Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans are set to face off in the opening match of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This highly anticipated clash showcases a battle between two generations of Indian cricket, with CSK skipper MS Dhoni and GT skipper Hardik Pandya leading their respective teams.
Dhoni has led CSK to four IPL titles. In contrast, Hardik Pandya rose to fame after guiding the Gujarat Titans to a championship in their debut season and has also achieved some international victories in shorter formats.
As the defending champions, the Pandya-led Gujarat Titans face the challenge of proving their initial success was not a one-time feat, starting with a strong performance against the four-time champions Chennai Super Kings.
Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans IPL Match 1 Details
IPL Match Today: CSK vs GT – Match 1
Match Date: Friday March 31
CSK vs GT Match Timing: 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local IST
Match Venue Today: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Live Match Score: CSK vs GT Live Score
Match Prediction: CSK vs GT Dream11 Prediction
Live Streaming: IPL Live Streaming Today
Live Scores: IPL Live Score
Tournament Schedule: IPL Schedule, Match Dates & Venues
Toss Update for Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans Match Today
First IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans begins at 7:30PM IST and 2PM GMT but the toss will take place 15 minutes before the match start.
MS Dhoni will toss the coin at 7:15pm IST. Both teams will have two separate team sheets and one playing 11 will be chosen based on toss result.
Gujarat Titans won the toss and elected to field.
Live coverage also begins at CSK vs GT Live score page (LIVE).
Probably Playing XI for Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans Match
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Simarjeet- Singh, Tushar Deshpande
Gujarat Titans: Hardik Pandya (c), Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Kane Williamson, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid-Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
Full Squads for Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (Captain) (Keeper), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Ben Stokes, Bhagath Varma, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Kyle Jamieson, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki and Maheesh Theekshana
Gujarat Titans: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Shivam Mavi, Srikar Bharat, Urvil Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Alzarri Joseph, Joshua Little, Darshan Nalkande, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohit Sharma, Odean Smith, Jayant Yadav and Yash Dayal