Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans will play against each other in the finals of IPL 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. CSK will look to clinch the IPL trophy for the fifth time under MS Dhoni's captaincy, while GT will be in a race to win back-to-back IPL titles under Hardik Pandya's leadership.

GT have match winners like Shubman Gill, Rashid Khan, and Mohammed Shami on their side, and CSK have crunch players like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Matheesha Pathirana, and Ravindra Jadeja, so it would be an exciting contest to witness for a big match like IPL finals.

These two sides have faced each other twice in the IPL 2023 season, once in the inaugural game in Ahmedabad, where GT won by five wickets, and later in qualifier-1 at Chennai, with CSK winning by 15 runs. 

Numbers and Stats ahead of CSK vs GT game:

1 -
MS Dhoni will become the first player to play 250 games in IPL history.

2 - Mohammed Shami needs two more wickets to become the first bowler to pick 50 wickets for GT in the IPL.

2 - Ravindra Jadeja needs two more sixes to complete the milestone of smashing 100 sixes in the IPL.

4 - Ruturaj Gaikwad has scored four fifties in four consecutive matches against GT in the IPL.

Ruturaj Gaikwad vs GT in IPL:
73(48) in Pune, 2022
53(49) in Mumbai-WS, 2022
92(50) in Ahmedabad, 2023
60(44) in Chennai, 2023

5 - Last five IPL games at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad have been won by teams batting first.

Last five IPL games at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad:
GT beat MI by 62 runs, 2023 (Qual-2)
GT beat SRH by 34 runs, 2023
GT beat LSG by 56 runs, 2023
DC beat GT by 5 runs, 2023 
GT beat MI by 55 runs, 2023

43 - MS Dhoni needs 43 more runs to complete 5000 runs for CSK in all T20s.

49 - Shubman Gill needs 49 more runs to become the second batsman after Virat Kohli to complete the milestone of scoring 900 runs in an IPL season.

61 - Ajinkya Rahane needs 61 more runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket overall.

100 - Mohit Sharma will be playing his 100th game in the IPL. 

625 - Devon Conway has scored 625 runs in IPL 2023. 

Most runs by a CSK batter in an IPL season:
Michael Hussey - 733 in 2013
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 635 in 2021
Faf du Plessis - 633 in 2021
Devon Conway - 625 in 2023
Ambati Rayudu - 602 in 2018