IPL 2023: A Look At A Few Records Made In GT vs CSK Qualifier 1!

GT vs CSK records

Gujarat Titans (GT) who are the defending champions of Indian Premier League (IPL), suffered a 15-run loss at the hands of 4-time IPL champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The match took place in front of the ever-so-energetic Chepauk Stadium and Chennai Super Kings took full advantage of their home crowd support.

Chennai now move to the finals and they will be playing the winner of Qualifier 2 between Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants/Mumbai Indians on 28th May 2023.

Gujarat will be on familiar territory as Qualifier 2 will be played at their home ground at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. They can expect their fans to throng the stadium in large numbers and pledge allegiance to them.

Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023 was an enticing and exciting contest. Batting first, Chennai posted a fighting total of 172 runs. The mastermind tactician in the form of MS Dhoni led his bowling troops extremely well and made sure that CSK win the game by 15 runs.

There were plenty of runs scored, wickets taken and several records made. In this article, we take a look at a few records made by Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1 of IPL 2023:

Gujarat Titans lose all wickets for the first time while chasing

This was the first time that Hardik Pandya and co. were bundled out while chasing in the history of IPL. Since their exsistence from IPL 2022, Hardik Pandya and his men have been masters of chases and have always finished on a high.

But Chennai had the last laugh in this game as they won by 15 runs in front of a packed Chennai crowd.

Chennai Super Kings beat Gujarat Titans for the first time

This was the first time in the history of IPL that CSK defeated Gujarat. The two teams have met on 3 occasions in the past and Gujarat had emerged victorious on all the 3 occasions. Gujarat now leads 3-1 in terms of their head-to-head versus CSK.

CSK make it to their 10th IPL final

In 14 seasons, MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings have qualified for the playoffs 10 times. This just proves how consistent Chennai are and that they are an embodiment of class, composure and determination.

Out of 14 seasons, CSK have been in the playoffs for 12 seasons. They are a sheer juggernaut when it comes to the IPL.

JioCinema’s concurrent viewership broke all records

The official live streaming partner of IPL 2023, JioCinema grabbed the headlines as their concurrent viewership during this GT vs CSK game touched 2.5 crores. This is a record in the history of IPL.

During Gujarat’s chase in the 2nd innings, JioCinema witnessed the views at 2.5 crores.

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