IPL 2022 Update: All the franchises have started their preparations for IPL 2022. The players’ auction will be held soon and the stage of the most popular tournament will be decorated in the next few months. Teams of Ahmedabad and Lucknow will participate for the first time in IPL. Recently, these two teams had selected three players each according to the rule and the rest of the players would be bought in the auction. The Ahmedabad team has added Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill and Rashid Khan with them.
Ahmedabad has made Hardik Pandya the captain
The team of Ahmedabad informed recently that the captaincy of the team will be handed over to star all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Pandya was associated with Mumbai Indians for a long time, but the team did not retain him this time. Pandya will be seen captaining a team for the first time in this tournament. With his fast batting and excellent bowling, he has created panic in many seasons of IPL.
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So far this has been Pandya’s IPL career
All-rounder Hardik Pandya made his IPL debut in the year 2015. So far he has played a total of 92 matches in this tournament, in which he has scored 1476 runs. Pandya has four fifties to his name in the IPL. He has hit 98 sixes and 97 fours in this tournament. Talking about bowling, Pandya has taken 42 wickets in so many matches. He did not bowl in the last season due to fitness issues. It is expected that in this time, he will spread his fire in both bowling and batting.
The official name of the team will be announced soon
The new IPL team Lucknow has announced its official name. On Monday, the franchise took to Twitter to announce that the team will be known as ‘Lucknow Super Giants’. Soon the Ahmedabad franchise can also announce its name. Fans have been waiting for the name of the team of Ahmedabad for a long time.
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