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IPL 2024: Who will replace Mohammed Shami in GT (Gujarat Titans) team?

By Kaif - February 22, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 22, 2024 06:51 PM
IPL 2024: Who will replace Mohammed Shami in GT (Gujarat Titans) team?

Mohammed Shami Ruled Out Of IPL 2024: Before the upcoming season of IPL, Gujarat Titans team has suffered a big setback. Experienced fast bowler Mohammed Shami is out of the entire tournament. Shami will not be able to play in the season due to left ankle injury. Shami has not been seen in action since the ODI World Cup last year. He was also not selected for the South African tour due to injury. Then he was also out of the current Test series against England. According to news agency PTI, Shami will also undergo surgery in Britain.

Who will replace Mohammed Shami in Gujarat Titans team?

Now Gujarat Titans will need a new fast bowler in place of Shami. In such a situation, many names are coming forward. We are telling you about those four players who can join the Gujarat team in place of Shami.

4. Ishan Porel

Ishaan Porel

Bengal's Ishan Porel is unfortunate that he has not played more than one IPL match in his career so far. Three years have passed since then and he remained unsold even in the IPL 2024 auction. If Shami is out, he may get a chance to play in the upcoming season. Porel has played 29 T20 matches in his career and has taken 40 wickets. His economy of 7.17 is good for T20 cricket.

3. Sandeep Warrier

Sandeep Warrier

Sandeep Warrier was last seen playing IPL in 2021. He has not been sold at auction since then. This fast bowler has the experience of playing 72 T20 matches and has taken 63 wickets so far. He has played five matches so far in the IPL and has taken only two wickets. If he is selected as Shami's replacement, he will be eager to perform well. Warrior has pace which can trouble the opposition batsmen. Gujarat Titans may need this in their bowling attack in Shami's absence.

Also Read: Why Mohammed Shami is ruled out of IPL 2024?

2. Basil Thampi

Basil Thampi

Fast bowler Basil Thampi is another good option to replace Mohammed Shami in Gujarat Titans. Thampi had kept himself under the base price of Rs 30 lakh in the IPL 2024 auction. However, he remained unsold. Thampi last represented Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022. He is an expert in bowling slow balls. Apart from this, he bowls good yorkers in the death overs. Thampi has played 25 matches in IPL. During this period he has taken 22 wickets. He has played in IPL for Gujarat Lions, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians.

1. Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Who will replace Mohammed Shami in IPL 2024: No one bid on Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the IPL 2024 auction. Everyone was surprised to see this. He has played 12 matches so far in his IPL career and has taken five wickets. He has played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals. He has played 25 T20 matches so far and has taken 19 wickets. Although his statistics in the shortest format are not very good, the youngster is extremely talented. If he is included as a replacement, he can perform well for Gujarat.

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