Match No 1 of IPL 2023 will be played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings(GT vs CSK) on 31st March 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Match will start at 07:30PM IST.
Last season both teams played 2 games against each other, Gujarat Titans got victorious on both occasions.
IPL 2022 Champions are once again looking favorites to win the match. David Miller is likely to miss opening match. Inclusion of Kane Williamson will give GT a massive boost. Shubman Gill and Kane Williamson are picks for fantasy team, with Gill as captaincy choice considering his red-hot form in international cricket.
Among all-rounders Hardik Pandya will be pick as he is someone who can give points in any department. Mohammad Shami, Rashid Khan are wicket-takers in this team. Alzarri Joseph is their best foreign bowler who might miss a game, as a result GT are likely to play Joshua Little.
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Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings this season will be boosted by Ben Stokes, but their bowling is looking weaker as compared to batting. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway will be opening the innings. Conway is good pick as batsman. Ben Stokes is playing as a specialist batter in 1st few matches. Ambati Rayudu has played good Cricket for Chennai Super Kings, he will be another pick as batsman.
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Moeen Ali and Ravindra Jadeja both will be picks in fantasy team with Jadeja as vice-captain for side. Deepak Chahar who missed last season due to injury is genuine wicket-taker with new ball, he will be pick as well. Dwaine Pretorius will be playing role of DJ Bravo, in death overs with his variations, he can pick wickets as well.
Best Playing XI for Gujarat Titans:-
Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya, Matthew Wade, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Mohammad Shami, Yash Dayal, Joshua Little/ Alzarri Joseph
Best Playing XI for Chennai Super Kings:-
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(c and wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh
Dream11 Prediction Team for GT vs CSK Match:-
Wicket Keepers – Devon Conway
Batsmans – Ambati Rayudu, Shubman Gill(c), Kane Williamson
All Rounders – Ravindra Jadeja(vc), Moeen Ali, Dwaine Pretorius, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami, Deepak Chahar