After the journey of almost two months and 73 matches, the Indian Premier League 2023 is now at its last stop. There will be a match between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals in the final match to be held at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday. This is going to be a memorable ending for both teams. It will be memorable for Gujarat because the team is going to play the title match in its very first season.
On the other hand, the champions of the first season, the Rajasthan Royals, have got a chance to play the final after a wait of 14 years. The match will start at 8 pm. The toss will be held at 7:30 and before that, the closing ceremony will be held.
GT vs RR: Pitch Report
There are 13-14 strips of pitches on the world's biggest ground of Ahmedabad. Strips are of both types of Red soil as well as Black Soil. Black soil's pitch helps more than the Red soil's pitch. While Red soils give good bounce and pace, which helps both bowlers and batters. Dew may play an important role in the match. Hence toss winning team will want to field first.
In the last match here at Ahamedad RCB had scored 157, which was easily chased by RR. We can hope for at least a 150-170 runs match here.
GT vs RR: Weather Forecast
Ahmedabad is located in the western state of Gujarat. The weather in Ahmedabad remains hot and humid during the summers that span from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 29th of May 2023.
Temperature – 41/29
Humidity – 36%
Wind – 23km/h
Chances of Rain – 0%
GT vs RR: Head to Head
The two matches have been played so far between the two teams. Both the matches were won by Gujarat Titans.
Jos the Boss is key for RR
Gujarat's team has been one of the best bowling teams this season. However, if Rajasthan opener Jos Buttler's bat comes out, he can remove the wind of this bowling attack. Apart from Butler, Captain Sanju Samson has also been seen in a great rhythm.