India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya hasn’t had a good time in the past but Gujarat Titans have reposed faith in him for which he has also started preparing thoroughly. This is the first IPL for Gujarat Titans and they have made Hardik Pandya their captain which is going to be a big challenge for Hardik Pandya. “Hardik Pandya is currently at Baroda preparing for the upcoming IPL along with Abhinav Manohar, Darshan Nalkande, Varun Aaron, and Gujarat Titans head coach Ashish Nehra. The 6-day camp started on February 25 at the IPCL Ground in Baroda and will end on March 2. Training camp for the entire team of Gujarat Titans can be organized in Ahmedabad.” sources in the know of developments told ANI.
Gujarat Titans have placed bets on Jason Roy, Loki Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Wriddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, and David Miller in this year’s mega auction. Apart from all these players, Gujarat Titans have also included Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill in the team. With the inclusion of Loki Ferguson and Mohammed Shami along with Rashid Khan, the team’s bowling looks strong. The team also has Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, and Hardik Pandya as all-rounders.
This season of IPL will be played from 26 March to 29 May in which there will be a total of 70 matches. This season of IPL will be played in Mumbai and Pune. In which 55 matches will be played in Mumbai and 15 in Pune. Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, Barbourne stadium, DY Patil stadium will be used in this season of IPL.
This time in the IPL, the teams are divided into two groups, in which Group A will consist of: Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Lucknow Supergiants.
Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Gujarat Titans have got a place in Group B.
Gujarat Titans squad: Hardik Pandya (c), Shubman Gill, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Jason Roy, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, Varun Aaron, B Sai Sudarshan.