Ashish Nehra explains why Shubman Gill is the ‘right guy’ to lead Gujarat Titans | Cricket News – Times of India


New Delhi: Shabman Gul All set to take over the captaincy duties for Gujarat Titans in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season. Shubman was appointed as the captain of the 2022 IPL champion Gujarat franchise Hardik Pandya Mumbai Indians in an all-cash deal.
Shubman was bought by Gujarat Titans in 2022 after spending four seasons with Kolkata Knight Riders, from 2018 to 2021. He also scored three centuries last year.

A proven performer with the bat, will Shibman be able to fill the big shoes of Pandya, who won the IPL title with the team in 2021 and led them to the final last year?

Head Coach of Gujarat Titans Ashish Nehra He said the team would support new captain Shubman and termed the youngster as the ‘right man’ for the big role.

“IPL is a fast-paced game and it throws challenges for everyone. We have seen how Shubman Gill has been playing for three-four years and how he has evolved. He is 24- 25 but he has a good head on his shoulders. There to support him. We believe in him that’s why we made him captain,” Nehra told

“I am not someone who always goes by results. There are many other things. Yes, everyone strives for results, everyone looks for results. But when it comes to captaincy, you have to do different things. We are very confident that Shubman is the right man,” he said.


Gujarat Titans bought eight new players on Wednesday. IPL 2024 Auction
All-rounder in eight names Shahrukh Khan was one of the biggest choices for the Gujarat-based franchise.
Did Gujarat Titans see Shah Rukh Khan as Pandya’s replacement? To this Nehra said: “I don’t think you can find a replacement for someone like Hardik Pandya that easily”.
“Shah Rukh Khan is a pure batsman. We needed another batsman for backup. This is a 25-man squad. It’s not a 15-man or 18-man squad. When you’re building a 25-man squad, you have There are options. The luxury you look for is backup too. We bought Shah Rukh Khan because we trusted him, we believed in him and we saw what he could do. There are 10 teams and you can’t get what you want or what your first choice is,” he added.

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