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3 GT players who might get picked for T20 World Cup 2024

3 GT players who might get picked for T20 World Cup 2024

As we are all gearing up for the T20 World Cup, there are a few hidden gems in the Gujarat Titans camp who might make it into the India T20 World Cup 2024 squad, Check out all three players who may get included.

The Gujarat Titans entered the IPL as the underdog in their first season in 2022. However, they quickly turned things around and became a dangerous squad. In their debut season, they clinched their first title, and in this IPL season, they are once again looking formidable. If we closely observe this team, we’ll find that GT is known for experimenting with new talents. It’s fair to say that this strategy has paid off well for them. They are also seeking their second IPL title, much like the Indian T20I team, who is aiming for its second World T20I title.

Since 2007, the Indian T20I team has struggled to secure their second title. However, the IPL has been instrumental in producing T20 players, and the GT team has consistently showcased promising talent. Take a look at a few players from the GT franchise whom the India T20 selectors might get a place in India T20 World Cup 2024 squad.

GT players who might get a place in India T20 World Cup 2024 squad

PlayersSpecialization
Sai Sudarshan Batter
Rahul TewatiaBatter
Sai KishoreSpin Bowler

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Sai Sudarshan

Sai Sudarshan has been instrumental for the Gujarat Titans so far this season. Although his strike rate is questionable, the consistency he shows as a No. 3 batter is commendable. In IPL 2024, he has played 8 matches and scored 269 runs with an impressive average of 33.63. Known for his consistency and aggressive cricket, the Indian team might give him a chance to showcase his talent. Although, considering the Indian team playing XI, he might not play in all the games in the World Cup, the team might use him as a backup option. Also, he provides spin bowling options as well, which India might consider, bringing Sudarshan in as their 5th or 6th bowling option. As they are desperately looking for more bowling options.

Rahul Tewatia

Tewatia has been considered one of the best finishers in the IPL. Batting at No. 6 for GT, his performances are commendable. It’s fair to say he does a thankless job for the team many times. He usually comes to bat in crunch situations.

In IPL 2024, having played 8 matches to date, he has scored just 149 runs, but coming down the order and striking runs with a strike rate of 144.66 makes him special. Much like Sudarshan, he provides bowling options as well. In 89 IPL games in total, he has picked up 32 wickets with a decent bowling economy of 7.91. If everything goes in his favor,we may see him doing wonders on the field for India in the T20 World Cup.

Sai Kishore

Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore has emerged as one more spin bowling option for India. He might make his way into the India T20 World Cup squad. In IPL 2024, having played just 3 matches to date for GT. He has grabbed those opportunities well, picking up six wickets with an impressive economy of 7.63. Bowling in the middle overs is considered the most difficult situation, but Sai has been doing this job perfectly for GT to date.

He didn’t get enough chances to bat this season, but he can also chip in with a few runs down the order. In first-class cricket, he has scored 729 runs in 38 matches and also has three fifties to his name. With players like Kuldeep, Chahal, and Washington Sundar, who are more likely to make it into the T20 World Cup squad, it will be no surprise if we see Kishore’s name included as well.

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