CSK and Gujarat will go head-to-head against each other in match number 27 of IPL in Pune on the 17th of April. 

Gujarat are bidding to strengthen its top position when they face CSK. Gujarat Titans have been impressive in the IPL 2022 with five out of four wins and will keep a firm hold on their winning run as they were regarded as the least favorites to be inside the top four, but their composure and brilliance in the matches have made them a team to look out for. 

CSK eventually registered their first win of the tournament and can now take a deep breath. They will be hoping to flourish in the next game as they face a robust team that currently looks unbeatable in IPL 2022.  

Match timing 

Match Toss Time: 19:00 IST (13:30 GMT)

Match Start Time: 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT)

Match Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune


This will be the first match between both teams, as GT is playing their first-ever IPL tournament. 

Notable stats 

Most runs for CSK (active players): MS Dhoni- 4713 runs

Most wickets for CSK (active players): DJ Bravo- 145 wickets

Weather conditions and pitch

GT vs CSK weather and pitch

Team news

CSK will go with the same line-up as they have no injury concerns, they will be hoping they can replicate the same performance that was showcased against RCB a few nights ago.

Gujarat will not have to worry about any injury as they have a full-fledge squad ready for this contest and will employ the same starting XI against Chennai. 

Probable XI

Gujarat Titans (GT): Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (WK), Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (C), Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, and Yash Dayal. 

Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (C), Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (WK), Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, M. Theekshana and Mukesh Chaudhary

Must picks

Gujarat Titans' Lockie Ferguson have worked well in the bowling department as he has wreaked havoc against batters in the matches and have taken nine wickets so far and deserves to be in the fantasy team. 

Hardik Pandya has been the best batsman for Gujarat as he has bagged 228 runs in just five matches and looks to spearhead Gujarat in the batting department in the entire tournament. Hence he deserves a spot in fantasy 11. 

The CSK’s pivotal batsman Robin Uthappa has been a marquee player in the last five games for Chennai; he has risen to the occasion and delivered in the last match as Chennai claimed its first maiden victory in IPL 2022, as the reason he has been selected in fantasy team. Shivam Dube is another player who could bolster the fantasy line-up.

GT vs CSK Fantasy team

GT vs CSK fantasy team
Cricwizz fantasy team

Captain and Vice-captain picks

Hardik Pandya Robin Uthappa IPL 2022
Hardik Pandya (C) and Robin Uthappa (Vc)



Gujarat Titans have been forced to be reckoned with in this IPL; during the auction, it looked the team couldn’t buy quality players and will have its shortcomings in the matches. But they lived up to their expectations and delivered on the four occasions, and now look like a formidable team, which other teams want to avoid, and Chennai just won their first game in the competition. 

We know from the past that the Chennai Super Kings are a side that can be an unstoppable side once in the groove. The batters have clicked well for the four-times champions. Yes, they will have a huge task cut out in form of Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, and Mohammad Shami. However, we feel CSK might just get past them.

Cricwizz predicts Chennai Super Kings to win Match 29 of IPL 2022.


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