qualifier 1 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 saw Chennai Super Kings (CSK) TakeGujarat Titans (GT) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday (May 23). CSK emerged victorious in the competition and reached a record 10th IPL final. Apart from the victory of the Chennai team, the talk among the fans was surprising. M S DhoniWonderful to dismiss GT Skipper hardik pandya,
Asked to bat first, Chennai got off to a good start with the opening pair Ruturaj Gaikwad And devon conway Added 87 runs for the first wicket. While Ruturaj scored a brilliant 60 off 44 balls, Conway contributed with 40 off 34 balls. Meanwhile, fireworks also happened for a while. Ravindra Jadeja (22) took CSK to a competitive total of 172/7 in their allotted 20 overs. Mohit Sharma And Mohammed Shami Each of the bowlers took two wickets for Gujarat.
In reply, Gujarat kept losing wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for 157 runs in their 20 overs. Although GT batsmen Shubman Gill Scored 42 off 38 balls and Hardik promoted himself to No. 4 in the order. 3, they fell 15 runs short of reaching the finishing line. Significantly, the conspiracy to dismiss Hardik was hatched by Dhoni.
It all happened on the fifth ball of the sixth over when Dhoni changed the field placement for Hardik. Mahesh TikshanaPlays the magic and takes Jadeja over backward square. The tactical brilliance of the CSK skipper proved to be a masterstroke as Hardik fell victim to Thekshana and the ball fell straight to Jadeja.
Here’s the video:
👀 Dhoni moves a fielder to the off side before Hardik gets out! #GTvCSK #TATAIPL #qualifier1 #IPLonJioCinema pic.twitter.com/oJow2Vp2rj
– JioCinema (@JioCinema) May 23, 2023
With this win, CSK have sealed their place in the final of IPL 2023. Meanwhile, GT will now take on the winner of the Eliminator in Qualifier 2 on Friday (May 26). Significantly, the eliminator will be played between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday (May 24).