Rashid Khan has been an extremely crucial player for Gujarat Titans this IPL season feels Harbhajan Singh. The veteran Indian spinner has further said that Gujarat Titans have been extremely lucky to have someone like Rashid playing for them.
Rashid Khan has scored 125 runs at a strike rate of 223.21 and has picked 25 wickets in IPL 2023. He also led the Titans against KKR when Hardik Pandya was rested.
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With Gujarat Titans set to lock horns against Mumbai Indians for a place in the final, Harbhajan Singh has spoken highly of the maverick Afghanistan spinner and his importance as a player in the team.
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Rashid Khan Is From A Different League: Harbhajan Singh
“Rashid Khan is a player from a different league. He’s picking up wickets in heaps, he’s scoring runs, he’s a gun fielder, and he led GT whenever captain Hardik wasn’t available. He’s done everything and excelled. GT are exceptionally lucky to have a player like Rashid in their ranks,” said Harbhajan to Star Sports.
He further went on to praise Mohammed Shami who is Shami is leading the race for the Purple Cap, having claimed 26 wickets in 15 games this season. Bhajji said that with his swing Shami becomes an unplayable bowler and every team should have a bowler like him.
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Mohammed Shami Is An Unplayable Bowler When He Swings The Ball: Harbhajan Singh
“Mohd Shami is a bowler every team looks to have. He’s a good new-ball bowler. He nails quick Yorkers in the death overs. He has a brilliant seam position and becomes an unplayable bowler when there’s swing,” Harbhajan added.
Shami and Rashid have taken 51 wickets for GT together. Along with them, Mohit Sharma has taken 19 and Noor Ahmad has chipped in with 14 wickets. Gujarat Titans’ bowling lineup is one of the best this season and they can challenge the Mumbai Indians at home.
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GT were the first team to qualify for the IPL 2023 playoffs. They won against Mumbai Indians earlier this season at home. Mumbai Indians also won against GT at home. Qualifier 2 has all the makings of being a riveting contest.
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