Matheesha Pathirana continues and Saha smashes the first ball for FOUR and wins the match for Gujarat
Mukesh Choudhary [2.0-0-22-0] is back into the attack and concedes six singles.
Gujarat 133-3 after 19 overs
Matheesha Pathirana [2.0-0-15-2] is back into the attack and concedes six runs.
Gujarat 127-3 after 18 overs
Solanki continues and concedes 4 runs.
Gujarat 121-3 after 17 overs
Simarjeet Singh [2.0-0-17-0] is back into the attack and concedes 9 runs, including a boundary to Miller.
Gujarat 117-3 after 16 overs
Solanki continues and concedes 4 runs.
Gujarat 108-3 after 15 overs
Matheesha Pathirana [1.0-0-12-1] is back into the attack and gets the wicket of Hardik Pandya.
Miller joins Saha in the middle.
Gujarat 104-3 after 14 overs
Prashant Solanki [1.0-0-6-0] is back into the attack and concedes four singles.
Gujarat 100-2 after 13 overs
Moeen Ali continues and gets the wicket of Mathew Wade.
Hardik Pandya, right handed bat, comes to the crease and smashes towards cow corner for FOUR.
Moeen Ali concedes 6 runs.
Gujarat 96-2 after 12 overs
Santner continues and concedes nine runs.
Gujarat 90-1 after 11 overs
Moeen Ali, right-arm off break, comes into the attack and concedes five singles.
Gujarat 81-1 after 10 overs
Mitchell Santner [2.0-0-14-0] is back into the attack and concedes five runs.
Gujarat 76-1 after 9 overs
Matheesha Pathirana, right-arm medium, comes into the attack and traps Gill in front of the wicket off the first ball.
Mathew Wade arrives at the crease and smashes two boundaries.
Pathirana concedes 12 runs in the over.
Gujarat 71-1 after 8 overs
Prashant Solanki, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack and concedes six singles.
Gujarat 59-0 after 7 overs
Santner continues and concedes 8 runs.
Gujarat 53-0 after 6 overs
Simarjeet Singh [1.0-0-7-0] is back into the attack and concedes 10 runs.
Saha smashes a SIX and a FOUR in the over.
Gujarat 465-0 after 5 overs
Mitchell Santner, Left arm orthodox, comes into the attack and concedes six runs, including a boundary to Gill.
Gujarat 35-0 after 4 overs
Mukesh Choudhary continues and concedes 10 runs, including two boundaries.
Gujarat 29-0 after 3 overs
Simarjeet Singh continues and concedes seven runs, including a boundary to Saha.
Gujarat 19-0 after 2 overs
Saha and Shubman Gill at the crease. Saha on strike. Mukesh Choudhary opens the attack and concedes 12 runs in the over as Saha smashed three boundaries in the over.
Gujarat Titans 12-0 after 1 over
Shami removed Dhoni in the last over as the table-toppers restricted Chennai to just 133 in 20 overs.
CSK could only collect 24 runs from the last 5 over and lost 3 wickets.
Shami to Dhoni, out Caught by Yash Dayal!
Dhoni walks back after scoring 7 in 10, Santner comes in next.
CSK at 133/5 in 20 overs.
Yash Dayal gives away 8 runs in the 19th over, and Chennai make it to 127/4 in 19 overs.
N Jagadeesan at 36(30)
MS Dhoni at 5(8)
In the last 5 overs, CSK racked up 31 runs, and gave away 2 wkts
Alzarri Joseph to Shivam Dube, out Caught by Saha
Dube walks back for a duck, Dhoni comes in.
In last 5 overs, CSK scored 34 runs, lost 2 wkts
Joseph gave away just 2 runs in the 17th over.
CSK at 116/4 in 17 overs.
MS Dhoni at 2(3)
N Jagadeesan at31(23)
Rashid Khan to Gaikwad, out Caught by Wade on the last ball of 16th over.
Gaikwad walks back after scoring 53 runs in 49 balls. Shivam Dube walks in.
CSK at 113/3 in 16 overs.
Gaikwad rebuilds Chennai's innings with 31(32) run stand with Jagadeesan.
CSK at 96-2 in 14 overs.
Shami gave away 6 runs in the 6th over.
Ruturaj Gaikwad at 49(43)
N Jagadeesan at 17(16)
Chennai at 76-2 in 11 overs.
Sai Kishore gives away just 3 runs in 11 overs.
Ruturaj Gaikwad at 39(35)
N Jagadeesan at 7(6)
Gujarat break Chennai's crucial 57(39) run partnership as Sai Kishore removed Moeen Ali.
Sai Kishore to Moeen Ali, out Caught by Rashid Khan
Moeen Ali walked back after scoring 21 in 17 balls. N Jagadeesan is the new man in.
CSK at 65/2 in 8.4 ov.
Gaikwad and Moeen Ali make it a 53(35) run partnership as Chennai reach 61/1 in 8 overs.
Rashid Khan gives away 7 runs in the 8th over.
Ruturaj Gaikwad at 34(25)
Moeen Ali at 20(15)
Rashid Khan gives away 17 runs in 6th over as CSK end powerplay at 47/1.
Moeen Ali smashed 2 sixes back to back in the 6th over.
Moeen Ali at 18(12)
Ruturaj Gaikwad at 23(16)
The 2 CSK cricketers together help CSK recover from a sluggish start with a 39(23) partnership.
Mohd Shami to Devon Conway, Caught behind by Saha!
Conway walks back after scoring mere 5 in 9 balls, Moeen Ali comes in next.
Chennai at 11/1 in 3 overs.
Moeen Ali at 2(4)
Ruturaj Gaikwad at 3(6
Gujarat Titans (Playing XI): Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, Hardik Pandya(c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(w/c), Mitchell Santner, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Mukesh Choudhary
No change for Gujarat Titans
4 changes for Chennai Super Kings
Robbie, Rayudu, Bravo, Theekshana are missing. Jaggi, Solanki, Santner, and Matheesha are playing
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