The final match of IPL Season 16 will be played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) on May 28. This season also started with the match between the two teams. After this, the Qualifier 1 match between Chennai and Gujarat was also played. Now both teams will meet again in the final match.
For the final match, the advantage of both teams still seems heavy. But there is also a record showing that Chennai Super Kings have a huge advantage in this match. So far in the history of the IPL, it has been seen 9 times that the final match has occurred between the teams playing in Qualifier 1.
Now this season has also seen something similar. So far, according to this record, 7 out of 9 times the same team has won the final match, which has won the qualifying match 1. In such a situation, it will not be easy for the defending champions Gujarat Titans to win the final match.
The first qualifying match of the IPL season played in the year 2022 was played between the teams of Gujarat and Rajasthan. In this, Gujarat had carved out a direct place for themselves in the final by winning. After this, they again faced Rajasthan in the final match and Gujarat won and won the trophy.
If we look at the record of Chennai Super Kings in this matter, after playing the Qualifier 1 match 5 times since 2011 season, they have also played the final match with the same team. In this, they had defeated Mumbai in the 2013 Year 1 Qualifier match, but in the final they had to face loss to Mumbai by 23 runs.
Apart from this, in the year 2011, Chennai won the title by defeating RCB in the Qualifier 1 and Final. In the 2015 season, Chennai had to face loss in Qualifier 1 and Final against Mumbai.
In the year 2018, Chennai defeated Hyderabad in Qualifier 1 and then also in the final. In the 2019 season, Mumbai defeated Chennai in both Qualifier 1 and the final.