Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans scripted history in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 as they won the title in their maiden season. Coming into the tournament, not many backed them to do the wonders and even some called it the weakest team of the season. However, they proved all their critics wrong and dominated the tournament.
2 Gujarat Titans players who might not get a chance to play in IPL 2023
Gujarat Titans had a decent auction this time around as they covered almost every base. They roped in the likes of Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, K.S. Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little and Mohit Sharma in the team. With lots is talent around, there might be few unlucky players who might not get a chance to play. Let’s take a look at 3 Gujarat Titans players who might not get a chance to play in IPL 2023.
All-rounder Vijay Shankar might be the one among the 3 Gujarat Titans players who might not get a chance to play in IPL 2023. He failed to grab the spot in last edition as he failed in every game he played. With GT acquiring some exciting talent in the the auction, Shankar might warm the bench for whole season. It is likely they KS Bharat will get preference ahead of him in the side.
Gujarat Titans acquired Odean Smith in the IPL 2023 auction. But he might not get a chance to play in IPL 2023. With the presence of quality all-rounders in the side, GT will find difficult to play Smith in the XI. Also, he didn’t perform well in the last season when he was playing for Punjab. Therefore it is likely that he will be last presence for the side in terms of overseas options.
Gujarat Titans squad for the IPL 2023
Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Wriddhiman Saha, Alzarri Joseph, Abhinav Manohar, R Sai Kishore, Vijay Shankar, Sai Sudharsan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, Matthew Wade, Noor Ahmad, Pradeep Sangwan, Yash Dayal, Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, K.S. Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma