IPL 2016 Updates: The Gujarat Lion’s is the new team in this year’s IPL but they surely cannot be underestimated because they have one of the best sides in this year’s IPL with the most experienced players in their side.
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They are lead by Suresh Raina who holds the record for playing all the IPL matches in all the editions of the IPL and he also holds the record for the maximum runs by any player in IPL so their captain himself is a big plus point for his team and has also learnt a lot from Dhoni about how to hold the team together and perform as a team.
IPL 2016 Updates: The Gujarat Lions
They have one of the best batting line-ups and they also have a lot of all-rounders in their team which can prove to be very important for them. they have a lot of players from the Chennai Super Kings team who is not playing this year and CSK was one of the best teams in IPL.
They also will be looking at their bowling attack because their bowling attack doesn’t look too strong because their main bowler Dale Steyn is not in a great form which is a very big cause of concern for them.
Their batsmen will be looking to post a very big total on the board so that their all rounder’s can have something to ball at and they can win the match. With the lights of Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith at the start of the innings, they can get the head start that they need and with the players like Aaron Finch, Suresh Raina and Dwayne Bravo yet to come they can surely have a great impact on the bowling attack of their opposition.
They will try and get together and work as a team if they want to win this tournament because there a lot of other teams as well who desperately want to win the tournament. They have a very good batting attack and now they only need to work on their bowling attack which is the department where they lag behind other teams and they will be looking to sort that out and come up with some great performance in their first edition of the IPL.
The squad for Gujarat Lion’s is- Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhawal Kulkarni, Karun Nair, Praveen Kumar, Paras Dogra, Eklavya Dwivedi, Pradeep Sangwan, Pravin Tambe, Shivil Kaushik, Sarabjeet Ladda, Umang Sharma, Shabad Jakati, Jaydev Shah, Akshdeep Nath, Brendon McCullum, Andre Tye, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Dwayne Smith, Dale Steyn, Jos Buttler.