Excitement is building as the Gujarat Titans gear up to face off against the Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The high-stakes encounter is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 26, at the renowned Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. However, a sudden downpour has cast a shadow of uncertainty over the much-anticipated match.
In their quest for a spot in the grand final against the Chennai Super Kings, the Mumbai Indians emerged victorious in the IPL 2023 Eliminator against the Lucknow Super Giants, led by the talented Krunal Pandya. Meanwhile, the defending champions, Gujarat Titans, faced defeat at the hands of the Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1. Nevertheless, the Titans were granted another opportunity due to their exceptional performance during the league stage, where they clinched the top spot.
What happens if Qualifier 2 gets washed out?
Unfortunately for cricket enthusiasts, a strong spell of rain began an hour prior to the toss, raising concerns about the fate of the match. The question on everyone’s minds is which team will secure a spot in the final if the game is washed out due to The inclement weather in Ahmedabad.
According to the IPL guidelines, if conditions do not permit a Super Over or subsequent Super Overs within the allotted time, the team that finished higher in the league table at the end of the regular season will be declared the winner of the playoff. Consequently, If the match does not witness a Super Over due to the weather, the Gujarat Titans will advance to the final, having secured a higher position in the league stage.
Fans hoping for the best
As cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the outcome of this intense clash, all eyes will be on the weather conditions in Ahmedabad. According to the meteorological department, the chances of precipitation on May 26 are relatively low, standing at around 20%. The weather for ecast predicts clear skies for the crucial match between the Mumbai Indians and the Gujarat Titans. Furthermore, there is no anticipated rainfall during the evening, offering a glimmer of hope for an uninterrupted and exhilarating contest.
Fans and players alike are keeping their fingers crossed, hoping that the rain gods will spare the Narendra Modi Stadium and allow this highly anticipated encounter to unfold without any hindrance. As the two formidable teams prepare to battle it out on the cricket field, only time will reveal whether the weather gods will cooperate and provide a fitting setting for this clash of titans.
Stay tuned for further updates on the Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Qualifier 2 match and its final outcome.