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| On Apr 14, 2022 7:10 PM IST

RR vs GT IPL 2022: Why is Trent Boult Not Playing Today?


Trent Boult IPL 2022: In a big news development, Rajasthan Royals (RR) premier left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult is not play the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Gujarat Titans (GT) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. Under the leadership of Sanju Samson, the Rajasthan Royals have surely performed really well in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Rajasthan Royals are currently slotted at the top position on the points table with 3 brilliant victories out of their 4 matches so far in IPL 2022 season.

RR vs GT IPL 2022: Why is Trent Boult Not Playing Today?

After winning the toss for the first time this season and opting to bowl first, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson came up with a big news that their senior pacer Trent Boult is not playing today due to a small niggle. It is to be noted that Boult delivered a remarkable performance in the previous win over Lucknow Super Giants. The left-arm pacer dismissed the opposition team skipper KL Rahul off the first ball in the run-chase and finished with impressive figures of 2 for 30 from his quota of four overs. Samson stated that all-rounder James Neesham has been included in the RR playing 11 for this crucial game against Gujarat Titans.

“We’d like to bowl first here. We did a very good job to win the game with dew condition and losing the toss but I’d like to use the conditions. Yesterday, Trent Boult had a small niggle and isn’t available for today’s game. Jimmy Neesham is replacing him,” said Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson during the toss.

Trent Boult Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
66 83 8.32 7 wickets (4 games) 2/30, 2/34, 1/29, 2/23, 2/40


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Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans: Confirmed RR Playing 11

Trent Boult has been a vital clog in the Rajasthan Royals team this year in the Indian Premier League so far as he has taken as many as 7 wickets from 4 matches at an average of 16.57 and an impressive economy of less than 8. In his absence, the likes of Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Sen and James Neesham will be the key in the RR pace bowling attack.

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RR Playing 11
1. Jos Buttler 
2. Devdutt Padikkal
3. Sanju Samson (C & wk)
4. Rassie van der Dussen

5. Shimron Hetmyer
6. Riyan Parag
7. James Neesham

8. Ravichandran Ashwin
9. Kuldeep Sen
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
11. Prasidh Krishna

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RR 2022 Squad: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Rassie van der Dussen, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Kariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Kuldeep Sen, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Daryll Mitchell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Anunay Singh, Shubham Garhwal, James Neesham.

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