Joe Root in IPL 2023© BCCI
MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are among the most successful captains for the Indian cricket team but when asked about whom he would like to play under, former England skipper Joe Root had a hilarious reply. In a video posted by Rajasthan Royals, Root was asked to choose between several options and when asked about the captaincy of Kohli and Dhoni, Root decided to walk straight and not give any definite reply. Root has been a part of the franchise for this season but he has not played a single game till now.
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 4, 2023
What’s your pick?
A) Virat Kohli
B) MS Dhoni
C) Both pic.twitter.com/hIry1JWhrz
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 5, 2023
Rajasthan Royals face a tough challenge when they take on Gujarat Titans on Friday.
The Sanju Samson-led side has ample talent but has been unable to hold on to a winning run recently. Rajasthan have lost three games and won as many in their last six fixtures.
In their last match against Mumbai Indians, the much-feared bowling department failed to defend 212. Pace spearhead Trent Boultall-rounder Jason Holderspinner Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Sen all leaked runs. They would hope for a better show at home on Friday.
The Royals can take a bit of solace from the fact that they emerged victorious earlier in the season against GT. Rajasthan have the firepower in their batting line-up to pile up runs. young Yashasvi Jaiswal is enjoying a fine run but the team needs the trio of Jos ButtlerSanju Samson and Shimron Hetmyer tofire.
A win for Rajasthan, who have a Net Run Rate of 800, at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium will catapult them to the top of the table.
(With PTI inputs)
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