Gujrat Titans and Chennai Super Kings are the top teams in IPL points tables. Gujrat gets the top spot on the table by winning 10 out of 14 games. While CSK won eight games like the other two teams, they got the second spot as their net run rate is better than others.
The first playoff of IPL 2023 will be played at Chennai Stadium. Both teams are pretty confident after solid wins in their last match. Gujrat Titans beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets, and Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 77 runs.
Both teams have players that can win the game single-handedly, like Shubman Gill has scored back-to-back centuries against SRH and RCB, and Ruturaj from CSK has played some match-winning knocks this season.
CSK vs GT Today Match Details
- Today’s Match Venue: MA CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM
- Match Time: 7:30 pm IST
- Weather: Clear
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
GT vs CSK Head to Head
Gujrat Titans and CSK faced each other in three IPL games. Chennai faced a hard time against GT and failed to win any game. GT beat them in all three games with a big margin. Below is the result of all head to head matches between CSK and GT:
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 3 wickets||Pune||17 Apr 2022|
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 7 wickets||Wankhede||15 May 2022|
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 5 wickets||Ahmedabad||31 Mar 2023|
Result of the Last 5 IPL Matches
CSK Last 5 IPL Matches Result
In the last 5 IPL matches, CSK won two games against Dehli Capitals and one against Mumbai Indians. While KKR beat them by six wickets, and the match against LSG ended without any result.
|Dehli Capitals||won by 77 runs||won||1st||Delhi||20 May 2023|
|KKR||lost by 6 wickets||won||1st||Chennai||14 May 2023|
|Delhi Capitals||won by 27 runs||won||1st||Chennai||10 May 2023|
|Mumbai Indians||won by 6 wicket||won||2nd||Chennai||6 May 2023|
|Lucknow Super Giants||n/r||won||2nd||Lucknow||3 May 2023|
GT Last 5 IPL Matches Result
Gujrat has a winning percentage of 80 in last 5 IPL matches. They get victory against RR, LSG, SRH and RCB.
|RCB||won by 6 wickets||won||2nd||Bengaluru||21 May 2023|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||won by 34 runs||lost||1st||Ahmedabad||15 May 2023|
|Mumbai Indians||lost by 27 runs||won||2nd||Wankhede||12 May 2023|
|Lucknow Super Giants||won by 27 runs||lost||1st||Ahmedabad||7 May 2023|
|Rajasthan Royals||won by 9 wickets||lost||2nd||Jaipur||5 May 2023|
Today CSK VS GT IPL Match Pitch Report MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai
Chidambaram Stadium pitches are easier to bat on in the opening 10 overs. However, because of the slow track, spinners may have an advantage in the middle overs.
Dew is one of the main in second innings that help chase big totals. It is preferable for the captain who wins the toss to bowl first, as dew in the second innings can create difficulties for their bowlers.
MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Pitch Record and Stats
Chidambaram Stadium is the home ground of CSK. Total 74 games have been played at this venue; 42 games are won by the side that batted first while 30 by the other team.
Remember that Gujrat is playing for the first time at this venue.
The pitches are low scoring, unlike Chinnaswamy, as the average first inning total is about 163 at this ground.
|Number of wins batting first||42|
|Number of wins batting second||30|
|Average First Innings score||163|
GT and CSK Position on Points Table IPL 2023
At the end of league matches, GT is at the first spot with 20 points and 0.809 net run rate, and Chennai Super Kings is at second with 17 points.
GT vs CSK Probable Playing XI
Gujrat Titans Playing XI in Playoff
Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya(C), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Dasun Shanka, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami, Yash Dayal, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI in Playoff
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
Fantasy Team Suggestion for GT VS CSK
|Openers||Shubman Gill, Devon Conway|
|Batsman||Ruturaj Gaikwad, David Miller, MS Dhoni|
|All Rounder||Hardik Pandya, Moeen Ali, Dasun Shanka|
|Bowlers||Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Tushar Deshpande|
Key Players to Watch in GT vs CSK
Batters to Watch
Shubman Gill is the key batter to watch from Gujrat Titans. He has scored to back to back centuries and playing his dream season. After eliminating RCB, Shubman Gill has more chances to win the orange cap in IPL 2023 as du Plessis was leading the scoreboard.
Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad are the main players from CSK. Both of them are leading runs scorers from CSK.
Bowlers to Watch
Rashid Khan and Muhammad Shami are the key bowlers for the Titans. Both of them are this season’s leading wicket takers (24 Wickets ) and can win the orange cap of IPL 2023.
Who Will Win Today Match Between GT and CSK?
Although Chennai Super Kings will be playing on their home ground, Gurjrat Titans will have psychological dominance because Chennai failed to win any games against them. This will surely help Gujrat Titans. It seems that Gujrat Titans will win the first playoff of IPL 2023. Yet all this depends on the batting of Shubman Gill and the bowling of Rashid Khan and Muhammad Shami.