IPL 2023 match no. 1 between Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings will happen today on 31 March at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and about 1 Lakh people will attend this opening clash of Indian Premier League Season 16. The reigning champions GT will play under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya and they will get tough competition from former 4 time champions CSK as the Chennai based franchise will play under the leadership of 2 time world cup winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
There is a lot of excitement amongst T20 cricket fans for this opening match of IPL 16 between GT vs CSK and if you want to know about the Fantasy team prediction as well as expected playing xi for both teams in this match and also the pitch report of Narendra Modi Stadium then keep reading this article further as we have shared all this interesting info in it.
IPL 2023 GT vs CSK (Match 1) Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction :
Online fantasy sports sites like Dream11, MY11Circle and MPL are offering massive money rewards during the IPL 2023 first match between Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings and if you are interested in winning these rewards then we will help you with our best fantasy playing xi squad for this match :
1. Shubman Gill
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
3. Devon Conway
4. Hardik Pandya (c)
5. MS Dhoni (wk)
6. Moeen Ali
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Rashid Khan
9. Rahul Tewatia
10. Deepak Chahar
11. Mohammed Shami
IPL 2023 GT vs CSK (Match 1) Playing XI Prediction – Both Teams :
Below are our predicted playing xi teams for both Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings for the match no. 1 of Indian Premier League 16 :
|Gujarat Titans Playing XI||Chennai Super Kings Playing XI|
|Shubman Gill||Devon Conway|
|Wriddhiman Saha||Ruturaj Gaikwad|
|Kane Williamson||Ambati Rayudu|
|Sai Sudharsan||Ajinkya Rahane|
|Matthew Wade (w)||Ben Stokes|
|Hardik Pandya (c)||Moeen Ali|
|Rahul Tewatia||MS Dhoni (w/c)|
|Rashid Khan||Ravindra Jadeja|
|Shivam Mavi||Deepak Chahar|
|Mohammed Shami||Dwaine Pretorius|
|Alzarri Joseph||Tushar Deshpande|
IPL 2023 GT vs CSK (Match 1) Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report :
Till date about 7 T20 international matches have been played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and the team batting first won 4 of them. Highest total while batting first at this ground is 234/4 and it was posted by team India earlier this year against New Zealand. Although you might think looking at these stats that this ground is a batting paradise but don’t jump on the conclusion so early as the bigger dimension of this ground makes things even between batters and bowlers.
The average boundary sizes of Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad are slightly bigger than any other cricket ground in India. Covers, extra covers, deep mid-wicket areas of the boundaries of this ground are around 75-80 meters. While the square leg and deep point boundaries are about 67 to 74 meters in length.
Overall fans can expect a competitive game between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings during the first match of IPL 16 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.