to play a crucial role for the team with his skills in both batting and bowling.
In this article, we’ll provide a closer look at IPL 2023’s head-to head stats, last encounters and some other interesting stats, giving you insight into what to expect from this highly-anticipated cricket tournament. Get ready for an unforgettable season of IPL cricket!
GT Vs CSK Head To Head:
Gujarat Titans have a 2-0 advantage over Chennai Super Kings in head-to-head encounters in the IPL. During the two games between the two franchises during IPL 2022, GT successfully completed a run-chase both times.
In the first game, David Miller led the Titans to victory over CSK, while in the second, Wriddhiman Saha scored the match-winning fifty for the Titans. However Miller will be absent from the GT vs. CSK match because he is representing South Africa in a series against the Netherlands.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 2 meetings.
GT Vs CSK Last 2 Encounters:
May 15, 2022: GT beat CSK by 5 wickets
Apr 17, 2022: GT beat CSK by 3 wickets
Additional Stats Of GT and CSK:
GT highest score against CSK: 170
CSK highest score against GT: 169
Most runs for GT: 487 (Hardik Pandya)
Most runs for CSK: 4853 (MS Dhoni)
Most wickets for GT: 20 wickets (Mohammed Shami)
Most wickets for CSK: 154 wickets (DJ Bravo)
Lowest total defended by GT against CSK: 137
Lowest total defended by CSK against GT: 133
MS Dhoni’s experience gives CSK an edge in the contest, but GT led by Hardik Pandya also has an equal chance of winning. Both teams have the ability to emerge victorious, making it a 50-50 contest.