New Delhi: IPL 2023 started with a bang on Friday at the Narendra Modi Stadium. After the colorful ceremony, the toss took place between MS Dhoni’s team Chennai Super Kings and Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans. This time IPL has come with new rules. That’s why this season is very special.
It’s a luxury to be an impact player
The new rules also include the Impact Player Rule. Under which, apart from the playing XI, an additional player can be called for bowling or batting. Although many cricketers have different opinions about this rule, but when Captain Cool MS Dhoni was asked about it, he said – It is a luxury to be an impact player. This makes decision making a bit easier as you can use it anytime. However, Dhoni further said that due to the rules, the effect of the all-rounder has reduced slightly.
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Dhoni said about the toss – We were also trying to bowl. The wicket is looking good and I don’t think that will change. Don’t know if there will be dew or not because it rained last night. This stadium has twice the capacity of other stadiums. The atmosphere is great here and the preparation is good. We got together a long time ago. After winning the toss, Hardik Pandya chose bowling. He said – we will bowl first. It’s always good to play here. New beginning, new season is very exciting. Almost everyone in the country has got inspiration from Dhoni. His fans are everywhere. We want the players to enjoy the match to the fullest. The result will come automatically.
Gujarat Titans (Playing XI):
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 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 (wk/c), Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangergekar