Shane Warne

Rajasthan Royals will tackle Gujarat Titans within the IPL 2022 remaining on Could 29 on the Narendra Modi Stadium. The Royals have made an IPL remaining after 14 years since they received the inaugural IPL title in 2008. For Gujarat Titans, they made the ultimate of their debut yr within the league. The franchise had already mentioned that this season was a tribute to Shane Warne who handed away simply earlier than the IPL season began.

All of the Rajasthan Royals gamers are very motivated to win the title this yr for the late Shane Warne who handed away earlier this yr. He was the first-ever Rajasthan Royals captain and is remembered around the globe for the best way he took them to the finals within the maiden IPL season.

Mohammad Kaif and Shane Warne during IPL 2008. Photo- BCCI
Mohammad Kaif and Shane Warne throughout IPL 2008. Photograph- BCCI

Irfan Pathan who additionally performed the 2008 season for Kings XI Punjab remembered Warne on this event and gave a couple of insights on his captaincy. Speaking to Star Sports activities, he shared a couple of anecdotes from Warne’s first season within the IPL.

Shane Warne Was Forward Of His Time As Captain: Irfan Pathan

Shane Watson
Shane Watson[photo: Twitter]

“Rajasthan Royals had been the one crew that got here to the stadium at round 7:25 PM. The matches had been supposed to start out at 8 PM! He was approach forward of his time. He knew that for the primary time, there’s this event the place a aspect is enjoying 14 matches. He thought, ‘gamers will get drained as a result of it’s summer time season and I received’t let that occur. I’ll preserve their vitality’,” Pathan recalled.

The previous Indian all-rounder additional mentioned that Warne might be all the time remembered for successful the first-ever IPL title as captain for Rajasthan Royals.

Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

“Our crew (Punjab) used to reach on the floor at 6 PM! We used to do additional observe! We nonetheless reached the semi-finals, so it wasn’t that dangerous, however Shane Warne had a unique method. He led them to a win and that can all the time be remembered. At any time when we discuss concerning the IPL, we’ll keep in mind him,” mentioned Pathan.

The Royals completed the league stage because the second-placed crew on the factors desk. Within the playoffs, they misplaced the primary qualifier to Gujarat Titans and so they received the Eliminator and Qualifier 2 to play the ultimate towards the Titans.

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