Gujarat Titans have won the hearts of cricket fans in their debut IPL Season itself. They made a stellar performance in the 2022 IPL Season, and their performance in the previous IPL Season has set standards high. Being their first season, winning the title is indeed an incredible achievement. Winning the title is something that many teams failed to achieve despite giving a consistent performance for years. Beating Rajasthan Royals in the finals, Gujarat Titans raised their first IPL trophy. The team is led by one and only Hardik Pandya, he has proved his potential on how skilled of a captain he is in the previous season.
Gujarat Titans had a few key players who lifted the team to win the title last season. Captain Hardik Pandya and David Miller made a lot of contributions to the team’s success. The experience of South African player David Miller became highly resourceful and that will be the case in the 2023 IPL as well. Gujarat Titans have retained these two players this season as well. These players are highly skilled and experienced in international cricket as well, and their experience in IPL is also quite good. Hardik Pandya was previously a highly valued all-rounder for Mumbai Indians. He maintained that level of performance after coming to Gujarat Titans as well. Both of them are going to be the key players in IPL 2023 as well. Other than that let us take a look at some other key players for Gujarat Titans in this IPL Season.
Gujarat Titans’ Key Players in 2023
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is a notable player in international cricket and IPL. His bowling has proven to be effective. His bowling has won admirers from all over the world. He has been performing consistently in the recent IPL matches. His round arming is a nightmare for bowlers. His bowling style is quite difficult for any batters to catch up. The bowl is quick in the air, which makes it extremely difficult to time the shot as the bowl will be turning very quickly. Being the captain of the Afghanistan national team, his experience as a captain will add value to the team. He will also be playing as the deputy captain of Gujarat Titans. His bowling will ensure that the opposite team’s runs are restricted to the minimum and he will take many wickets as well. His experience as a captain and bowler will add a lot of value to the team.
Rahul Tewatia is a player with an impressive strike rate. He has scored many runs for the team in a time of need. His bowling is also extremely good. His decent batting and bowling make him a perfect all-rounder for the team. All-rounders are generally very resourceful, they can contribute to the team with both their skills. These factors make Rahul Tewatia another important key player for the team.
Indian swinger Mohammed Shami is a highly skilled bowler. He has already set his name in international cricket and IPL as well. He has shown excellent performance in bowling throughout his cricket career. Hence the bowling side of the team is very strong for Gujarat Titans. There are some talented players in the team this year, if they perform as they did in the last season, we might see history repeating.