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The magic of Rashid-Tewatia was again seen on the field, oil was extracted from Chennai bowlers

Ahmedabad: IPL 2023 has started. The first match of the season was played between defending champions Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings on Friday. In this match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Hardik’s Gujarat army won a thrilling 5-wicket win in the last over. This was Titans’ third consecutive win over Chennai. Once again, the pair of Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia won the match for Gujarat in the end. Batting first, the Chennai Super Kings set a target of 179 runs in front of the hosts Gujarat Titans. In the second innings, Titans openers Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill got off to a good start. Significantly, the innings of the defending champions faltered in the middle overs. Gujarat needed 23 runs in the last two overs to win. The first match of the season and a ground full of fans, that means there was bound to be pressure on both the teams.

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At this time, that team would have won which was not nervous. Just then Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia showed their experience and chased down Gujarat to win another match. This explosive pair of both removed the oil by beating the bowlers of Chennai. A total of 15 runs came in Deepak Chahar’s 19th over in which Khan Saab hit a six and a four. Whereas in the last over, when 8 runs were needed to win, Tewatia hit a six and a four to win the match by 5 wickets. Where Rashid made 10 in 3 balls and Rahul made 15 in 14.

Let us tell you that Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia together have won many matches for Gujarat by chasing in IPL 2022 as well. This season too, both these players seem to have a similar intention. The pair of Rahul-Rashid can prove to be crucial for Gujarat Titans in the coming matches. GT vs CSK highlights: Gujarati lions roared at home, defending champions beat Chennai Super Kings in the opening matchCSK vs GT Head To Head: Who will go Opening match of IPL? Figures supporting Gujarat Titans

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