Hardik Pandya led-Gujarat Titans (GT), the newbies to the Indian Premier League 2022 season, have made a good start in the tournament, winning 10 of their first 13 league matches and ranking top on the points table. They’re also the first franchise in the ongoing season to have advanced to the playoffs.
The GT squad’s Playing 11 is comprised of seasoned T20 players who have already contributed to a win in the tournament’s first matches. Gujarat Titans have conceded runs at an economy rate of 7.48 in the powerplay overs in the IPL 2022, ranking second highest among the ten teams.
Mohammed Shami has been one of the Titans’ best bowlers so far this season. It’s worth noting his performance in the powerplay.
So far, Shami has the second most dot balls in the season after bowling 51 overs and delivering 143 dot balls.
Shami has taken 18 wickets with an average of 21.61 and 7.62 economy in 389 runs conceded, with 11 wickets coming in the powerplay.
Yash Dayal of the Gujarat Titans is a young Indian fast bowler who is slowly but steadily establishing himself as an important part of the table-pace topper’s game.
It’s impressive for a young fast bowler to grab nine wickets in his first six games, especially in his debut IPL season.
With an average of 21.88 and a 9.38 economy rate in six innings, Yash has conceded 197 runs and grabbed 9 wickets for the franchise. In the powerplay, he has four key wickets.
This season, Gujarat Titans pacer Lockie Ferguson has lit the speed gun on fire. In the IPL 2022 chart of quickest deliveries bowled, he is ranked second. Against the Chennai Super Kings, the Kiwi pacer established the record with a speed of 153.9 km/h. Lockie has taken twelve wickets in eleven games with an average of 32.00 and 8.93 economy rate thus far in the season. In the Powerplay, he took 5 vital wickets.
Alzarri Joseph of the West Indies is the league’s best bowler with the finest bowling figures. Joseph blasted away Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batting lineup with his blistering 6/12 session during IPL 2019 while playing for Mumbai Indians. During first innings of the match, Mumbai could only manage 136-7. Mumbai held Hyderabad to 96 runs and won the match thanks to Joseph’s outstanding bowling.
Alzarri has conceded 271 runs and taken seven wickets for the Titans in eight innings, with an average of 33.85 and an economy rate of 8.46. Despite just taking one wicket in the powerplay, Alzarri’s effort in the powerplay overs was so impressive that it was crucial in the team’s victory.