Indian Premier League Final 2023
The 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) was the 16th season of the Indian Premier League, a franchise Twenty20 cricket league in India. It was Organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The tournament was held from March 31 to May 29, 2023, with 10 teams participating.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Gujarat Titans (GT) by five wickets in the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) Final on Monday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
CSK won the toss and elected to field first, restricting GT to 214 for 4 in their 20 overs. Sai Sudharsan top-scored for GT with 96 off 47 balls, while Wriddhiman Saha scored 54 off 39 balls.
In reply, CSK chased down the target with 10 balls to spare. Devon Conway top-scored for CSK with 47 off 25 balls, while Shivam Dube and Ajinkya Rahane scored 32 and 27 respectively.
Ravindra Jadeja was named Player of the Match for his all-round performance. He took 1 for 38 with the ball and scored 15 runs with the bat.
The win was CSK’s fifth IPL title, equaling Mumbai Indians’ record. CSK are now the most successful team in the history of the IPL.
The final was a closely fought contest, and it was a fitting end to a thrilling IPL season. CSK were the better team on the day, and they deserved to win.
The win was a major boost for CSK, who had been struggling in recent years. They had not won the IPL since 2018, and they had not made the playoffs since 2020.
The win was also a major boost for MS Dhoni, who is the captain of CSK. Dhoni has been one of the most successful captains in the history of the IPL, and he had been under pressure to deliver a title for CSK.
Here are some of the highlights of the IPL 2023:
Chennai Super Kings won their 5th title.
Shubman Gill was the highest run-scorer. The Gujarat Titans opener scored 890 runs at an average of 59.33.
Mohammed Shami was the leading wicket-taker. The Gujarat Titans fast bowler took 28 wickets at an average of 8.03.