Today, May 26, at 7:30 pm, IPL 2023 Qualifire-2 MI vs GT will be played at the Narendra Modi International Cricket Stadium. The toss will take place at 7 pm and the battle will start after half an hour. Both the teams will give their lives to win this match. Because, the team that will win this match will compete with CSK in the IPL 2023 Final Match on May 28 at this ground. Let us know the mood of this pitch and what the weather forecast says.
The history of IPL tells that a total of 25 matches have been played so far on the ground of Narendra Modi International Cricket Stadium Ahmedabad where the game is to be held today. In which the team batting first has won 12 matches and the team chasing the target has won 13 matches.
Significantly, this ground is the home ground of GT. And, in the latest season of this IPL 2023, GT has played a total of 7 matches at this ground, winning 4 of them.
The history of IPL tells that a total of 3 matches have been played between GT and MI so far. In which 2 matches were played in IPL 2023 and 1 match in IPL 2022. Out of the total 3 matches played so far, Mumbai Indians won 2, while GT won 1 match.
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The first match of MI vs GT in the latest season of IPL 2023 was played on 25 April at the Narendra Modi International Cricket Stadium itself. Batting first, GT scored 207 for 6 wickets and gave MI a target of 208 runs in 20 overs to win. But, MI team could only manage 155 runs in 20 overs losing 9 wickets and GT won by 55 runs.
The second match of GT vs MI in IPL 2023 took place on 12 May. Batting first, MI had scored 218 runs for 5 wickets and had given GT a target of 219 runs to win. Chasing this target, GT’s team could only score 191 runs in 20 overs losing 8 wickets and MI won the match by 27 runs.
Talking about the first encounter in IPL between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans, it took place on 12 May 2022 in the IPL 2022 season. In which MI scored 177 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs while batting first and gave the target of 178 runs to win the gate. Chasing this target, the GT team could score only 172 runs in 20 overs losing 5 wickets in front of tight fielding and sharp bowling of Mumbai Indians and Mumbai Indians won by 5 runs.
If seen in this way, GT is looking strong in every respect on this ground of Ahmedabad.
what is the mood of the pitch
The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium is considered good for batting. This pitch has generally seen high scoring matches. The ball gets good bounce here. On the other hand, fast bowlers can get good swing in the initial overs. After some time has passed, spin bowlers can also play on this pitch. As such, in the total 25 matches played so far, the team batting first has won 12 and the chasing team has won 13 matches. Not much difference. But, it is believed that the captain who won the toss may prefer to bowl first.
According to the Meteorological Department, the day will be hot, but the atmosphere will become pleasant as soon as the evening sets. The day temperature is expected to hover around 41 degrees Celsius and settle down to 29 degrees Celsius after dusk. There is no chance of rain.
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