IPL 2023: Finals: CSK vs GT, Match Prediction and more details

The finals of the grandest T20 league is upon us. It will be a CSK vs GT affair at the Narendra Modi Stadium on 28th May.

Gujarat Titans will play host to Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League’s finals. The final game will be a repeat of the opening game’s clash. The two sides have met twice during this season. Both teams have won one game at least. Gujarat won in the opening game which was played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Chennai won the important clash of Qualifier 1 which was played at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Here is all you need to know before the CSK vs GT finals.

Gujarat Titans come into this game on the back of a win against the Mumbai Indians at the same stadium. Shubman Gill at the top of the order has been in sensational form, the young Indian batter has scored 3 centuries in the last 4 games. In the bowling department, pacer Mohammed Shami leads in the race for Purple Cap with 28 wickets. Shami is followed by Rashid Khan and Mohit Sharma on the list with 27 and 24 wickets respectively. The addition of Joshua Little to the squad helped in strengthening their bowling department.

Chennai Super Kings defeated the defending champions in Qualifier 1 of the IPL. Things will be different this time around for Chennai as they face Gujarat Titans in their home stadium. CSK’s strong suit this season has been their batting line-up. Their openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway have scored the bulk of the runs. Conway has scored 625 runs while Gaikwad has scored 564 runs. In the bowling department, their highest wicket-taker of the season has been Tushar Deshpande with 21 wickets. Deshpande despite his expensive economy has led the fast bowling team for the majority of the season in the absence of seasoned fast bowler Deepak Chahar. Ravindra Jadeja has also been in great touch with the ball as he has picked up 19 wickets.


CSK vs GT Match Details:

Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans, Final, IPL 2023


Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Date & Time: 

Sunday, May 28, 7:30 PM IST

Telecast & Streaming Details: 

Star Sports Network and JioCinema

CSK vs GT Pitch Report:

The Narendra Modi Stadium’s playing surface will favour the batsmen. Anything over 180 runs will be a solid total on this surface, and bowling first will be excellent. The second innings of the game can be affected by dew. The captain winning the toss might opt to bowl first considering the batting-friendly conditions which could help in chasing.

CSK vs GT Probable Playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK): 

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk/c), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Gujarat Titans (GT):

Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami

CSK vs GT Probable Best Performers

Probable best batter

Shubman Gill:

Shubman Gill, the young Indian opener, is playing fantastically this season. The 23-year-old is presently in the lead in the IPL Orange Cap race after scoring 851 runs in his first 16 matches. In addition to having a stellar track record at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the cricketer has three centuries in his last four innings. He will therefore be self-assured to assist the team in retaining the trophy.

Probable best bowler

Mohammed Shami:

With the new ball, veteran Indian bowler Mohammed Shami can be very dangerous. He has so far taken 28 wickets in 16 games, and as a result, he is in the lead for the IPL Purple Cap. 

CSK vs GT Match Prediction: Gujarat Titans to win the match

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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