IPL final 2023 venue: stadium history, stats and matches

The much awaited and one of the most viewed seasons in the history of the Indian Premier League is in its penultimate stage. The finals of the prestigious tournament will be played very soon. The venue for the final will be the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Narendra Modi Stadium (formerly known as Sardar Patel Stadium or Motera Stadium) is primarily a cricket stadium located in Ahmedabad, India. It is the largest cricket stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of over 110,000 spectators.

The IPL final 2023 venue of the tournament is set for 19:30 on May 28, 2023. The first and second places in the points table will play a playoff for a direct ticket to the final, while the loser of that match will then face the victor of the third vs fourth match for the other berth in the final match.

IPL final 2023 venue – Narendra Modi Stadium History

The Narendra Modi Stadium, formerly known as the “Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium,” is the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Complex. It has been decided as the IPL 2023 final match stadium.

The stadium has held multiple Tests, ODIs, T20Is, and World Cup games and has witnessed some of the most memorable events in Indian cricket history.

The legendary arena hosted the IPL final in 2022, with over 100,000 spectators witnessing the home team, Gujarat Titans defeat the Rajasthan Royals to win their first title.

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The unique architecture and design of the stadium, coupled with its immense size, make it a visually striking venue for IPL matches. Its vast seating capacity allows a large number of fans to enjoy the matches, creating an incredible atmosphere of support and enthusiasm.

In terms of IPL history, the stadium has hosted numerous thrilling matches that have witnessed incredible performances from both batsmen and bowlers. The flat and true nature of the pitch has often resulted in high-scoring encounters, where teams have posted substantial totals and engaged in exciting run chases. That is why the IPL final 2023 venue is this grand Narendra Modi stadium.

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Current season at IPL 2023 final venue

Match. No Date Match Venue Winner
1 March 31, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings Ahmedabad GT
13 April 9, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders Ahmedabad KKR
23 April 16, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals Ahmedabad RR
35 April 25, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians Ahmedabad GT
44 May 2, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Delhi Capitals Ahmedabad DC
51 May 7, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants Ahmedabad GT
62 May 15, 2023 Gujarat Titans vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Ahmedabad GT

This table shows the number of matches that has taken place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad this season. The result is a mixture of home and away wins for them teams playing here. Home team Gujarat Titans have won 4 out of the 7 matches they played here. The teams batting second won the matches in the initial phase of the tournament. However, in the latter half of the season, the teams batting first were defending totals successfully.

Previous Best matches at the Narendra Modi Stadium

Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants

In the previous IPL 2023 game, the Gujarat Titans defeated the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 56 runs at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill of GT batted first and played two magnificent innings.

While Saha scored 81 runs off 43 balls at his aggressive best, Gill carried his bat through and came six runs short of his maiden century. On 94 from 51 balls, the right-handed batsman was still flawless.

Quinton de Kock and Kyle Mayers started strongly for LSG in their pursuit of 228. They scored 88 runs in 50 balls before Mayers (48) was out due to an amazing catch by Rashid Khan.

LSG's collapse began with the first dismissal, and they continued to lose wickets on a regular basis after that. While Mohammed Shami, Rashid, and Noor Ahmed each took one wicket, Mohit Sharma stole the show with 4/29. De Kock led the way with a well-made 70 off 41 balls, but LSG could only manage 171/7 as GT triumphed by 56 runs.

Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders

This was and will remain as one of the most memorable and eventful matches of the IPL 2023 season. This was the match which made Rinku Singh a hero nobody would ever forget.

Batting first, Gujarat Titans posted a huge total of 204 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Sai Sudarshan and Vijay Shankar were the stars with the bat for them as they scored 53 and 63 runs, respectively. For Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunil Narine was the pick of the bowlers as he picked up 3 wickets in the innings.

In the second innings, KKR batters started off slowly, losing both the openers cheaply and within 30 runs. However, captain Nitish Rana and Venkatesh Iyer steadied the ship. Iyer scored 83 runs while Rana scored 45 runs. The match was almost done and dusted until Rinku Singh showed up at the crease. Rinku Singh smashed 5 sixes off the last over in consecutive balls to help KKR defeat GT in this one thriller of a contest.

It came down to four runs required off the final ball. Dayal pitched it short again, and Rinku hammered it down the ground for his fifth successive six as the Gujarat Titans were defeated for the first time in IPL 2023.

Rinku was unbeaten on 48 off 21 balls, with the last seven balls being boundaries. Rinku had hammered Josh Little for a six and a four off the final two deliveries of the 19th over before his five straight sixes in the penultimate over.

With the victory, the Kolkata Knight Riders also set an IPL record for the most runs scored off the penultimate over of a successful run-chase. Rising Pune had previously set a record of 23 runs.

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IPL 2023 final venue – Pitch and weather conditions

Ahmedabad isn't exactly a high-scoring location, but we may see a lot of sixes being hit here. This is one of the primary reasons why captains choose to bat first after winning the toss. The teams batting first have won more match in the later stages of the competition which tells us that the captains will elect to bat first in the coming games here.

The weather in Ahmedabad during this month will be extremely hot this time around. The temperatures will go up to 41 degrees Celsius and there will not be any chance of rain during the coming matches. The humidity percentage will be around 30-40 per cent during the current season. The  IPL 2023 final match stadium will be perfect to host a match with such weather conditions.


The stadium has been a popular choice for hosting IPL matches due to its state-of-the-art facilities and massive capacity, providing an electrifying atmosphere for fans. It has witnessed numerous exciting encounters between IPL teams, with thrilling matches and standout performances.

In addition to regular league matches, the Narendra Modi Stadium has also hosted IPL playoffs and finals, adding to the significance and grandeur of the tournament. The stadium's modern infrastructure, including top-class amenities and a well-maintained pitch, ensures a high-quality cricketing experience for players and spectators alike.

There is a very high chance that the home team Gujarat Titans also make it to the finals of the 2023 season. This will absolutely illuminate the entire stadium to a maximum. If the home team makes it to the finals the grand event will become even grander with the decibel levels going haywire here.