IPL 2023: Shubman Gill overshadows Rituraj, Gujarat crushes Chennai by 5 wickets


Shubman Gill overpowered Rituraj
Gujarat crushed Chennai by 5 wickets

New Delhi. The first match of IPL 2023 (IPL 2023) was played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday. In this exciting match, the Gujarat team has made a winning start to this season by defeating Chennai by five wickets. Young opener Shubman Gill had an important contribution in this resounding victory of GT. From the other end where other batsmen kept coming and going. At the same time, he kept one end firmly and played a valuable half-century innings of 63 runs in 36 balls. During this, six fours and three sixes came out of his bat.

Gujarat won by five wickets:

Batting first after losing the toss in Ahmedabad, the Chennai team managed to score 178 runs at the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated overs. Opening the innings for the team, Rituraj Gaikwad was seen in tremendous rhythm. He played the highest half-century innings of 92 runs at a strike rate of 184.00, facing a total of 50 balls. Apart from this, Moin Ali played 23 runs in 17 balls and Shivav Dubey played a major inning of 19 runs.

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Chasing the target of 179 runs by Chennai, Gujarat achieved it easily in 19.2 overs at the loss of five wickets. Where Shubman Gill played a half-century innings for the team. At the same time, Wriddhiman Saha made 25, Sai Sudarshan 22 and Vijay Shankar contributed 27 runs.

Rajvardhan Hengargekar took three wickets:

Rajvardhan Hengrekar was the most successful bowler for CSK. He bowled a total of four overs for his team. Meanwhile, he got maximum three successes while spending 36 runs. Apart from this, Tushar Deshpande and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket each.

Shami, Khan and Joseph took 2-2 wickets for Gujarat:

For Gujarat Titans, Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan and Alzarri Joseph achieved two successes respectively. Apart from this, Josh Little took one wicket.

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