Sunil Gavaskar said Hardik Pandya’s progress as captain has been remarkable.
Mohit Sharma took a fifer as Gujarat Titans defeated Mumbai Indians in Qualifier two of IPL 2023 by means of sixty two runs at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday, May 26 to clinch a spot in the remaining in opposition to MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, May 28.
Shubman Gill blasted the MI bowlers on the way to his 1/3 IPL century of the season as Gujarat Titans produced 233/3 batting first. Gill, who batted like he used to be in a superb nick, scored his century in forty nine balls and culminated with 129 runs, with seven fours and ten sixes.
India batting legend Sunil Gavaskar referred to how the Gujarat Titans (GT) captain Hardik Pandya has been very amused with the aid of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni. Gavaskar in addition stated that all through the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 final, Hardik has a amazing possibility to display how unexpectedly he has learnt the nuances of captaincy.
“He (Hardik) has been very open about his admiration and affection for MSD, simply like all these who have accompanied MSD’s career. When they go out to the toss, they will be very pleasant and smiling all that. But when it comes to the match, it will be a definitely distinctive atmosphere. It’s a very exact chance for Hardik Pandya to exhibit how shortly he has learned,” the 73-year-old advised Star Sports.
The calmness that he brings into the crew is reminiscent of MSD: Gavaskar
“When he used to be captaining for the first time remaining year, no person knew what to count on due to the fact he has been one of the most thrilling and excitable cricketers as well. But that excitable part, we have viewed over the remaining year. The calmness that he brings into the group is reminiscent of MSD. This is a glad team, which is precisely what we see with CSK as well. Hardik has to take a lot of credit score for that,” he brought further.
GT will take on CSK in the IPL 2023 closing on Sunday, May 28 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Titans verified their region in the last for the 2d time in a row after defeating the Mumbai Indians by way of sixty two runs in Qualifier two on Friday. Chennai prevailed over GT via 15 runs in Qualifier 1 and superior to their tenth IPL final.