New Delhi: The IPL 2023 season started with a bang with the match being played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings in Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad.
Gujarat Titans won the toss and decided to bowl first, after which Chennai Super Kings scored 178 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Ruturaj Gaikwad played brilliant innings of 92 runs.
Innings Break! @Ruutu1331 scores a magnificent 9⃣2⃣ as @ChennaiIPL post 178/7 on the board 👏 👏
2⃣ wickets each for @rashidkhan_19, @MdShami11 & Alzarri Joseph 👌 👌
The @gujarat_titans chase to begin soon 👍 👍
Scorecard ▶️ https://t.co/61QLtsnj3J#TATAIPL | #GTvCSK pic.twitter.com/biRXWCdNZB
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 31, 2023
In the first match of IPL 2023, Chennai opening pair Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad initiated the play, where Conway was bowled by Mohammed Shami after scoring only 1 run. After this, a partnership of 36 runs was seen between Gaikwad and Moin Ali. Ambati Raydu, Ben Stokes and Ravindra Jadeja did not score much but Shivam Dubey (19 runs) and MS Dhoni (14 runs) played beneficial knocks at the end.
GT XI: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya(c), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph.
CSK XI: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar.
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