IPL 2023 Finals
Stadium: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
28 May 2023
The final is here after 2 months of going back and forth we have the last game of the IPL 2023. CSK and GT are going head to head against each other at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on 28th May. CSK is looking for their 5th IPL title and GT is looking for a second IPL trophy being the defending champions. Who will win this game?Get Your Registration Bonus!
Chennai Super Kings
The Chennai Super Kings have established themselves as one of the most consistently successful teams in the history of the IPL. This year, they will be competing in their 10th final, bringing with them a wealth of experience on the grand stage.
The opening partnership of Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a model of consistency throughout this season, and CSK will rely on them to provide another strong start. The middle order is also formidable, with Shivam Dube and Ajinkya Rahane showcasing their excellent batting skills.
While Ambati Rayudu may have struggled for form, the presence of Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and MS Dhoni adds depth and strength to the batting lineup. Turning our attention to the bowling department, Tushar Deshpande has emerged as CSK's leading wicket-taker and is likely to open the bowling alongside Deepak Chahar. During the middle overs, we can expect to see Ravindra Jadeja and Maheesh Theekshana showcasing their spin bowling skills.
However, it is Matheesha Pathirana who will be a crucial player for CSK, especially during the death overs. He has proven to be both economical and capable of taking quick wickets. Furthermore, it will be fascinating to see how MS Dhoni strategically deploys his resources as he aims to secure a record-equalling fifth IPL trophy.
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Lineup
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk/c), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana
Having clinched the IPL title in their inaugural season last year, the Gujarat Titans have carried forward their impressive form into the current season, proving that their success was no mere stroke of luck. Topping the points table in the group stages, they have navigated their way to a second consecutive appearance in the finals despite taking the longer route.
After facing a setback in Qualifier 1, the Titans showcased their resilience in Qualifier 2, delivering a resounding 62-run victory over the formidable Mumbai Indians. Once again, it was Subhuman Gill who exhibited a batting masterclass, smashing his third century of the season and guiding his team to victory.
The Gujarat Titans will heavily rely on Gill to deliver another significant inning in the finals. Wriddhiman Saha, on the other hand, has faced some struggles at the top of the order and will be eager to regain his form in this crucial match. The Titans boast a robust middle order comprising the likes of Hardik Pandya, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, and David Miller, all of whom have displayed their potential with notable performances throughout the season.
The batting lineup gains further depth with the inclusion of Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan. Undoubtedly, the Gujarat Titans possess the strongest bowling unit in the league. Mohammed Shami, Rashid Khan, and Mohit Sharma stand as the top three wicket-takers of the season, posing a formidable challenge to the CSK batting lineup in the middle overs.
Noor Ahmad has been exceptional during the middle overs, showcasing his skills. Overall, the Titans have achieved a perfect balance in their squad, combining the strengths of their players to create a formidable force.
Gujarat Titans Predicted Lineup
Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami
Expert betting tips
The matches played at the Narendra Modi Stadium throughout the season have been characterized by high-scoring encounters, and we anticipate a similar scenario for this upcoming match. The pitch at the stadium is known to be flat with a decent bounce, providing an ideal platform for batsmen to unleash their strokes. While the spinners might not find much assistance from the pitch, the seamers should be able to generate some movement. As for the weather conditions, it is anticipated to be warm and humid, with a possibility of light rain showers. Chennai have rested after the first qualifier and is going into the game with fresh players and we expect them to win the game and get their trophy.