Gujarat Titans had ‘worst efficiency’ in IPL 2022 public sale however ended up successful title: Sanjay Manjrekar2 min read
Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar stated that Gujarat Titans had the “worst performance” through the IPL 2022 public sale however ended up successful the title.
UPDATED: Mar 30, 2023 22:18 IST
Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans gained the IPL 2022. (Photo: BCCI/PTI)
By India Today Sports Desk: Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar stated that Gujarat Titans had the “worst performance” through the IPL 2022 and nonetheless managed to win the title.
Hardik Pandya-led Titans clinched the IPL trophy of their maiden season, when the event was prolonged to a 10-team occasion.
The Titans defeated Rajasthan Royals within the last on the Narendra Modi Stadium. The upcoming 2023 season will kick begin with GT internet hosting the four-time winners CSK within the curtain-raiser in Ahemdabad.
“They had the worst performance in the IPL 2022 auction but ended up winning the title. There were huge gambles they played,” Manjrekar stated on Star Sports.
Manjrekar identified that GT performed a bet and made Pandya, who was launched by Mumbai Indians, as their captain. The former India cricketer added that no one had imagined that Pandya would turn into a “brilliant” chief. Pandya’s success at GT fetched him the honour to guide India in T20Is.
“Take the decision of appointing Hardik Pandya as the captain for that matter. Who’d have imagined he’d become such a brilliant captain? David Miller, a long-term flop show in the IPL, suddenly had the best season and he carried that form into his international career,” he stated.
Manjrekar additionally stated that the Titans are “built and supported by realists”. He added that he expects GT to hold the identical confidence within the 2023 season.
“So, it’s a team built and supported by realists. So they are going to adjust fine and win games and I expect them to carry the same kind of confidence they had last season. The team hasn’t changed that much from the previous season.”
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Mar 30, 2023