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IPL 2023 Playoff: Battle for final in Gujarat and Mumbai tomorrow, know statistics and much more

The field for the final race between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans.

The field for the final race between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans.

IPL 2023 Playoffs: Mumbai Indians defeated Lucknow Super Giants by a huge margin of 81 runs in the Eliminator match of the playoff stage of the Indian Premier League. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. This was the first time in IPL 2023 that the Mumbai Indians team won the toss and decided to bat first. Mumbai did not have a good start in the match, but thanks to the innings of Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav and Nehal Wadhera, a target of 183 runs was set in front of LSG (Lucknow Super Gaints). Chasing the target, the Lucknow team collapsed for 101 runs in front of the killer bowling of Mumbai fast bowler Akash Madhwal. Madhwal took 5 wickets for 5 runs in 3.3 overs and was adjudged Player of the Match.

When is Qualifier 2

After winning the Eliminator match, Mumbai Indians will now take on Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 2 on May 26 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The team that wins this match will take on Chennai Superkings in the final on May 28 for the IPL Trophy.

Performance of Mumbai Indians during IPL 2023

The performance of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023 has been very volatile. Mumbai Indians have qualified for the playoffs by winning 8 out of their 14 matches in the group stage. The 5-time winner Mumbai team has a lot of experience in playoff matches and knows how to handle pressure. However, the bowling of the Mumbai team is a weak link. However, the performance of the bowlers against Lucknow has been impressive. Mumbai’s strong side is its batting. Almost all the batsmen of the team are in excellent form and are scoring runs for the team. The team’s morale has also increased after winning the match against Lucknow.

Gujarat Titans performance during IPL 2023

On the other hand, the team of defending champions Gujarat Titans is number one in the points table. Gujarat had qualified for Qualifier 1 by winning 10 matches out of 14 matches. Where he had to face defeat from CSK (Chennai Superkings). Gujarat team is doing well both batting and bowling. The team has bowlers like Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami and Noor Ahmed and batsmen like Shubman Gill, David Miller, Hardik Pandya.

Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Head to Head (MI vs GT Head to Head)

In head-to-head matches, Mumbai Indians, captained by Rohit Sharma, have an edge over Gujarat Titans, captained by Hardik Pandya. The teams of Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians have been face to face 3 times so far. In which the team of Mumbai Indians has won twice and the team of Gujarat has won once. In such a situation, there will be additional pressure on Gujarat Titans if Mumbai Indians have the upper hand. Gujarat is also coming after losing their last match against CSK. In such a situation, the team will be able to deal with the pressure of Qualifier 2 in a better way. And the team will take on Dhoni’s captaincy Chennai Super Kings for the IPL trophy in the final on May 28 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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