Kolkata: Chennai Super Kings beat Gujarat Titans by 15 runs in the IPL final for a record 10th time. BCCI special initiative in IPL playoffs. Top 5 IPL news at a glance
CSK in the final
Gujarat Titans (CSK vs GT) batting against Chennai Super Kings. Chasing 173 runs, Gujarat were all out for 157 runs. Gujarat won the match by 15 runs. The target of 173 runs on the Chipok pitch was not easy at all. But except for Shubman Gill (Shubman Gill) and Rashid Khan, no one could put up any resistance with the bat for Gujarat. Shubman 42 and Rashid Khan played an innings of 30 runs. For CSK, Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets for 18 runs and was the most successful bowler of the day.
Initiative of BCCI
of IPL (IPL 2023) Chennai Super Kings face Gujarat Titans (CSK vs GT) in the first qualifier. Cricket lovers witnessed a surprising incident in that match. Every dot ball by Mohammed Shami in the first over of the innings, many people saw the picture of a tree on the scorecard. Many people were surprised to see the symbol of a tree called a dot. But behind this is a great initiative by the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI).
Bharti Cricket Board has taken an initiative to plant 500 trees instead of every dot ball during IPL play-offs matches. Although no notice was given by the Board of India or the IPL earlier, commentators later reported BCCI’s initiative. That’s why broadcasters decided to show pictures of trees instead of dot balls.
While Royal Challengers Bangalore have qualified for the IPL 2023 playoffs in the last three seasons as the only team, RCB have failed to finish in the top four this season. RCB’s playoff dreams were dashed after losing the last match of the group stage against Gujarat Titans. However, Virat Kohli caught everyone’s attention by scoring an eye-catching hundred in the match. But he could not save the team.
Disappointingly IPL Virat Kohli gave an emotional message for RCB fans after being knocked out. He wrote on his social media, ‘Though we have performed quite well this season, we have failed to reach the target. But even if we are disappointed, we must not bow down. We are grateful to the supporters for standing by us every step of the way. Many thanks to the coach, management and all my teammates. We will go into the field stronger next season.’
Ruturaj Gaikwad played an innings of 60 runs off 44 balls against Gujarat Titans in the qualifier for CSK. No one else could cross the half-century mark in this match except for him in the Qualifier on a tough pitch in Chip. He was also declared man of the match for his scintillating innings. Due to this half-century innings, Rutu also broke a record of Virat Kohli. Great against Gujarat so far Kohli232 runs in three innings was the highest. But the CSK opener broke that record. Rutur scored 278 runs in four matches against Gujarat. Incidentally, CSK and Gujarat have faced each other four times in this and Rutu has scored half centuries in each match.