Here is a quick wrap-up of the events that grabbed the spotlight in the cricketing world today.
Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag supplied his verdict in advance of the fundamental Qualifier 1 conflict between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT) as he noted that Rashid Khan will be the ‘trump card’ for the defending champions.
Notably, the two heavyweights will lock horns at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday, May 23, in order to locate a direct spot in the summit conflict of the IPL 2023. Ahead of Qualifier 1, former batter Sehwag cited that Rashid Khan will play an essential section for Gujarat on the spin-friendly floor at Chepauk.
“Rashid Khan is the trump card for Gujarat. If they desire wickets, they deliver him. And then the way Hardik has used Rashid, it is commendable. Rashid likes to wreck partnerships, and now he has end up the most profitable bowler of this season on the foundation of his brilliant performance,” Sehwag stated whilst talking to Star Sports Cricket Live.
It is really worth citing that the Afghan spin sensation is the joint-leading wicket-taker in the top-tier league with 24 scalps in 14 appearances alongside with teammate Mohammed Shami. He has claimed one four-wicket haul at a strong common financial system of 7.82.
Gujarat unbeaten towards CSK in IPL
For the record, the defending champions have maintained a gorgeous stat in opposition to the four-time winners in the profitable T20 league. In three suits performed as a consequence far, Hardik Pandya and Co. have stamped their authority on every of the activities and will be gunning to preserve their prevailing streak towards the yellow outfit.
Notably, the Titans concluded the crew stage through effortlessly sitting atop the IPL Points Table with 20 points, courtesy of 10 wins. On the flip side, MS Dhoni’s Super Kings are positioned 2nd on the desk with 17 points, prevailing eight and one healthy yielding no result. An thrilling conflict is on the playing cards as each groups will be eyeing to cement their area in the summit conflict on the first attempt.