Gujarat Titans have beaten Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in the inaugural IPL game with the help of brilliant performance from both Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill respectively. Talking about this game, GT winning the toss invited CSK to bat first and they posted a total of 178/7 in 20 overs with the help of brilliant 92 run knock from Ruturaj Gaikwad and skipper MS Dhoni played a small cameo of unbeaten 14 runs from 7 balls in the end.
Shubman Gill's stylish knock off 63 runs from 36 balls clearly set the tone for Gujarat team in run-chase and along with Gill, both Sai Sudharsan and Vijay Shankar played a vital role as well. Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia finished off the match in style when team was under pressure to chase down 18 runs from last 9 deliveries.
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Numbers and Stats from GT vs CSK game:
3 - Gujarat Titans have beat Chennai Super Kings 3 out of 3 times in IPL overall.
GT vs CSK in IPL:
17/4/2022 - GT win by 3 wickets in Pune
15/5/2022 - GT win by 7 wickets in Mumbai-WS
31/3/2023 - GT win by 5 wickets in Ahmedabad
Teams to beat CSK in first 3 IPL games consecutively:
RR in 2008
GT in 2022-23
5 - Shubman Gill has smashed most fifties (5) for GT in IPL overall
9 - Ruturaj Gaikwad has 9 sixes in his 92 run knock off 50 balls.
Most Sixes by a CSK batsman in an IPL innings:
Murali Vijay - 11 vs RR in Chennai, 2010
Michael Hussey - 9 vs PBKS in Mohali, 2008
Brendon McCullum - 9 vs SRH in Chennai, 2015
Robin Uthappa - 9 vs RCB in Navi Mumbai, 2022
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 9 vs GT in Ahmedabad, 2023
10 - Rashid Khan has won Player of the match award for 10th time in IPL.
12 - Ruturaj Gaikwad has smashed his 12th fifty-plus score in IPL.
Most fifty-plus scores for CSK in IPL:
Suresh Raina - 34
MS Dhoni - 22
Faf du Plessis - 20
Michael Hussey - 14
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 12
Subramaniam Badrinath - 11
41 - At the age of 41 years and 267 days, MS Dhoni has become oldest player to captain a franchise in IPL.
92 - Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed 92 runs in today's game against GT.
Gaikwad vs GT in IPL:
73(48) in Pune, 2022
53(49) in Mumbai-WS, 2022
92(50) in Ahmedabad, 2023
Gaikwad has scored 218 runs in 3 innings against GT at a strike rate of 148.29
Highest Score vs GT in IPL:
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 92(50) in Ahmedabad, 2023
Jos Buttler - 89(56) in Kolkata, 2022
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 73(48) in Pune, 2022
Virat Kohli - 73(54) in Mumbai-WS, 2022
Highest Score by a batsman in an IPL opening match:
Brendon Mccullum - 158*(73) vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2008
Rohit Sharma - 98*(65) vs KKR in Kolkata, 2015
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 92(50) vs GT in Ahmedabad, 2023
200 - MS Dhoni smashed 200 Sixes for CSK in IPL.
Most Sixes for a single team in IPL:
Chris Gayle - 239 for RCB
AB de Villiers - 238 for RCB
Kieron Pollard - 223 for MI
Virat Kohli - 218 for RCB
MS Dhoni - 200 for CSK