CSK will have to be careful with Gujarat’s veteran batsman
In IPL 2022, Gujarat got the victory by hitting a half-century.
New Delhi: IPL 2023 will start from today (March 31). In the first match, there will be a clash between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. This match is expected to be exciting. Because two legends of cricket Hardik Pandya and Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be face to face. Dhoni’s team needs to be careful in the first match. Because last year a Gujarat batsman snatched the victory from Chennai by hitting the best fifty.
We are talking about the opening batsman Wriddhiman Saha from Gujarat Titans. Saha had hit an excellent fifty in the second match against CSK last year. He played an inning of 67 runs in 57 balls. During his innings, he hit 8 fours and 1 six. Due to his excellent innings, CSK had to face defeat.
Batting first in that match, CSK scored 133 runs in 20 overs. Rituraj Gaikwad scored a half-century in that match. At the same time, Moeen Ali scored 21 and Narayan Jagdishan scored 39 runs. Dhoni could score 7 runs in 10 balls.
Chasing the small target, Gujarat won in 19.1 overs. Saha scored a half-century in that match. Shubman Gill scored 18 and Matthew Wade scored 20 runs. Apart from this, Pandya had scored 7 runs. On the basis of Saha’s half-century, Gujarat registered its second win against CSK last season. Earlier in the match too, Gujarat had defeated CSK.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 31, 2023, 08:54 IST