Table toppers and reigning champions Gujarat Titans will take on four time champions Chennai Super Kings in the 1st Qualifier of the IPL 2023. The match is set to take place at MA Chidambaram Stadium on 23rd May.
Once again GT finished at the top of the table with 10 wins in 14 matches. On the other hand, CSK won their last match of the league stage and finished at the 2nd spot with 17 points.
Let’s take a look at the head to head stats for the GT vs CSK Qualifier match.
|Matches Played||GT Won||CSK Won||NR|
|Last 5 Matches||3||3||0||0|
GT entered the Indian Premier League in 2022 with a bang. In their debut season, they finished on the top and lifted the trophy under captain Hardik Pandya.
In the 2022 season, GT defeated CSK in both the face-offs. The 2023 season started off with the first match between these two sides at the Narendra Modi Stadium. GT emerged victorious once again against CSK and this time at their home ground in Ahmedabad.
In that first head to head this season, GT spinner Rashid Khan was awarded the Player of the Match for his bowling figures of 2/26. Batting first CSK put up a total of 178 runs with the help of Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 92-run knock. GT chased the target successfully in 19.2 overs. Shubman Gill smashed 63 off 36 in that chase.
The upcoming contest will take place at CSK’s home ground MA Chidambaram Stadium. They dominate this venue and it will be an exciting contest in this important clash. The winner of this qualifier will go straight to the Final.
|Highest score vs CSK||182||Highest score vs GT||178|
|Lowest score vs CSK||137||Lowest score vs GT||133|