CSK vs GT Live Score, IPL 2023 Final CSK wins : Mohit got Rayudu and Dhoni off consecutive balls and the final remains tentatively poised in the last over.
CSK vs GT Live Score, IPL 2023 Final: Ravindra Jadeja hit a four off the last ball as Chennai Super Kings equalled Mumbai Indians’ record for most IPL titles. Sai Sudharsan had propelled Gujarat Titans to a score of 214/4 by smashing 96 off just 47 balls.
The IPL 2023 Final match between the Gujarat Titans, the defending champions, and the Chennai Super Kings was scheduled to take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 28 but was postponed due to persistent rains. The match had to be switched for the reserve day because it couldn’t be played despite numerous attempts. e. 29 May.
The intriguing match will now start at 7:30 pm (IST) on May 29 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
In contrast to Chennai Super Kings, who are aiming to win their fifth IPL championship, Gujarat Titans will be competing to keep the championship.
At the M.A, Gujarat Titans were defeated by Chennai Super Kings in their opening qualifying match. Chennai’s Chidambaram Stadium. But after defeating Mumbai Indians by 62 runs on Friday, the Gujarat-based team assured their place in the championship game.
The top of the CSK batting lineup has been led by Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad. Devon Conway bats with a strike rate of 137 and an average of 52, scoring 625 runs in 14 innings this season. On the other hand, Ruturaj Gaikwad has 564 runs scored this season with an average of 43 and a strike rate of 146.
The 23-year-old Chennai native took advantage of the death overs by smashing eight fours and six sixes during his innings. When his talented opening partner Shubman Gill was held to a score of 39 off 20, Wriddhiman Saha had earlier scored 54 off 39.
The GT innings only experienced a few light drizzles, which didn’t lead to any kind of interruptions. The CSK innings was eventually stopped, though, with a lot of rain falling on the stadium, after the third ball of the first over. The actual rain didn’t last very long, but the wet outfield—particularly a tricky practice pitch at the edge of the square—was what caused the biggest holdup.
The game was eventually cut to 15 overs, and CSK’s target was increased to 171. The game eventually resumed, and ever since then, it has been a back-and-forth affair. Big hits from Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, and Ambati Rayudu aided CSK’s cause, but Mohit Sharma stepped in with crucial wickets whenever it appeared that the opposition was winning easily.
The final over was also bowled by Mohit, who reduced the score to CSK needing 10 from the final two balls to win. But Ravindra Jadeja ultimately scored a six off the second to last ball and a four off the final ball to help CSK win their fifth championship.
After just three balls into the first over and with four runs scored, rain stopped CSK’s attempt to complete a massive 215-run chase against GT on Monday night.
Following a lengthy break, the game was resumed after the venue experienced additional rain. Before cameo appearances from Ajinkya Rahane (27) and Ambati Rayudu (19), Ruturaj Gaikwad (26) and Devon Conway (47) set up the chase with a quick stand.
When Rayudu was dismissed and 22 needed to be scored off of 14 balls, CSK captain MS Dhoni stepped out as the no. 6 batters before being struck out for a golden duck by Mohit Sharma.
With 10 needed off of two balls against Mohit, who was striking back-to-back yorkers against Shivam Dube (32 not out), the chase came down to the wire. To win the match, Ravindra Jadeja (15 unbeaten) slammed Mohit for a six over long-on and a four down.
With its fifth IPL championship, CSK, which came in ninth last season, tied Mumbai Indians for the most victories. The 11th final Dhoni participated in also tied Rohit Sharma for the most championships won as a captain.