CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 1st Qualifier Weather Update: IPL 2023 is moving towards playoff matches. The first qualifier match of the tournament will be played today (May 23) between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. This match between the two will take place at the home ground MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match will start at 7:30 pm. How will the weather be in Chennai during this match? And if this match could not be held due to rain, then how will the winner of the match be decided. Let’s know everything.
Will rain wash out the first qualifier of IPL 2023?
The first qualifier match to be played between Gujarat and Chennai will be played in Chennai and according to Accuweather there is no chance of rain in this match. According to the report, the fans will be able to enjoy the entire match without any interference. Whereas in Chennai, the temperature is expected to be 30-32 degree Celsius.
If the match gets washed away in rain then how will the winner be decided
Although there is no forecast of rain in the match, but still it rains and the match is not known to be a complete match, then the winner will be done under the super over. Means both the teams will play only 1-1 over match, the winning team will reach the final.
If even the super over is not played due to the wet ground, then the team will be given the victory according to the ranking of the points table, that is, in this situation, Gujarat will reach the final as the winner. This rule will be applicable for all playoff matches including the final of IPL 2023.
Chennai’s record against Gujarat is poor
Let us tell you that three matches have been played between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans in the IPL so far, in which Gujarat has won all the three matches. Gujarat and Chennai teams came face to face in the first league match of this season as well, in which Gujarat won by 5 wickets.
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