FROM CHRIS GAYLE, RAVI ASHWIN TO SURESH RAINA, we have seen the top guns struggling for form. While some teams have been lucky to win despite their icon players not performing, some franchises have visibly been affected. Here’s a quick glance at some names who haven’t performed to expectations in the ongoing IPL.
GUJARAT LIONS SKIPPER SURESH RAINA has left for Holland for the birth of his first child and may finally miss an IPL game.
GUJARAT LIONS COACH BRAD HODGE has admitted that he is concerned about his team bowling no-balls and losing quick wickets.
GUJARAT LIONS PACER DALE STEYN credits skipper Suresh Raina’s captaincy to be one of the reasons behind the initial success of the league’s newest franchise.
GUJARAT LIONS head coach Brad Hodge attributes the success of the side to the ‘match-winners’ in the team and believes that they are capable of winning games single-handedly.
SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIER PACER Dale Steyn who was seen playing with street children in Mumbai some days back has come out by saying that having pace is the most important thing for any fast bowler in modern day cricket.
THE RESURGENT DELHI DAREDEVILS will lock horns against the mighty Gujarat Lions tomorrow at the Feroz Shah Kotla in the capital. The hosts, owing to a rare hat-trick of wins are sitting at the no.3 position on the points table. On the other hand, the visitors are looking pretty at the no.2 slot.
GUJARAT LIONS opening batsman Dwayne Smith believes the team would have chased down a target of 200 plus owing to the wicket condition and poor RCB bowling line up.
EVER SINCE PRAVIN TAMBE made his IPL debut in 2013 for the Rajasthan Royals, the leggie has been one of the talking points in the cash-rich tournament. Currently at 44, the veteran continues to be in the news playing for his new franchise- Gujarat Lions.
GUJARAT LIONS SKIPPER Suresh Raina credits his wife for his success with the new franchise side Gujarat Lions.
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