MS Dhoni To Hardik Pandya: Stars To Watch Out For In IPL 2023 Opener Between Chennai Super Kings And Gujarat Titans, In PICS
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will get underway on March 31 with defending champions Gujarat Titans taking on MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at stars to watch out for in IPL 2023 opener from MS Dhoni to Hardik Pandya to Ben Stokes.
Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni may be playing his final season of the T20 league. Dhoni will look to make amends and get CSK back into the playoffs in IPL 2023. The former India captain has put in a lot of hard work on his fitness and bulked up a lot ahead of IPL 2023. (Photo: BCCI/IPL)
Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya had a wonder IPL 2022 season with both bat and ball. Pandya scored 487 runs with the bat and also picked up 8 wickets last year. (Photo: BCCI/IPL)
Team India and Gujarat Titans pacer Mohammed Shami has been sensational with the new ball in T20 as well as Test cricket. In IPL 2022, Shami picked up 20 wickets in 16 matches. (Photo: BCCI/IPL)
India and Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill has been in sensational form with the bat in recent times in all formats of the game. In IPL 2022, Gill scored 483 runs in 16 matches with a top-score of 96. (Photo: BCCI/WPL)
England captain Ben Stokes was bought for Rs 16.25 crore in the IPL 2023 auction by Chennai Super Kings. Stokes is seen by many as successor of MS Dhoni as CSK captain, he will look to make an early mark in IPL 2023. (Source: Twitter)
Afghanistan and Gujarat Titans leg-spinner Rashid Khan is one of the highest wicket-takers in IPL over the last few season. Rashid claimed 19 wickets in 16 matches in IPL 2022 for the Titans and had a strike-rate of over 200 with the bat as well. (Photo: BCCI/IPL)