- GT vs CSK match prediction: Gujarat Titans to win
- GT vs CSK toss prediction: Gujarat Titans to win the toss and bat first
Gujarat Titans (GT) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns in Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The match will take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday, May 23.
Read our in-depth IPL prediction, as our experts offer up their GT vs CSK predictions ahead of this match
- Date and time: May 23, 19:30 IST
- GT vs CSK venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
- 1 Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings match preview
- 2 GT vs CSK Dream11 prediction
Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings match preview
The Titans, led by Hardik Pandya, finished the league stage at the top of the table with 20 points and a net run rate of +0.809 thanks to wins in 10 out of 14 matches. They will go into their next game after beating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
They beat Faf du Plessis’ RCB by six wickets in their previous match on Sunday, May 21 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Shubman Gill scored third T20 hundred this year as the Titans chased down 198 with five balls to spare.
Gill stayed not out on 104 runs off 52 balls with five fours and eight sixes. It was his partnership of 123 runs with Vijay Shankar that laid the platform for GT in their run-chase.
GT possible 11: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal
The out of the GT vs CSK prediction will depend a lot on how the Titans’ bowlers manage to restrict their opponents.
— Gujarat Titans (@gujarat_titans) May 22, 2023
Chennai Super Kings
The Super Kings, led by MS Dhoni, on the other hand, finished the league stage on the second spot with 17 points and a net run rate of +0.652 thanks to wins in eight out of 14 matches. The four-time champions will be playing in their 12th IPL playoffs out of 14 editions.
It was only in 2020 and 2022 that they failed to finish in the top four after the league stage. They beat the Delhi Capitals (DC) by 77 runs in their previous match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.
CSK possible 11: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
The result of the GT vs CSK prediction will depend heavily on how the CSK batters step up in tough batting conditions at the Chepauk.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) May 22, 2023
Pitch and expected weather conditions
The pitch in Chennai for the GT vs CSK prediction is expected to be low and slow. Spinners are most likely to play a big part. An overly high-scoring game does not seem to be in store. There is no chance of rain as of now and temperatures will be around the 32-degree Celsius mark.
GT vs CSK Dream11 prediction
Our GT vs CSK Dream11 prediction for this match
- Wicketkeeper(s): Wriddhiman Saha, Devon Conway
- Batter(s): Shivam Dube, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-rounder(s): Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya
- Bowler(s): Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad
- Recommended captain: Shubman Gill
- Recommended vice-captain: Rashid Khan
We have tried to pick a number of bowlers in our Dream11 prediction team as the conditions will mostly favour the bowlers. The GT vs CSK prediction will depend a lot on how batters from both teams tackle the opposition spinners.
GT vs CSK match prediction: Gujarat Titans to win
As per today's match predictions, the Titans should be able to beat the Super Kings. GT have beaten CSK on all three of their meetings thus far. Hence, GT are the favourites for the GT vs CSK prediction.
GT vs CSK toss prediction: Gujarat Titans to win the toss and bat first
In a crunch game, it is always advisable to bat first after winning the toss. As per our toss prediction for today, the Titans should do exactly the same to give themselves a better chance of winning the GT vs CSK prediction.
GT vs CSK man of the match prediction: Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill is currently in the form of his life and has every chance of winning the Orange Cap by the end of the season. It is how Gill plays that will heavily determine the outcome of the GT vs CSK prediction.
GT vs CSK betting odds
- Chennai Super Kings: 1.90
- Gujarat Titans: 1.95
The GT vs CSK betting odds say that the Super Kings are slightly more favourites to win the match. But as per our IPL predictions, the Titans should be able to keep their winning run intact against the Super Kings.