Sunil Gavaskar calls for batting promotion for Indian star in IPL 2024 after England Test series | Cricket


No Virat Kohli, no problem. From handling Jasprit Bumrah’s workload to giving youngsters a chance at the highest level, Team India has ticked all the right boxes. Rohit Sharmaduring the five-match Test series against England. Rising stars Dhruv Jurel and Sarfaraz Khan announced themselves in the five-match Test series against England as India unearthed several young talents ahead of the match. Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season.

Sunil Gavaskar before the start of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 final between India and Australia (PTI)

As all roads lead to the world’s richest T20 league, legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has chosen to throw his weight behind a rising star. According to former skipper Gavaskar, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Jurel deserves a batting promotion to the Rajasthan Royals (RR) lineup in IPL 2024. Highly impressed with Jurel, batting icon Gavaskar expects to which Jurel caps off a successful season in the cash-rich country. league.

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What did Gavaskar say about young Jurel ahead of IPL 2024?

“Dhruv Jurel can definitely be that person. The way he batted this year and the way he batted last IPL, he can definitely get a promotion up the order,” Gavaskar said. Featured sports ahead of the opening of RR’s IPL 2024. Jurel made his Test debut in the third match of the England series at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. The RR star courageously bowled 46 off 104 balls in his debut match. The young wicketkeeper-batsman increased his stocks with a crucial knock of 90 off 149 balls against Ben Stokes and Co. in the 4th Test at Ranchi.

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Wicketkeeper Jurel was added to Group C of the BCCI Central Contract List after the England Test series. Jurel’s impressive wicketkeeping display also paved the way for the RR star to draw comparisons with legendary gloveman MS Dhoni. Batting legend Gavaskar gave Jurel a special mention during the England Test series. “Of course he batted well, but his keeping, his work behind the stumps was equally brilliant. Just looking at his awareness of the game, I want to say he is another MS Dhoni in the making. I know that there can never be another MSD but you know the presence of mind he has, MSD too when he started, that was it. And Jurel has this awareness of the game. A cricketer smart,” Gavaskar had said.

Who will RR face in their IPL 2024 opener?

Young Jurel has played 13 IPL matches. He made his debut against Punjab Kings at Barsapara Cricket Stadium last year. Champions of the 2008 edition of IPL, Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals will meet KL Rahul in their opening match of the tournament at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. The Royals have roped in Rovman Powell (Rs. 7.4 crore), Shubham Dubey (Rs. 5.80 crore), Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Rs. 40 lakh), Abid Mushtaq (Rs. 20 lakh), Nandre Burger (Rs. .50 lakh) in IPL 2024 auction.

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