Gujrat Titans and Chennai Super Kings are going to play in the final of IPL 2023. Chennai Super Kings became the first team succeeded to reach 10 IPL finals. On the other hand, Gujrat Titans are the only team that succeeded in playing two consecutive IPL after their debut.
Gujrat Titans and Chennai Super Kings were the two most dangerous sides this season of IPL, and eventually, they succeeded in reaching the final. Gujrat Titans were the topper of the IPL points table in group stages, followed by Chennai. They faced each other in Playoff One, where Chennai Super Kings beat them by 15 runs.
After this defeat, Gujrat Titans bounced back pretty hard and destroyed Mumbai’s bowling and batting lineup. Hardik Pandya gets a clean victory of 62 runs against his previous mates.
GT vs CSK Today Match Details
- Today’s Match Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad
- Match Time: 7:30 pm IST
- Weather: Clear
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
GT vs CSK Head to Head
Gujarat Titans have played four IPL games against Chennai Super Kings. GT easily won three of the four games. However, MS Dhoni learned from his mistakes and came up with a strategy to bring Gujarat to its knees in one of the most important games.
Gujrat Titans use the same tactic of chasing runs against CSk, as they have beaten them in all games while chasing. They failed horribly in this attempt, as it cost them a 15-run defeat in playoff 1. The following are the results of all GT vs CSK head-to-head matches:
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 3 wickets||Pune||17 Apr 2022|
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 7 wickets||Wankhede||15 May 2022|
|CSK vs GT||GT Won by 5 wickets||Ahmedabad||31 Mar 2023|
|CSK vs GT||CSK Won by 15 Runs||Chennai||23 May 2023|
Result of the Last 5 IPL Matches
CSK Last 5 IPL Matches Result
We’re witnessing traditional CSK from the last few IPL matches. In the last five IPL games, they had an incredible winning percentage of 80%. In these four games, they have crushed the favorites in a row. Their victory against the Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans was remarkable, considering both teams were heavy favorites to make the IPL finals.
In the last five IPL games, CSK defeated Dehli Capitals by 27 and 77 runs, respectively. Mumbai Indians lost by 6 wickets and Titans by 15 runs. Only KKR was able to secure a six-wicket victory.
|Gujrat Titans||won by 15 runs||lost||1st||Chennai||23 May 2023|
|Dehli Capitals||won by 77 runs||won||1st||Delhi||20 May 2023|
|KKR||lost by 6 wickets||won||1st||Chennai||14 May 2023|
|Delhi Capitals||won by 27 runs||won||1st||Chennai||10 May 2023|
|Mumbai Indians||won by 6 wicket||won||2nd||Chennai||6 May 2023|
GT Last 5 IPL Matches Result
Gujrat has won three of the last five IPL games, defeating RCB, SRH, and Mumbai. Gujrat, on the other hand, has a reputation for the run chase. However, in these three victories, they won two when defending a total and lost both matches while chasing.
|Mumabi Indians||won by 62 runs||lost||1st||Chennai||26 May 2023|
|Chennai Super Kings||lost by 15 runs||won||2nd||Chennai||23 May 2023|
|RCB||won by 6 wickets||won||2nd||Bengaluru||21 May 2023|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||won by 34 runs||lost||1st||Ahmedabad||15 May 2023|
|Mumbai Indians||lost by 27 runs||won||2nd||Wankhede||12 May 2023|
Today CSK VS GT IPL Match Pitch Report Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad
We discussed in the match preview between the Mumbai Indians and the Gujarat Titans that the pitches at Narendra Modi Stadium are excellent for batters. Shubman Gill played a great inning on this flat track.
Today’s pitch report from Narendra Modi Stadium is also flat and helpful for batters, and a powerful bowling lineup should be selected for the playing XI. To restrict batters in the middle overs, an extra spinner can be useful.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Record and Stats
Total 26 IPL games have been played at Ahmedabad. Both teams won 13 games either the batter first or second. Evidently, any team can win the game with a better strategy.
This venue is known for high-scoring games and it seems that today’s IPL final will be one of those games
|Number of wins batting first||13|
|Number of wins batting second||13|
|Average First Innings score||163|
|Average Winning Total||174|
GT vs CSK Probable Playing XI
Gujrat Titans Playing XI in IPL Final
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI in Playoff
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk/c), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
Fantasy Team Suggestion for GT VS CSK
|Openers||Shubman Gill, Devon Conway|
|Batsman||Ruturaj Gaikwad, David Miller, MS Dhoni|
|All Rounder||Hardik Pandya, Moeen Ali, Dasun Shanka|
|Bowlers||Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Tushar Deshpande|
Key Players to Watch in GT vs CSK
Batters to Watch
Shubman Gill is the leading runs scorer in this IPL season, and it is clear that he is going to win the purple cap for this. Gujrat Titans are completely dependent on his performance. Any other batter from GT failed to play an impactful batting inning this season.
Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad are the main batters from CSk. Both are in the list of the top 10 highest runs scorers of IPL 2023. A big partnership between these two can help CSK in getting a big total.
Bowlers to Watch
Rashid Khan and Muhammad Shami from GT and Deepak Chahar from CSK will be key bowlers for their teams. Although this is a batting track and there will be very little help for bowlers. Still, these three have the ability to get wickets and saving runs.
Who Will Win Today IPL Final GT and CSK?
Every game’s final is a test of nerves for every player and captain. Both teams are the best of this season, that is why they are playing at this biggest arena. Chennai Super Kings are known for their calmness, while Gujarat is known for their aggression. The team with a strong mindset strategy and on-ground performance will win today IPL final.
Apart from this, Gujrat will benefit from their home crowd, which will be an advantage for them. Gujrat will win this game if Shubman Gill performs well in the final and Muhammad Shami grabs up early wickets of Rutraj and Conway. Otherwise, no one will be able to stop MS Dhoni from winning another IPL title.