IPL 2022: Afghan opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz is expect to replace Jason Roy in the Gujarat Titans. Gurbaz, who has a 150-plus career T20 strike rate as an opener, is also a capable keeper. Making him a versatile player. The 20-year-ability old’s to clear the ropes with 113 sixes in 69 career T20 games is the most exciting aspect.
For the upcoming Indian Premier League. Gujarat Titans will almost certainly replace Jason Roy with Rahmanullah Gurbaz, the hard hitting Afghan opener. Roy had withdrawn from the IPL because he did not want to be in the spotlight for an extended period of time. Gurbaz, who has a 150-plus career T20 strike rate as an opener, is also a capable keeper, making him a versatile player. The 20-year-ability old’s to clear the ropes with 113 sixes in 69 career T20 games is the most exciting aspect.
In his brief but exciting career, he has played 9 ODIs and 12 T20Is.
Gujarat Titans: Rahmanullah Gurbaz is expect to replace Jason Roy
Gujarat Titans have yet to officially announce Gurbaz as a replacement while waiting for the BCCI’s approval. However, it is believed that the team think-tank has receive extensive input from premier spinner Rashid Khan, who was also Gurbaz’s senior in the national team.
Gurbaz’s arrival could also solve another problem for the Titans, namely the keeping crisis.
Matthew Wade will not be available until the second week of the IPL, and the only other keeper on the team is Wriddhiman Saha, who may be forced to play despite his poor T20 record in recent years.
Gurbaz’s inclusion may alleviate the concerns of head coach Ashish Nehra and captain Hardik Pandya.
Gurbaz has played for Multan Sultans and Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League, Kandy Tuskers in the Lanka Premier League, and Khulna Tigers in the Bangladesh Premier League.