Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK head into the match on the back of their ninth win of the season, while GT led by Hardik Pandya are fresh from their eleventh win of the campaign. CSK, who has one No Result, has won 9 in 15, whereas GT has won 11 in 16.
Both CSK and GT will be keen to carry on their winning momentum and clinch the title when clash in for the third time this season and for the second time at Narendra Modi Stadium, which will host it’s ninth match of the season. GT have won five and lost three so far at home.
GT opened their season with a 6-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings at their home venue, but suffered a couple of 3-wicket defeats to Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals before a 55-run win over Mumbai Indians.
CSK vs GT IPL 2023 Final: Head To Head, Stats, Record in Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
The reigning champions, however, suffered another 5-run loss to Delhi Capitals in a low-scoring thriller at home before bouncing back-to-back win over Lucknow Super Giants by 56 runs followed by a 34-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In the most recent fixture, the Titans set the highest total in IPL at the venue and sealed a 62-run victory over record champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2023 qualifier 2 on Friday (May 26).
Ahead of CSK vs GT 2023 Final meeting at the Narendra Modi Stadium, we take a look at the pitch report and weather forecast for the day as some parts of the country have received summer showers.
Ahmedabad weather forecast on Sunday, May 28
Starts off as a cloudy and humid day with maximum temperature of 39o C. But, there is chance of thunderstorms around 9 PM IST and 11 PM IST. So, weather may play spoilsport in Sunday’s final match between Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians.
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Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
The Narendra Modi Stadium has been batting friendly so far, but has provided a little assistance for new ball bowlers. The average score batting first in IPL at the venue is 171 and batting second is 156. In 2023, however, the average score batting first is 193.
Among the eight matches hosted at the venue in 2023 season, the teams chasing came out on top three times, while the team defending has won fivee matches. The venue has seen some high-scoring contests this season.
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GT chased down a target of 179 set by CSK with 4 balls to spare, while KKR pulled off a 205 run chase against GT followed by RR completing a 178 run chase. However, GT defended 207 against MI, who could only reach 152.
In the fifth match, GT struggled to chase down a paltry 131 against DC, but in the following game the hosts scored the highest total at the venue by setting a target of 228 for LSG and later restricted the visitors to 171. In the seventh match, GT defended 188 against SRH.
In the most recent match, GT rode on Gill’s hundred to set a target of 234 before Mohit Sharma’s fifer bundled out Mumbai Indians for 171. Suryakumar Yadav also scored a fighting fifty for MI in a losing cause.
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As per the venue history, the chasing teams and the teams batting first have the same kind of success. However, with the last five matches ending in favour of the team batting first and the final pressure, the skipper may opt to bat first.
IPL 2023 Results in Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
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