IPL 2022 Final: The final match of IPL 2022 (IPL 2022) will be played between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) on 29 May. Gujarat Titans (GT) had made it to the final after defeating Rajasthan in the first qualifier match, now Gujarat will play the title match with the same team. Gujarat had finished on top in the league stage, so they would have to change the history of IPL to win the final. Let us know how many times the top team in the league stage has become the champion.
History will have to change in Gujarat
This 15th final match in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played. Hardik Pandya’s team Gujarat Titans won 10 out of 14 matches of the league stage and topped the points table with 20 points. In the 14 final matches played in the IPL, the team that has topped the points table has won the final only five times so far, in such a situation, if Gujarat Titans (GT) want to win the title, then this record will have to be changed.
These top teams won the title
Winner year at the top of the league stage
Rajasthan Royals Rajasthan 2008
Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2011
Mumbai Indians Mumbai 2017
Mumbai Indians Mumbai 2019
Mumbai Indians Mumbai 2020
Advantage of winning Qualifier-1
In Gujarat Titans (GT), even though the figure of being on top goes against the team, but there is also a figure which is in favor of Gujarat. The playoff format was started in IPL from the year 2011. Ever since the start of the playoff format, the team that has won Qualifier-1 only 3 times has lost the final match. From 2011 till now, the team that won the first qualifier match in these 11 seasons has won the title 8 times. The team of Chennai (CSK) in 2013, RCB in 2016 and Pune in 2017 has faced defeat so far.