Home Advantage in IPL 2023: Often when there is a match, then the team playing on the home ground has been sharing the victory. But, this is not visible at all in IPL 2023.
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New Delhi: IPL meter is on. Cricket is on non-stop. Teams continue to win and lose. But, in the meantime, a news is also very strong. No one’s house is safe. Neither of MS Dhoni, nor of Rohit Sharma nor of Virat Kohli.
You must be wondering why we say this? So to understand this, first of all understand the meaning of the house of these star players. Here the issue is not of his residence or home town but of home ground.
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Match not safe even on home ground!
No one’s home ground is safe in IPL 2023. Often when there is a competition, then the team playing on the home ground has been sharing the victory. But, this is not visible at all in IPL 2023. There are 10 teams playing this season and after the initial 29 matches, all have lost at least one match at their home ground.
The visiting teams have won 16 matches out of 29 matches played earlier. Out of this, he got 13 wins in the last 18 matches. This means that the guest team has shown an upper hand in IPL 2023 so far in comparison to the host team.
So far in IPL 2023, all the teams have lost 1-1 matches at home.
Mumbai Indians got defeated by Chennai Super Kings at their home. Chennai also defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kolkata Knight Riders were defeated by Sunrisers Hyderabad at their home. While Rajasthan Royals were defeated by Lucknow Super Giants, Gujarat Titans won against Punjab Kings. These are some of the big matches, in which the hosts have had an upper hand over the guests.
RR was surprised by the win in Chennai
But, above all, seeing the defeat of Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk. Only Mumbai Indians could do this in the last decade. But in IPL 2023, Rajasthan Royals surprised everyone by doing that charisma. This was the second occasion after IPL 2008 when Rajasthan defeated CSK in Chennai.
Save the house, take the title!
However, the caravan of IPL 2023 has not even reached its halfway stage yet. The whole picture is yet to come. That is, the teams need to play thinking that their house is safe. With this intention, the title may look closer.
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