Gujarat Titans (GT) made their second and last appearance in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
With only Chennai Super Kings (CSK) competing for the IPL 2023 trophy and to defend their championship on Sunday, the Hardik Pandya-led GT have been on a tear.
With 10 victories from 14 games, 20 points, and a net run rate of 0.809, GT finished first in the league stage of the IPL 2023. As GT needed to overcome Eliminator champion Mumbai Indians by 62 runs in Qualifier 2 in order to advance to the summit match, CSK defeated GT by 15 runs in Qualifier 1 to secure their spot in the championship game.
HERE’S HOW GUJARAT TITANS MADE IT TO IPL 2023 FINAL:
Match1: Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 5 wickets
Match 2: Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 6 wickets
Match 3: Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders – GT lost by 3 wickets
Match 4: Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 6 wickets
Match 5: Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals – GT lost by 3 wickets
Match 6: Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants – GT won by 7 runs
Match 7: Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians – GT won by 55 runs
Match 8:Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 7 wickets
Match 9: Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Titans – GT lost by 5 runs
Match 10: Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 9 wickets
Match 11: Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants – GT won by 56 runs
Match 12: Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Titans – GT lost by 27 runs
Match 13: Gujarat Titans vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – GT won by 34 runs
Match 14: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Titans – GT won by 6 wickets
Qualifier 1: Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans – GT lost by 15 runs
Qualifier 2: Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians – GT won by 62 runs
In the IPL, GT and CSK have already faced off four times. During the first qualifier in Chennai earlier this week, CSK defeated GT for the first time after GT won the first three occasions.
Full squad for Gujarat Titans: Mohammed Shami, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Jayant Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Shubman Gill, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, B Sai Sudarshan.