Captain Hardik inspired his playersImage Credit source: BCCI
New Delhi: Ever since Hardik Pandya took over the command of Gujarat Titans, his captaincy is being praised continuously. In his very first season with a new team as captain, Hardik Pandya won the IPL title. Now Hardik has a chance to reach the final for the second consecutive season and for this, Hardik Pandya left no stone unturned to fill the team with enthusiasm.
The start of the qualifier match between Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians in Ahmedabad was delayed by half an hour due to rain. The winner of this match will get a place in the final, where he will face Chennai Super Kings. In such a situation, both the teams will be ready to give their all, but there will be some pressure on both.
Captain Hardik’s encouraging words
Now the players will have to deal with the pressure on their own during the match, but the preparation starts before the match itself. Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya did the same. Before the toss, all the players of Gujarat and coach Ashish Nehra stood in a huddle (circle). Captain Hardik was in the middle of the huddle, who was encouraging his team while speaking with enthusiasm.
An energetic captain @hardikpandya7 leads the huddle talk for @gujarat_titans ahead of the BIG game 🙌🙌#TATAIPL , #Qualifier2 , #GTvMI pic.twitter.com/1L6TOVgvKz
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 26, 2023
Now how much effect these words of Hardik will have on his players, it will be digested only after the start of the game, but the way Hardik has led the team in two consecutive seasons, it seems that he will definitely inspire enthusiasm in his team. will be filled.
Gujarat’s first bowling
Talking about the match, the captain of Mumbai Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. Due to rain, the match started at 8 am instead of 7.30 am. Gujarat had to face defeat at the hands of Chennai in the first qualifier, due to which the team could not reach the final and landed for qualifier 2. On the other hand, Mumbai defeated Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator match and made a place in this match.