IPL 2023 Qualifier 2: The Indian Premier League playoffs have come to an end and once again, Chennai Super Kings have secured a place in the final. CSK qualified for the IPL finals for a record 10th time after defeating IPL table toppers Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1. However, Gujarat Titans will get another chance to advance to the final and take revenge on May 26 in the Qualifier 2 match against the Mumbai Indians.
The third and final playoff match, the Qualifier 2 match, will be played between defending champions Gujarat Titans and five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians on May 24, with the winner taking on Chennai Super Kings in the final of the IPL 2023 on May 28. There is immense pressure on both MI and GT. MI has performed with an underdog spirit and qualified against several tough teams like RCB, RR, KKR and PBKS.
GT, on the other hand, topped the standings during the league stage and looked invincible coming into the playoffs. But you can never underestimate the guile of MS Dhoni-led CSK. Hopefully, whichever team makes it to the finals, GT or MI, they will be sure to deliver an exciting game to the fans.
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GT Vs MI head to head in IPL
- Total games played: 3
- Mumbai Indians won: 2
- Gujarat Titans won: 1
- Last match: (Mumbai, May 12, 2023) Mumbai Indians won by 27 runs
The Gujarat Titans have battled against the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. The pair have met three times in the tournament, with MI beating GT twice, and both times by wide margins.
MI thrashed GT by 27 runs in their last match this IPL season. However, in the previous game between the two, GT won by 55 runs.
There is no certainty in the IPL and any team can win against any other team on any given day. The way Mumbai Indians have played the last few matches, all the confidence and momentum is on their side. However, GT will play under the added pressure of having topped the table and still not reaching the finals. GT also won the IPL last year.
GT vs MI schedules, location and draw
GT and MI playing records in Ahmedabad
- The Gujarat Titans will have the home advantage at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
- GT has won 5 of the 8 matches it has played in Ahmedabad.
- In total, 13 teams won IPL matches in Ahmedabad while chasing. The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium is known to favor batsmen, and several big totals have been recorded on the ground this year.
Key players to watch
- Akash Madhwal (MI)
- Suryakumar Yadav (IM)
- Tilak Varma (MI)
- Shubman Gill (GT)
- Rashid Khan (GT)
- Mohammed Shami (GT)
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