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Dasun Shanaka Has Been Disappointing In IPL 2023; Gujarat Titans Ought to Play Abhinav Manohar As an alternative- Virender Sehwag



Cricketer-turned-commentator Virender Sehwag feels that Dasun Shanaka has been disappointing in IPL 2023 and must be dropped from Gujarat Titans’ enjoying XI within the subsequent recreation. Sehwag additionally backed inducting Abhinav Mahohar as an alternative of Dasun Shanaka within the upcoming matches of Gujarat Titans.

Sri Lanka white-ball skipper Dasun Shanaka has performed 3 video games for GT in IPL 2023. He has managed to attain simply 26 runs, with a high knock of 17 in a single recreation. His strike price can be low at 100.0. Within the earlier match towards CSK, he went out to bat at no.3 however obtained out quickly scoring 17 runs.

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Dasun Shanaka Has Not Lived Up To Expectations: Virender Sehwag

Whereas talking on Cricbuzz about GT vs MI conflict, former India opener Virender Sehwag stated that Dasun Shanaka has not lived as much as expectations and has been disappointing in IPL 2023. Sehwag additionally opined that GT ought to drop him and play another person like Abhinav Manohar in upcoming video games.

“I’m not nervous in regards to the (GT) bowling an excessive amount of. However I’m nervous about Dasun Shanaka, GT can play Odean Smith and Alzarri Joseph for him. Shanaka has been disappointing. We had massive hopes from him and he hasn’t lived as much as even 1 p.c to these expectations. GT ought to play (Abhinav) Manaohar as an alternative of Shanaka, as he’s a batter who can smash sixes,” Sehwag stated.

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Abhinav Manohar has performed 9 video games in IPL 2023 and hit 114 runs at a strike price of 137. He scored a great knock of 42 runs in a single recreation and received the Participant of the Match award.

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Speaking about Mumbai Indians, Sehwag stated that the workforce won’t make loads of modifications within the enjoying XI. Nonetheless, he additionally feels that Hrithik Shokeen is perhaps changed by Kumar Kartikeya within the spin division. Shokeen bowled simply 1 over within the final recreation and leaked 18 runs.

“Once they go to Ahmedabad, Mumbai must play effectively towards Gujarat Titans as a result of they misplaced their earlier match towards MI on the Wankhede Stadium. I don’t suppose Mumbai will make loads of modifications. I can see Hrithik Shokeen being changed by one other bowler, perhaps Kumar Kartikeya would possibly are available. In any other case, I don’t suppose they’ll make many modifications,” stated Sehwag.

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Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans are set to sq. off within the Qualifier 2 recreation of IPL 2023 on Friday (Might 26). The match takes place at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad and the winner of the encounter will lock horns with Chennai Tremendous Kings.

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