The final match of IPL 2023 between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium on Monday, 29th May promises to be an exciting contest. Chennai finished on the second position in the points table, while Gujarat finished on the first position in the league stage of IPL 2023.
CSK, led by MS Dhoni, have won eight and lost five matches in the league stages, while GT, captained by Hardik Pandya have won ten and lost four matches in their campaign. In their last match at the playoffs stage, Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious against Gujarat Titans by 15 run, while Gujarat Titans also emerged victorious in their last match at the playoffs stage against Mumbai Indians by 62 runs.
Two highly skilled teams are set to collide in what promises to be an exciting match. In their previous encounters in the history of the IPL, these two teams have clashed four times, with Gujarat Titans emerging victorious in three matches and Chennai Super Kings winning one match.
Here are three player battles to watch out for during CSK vs GT final match:
1) Devon Conway vs Mohammed Shami
The clash between Conway and Shami promises to be a gripping battle within the match. Conway has been in stellar form, leading CSK’s batting with 625 runs at an average of 53.18 and a strike rate of 138.62. Shami, the leading wicket-taker and purple cap holder, will challenge Conway with his pace, swing, and accuracy. It’s a battle of technique and skill as Conway aims to dominate while Shami looks to dismiss the key batsman.
2) Shubman Gill vs Deepak Chahar
The clash between Shubman Gill and Deepak Chahar promises an intriguing contest. Gill has been a standout performer for the Gujarat Titans, scoring 851 runs in 16 matches. Chahar, known for his swing bowling, will pose a potent threat to Gill’s batting prowess. It’s a battle of two talented individuals who can make a significant impact on the match.
3) Shivam Dube vs Rashid Khan
The upcoming match will witness an exciting battle between Shivam Dube of the Chennai Super Kings and Rashid Khan of the Gujarat Titans. Shivam Dube has been consistent for CSK with 386 runs at an impressive strike rate. Rashid Khan, the star bowler of GT, will aim to deceive Dube with his variations. It’s a clash of power and guile as Dube tries to dominate and Rashid strives to take crucial wickets.
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