Facing Boult, Bumrah will be a challenge for CSK: Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir said both Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah are wicket-taking options in the shortest format of the game. Speaking on’ Star Sports Cricket Connected’, Gambhir said, “I am really excited to watch how Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah will bowl with the new ball, because we all know Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult are world-class bowlers, and in the T20 format both are…
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 16 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir feels that facing Mumbai Indians’ “world-class” bowlers in the tournament opener will be a challenge for Chennai Super Kings’ batsmen.
Gambhir said both Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah are wicket-taking options in the shortest format of the game.
Speaking on ‘Star Sports Cricket Connected’, Gambhir said, “I am really excited to watch how Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah will bowl with the new ball, because we all know Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult are world-class bowlers, and in the T20 format both are wicket-taking options. A left-arm seamer, who will bring the ball inside for a right-hand batsman while Jasprit Bumrah believes in an unorthodox style of bowling.”
“There will be a challenge for Chennai Super Kings considering they do not have Suresh Raina batting at No. 3. Shane Watson has not played international cricket for a long time, so we would want to know who will open with him and how will these batsmen face these bowlers,” he added.
The former cricketer backed Mumbai Indians for the first match considering their balanced team and said he is looking forward to seeing how Boult and Bumrah will perform with the new ball.
“I am skewed more towards Mumbai Indians for the opening match because if we notice the team balance and the depth of the squad while not forgetting the addition of Trent Boult in the squad can prove to be an excellent option,” said Gambhir.
“Every team wants a bowler who will take wickets with a new ball and use Jasprit Bumrah in an experimental way. I would want to see how these two bowlers perform with the new ball not only in the first match but throughout the tournament,” he added.
The 13th edition of the league will start from September 19, with CSK locking horns with Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener. (ANI)
ANA NEWS WIRE Disclaimer:
The African News Agency (ANA) is a news wire service and therefore subscribes to the highest standards of journalism as it relates to accuracy, fairness and impartiality.
ANA strives to provide accurate, well sourced and reliable information across Text, Images and Video. Where errors do appear, ANA will seek to correct these timeously and transparently.
The ANA platform also contains news and information from third party sources. ANA has sought to procure reliable content from trusted news sources but cannot be held responsible for the accuracy and opinions provided by such sources on the ANA platform or linked sites.
The content provided for on the ANA News Wire platform, both through the ANA news operation and via its third party sources, are for the sole use of authorised subscribers and partners. Unauthorised access to and usage of ANA content will be subject to legal steps. ANA reserves its rights in this regard.
ANA makes every effort to ensure that the website is up and running smoothly at all times, however ANA does not take responsibility for, and will not be held liable for times when the website is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues that are beyond our control.