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IPL 2024 CSK vs GT: Match preview, head-to-head and streaming details

In their five previous encounters, Chennai Super Kings have emerged victorious on two occasions, while Gujarat Titans have triumphed three times.

The seventh match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 promises to be a thrilling encounter as the defending champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), take on Gujarat Titans (GT) at the iconic MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai tonight, i.e., Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 PM IST.

Both CSK and GT have kicked off their IPL 2024 campaign with impressive victories. CSK, under the leadership of their new captain Ruturaj Gaikwad, secured a dominant 6-wicket win against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the tournament opener. Similarly, GT, led by skipper Shubman Gill, edged past Mumbai Indians (MI) by a narrow margin of 6 runs.

The first match for CSK witnessed some spectacular debuts. Mustafizur Rahman stole the show with the ball, claiming a phenomenal four wickets for just 29 runs in his four overs. This performance stands as the second-best bowling figure for a returning IPL debutant playing for CSK. With the bat, Rachin Ravindra provided a crucial spark at the top of the order with a blistering knock of 37 runs off just 15 balls. Fellow debutant Daryl Mitchell chipped in with a quickfire 22. Later, the experienced duo of Shivam Dube and Ravindra Jadeja ensured a comfortable victory for the defending champions. This win further strengthened CSK’s dominant home record against RCB, extending it to an impressive 8-1 in their favour.

GT also saw promising contributions from their debutants. Azmatullah Omarzai, Umesh Yadav, and Spencer Johnson, alongside spinners Sai Kishore and Rashid Khan all played crucial roles in restricting a formidable MI batting line-up. Notably, Mohit Sharma equalled Dwayne Bravo‘s record for most wickets against MI in the IPL, both standing at 33. With their bowling in top form, GT will be aiming to solidify their position by putting up a strong batting performance against the defending champions. In particular, David Miller, who has a history of performing well against CSK with 368 runs in 14 innings at a strike rate exceeding 140, will be a key player to watch.

Head-to-head:

Historically, the contest between CSK and GT has been a close one. In their five previous encounters, CSK have emerged victorious on two occasions, while GT have triumphed three times. This upcoming match promises to be another nail-biter, with both teams boasting exciting new talent and a hunger for victory.

Where-to-watch:

TV:ย Star Sports Network
OTT:ย JioCinema

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