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IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Highlights: Titans win by 5 wkts, Gaikwad's 92 in vain

IPL 2023, Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings Highlights: The match came close after briliant 17th and 18th overs by Chahar and Hangargekar. However, Tewatia kept his calm and won it for the Titans

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Hardik Pandya of Gujarat Titans, MS Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings, Roger Binny, President (BCCI), Jay Shah, Secretary of BCCI, Arun Singh Dhumal, BCCI treasurer with IPL trophy. Photo: Sportzpics

Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni pose with the trophy, GT vs CSK Live Score. Photo: Sportzpics

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Highlights

Yet again, Iceman Tewatia was at his best as he kept his calm and remained at the crease till the end to see his team through as they chased down 179 with five balls to spare. 

However, the job was done earlier by Shubman Gill, who scored a brilliant 63 off just 36 balls and never let the pressure of chasing a target beyond 170 showcase.  Other than him, Vijay Shankar, Sai Sudharsan and Wriddhiman Saha contributed with 27, 22 and 25 respectively. 

Rajvardhan Hangargekar was the pick of the bowlers as the 20-year old picked three wickets for 36 in his four overs. He bowled a brilliant 18th over, conceding just seven runs and taking the wicket of Vijay Shankar. 

Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2023 Toss

Hardik Pandya, the skipper of the Gujarat Titans won the toss against MS Dhoni and decided to bowl first at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

Also Read: IPL 2023 FAQ pack: New, old, and everything one must know before season 16

Gujarat Titans playing 11

Hardik Pandya (c), Matthew Wade, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal

Substitutes: B Sai Sudharsan, Jayant Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Abhinav Manohar, KS Bharat

Also Read: IPL 2023 Group B analysis: How do the teams shape up for the new season

Chennai Super Kings playing 11

MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar

Substitutes: Tushar Deshpande, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Ajinkya Rahane, Nishant Sindhu

Also Read: IPL 2023 GT vs CSK preview: Defending champs face a rejuvenated yellow army

GT vs CSK, IPL 2023 Live Streaming and Broadcast Details

The Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings contest in the IPL 2023 will be live-streamed on the Jio Cinema app and website. The match will available on Star Sports on TV sets across India. 

GT vs CSK, IPL 2023 Highlights: Catch all the updates from the match between the Gujarat Titans and the Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium here
11:50 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Match Summary

 
Yet again, Iceman Tewatia was at his best as he kept his calm and remained at the crease till the end to see his team through as they chased down 179 with five balls to spare. 
 
However, the job was done earlier by Shubman Gill, who scored a brilliant 63 off just 36 balls and never let the pressure of chasing a target beyond 170 showcase.  Other than him, Vijay Shankar, Sai Sudharsan and Wriddhiman Saha contributed with 27, 22 and 25 respectively. 
 
Rajvardhan Hangargekar was the pick of the bowlers as the 20-year old picked three wickets for 36 in his four overs. He bowled a brilliant 18th over, conceding just seven runs and taking the wicket of Vijay Shankar. 
 
Earlier in the evening, asked to bat first, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 92 off just 50 balls took the Super Kings to 178/7 in their 20 overs. Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph and Mohd Shami took two wickets each. 
 
11:38 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Tewatia wins it for Titans again

 
He needed to defend 8 off six, but he has now bowled a wide off the very first ball and on the very second ball, gets hit for a six as he bowls full and wide and Tewatia walks across and lifts it over covers for a six. 
 
One to win and Tewatia hits it straight down the ground for a four to win the match by five wickets with four balls to spare. 
 
11:35 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Deepak Chahar lets his team down

 
Chahar bowled a brilliant 17th over, but now, he has given away 11 runs off the first four balls and more importantly, he went for a six against Rashid Khan. And again he bowls short and wide and Rashid slashes it past short third for a four. He conceded a total of 15 runs, leaving 8 to be defended in the last over. 
 
11:32 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Santner takes it running backwards, Chennai in the game big time

 
Vijay Shankar after losing the review on the wide call, was bowled a slower one by Hangargekar. The batter played at it and went through the shot early as the ball hit his bat while he had almost played the shot. The ball travelled beyond mid-off, but Santner ran backwards and took a stunner to get rid of Shankar. 
 
11:28 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Wide reviewed by Titans, they lose again

 
The fifth ball of the 18th over has been reviewed for a wide by Vijay Shaknar as the umpire gave it not-wide, but he seems confident that it was a wide. Remember, Gujarat have already lost a review on a wide call. Again the decision taken on field has been upheld and Titans have now lost both their reviews. 
 
11:25 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Hangargekar hit for a six on the fourth ball

 
Two dot balls in the first two balls so far and a single on the third one. Rajvardhan Hangargekar has been ice cool so far in the death and especially against the Iceman Tewatia. 
 
But on the fourth ball, he bowled a short one which has been picked all night and Shankar has picked it nicely too and hit it for a six over deep mid-wicket. 
 
11:21 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Chahar bowls a brilliant over

 
Deepak Chahar conceded only four runs in the 17th over and as result, the Titans for the first time in the game need at a required rate of 10 runs per over. They need 30 in three overs. 
 
11:12 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Why has Stokes not bowled?

 
It is strange to note that Ben Stokes has not bowled at all in this game and thus the utilisation of him as a bowling option alongside an extra bowler in the impact player has not come to fruition. 
 
11:10 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Gill dropped once, but caught on the second attempt

 
There was a chance for Ruturaj Gaikwad to catch Shubman Gill and keep his team in the game, but he had walked a bit forward in his tracks ta the deep mid-wicket boundary and by the time he started pedalling back, the momentum in the shot was too much to be caught. It hit Gaikwad’s palms and slipped through them for a six. 
 
On the very next ball, Gill skied one in the air and it went straight to Gaikwad who caught it easily. 
 
11:06 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: First player review for a wide in IPL is unsuccessful

 
It was a short ball and Shubman Gill got a four off that too, but still he wanted to check if it were the second bounder of the over so he reviewed. It turned out to be below shoulder height and Titans lost their review. 
 
11:00 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Great fielding from Santner

 
Mitchell Santner saved a certain four as he dived towards his left and caught the ball at one bounce at short mid-off. However, on the very next ball, Vijay Shankar managed to hit a four
 
10:56 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Bowled him, Jadeja gets Hardik

 
Ravindra Jadeja has got Hardik Pandya clean bowled and has made the match interesting. The ball was on a good length and coming back with the arm, Pandya swept, but was too late into the shot as the ball went past his sweeping bat and disturbed the woodwork behind him. 
 
10:51 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Gill reaches 50 in 30 balls

Shubman Gill brings up his fifty against CSK in IPL 2023. Photo: Sportzpics
Shubman Gill brings up his fifty against CSK in IPL 2023. Photo: Sportzpics

10:44 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Chennai needed a wicket and Hangargekar gets it

 
The need for a wicket was at its peak for the Chennai SUper Kings and Rajvardhan Hanagargekar, the only wicket taker so far, was brought into the attack by Dhoni and he hung the balls wide outside off. Sudarshan chased one and edged it to Dhoni behind the stumps to get out and give the Yellow Army their second wicket. 
 
10:37 PM

IPL 2023, GT vs CSK Live Score: Gill punishes Santner

 
Mitchell Santner bowled on middle and off and both the times Shubman Gill was able to get him through the off-side cordon and hit a four 
 

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First Published: Mar 31 2023 | 6:53 PM IST

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