New Delhi. The first qualifier match will be played in IPL 2023 today, which means now the time has come for the final thrill. Both the teams Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans are ready for this tough match. Players from both the teams are sweating it out on the field for this high voltage encounter. Gujarat, who are the defending champions, would definitely like to stop the Dhoni brigade, which has won the IPL title 4 times. At the same time, Chennai may also be Dhoni’s, this may be the last IPL, due to which he would like to gift him with a win.
This match is also important because the team that wins in this will get a place in the final directly, while the team that loses will have to play the next qualifier. Where the winner of the Eliminator match (Mumbai vs Lucknow) will get a chance to play. You will then see the winner of the second qualifier clash with the winner of the first qualifier in the final for the IPL trophy. Let us tell you that both the teams have performed very well so far, in which Gujarat has repeated their last season’s performance. Whereas in the last IPL season, the performance of Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings was extremely poor. Gujarat currently have 20 points, while Chennai have 17 points. Let us now know that when the teams of Chennai and Gujarat will clash in the first qualifier, how will be the pitch report and how will be the weather of Chennai?
Today’s match is to be played at Chennai’s home ground, if we talk about today’s match, Chepauk’s pitch has been scoring a lot of runs but the dominance of the spinners has been such that it will not be easy to avoid it. Especially in the current summer season where the pitch will be completely dry and the spinners will try to take full advantage of it. Seven matches have been played on this pitch so far this season and in four of them the team that followed up the target was victorious. If we talk about the weather on this ground in Chennai, then the chances of rain are negligible today, whereas in Chennai, because it is hot, the weather will remain hot even today, along with this, the humidity on the pitch can also bother the players. According to the weather report, there are full chances of severe heat here today. The temperature will remain above around 35 degree Celsius.