The 59th match of the IPL 2024 will witness Gujarat Titans taking on Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The action-packed encounter is scheduled to commence at 7:30 PM IST on May 10.

Gujarat Titans’ Playoff Hopes Dwindling

Gujarat Titans find themselves in a precarious position, needing nothing short of a miracle to qualify for the playoffs. With just four wins in 11 games, they languish at the bottom of the points table. To stay in contention, GT must win their remaining matches by substantial margins. However, facing formidable opponents like CSK, KKR, and SRH in their upcoming fixtures makes their road to the playoffs seem daunting. With inconsistent performances throughout the season, the IPL 2022 champions haven’t shown the form of title contenders.

Chennai Super Kings Eyeing Playoff Berth

Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, aim to solidify their place in the playoffs after a crucial win against PBKS. Sitting in the mid-table clutter, CSK needs victories in all three remaining games to secure a playoff spot. While the team ideally aims for a clean sweep, dropping a game is not an option, especially against struggling teams like GT. However, concerns linger over the consistency of players like Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, and Ravindra Jadeja. Additionally, injuries to Mustafizur Rahman and Matheesha Pathirana have weakened the bowling department.

GT vs CSK Live Streaming and Toss Prediction

Fans can catch the GT vs CSK action live on various platforms, including Star Network in India and several international channels like Sky Sports, Fox Sports, and SuperSport. In India, Jio Cinema will provide live streaming, while viewers in other regions can tune in via Willow, Foxtel Go, and Kayo. As for the toss prediction, teams winning the toss should opt to chase, considering the dew factor and ground dimensions favoring chasing teams.

Pitch and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium typically supports batting, although recent games have seen batters struggle for timing. Spinners could play a significant role if the surface remains similar. With a par score around 180, no total is entirely safe in IPL 2024. Meanwhile, a hot evening awaits in Ahmedabad, with temperatures hovering around 30 degrees Celsius and moderate humidity.

Team Previews and Predicted Playing XIs

Gujarat Titans are likely to stick with their current playing XI, banking on individual brilliance to turn their fortunes around. Key players like Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Rashid Khan, and Noor Ahmed need to step up to revive GT’s campaign.

Chennai Super Kings might tweak their lineup, considering the absence of Rahman and Pathirana. Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, and Mitchell Santner hold the key for CSK’s success against GT.

Prediction: CSK Favorites to Win

CSK enters the game as favorites, boasting a well-balanced squad and boosted by their recent win. The team’s superior form and depth give them the edge over struggling GT. Expect CSK to secure a comfortable victory and inch closer to playoff qualification.

By Suraj Mahto

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