Today the first match of the doubleheader Sunday will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. T-he match will be held at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. GT has played 12 matches and won 9. They have reached the playoffs with 18 points. Match will start at 03:30 PM (IST)
The Net Run Rate of Gujarat is +0.376. While the Net Run Rate of Chennai is -0.181. CSK is now out of the race for the playoff. This was the season that CSK will want to forget.
CSK vs GT: Pitch Report
We have seen a good batting track in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. RR had scored 222 runs against DC this season here. There is some assistance for bowlers also in the initial period of innings. Most of the strips are of Red soil, which gives good bounce and pace to bat on.
We can’t forget whole IPL is going to play in only 4 venues so there will be some assistance for spin too in the last stage of the tournament.
CSK vs GT: Weather Forecast
Mumbai is located in the western state of Maharashtra. The weather in Mumbai remains hot and humid during the summers that spanning from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 15th of May 2023.
Temperature – 33/29
Humidity – 64%
Wind – 23 km/h
Chances of Rain – 1%
CSK vs GT: Head to Head
GT is playing their first season of IPL this year. The only match played between these two teams earlier in the season was won by Gujarat. This will be the second match between the two teams this season.
Chennai will play for honor amid controversies
Caught in the captaincy controversy, Chennai will play to save the honor in today’s match. There is a constant atmosphere of confusion among the fans due to the truth of Ravindra Jadeja’s mysterious injury not coming out.
Captain Dhoni and the team management try to handle the situation by making a statement. However, Jadeja has remained silent on the whole matter.