IPL 2022: Sunil Gavaskar praises KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock.© BCCI
As the inaugural Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants play at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday, all eyes were on the opening pair of LSG KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock who joined the new IPL franchises from the Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians respectively. From the Gujarat side, all eyes will be focused on the returning Hardik Pandya who will lead the ranks of the Titans backed by some of India’s strongest names in Shubman Gill and Mohammed Shami. Speaking during the ‘Gameplan’ episode on Star Sports, Sunil Gavaskar said, “The best part about Quinton de Kock is the fact that he also has captaincy experience. He used to be a South African captain and knew all game formats.”
“He knows what team building is because we’re talking about different teams now. He will be very keen to contribute towards the team building process. The combination of right and left hands KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock made a devastating opening pair. And they can make a team. started brilliantly, “he added.
In addition to Indian figures, there are some impressive foreign names in the hut to be starred in, such as Dusmantha Chameera, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson and Noor Ahmad who could be the end of their days.
This is a competition that will compete youth with experience and some annoying T20 craftsmen in the making against the sport’s traditional big guns.
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