Date: May 23 2023
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Live Ball-By-Ball Commentary: SportsTiger App
After 70 gruelling games, the IPL 2023 enters the playoffs which will see Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings in the first Qualifier. These two played each other in the opening game of the season where the defending champions registered a thrilling win. Ahead of the Qualifier, the Super Kings registered a big 77-run win over the Delhi Capitals.
The Gujarat Titans have been the best-performing team throughout IPL 2023 with another first-place finish. The Titans' batting led by Shubman Gill has been consistently scoring crucial knocks with quality performances coming in from every batter. On the bowling front, Gujarat has the top-two players in the Purple Cap race - Rashid Khan and Mohammed Shami along with a resurgent Mohit Sharma.
On the other hand, the Chennai Super Kings have grown into becoming their champion self from the previous season with consistent quality performances. The batting has been Chennai’s biggest strength with the likes of Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Shivam Dube and Ajinkya Rahane, scoring an incredible clip. Whereas with the ball, the emergence of Matheesha Pathirana, an improved Tushar Deshpande along with a solid group of spinners has faired well for the Super Kings.
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Mohit Sharma, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Josh Little
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana
Grand League Team:
Batters: Shubman Gill, David Miller, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway
Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Matheesha Pathirana, Deepak Chahar
Wicketkeepers: Wriddhiman Saha, Devon Conway
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja
Disclaimer: The fantasy tips and facts expressed within this article are the author's personal opinions. They do not reflect the views of SportsTiger. It is not a reflection of the actual points you might earn. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.