CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 Final Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

The IPL 2023 has come down to its endgame with the defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) taking on four-time winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The IPL 2023 final is set to take place at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday. Gujarat Titans are slight favourites heading into the game at 4/5 (1.80). Chennai Super Kings have the odds of 87/100 (1.87).

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

  • Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans (CSK vs GT), Final
  • May 28, 2023 – 2 PM GMT
  • Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Latest IPL 2023 scores & standings

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitches in Ahmedabad have been outstanding for batting this season. The average first innings score from eight games in this tournament stands at 193. Important to note that there has been more movement with the new ball in the second innings.

The weather could affect the match proceedings as there’s a good chance of thunderstorms in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening. There’s a 68% chance of precipitation with the temperature around 31 degrees.

CSK vs GT – Match Predictions

Gujarat Titans have had the upper hand in this rivalry, winning three out of four games. CSK’s only win came at Chepauk, where conditions are tailor made for them. These conditions in Ahmedabad favour Titans significantly.

Probable 6s

Both sides have some very good strikers. Chennai Super Kings have Shivam Dube, Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane and MS Dhoni. Gujarat Titans boasts of Shubman Gill, David Miller, Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar..

Our prediction: Gujarat Titans to hit most sixes in the match at 1/1 (2.00).

Probable Wickets

Mohammed Shami has picked 28 wickets from 16 games this season at 7.95 rpo. He has been effective at this venue and you can bet on him to be the top bowler for GT at 9/4 (3.25). Matheesha Pathirana has taken 17 wickets from 11 games at 7.72 rpo. Bet on Pathirana to be CSK’s top wicket-taker at 3/1 (4.00).

Our prediction: Mohammed Shami to be Gujarat Titans’ highest wicket-taker at 9/4 (3.25).

Man of the Match

Shubman Gill is the orange cap holder and has smashed three centuries in the last four innings. He has a terrific record at Ahmedabad and you can back him to be the player of the match. Other options include Hardik Pandya, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway and Rashid Khan.

Our prediction: Shubman Gill to be the Man of the Match at 7/1 (8.00).

CSK vs GT Preview

CSK and GT have faced off twice in the season but this game is the all-important. Here’s a look at two teams ahead of the final on Sunday.

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings secured their spot in the final with a 15-run victory over Gujarat Titans. They scored 172 runs on a tricky pitch on the back of Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 44-ball 60 before bowlers did the job.

CSK have played with the same XI for the majority of the season and it is unlikely they’ll make any changes for the final.


Predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande

Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans topped the table but lost the first qualifier against CSK. They then defeated Mumbai Indians by 62 runs on the back of Shubman Gill’s 129 off 60 to reach their second consecutive final.

GT strengthened their side in the previous game by bringing in Sai Sudarshan and Joshua Little in place of Dasun Shanaka and Darshan Nalkande. Expect them to be unchanged on Sunday.

Predicted XI: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudharshan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad

How to Watch IPL 2023 in the UK: Live Streaming & Channel List

GT vs CSK prediction

Sky Sports Cricket holds the broadcast rights for the IPL 2023 in the United Kingdom. For online streaming, you can access the DAZN application.

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  • DAZN (Streaming)

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