IPL 2023: Gujarat bought the player by spending Rs 6 crore, given a chance in just one match
Indian Premier League: So far this season, the team of defending champions Gujarat Titans has played 7 matches, but young fast bowler Shivam Mavi has not been included in the playing 11 in any one of them.
Indian Premier League 2023: So far in the 16th season of IPL, Gujarat Titans (GT) has seen a great performance on the field, in which the team has shown amazing performance in bowling as well as batting. Fast bowler Shivam Mavi, who was part of the Gujarat team this season, has not yet got a chance to play a single match for the team. During the mini auction of this season, Shivam Mavi was included in his team by Gujarat for Rs 6 crore.
When the Gujarat Titans team made Shivam Mavi their part, everyone expected that he would lead the fast bowling attack for the team along with Mohammed Shami. However, this has not been seen happening so far and the team has not given Shivam Mavi a chance to play in a single match. Teams from Chennai, Kolkata and Rajasthan also showed their interest during the auction to include Shivam in their team.
So far this season, Mohammed Shami has been consistently seen playing as the main fast bowler for Gujarat, in which he has been supported by Mohit Sharma, Joshua Little or Alzarri Joseph. But it can be expected that in the second half of the season, Shivam Mavi can be included in his place by resting Shami in a few matches.
Shivam Mavi’s international career has been like this till now
Talking about Shivam Mavi’s career, he made his debut in international cricket in January 2023 during the home series against Sri Lanka. Mavi has so far taken 6 wickets in 6 T20 Internationals at an average of 17.57, in which his economy rate is 8.78. At the same time, after playing 32 matches in the IPL, Shivam has taken a total of 30 wickets at an average of 31.40.