Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes that Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) ought to choose Robin Uthappa over Suresh Raina for the Qualifier 1 match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in opposition to Delhi Capitals (DC).
Suresh Raina who’s thought to be one of the crucial profitable batsmen within the historical past of the Indian Premier League (IPL) began his IPL 2021 marketing campaign by scoring a fifty. Nevertheless, apart from that he has did not ship an excellent efficiency for Chennai with the bat. Including to it, within the UAE leg of IPL 2021, he has scored 4, 17*, 11, 2 and three in 5 matches.
Notably, Raina was dropped from the enjoying XI after some again situation and veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Robin Uthappa changed him within the lineup. Nevertheless, Uthappa was additionally unable to carry out nicely for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the center order, within the two matches to date he has managed to attain solely 21 runs.
Talking on this matter on ESPNCricinfo, Gautam Gambhir asserted:
“Uthappa. Though he hasn’t grabbed his alternatives, I nonetheless imagine you bought to stick with Robin Uthappa and he’ll come good.”
In the meantime, former New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori feels that Suresh Raina must be included within the sport in opposition to Delhi Capitals (DC) as he’s a giant match participant.
“I’ll at all times go to Raina. I feel he’s that type of participant who’s used to those conditions and large video games and will come off within the pivotal second,” Vettori stated.
CSK Ought to Preserve One Over Of Josh Hazlewood At The Demise – Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir was questioned whether or not Josh Hazlewood ought to end his overs early on within the innings to which former Indian opener disagreed and stated CSK ought to hold one in all Hazlewood for the decrease order batting unit of Delhi Capitals (DC).
“No, they want somebody within the demise in any other case they develop into one-dimensional. They need to hold one over of Josh Hazlewood in opposition to Delhi Capitals batting which has Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin batting at No.6 and seven,” Gautam Gambhir acknowledged.
Nevertheless, Daniel Vettori opined that CSK already has a variety of demise bowlers within the workforce and so they can use Hazlewood early on within the innings. He stated:
“They’ve sufficient choices with Thakur, Bravo and Chahar. So, CSK can use Hazlewood as an attacking possibility,”
In the meantime, Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Delhi Capitals (DC) within the Qualifier 1 match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on October 10 on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium.