In the first match of IPL 2023, Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by five wickets. In the match, Gujarat had to score 179 runs to win, which it achieved in the last over. Shubman Gill played an inning of 63 runs for Gujarat Titans.
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CSK-Gujarat clashed in the first match
Gujarat Titans won the match by five wickets
Shubman Gill played an inning of 63 runs
CSK vs GT scores: Chennai Super Kings had given Gujarat Titans a target of 179 runs to win, which they achieved with four balls to spare. The hero of Gujarat’s victory was Shubman Gill, who played a brilliant inning of 63 runs. Rituraj Gaikwad played an inning of 92 runs for CSK while batting brilliantly. The opening ceremony was organized before this opening match between Chennai-Gujarat. Stars like Arijit Singh, Rashmika Mandanna, Tamannaah Bhatia gave a stellar performance in the opening ceremony.
Gujarat won by 5 wickets
Gujarat Titans made a great start by defeating CSK by five wickets. Gujarat achieved the target of 179 runs with four balls to spare. The contest had taken an interesting turn with 30 runs needed to be scored in the final three overs. By playing brilliantly, Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan stole the game from Chennai. Rashid scored 10 runs, and Tewatia pitched 15 innings without surrender. Gujarat’s Shubman Gill led all scorers with 63 runs. At the same time, Vijay Shankar scored 27 and Wriddhiman Saha scored 25 runs. Rajvardhan Hangargekar took the maximum three wickets from CSK.
Dhoni told the reason for the defeat
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said after the match, “We knew there would be dew. We could have done a little better with the bat. Ruturaj Gaikwad was brilliant, timing the ball well and his batting was a delight to watch. The way he makes his choices, it’s great to watch. I think it is important for young players to come.