IPL 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings: Playing XI and substitute impact players for today’s match

The potential T20 captain for team India – Hardik Pandya is ready to lead his side Gujarat Titans as CSK heroes enter the soil of Ahmedabad for the season opener.

While Hardik and company will be aiming at defending the championship trophy, veteran player MS Dhoni will surely look for a comeback after a tough season for CSK last year.

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Hosts’ team Gujarat Titans won the toss and opted to field first. With the new rule coming into IPL 2023, the fans have to wait for the team lineups .

The substitute players will also play a key role in every game of this epic tournament as the newly announced “impact rule” will benefit the teams to bring in one player who can possibly change the game.

Here are the playing XI and Substitutes for CSK and GT

Gujarat Titans (Playing XI): Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya(c), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar

Gujarat Titans Subs: B Sai Sudharsan, Jayant Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Abhinav Manohar, KS Bharat

Chennai Super Kings Subs: Tushar Deshpande, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Ajinkya Rahane, Nishant Sindhu