GT vs CSK Highlights: Shubman Gill Stars Stars As Gujarat Titans Begin Title Defence With Win Over Chennai Super Kings
GT vs CSK Highlights: Shubman Gill anchored the 179-run chase with a superb knock as Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in the opening match of IPL 2023
IPL 2023, CSK vs GT Highlights: Shubman Gill anchored the 179-run chase with a superb knock as Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in the opening match of IPL 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on Friday. Gill scored 63 off only 36 balls with the help of six fours and three sixes. Earlier, Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 92 off 50 balls and MS Dhoni hit a quickfire 14 not out as CSK posted 178 for 7. Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami and Alzarri Joseph took two wickets apiece while Joshua Little picked one. GT skipper Hardik Pandya had won the toss and opted to bowl first. (SCORECARD)
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar
Gujarat Titans (Playing XI): Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph
Here are the Highlights of IPL 2023 match between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, straight from Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad:
- 00:02 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Rashid Khan named Player of the MatchRashid Khan picked two for 26 in his four overs and scored crucial 10 not out off 3 balls to help Gujarat Titans win the game.
- 23:41 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR! GT win by 5 wickets!A four from Rahul Tewatia down the ground and Gujarat Titans beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in the opening match of IPL 2023.
- 23:37 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!Rahul Tewatia walks across the stumps and hits a fuller delivery of Tushar Deshpande for a six to wide of long-off.
- 23:33 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX, FOUR!Rashid Khan faces first ball and smokes it for a six over cow corner. GT need 12 in 8 balls. There is also a boundary on the second ball for GT and they now need 8 off 7 balls.GT 171/5 (18.5)
- 23:32 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR!Four on leg byes for Gujarat Titans and they now need 19 runs off 10 balls. Deepak Chahar fired in a yorker to Rahul Tewatia but the ball hit his leg and raced to the boundary rope for a four.GT 160/5 (18.2)
- 23:25 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!Vijay Shankar finally gets one from the middle of his bat and the ball goes well over the boundary ropes for a six. GT need 23 runs off 14 balls to win the game. It seems we are all set for a nail-biter in the first game.GT 156/4 (17.4)
- 23:08 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Gill is out!Shubman Gill is out at the score of 63 off 36 balls. Ruturaj Gaikwad takes the catch of Gill at deep mid-wicket on the bowling of Tushar Deshpande to end the fine knock of Gill. CSK can sense an opportunity there to take things in control.GT 138/4 (15)
- 23:05 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR!A short ball from Rajvardhan Hangargekar produced an outside edge from the bat of Shubman Gill, but the ball fell in the same region towards the fine leg and ran to the fence for a four. GT need 52 runs in 36 balls to win the game.GT 127/3 (14)
- 22:57 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!Ravindra Jadeja has cleaned up Hardik Pandya. The GT skipper tried to play a sweep shot but picked the wrong length and line. If was pitched outside off on a good length from Jadeja. The ball travelled the distance quickly and rattled the stumps.GT 111/3 (12.1)
- 22:53 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Fifty for Shubman Gill!An easy single for Shubman Gill and he has raced to his half-century in only 31 balls. He has hit five fours and two sixes so far. Due to his knock, two-down Gujarat Titans have continue to cruise in the chase of 179 runs against CSK in this game.
- 22:50 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR, SIX!Two shots from Shubman Gill and he is on 49 now off 29 balls. He slowed down a bit in the middle of his innings but he is finally back ono the attack.GT 106/2 (11)
- 22:36 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Gujarat Titans continue to dominateGujarat Titans need around 8 runs per over from this point in the game as their scoring rate is really good. Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan have added 45 runs for the second wicket so far off 26 balls.GT 82/1 (8)
- 22:31 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: GT solid in chase!Shubman Gill is unbeaten on 27 off 17 balls as Gujarat Titans are scoring slightly more than 10 runs per over. They need 108 runs more in 78 balls. Sai Sudharsan (14 off 11) is providing a good support to Gill from other end with really good strike rotation.GT 71/1 (7)
- 22:23 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!That's a stunning shot from Shubman Gill. It was a free-hit on the bowling of Tushar Deshpande. Gill got across the stumps and hit it over deep mid-wicket for a sensational six.GT 54/1 (4.3)
- 22:17 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!A mishit from Wriddhiman Saha on the bowling of Rajvardhan Hangargekar and GT lose their first wicket in the chase of 179 runs. Shivam Dube took a really good catch near the third man fence to cut short Saha's knock.GT 37/1 (3.5)
- 22:12 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR!A free-hit on the bowling of Rajvardhan Hangargekar and Saha pulls it for a four towards the mid-wicket region. GT are going really well at the moment.
- 22:07 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!A bouncer from Deepak Chahar and Wriddhiman Saha hits the ball for a six over backward square leg. This is good batting from Saha in the powerplay.
- 22:06 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Good start for GT!Both Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha are looking solid at the crease. Saha has showed more attacking intent than Gill so far.GT 18/0 (2)
- 22:00 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Tushar Desphande becomes 1st impact player in IPL!Tushar Desphande has replaced Ambati Rayudu is the CSK playing XI in the second innings to become the first impact player in IPL.
- 21:58 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Gujarat Titans' chase underway!Only three runs came off the first over bowled by Deepak Chahar. He got some swing and managed to control both the GT openers.GT 3/0 (1)
- 21:36 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: CSK post 178/7 vs GT in 20 oversMS Dhoni gets back to the dugout at the score of 14 not out off 7 balls as CSK post a good total against GT, if not a daunting one. Credit goes to Rashid Khan for stopping CSK to a total less than 180 despite Ruturaj Gaikwad scoring 92 off 50 balls.CSK 178/7 (20)
- 21:31 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX, FOUR!Better late than never! The crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium finally gets to see a six from the bat of MS Dhoni. And the CSK skipper follows it with a four on the bowling of Joshua Little.CSK 177/7 (19.4)
- 21:29 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!Shivam Dube is out! His struggle the middle comes to an end as Mohammed Shami gets his wicket. Dube falls for 19 off 18 balls. This is a really good comebcak from GT.
- 21:22 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!Shivam Dube finally gets one from the middle of his bat and the ball goes for a six.CSK 163/6 (18.2)
- 21:17 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!Ravindra Jadeja is out for one run on the bowling of Alzarri Joseph and CSK are six down. They are losing the plot towards the end.CSK 153/6 (17.4)
- 21:15 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!That's the end of Ruturaj Gaikwad's terrific knock. He has hit a full toss into the hands of long-on. He also reviewed it for a wasit high no-ball but failed to save his wicket. Gaikwad departs for 92 off 50 balls.CSK 151/5 (17.1)
- 21:07 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Mini comeback for GT!Only 26 runs have come off the last four overs for CSK. GT bowlers have done a good job to control CSK's scoring rate despite Gaikwad being there at one end.CSK 140/4 (16)
- 21:00 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: FOUR!CSK get a four on leg byes as Hardik Pandya's delivery hits Shivam Dube's thigh pad and runs away for a four towards the fine leg fence.CSK 131/4 (14.3)
- 20:49 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!Joshua Little has cleaned up Ambati Rayudu. The CSK batter departs for a run-a-ball 12. CSK are four down and once again in the innings, Gaikwad has the responsibility to keep the side going. This is a good batting track and anything less than 200 would be disappointing for CSK.CSK 121/4 (12.5)
- 20:46 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Kane Williamson injured!Kane Williamson has injured himself while trying to save a six near the boundary rope. He is currently out of the playing area as the physio is checking him.CSK 120/3 (12.3)
- 20:44 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Expensive over!14 runs came off Yash Dayal's first over. While Gaikwad hit a six on the third ball of the over, Ambati Rayudu capped it off with another six.CSK 114/3 (12)
- 20:39 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Another SIX from Gaikwad!Ruturaj Gaikwad is making life tough for GT bowlers. It was a back-of-a-hand slower ball from Yash Dayal and Gaikwad stood firm and hit it over long-off for a big six. This is some quality hitting from the CSK opener.
- 20:35 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!This is poor bowling from Joshua Little. It was a short ball into the body of Ruturaj Gaikwad, who could miss out on anything but a pull.CSK 100/3 (11)
- 20:26 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Fifty for Gaikwad!A six over the square leg and Ruturaj Gaikwad has raced to his half-century in only 23 balls. What a knock this has been so far! He looked set at the crease from the word go. No real risk from him as all of Gaikwad's strokes were timed with perfection.
- 20:24 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!On the pads from Alzarri Joseph and Gaikwad flicks it for a six.
- 20:19 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: BIG WICKET!Rashid Khan has turned the tables for GT. He has got the wicket of Ben Stokes and CSK are three down.CSK 70/3 (7.4)
- 20:15 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: Gaikwad on fire!Hardik Pandya drags his length a bit and Ruturaj Gaikwad has played a much better shot this time for another six.CSK 64/2 (6.4)
- 20:14 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX!Oh! How good a shot that is from Ruturaj Gaikwad! It was a fuller ball from Hardik Pandya and Gaikwad hit it for a six over the extra cover region. It is currently being checked if the ball hit the spidercam wire. 'No, it hasn't' is the verdict and he will get a six.CSK 58/2 (6.3)
- 20:05 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: WICKET!Rashid Khan gets the wicket of Moeen Ali and CSK are 2 down.CSK 50/2 (5.5)
- 19:58 (IST)GT vs CSK Live: SIX, FOUR!Moeen Ali is also attacking now! He first hit Mohammed Shami delivery for a six over long-off on a free-hit before piercing the gap on leg side to get a four to wide of long-on region.