IPL 2022: BIG BLOW for Gujarat Titans, Opening batsman Jason Roy pulls out of IPL 2022 citing bio-bubble fatigue
IPL 2022 – Jason Roy Gujarat Titans: Gujarat Titans faced a big blow ahead of the IPL 2022. Their Opening batsman Jason…
IPL 2022 – Jason Roy Gujarat Titans: Gujarat Titans faced a big blow ahead of the IPL 2022. Their Opening batsman Jason Roy has pulled out of the IPL 2022 citing bio-bubble fatigue. The England opener was bought by the franchise for his base price of 2 crore at the recently concluded IPL Mega Auction. Follow IPL 2022 LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN
IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans face BIG BLOW as Jason Roy pulls out of IPL citing bio-bubble fatigue
England batter Jason Roy has pulled out of #IPL2022 citing the challenge of staying in the tournament bubble for an extended period
Roy was signed by Gujarat Titans for his base price of INR 2 crore at the auction Titans are yet to finalise a replacement
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) February 28, 2022
Jason Roy Gujarat Titans – Jason Roy Pulls Out: Gujarat Titans, which will be captained by Hardik Pandya, bought Shubman Gill in the retentions before the mega auction.
In the auction, they were able to acquire England opener Jason Roy for his base price, which was considered to be a steal.
While it was expected that Jason Roy would partner Shubman Gill at the top of the order for the new franchise, Jason Roy’s decision to opt out of the tournament has come as a blow.
Roy played for Sunrisrs Hyderabad last year.
Jason Roy PSL 2022: Roy recently played in the Pakistan Super League and slammed a century just before the auction.
Playing just five matches, he was the leading run-getter for his team Quetta Gladiators.
Who will Gujarat Titans name as a Jason Roy Replacement? The franchise is yet to name a replacement for Roy.
However, they have Matthew Wade, who can also open the innings for them.
GUJARAT TITANS Full Squad: Players Bought By GT (Gujarat Titans): (23 Overall – 8 Overseas) 89.85 Crore Spent / 0.15 Cr remaining
- Retained: Hardik Pandya (15 Cr) / Rashid Khan (15 Cr) / Shubman Gill (8 Cr):
- GT Picks in IPL 2022 Auction: Mohammed Shami (6.25 Cr) / Jason Roy (2 Cr) PULLED OUT / Lockie Ferguson (10 Cr) / Abhinav Manohar (2.6 Cr) / Rahul Tewatia (9 Cr) / Noor Ahmed (0.3) / Sai Kishore (3 Cr) Dominic Drakes (1.1 Cr) / Jayant Yadav (1.7 Cr) / Vijay Shankar (1.4 Cr) / Darshan Nalkande (0.2 Cr) / Yash Dayal (3.2 Cr) / Alzaari Joseph (2.4 Cr) / David Miller (3.0 Cr) / Wriddhiman Saha (1.9 Cr) / Matthew Wade (2.4 Cr) / Gurkeerat Singh (0.5 Cr) / Varun Aaron (0.5 Cr)
IPL 2022 in Maharashtra: The tournament is scheduled to kickstart on 26th March and will be played across four venues in Maharashtra namely Wankede Stadium, Barabourne Stadium, DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai and Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
The Maharashtra Government has also announced that 25% of the crowd will be allowed in the stadium which has come as a major relief to the Indian cricket loyalists.
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