GT vs CSK Match Preview: CSK vs Gujarat Titans will be the ordeal of the new captains in the competition

Pune. defending champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team when in IPL match on Sunday Gujarat Titans These two new captains will clash with Ravindra Jadeja And Hardik Pandya In between, their strategic skills will also be tested. Both the captains are famous for their all-round performances and both have done brilliantly for Indian cricket. But on Sunday, when both the teams face each other to maintain the winning streak of the previous match, there will also be a battle of technical superiority between the two captains.

CSK have handed over the captaincy responsibility to Jadeja this season while Mumbai Indians could not retain Pandya as he was struggling with fitness but Gujarat Titans handed over the leadership to the all-rounder. Pandya also performed this responsibility well, giving a great start to the new team, which won four out of five matches. Gujarat Titans got their only defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad but the team bounced back with a 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals on Thursday.

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Jadeja, however, had a tough time with the team in which the team lost its first four matches but the team opened the account with a 23-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bowling has been a concern for CSK but the former champions did better in the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in which the spin duo of Mahish Teekshana and skipper Jadeja took seven wickets together.

But fast bowler Mukesh Chaudhary has not been able to do well in the absence of CSK’s main bowler Deepak Chahar. Chahar has been ruled out of IPL due to back injury. Chris Jordan and Dwayne Bravo have done an overall good job of controlling things though. However, Bravo gave a lot of runs in the last match.

Gujarat Titans have a strong bowling line-up with New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson (eight wickets), Indian pacer Mohammed Shami (seven wickets) and Pandya (four wickets) all capable of taking wickets and reining in the opposition’s run-rate. . Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has also done well in stopping the run-rate and has picked up six wickets so far.

Pandya and Shubman have scored two half-centuries.

In the batting department, Pandya and opener Shubman Gill have scored two half-centuries with runs but Matthew Wade’s form remains a matter of concern. Abhinav Manohar and South Africa’s David Miller did well in the last match. Now the team will expect him to take more responsibility.

Rahul Teotia appeared in the role of a finisher

Rahul Teotia has also given a dazzling performance in his role as a ‘finisher’. His sixes gave Gujarat Titans victory over Lucknow Super Giants. Time is running out for CSK’s young opener Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has been in poor form this season. There has also been a lack of consistency in the top order in Moeen Ali. The same is happening with Ambati Rayudu who has failed to capitalize on his debut.

All-rounder Shivam Dube has been the star of the team, scoring an unbeaten 95 at number four last night. Opener Robin Uthappa also tuned the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers during his 88-run knock. However, Jadeja and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have to perform better in the middle order.

The teams are as follows:

Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja (Captain), Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Santner, Chris Jordan, Adam Milne, Devon Conway, Shivam Dubey, Dwayne Pretorius, Mahesh Teekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Tushar Deshpande, KM Asif, C Hari Nishant, N Jagadeesan, Subranshu Senapati, K Bhagat Verma, Prashant Solanki, Simarjit Singh, Mukesh Chaudhary.

Gujarat Titans:

Hardik Pandya (Captain), Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmed, Sai Kishore, Vijay Shankar, Jayant Yadav, Dominic Drakes, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan , David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Varun Aaron, B Sai Sudarshan.

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