The first match of IPL 2023 season will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad) from 7:30 pm tomorrow between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. While Chennai Super Kings are the four-time IPL champions, Gujarat Titans won the IPL trophy last as well and this time they are coming down from the status of defending champions. Let’s take a look at the playing XI that Captain Hardik Pandya will field in tomorrow’s IPL match against Chennai Super Kings….
Gujarat Titans: Hardik Pandya (c), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande , Jayant Yadav, R. Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, KS Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma.
Wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha can open for Gujarat Titans along with Shubman Gill for Gujarat Titans in tomorrow’s IPL match against Chennai Super Kings. For number 3 they have Kane Williamson out of the Fab 4 who is in great form at the moment. In all-rounder, he has good all-rounders like captain Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia. Apart from this, they have David Miller for number 4, who is an overseas explosive batsman. They don’t have that many good options in bowling but they have Mohit Sharma, Shivam Mavi, Mohammed Shami and Alzarri Joseph.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar , Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Sisanda Magala, Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma.