Ipl opening match record CSK vs GT: Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans will play the second qualifier (MI vs GT 2023nd Qualifier) of IPL 2, in which the winning team will play directly against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final, if Mumbai beat Gujarat and reach the final, then they will have a chance to win the sixth title of IPL. Now talk about last time champion Gujarat Titans (GT Last Year Champion), they will also have a chance to become champions for the second time in a row by defeating Mumbai (MI).
This has not happened in the history of IPL so far
The opening match of IPL 2023 was played between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans and Gujarat defeated Chennai by 5 wickets and won that match by 2 wickets, if Gujarat reaches the final by defeating Mumbai in Qualifier 2023, then Chennai will have a chance to avenge their defeat as well as capture the title for the fifth time. With this, both the teams playing the opening match in the history of IPL (IPL <> Created History) have not reached the final of the same season, if this happens then it will become a unique record in the history of IPL in itself.
What ipl opening match statistics say
So far, the team playing the first match in the history of IPL has become the champion only 5 times (2011, 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2020).
The team that won the first match has become the champion only three times (2011, 2014, 2018).
The team that lost the first match became the champion only 2 times (2015, 2020) and Mumbai Indians has done this feat both times.