Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka changed the injured Kane Williamson within the Gujarat Titans squad after their first recreation in IPL 2023. Nonetheless, Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup-winning captain is but to make his IPL debut as he’s warming the bench. Forward of the GT vs RR conflict, Gujarat’s all-rounder Rahul Tewatia opened up about Shanaka’s inclusion within the enjoying XI.
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“Dasun Shanaka played well in the India series as well. We are glad that Sri Lanka’s captain has joined our team and the team mangement will take a call on when to play him in the match,” Rahul in a press convention forward of the RR conflict.
When requested about why he isn’t bowling typically within the match, Rahul mentioned, “Captain is aware of that I bowl leg spin. However we perform based on the state of affairs. We’ve got Rashid Khan and there’s no want for a second spinner as of now.
Having secured a win in opposition to Punjab Kings of their earlier match, Gujarat will enter this recreation with a constructive mindset, led by Hardik Pandya. They are going to be desirous to proceed their successful type on this rematch of the IPL 2022 last. In the meantime, Rajasthan additionally gained their final recreation in opposition to the Chennai group, led by MS Dhoni. The Rajasthan aspect is at the moment brimming with confidence, making it a difficult job for Gujarat to beat them.
“You need to follow the process. You need to keep in mind what you want to improve in this practice session. After following the process, I just back myself. I ask bowlers about their field setting. Then I play according to the ball. I play in the nets as if I am playing in a match. The situation made me a finisher. After the match in Sharjah team management gained confidence in my performance and I was told that I will have to play in this position only,” Rahul added.
When requested about how troublesome it was to recover from the defeat gainst KKR Rahul mentioned,” The defeat against KKR was a hard pill to slow. But this is a game of cricket. We have done this to many teams last year and this time it happend to us so that is fine. Anything can happen in cricket, especially in T20 cricket. In T20 cricket only one over is enough to change the game on its head. In the game against KKR, the same thing happend to us but after that the way we bounced back is outstanding.”