CSK vs GT IPL 2024: Preview, Fantasy Team, Pitch Report, and Match Prediction

The second match of the 2024 Indian Premier League between the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) is scheduled for March 26 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk). Both sides have won their first-round matches going into this one.

On March 24, Gujarat, now captained by Shubman Gill, prevented Mumbai Indians (MI) from reaching the target in the last over. Their victory was made possible by Umesh Yadav’s crucial dismissals of MI captain Hardik Pandya and Piyush Chawla, even though they lost by 10 runs in the first two balls of the 20th over.

With a Net Run Rate of +0.779, CSK gained two points and advanced in the points table in the meantime. On March 22, Chennai, now captained by Ruturaj Gaikwad, triumphed over Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in their opening encounter. In 18.4 overs, CSK reached 176/4 while chasing RCB’s 173/6.

Cricket experts such as Sunil Gavaskar praised Ruturaj’s captaincy, especially his use of Mustafizur Rahman in the bowling attack.

Head-to-head Records for CSK and GT

Since GT is a new franchise, Chennai and Gujarat have only participated in five IPL games. Of those, Chennai won two and Gujarat won three. Thus far, CSK has scored the highest total against GT (178), while GT has scored the highest against CSK (214).

IPL 2023 began with GT, the reigning champion, defeating CSK in their match. The next game, against GT, was won by CSK. When they reconnected in the championship game, Chennai won their fifth overall.

Fantasy Teams: CSK vs. GT

Shubman Gill (VC), David Miller, Rashid Khan, Joshua Little, Wriddhiman Saha, Moeen Ali, Shardul Thakur, Ruturaj Gaikwad (C), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, and MS Dhoni (WK).

Pitch Report: CSK Versus GT

This year’s second IPL match will take place in Chennai. In the opening game, Chennai easily overcame RCB’s 173 deficit thanks to the pitch’s batting-friendly conditions. In the second game as well, the pitch will favor hitters. A high-scoring contest is expected because both teams have strong hitters.

CSK Versus GT Weather

In Chennai, it will be about 29 degrees when the game begins. Throughout the entire match, it will essentially not change. Because of the high humidity of 77%, it will feel hotter. Rainfall is not possible.

Forecast: CSK vs. GT

Chennai has a 56% chance of winning their home match against Gujarat, according to Google’s win probability, which could put them atop the points table.

CricTracker predicts that CSK will win the match regardless of who bats first. Chennai is also favored by MyKhel. they also anticipate that MS Dhoni’s squad will outwit GT.