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CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 Final: All is not lost for GT, CSK wins toss but chase history in Ahmedabad

CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 Final: All is not lost for GT, CSK wins toss but chase history in Ahmedabad

IPL 2023 Final: The crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad erupted in joy when Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni won the toss against Gujarat Titans on Monday. MS Dhoni elected to field first, in the all-important IPL 2023 Final. GT enter the IPL 2023 as favourites, but with possibility of rain around […]

IPL 2023 Final: The crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad erupted in joy when Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni won the toss against Gujarat Titans on Monday. MS Dhoni elected to field first, in the all-important IPL 2023 Final. GT enter the IPL 2023 as favourites, but with possibility of rain around in Ahmedabad, the decision looks in favour of CSK.

However all is not lost for Gujarat Titans. The defending champions has a reason to smile as CSK might have won the toss, but is chasing history in Ahmedabad.

In the last eight matches at the venue, teams batting first has won the game five times. This also includes the Qualifier 2 between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans at the same venue.

If one goes a little deep into history books, MS Dhoni’s record in the IPL Final after winning the toss isn’t too inspiring for the Chennai Super Kings. Follow IPL LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

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MS Dhoni Win-Loss Record in IPL Final after winning the TOSS

SeasonTeam 1Team 2Toss Won/DecisionMatch Result
2008Chennai Super KingsRajasthan RoyalsRajasthan Royals/Field FirstRajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets
2010Chennai Super KingsMumbai IndiansChennai Super Kings/Bat FirstChennai Super Kings won by 22 runs
2011Chennai Super KingsRoyal Challengers BangaloreChennai Super Kings/Bat FirstChennai Super Kings won by 58 runs
2012Chennai Super KingsKolkata Knight RidersChennai Super Kings/Bat FirstKolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets
2013Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsMumbai Indians/Bat FirstMumbai Indians won by 23 runs
2015Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsChennai Super Kings/Bat FirstMumbai Indians won by 41 runs
2018Sunrisers HyderabadChennai Super KingsChennai Super Kings/Field FirstChennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets
2019Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsMumbai Indians/Bat FirstMumbai Indians won by 1 run
2021Chennai Super KingsKolkata Knight RidersKolkata Knight Riders/Bat FirstChennai Super Kings won by 27 runs

Prior to the IPL 2023 Final, Chennai Super Kings featured in 9 IPL Finals. Out of those nine matches, MS Dhoni has won the toss in five of them.

In those five matches, Chennai Super Kings has gone on to win three IPL Finals and lost two.

In four IPL Finals, where MS Dhoni elected to bat first, Chennai has won twice and lost the same number of matches as well.

Dhoni might have had tasted success in the IPL over the years. However, in the last three IPL Finals, teams that have lost the toss has gone one to win the IPL Final.

Which way is IPL 2023 heading – Gujarat or Chennai?

CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 Final: All is not lost for GT, CSK wins toss but chase history in Ahmedabad

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