Chennai Super Kings beat Gujarat Titans by 15 runs. Gujarat Titans had a target of 173 runs to win but managed just 157 runs from 20 overs. Opener Shubman Gill scored the most runs for Gujarat Titans. Shubman Gill scored 42 runs off 38 balls. He hit 4 fours and 1 six in his innings. Other than this, the rest of the batsmen including Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya disappointed. However, Rashid Khan played a quick 30-run innings off 16 balls in the last over but failed to win the team.
Talking about the Chennai Super Kings bowlers, apart from Deepak Chahar, Mahish Tikshna, Ravindra Jadeja and Mahisha Pathirana took 2-2 wickets. While Tushar Deshpande got 1 hit.
At the same time, after this victory, Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has reached the final. However, Gujarat Titans will have another chance to reach the final. In fact, on Wednesday, the team of Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants will meet in the Eliminator match. The winning team of this match will face Gujarat Titans. While the journey of the losing team in the tie between Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants will end. However, the second qualifying match of this season will be played on May 26 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Earlier, Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya had decided to bowl after winning the toss. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored 172 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. In doing so, his Gujarat Titans hit a target of 173 runs to win the match. Chennai Super Kings openers Rituraj Gaikwad and Dwayne Conway added 87 runs in 10.3 overs for the first wicket but after the sacking of both openers batsmen like Shivam Dubey and Ajinkya Rahane returned to the pavilion on the cheap but Ravindra Jadeja scored in 16 balls. He put up a respectable score by scoring 22 runs.