GT vs CSK IPL 2024 Match 59 Match-Ups: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Published on: May 10, 2024 5:30 pm IST|Updated on: May 9, 2024 7:55 pm IST

GT vs CSK IPL 2024 Match 59 Match-Ups

Gujarat Titans (GT) will be up against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 59th match of IPL 2024 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Chennai Super Kings have kept their chances alive to secure a spot in the top 4 after defeating Punjab Kings by 28 runs in their previous game. They now have 6 wins in their 11 matches. Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans continue to struggle and languish at the bottom of the standings with only 4 wins in 11 games.

Let’s explore five interesting matchups to watch in GT vs CSK.

  1. Shubman Gill vs Shardul Thakur

Shubman Gill’s class and elegance have been on full display, but Shardul Thakur’s nagging line and length have often challenged the Indian opening batter. In IPL clashes, Shardul has sent Gill packing twice, leaking just 36 runs off 31 balls.

Runs 36
Balls 31
Dismissals 2
Average 18.00
Strike-Rate 116.12

2. Ruturaj Gaikwad vs Noor Ahmad

Ruturaj Gaikwad’s elegant stroke-play has been a treat for the eyes, but Noor Ahmed’s accurate line and variations have posed a stern test. The Afghan spinner has accounted for Gaikwad’s dismissal once in IPL matches, conceding a mere 14 runs off 12 deliveries.

Runs 14
Balls 12
Dismissals 1
Average 14.00
Strike-Rate 116.66

3. David Miller vs Ravindra Jadeja

David Miller’s aggressive batting has been a revelation, yet Ravindra Jadeja’s guile and variations have often kept the South African batter in check. Despite Miller scoring 111 runs off 67 balls at a strike rate of 165.67, Jadeja has dismissed him twice in IPL encounters.

Runs 111
Balls 67
Dismissals 2
Average 55.50
Strike-Rate 165.67

4. Ajinkya Rahane vs Mohit SHarma

While Ajinkya Rahane’s audacious stroke play has been a delight to witness, Mohit Sharma’s cutters have posed a formidable challenge for the CSK opening batter. Mohit has sent Rahane back to the pavilion twice in IPL clashes, though conceding 60 runs off 41 deliveries.

Runs 60
Balls 41
Dismissals 2
Average 30.00
Strike-Rate 146.34

5. MS Dhoni vs Mohit Sharma

MS Dhoni’s explosive batting has ignited the stage, but Mohit Sharma’s variations and lengths have often troubled the veteran CSK finisher. In IPL battles, Mohit has accounted for Dhoni’s dismissal on 3 occasions, despite the latter scoring 48 runs at a blistering strike rate of 192.00.

Runs 48
Balls 25
Dismissals 3
Average 16.00
Strike-Rate 192.00
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