Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) share a very small but still a fierce rivalry in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The five times champions CSK have a bunch of star and talented players with immense experience who played a major role in CSK’s success throughout the years. Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, who is known for his calm nature even during the pressure, CSK have found immense success and also have experience turning the match in their favor.
On the other hand, GT, who played only two seasons of IPL, turned out to be one of the strongest sides in the last couple of seasons. Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, GT stun everyone by winning the IPLtrophy in their maiden season in 2022. The defending champions also continued their dominant run in IPL 2023 and made it into their second consecutive IPL final. However, it was CSK who defeated them in the final to clinch their fifth IPL title.
CSK vs GT Head to Head in IPL
CSK and GT have faced each other five times in the IPL history with GT taking a lead with three wins. The 2022 champions won the first three games back-to-back against CSK, including two in 2022, and the opening match of IPL 2023. However, CSK come out victorious when it was needed the most. The Yellow brigade registered their first win against GT in the Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023 in Chennai to make into their 10th IPL final. After that, they defeated GT again in the grand final of IPL 2023 to clinch their fifth IPL trophy in an edge of the seat thriller in Ahmedabad. We have also witnessed some of the iconic moments in the short rivalry between CSK and GT so far. Now both teams will meet again in IPL 2024 and fans will be expecting another thriller.
CSK vs GT Top performers
CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad is currently leading the batting chart between CSK and GT with 304 runs against GT. While GT’s Wriddhiman Saha finds himself in the second spot with 169 runs, followed by his opening partners Shubman Gill who has amassed 162 runs against CSK.
GT star pacer Mohammed Shami finds himself on the first spot in the list of most wickets between CSK and GT with 7 scalps, followed by CSK’s Matheesha Pathirana who took 6 wickets against CSK. While the third spot is shared by a bunch of players from both franchises. Alzarri Joseph , Mohit Sharma, Rashid Khan, and Ravindra Jadeja have shared 4 wickets each.
CSK vs GT Head to Head Total Matches
|May 29 2023||Chennai Super Kings||5 wickets (DLS)||Ahmedabad|
|May 23 2023||Chennai Super Kings||15 runs||Chennai|
|May 15 2022||Gujarat Titans||7 Wickets||Mumbai|
|Apr 17 2022||Gujarat Titans||3 Wickets||Pune|
|Mar 31 2023||Gujarat Titans||5 Wickets||Ahmedabad|