Before Qualifier 1, Virender Sehwag determines a significant GT player as “The trump card for Gujarat”
At MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday (May 23), Gujarat Titans (GT), the reigning champions, will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The performance of Rashid Khan, according to former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, will determine GT’s chances in the first qualifying match against the Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk.
Gujarat Titans will take on Chennai Super Kings
At MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday (May 23), Gujarat Titans (GT), the defending champions, will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Both teams have match-winners in their squads, as demonstrated by how they performed during the playoff stage of the championship.
Since it joined the IPL, GT has maintained consistency
Since being accepted into the Indian Premier League (IPL), Gujarat Titans have been the most reliable team. They have claimed the top spot in the points table in both seasons and consistently put on powerful performances, which is incredible.
The main factor contributing to their consistency is the presence of elite players who can win the game by themselves on their best day. Various cricketers have led the team on multiple instances and unexpectedly won matches.
“The trump card” for Gujarat Titans: Sehwag
Due to the value Rashid Khan adds, former Indian player Virender Sehwag has been heard praising him frequently. In the most recent reports, Virender Sehwag described Rashid Khan as “the trump card” for Gujarat Titans.
“Rashid Khan is Gujarat’s strongest suit. They should bring him if they want wickets. The way Hardik used Rashid afterward is praiseworthy. Rashid likes to end partnerships, and as a result of his excellent performance this season, he has emerged as the most successful bowler, according to Sehwag in a show with Star Sports.
With 24 wickets in 14 appearances, the Afghan spin sensation is the top-tier league’s joint-leading wicket-taker.
Rashid Khan is a player who thrives in big-match situations, so today against CSK, he will be held to a high standard of performance. He will also be comfortable on the Chepauk track.
GT is undefeated in IPL so far against CSK
In the successful T20 league, the reigning champions have consistently outperformed the four-time champions. Hardik Pandya and the company have already won three games, each time establishing their dominance. They will be aiming to continue this trend against the yellow team.
It’s noteworthy that the Titans finished the group stage comfortably in first place on the IPL Points Table with 20 points after 10 victories. The MS Dhoni-led Super Kings, on the other hand, are ranked second overall with 17 points after winning eight games and losing one. A thrilling matchup is anticipated as both teams aim to secure their spots in the summit clash at the outset.