IPL 2023: Rashid is trump card in Qualifier 1 for GT, believes Sehwag

Author: Yuvi May 23, 2023 IPL 2023: Rashid is trump card in Qualifier 1 for GT, believes Sehwag

IPL 2023 is all set to host the much-awaited Qualifier 1 between defending champions Gujarat Titans and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Both the teams locked horns in the opening encounter of IPL 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, where Hardik Pandya & Co. emerged victorious at home by 5 wickets.

Both CSK and GT have been similar in their approach and it will be an equally drawn contest at Chepauk when these two giants clash in the first playoff match of the season. (IPL 2023: Shubman Gill sent warning to Dhoni’s CSK before Qualifier 1)

Highlighting the similarities between the two teams, former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar claimed that both are tactically similar teams and this would make for an interesting contest between them. Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Sanjay Manjrekar said, “Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans have been very similar teams tactically. Both these teams don’t make too many changes and the leadership group keeps the atmosphere light in dressing. ” room. The battle between these two in the playoffs will be interesting.

Former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh believes that the home position will give CSK a slight advantage, but the MS Dhoni-led side has not been able to turn Chepauk into an impregnable fortress this year, as it was in the past, but the playoffs The experience of will drive this team forward. Well.

Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Harbhajan Singh, “The contest between CSK and GT will be intense as both the teams know how to win big games. CSK have a big advantage playing at home, they know the conditions well but Somewhere their performance is better.” The house has not been foolproof this year. So it makes things interesting but CSK look a completely different side when they play in the playoffs. I am really looking forward to this match.”

Gujarat Titans will be relying heavily on their star spinner Rashid Khan on the spin-friendly Chepauk track. Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag believes that the Afghanistan spin sensation will be a trump card for the defending champions. (Watch: I will always be a fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, says Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya)

Speaking on Star Sports Cricket Live, Virender Sehwag said, “Rashid Khan is Gujarat’s trump card. If he wants wickets, he gets them. And then the way Hardik has used Rashid, it’s commendable.” Rashid likes to break partnerships and now he has become the most successful bowler of this season on the basis of his excellent performance.

The in-form opening pair of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway has been one of the reasons for the Super Kings’ dominance in Tata IPL 2023. Former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh has said that the pair will have to play a crucial role in the playoff stage. For CSK.

Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Harbhajan Singh said, “Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway come to the ground well prepared. They have been complementing each other very well this season. They have given good starts to CSK Scored runs in abundance. Entertained the crowd. A team whose openers play well tends to score well and that’s why CSK is in a good position today.”

Author: Yuvi

My name is Yuvi, I work as Sub Editor at newscinema.in

23 May, 2023, 2:32 pm

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