Little will take part in Ireland’s ODI series against Bangladesh, which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 9. Little will depart the camp to participate in the series. The Irish pacer is expected to rejoin the Titans following the conclusion of the series.
Notably, Ireland will face the Bangla Tigers in a three-match ODI series beginning on May 9 and concluding on May 14. Director of Cricket for the Gujarat Titans, Vikram Solanki, verified the pacer’s temporary absence, citing national duty.
“We wish Josh (Little) the best as he returns to play ODIs for Ireland. The Director of Cricket for the Gujarat Titans, Vikram Solanki, was quoted by Sportstar as saying, “We look forward to welcoming him back once he completes the ODI series, as he had a successful debut in the Tata Indian Premier League.”
In the ongoing IPL 2023, the fast bowler has taken six wickets in eight appearances, with his best spell accounting for 2/25. In his most recent match against the Rajasthan Royals, Little took the prized scalp of captain Sanju Samson and finished with parsimonious figures of 1/24 in his four overs, contributing to the Titans’ resounding victory.
Gujarat Titans remain atop points table
The incumbent champions have maintained their form from last season, having won seven of their ten matches thus far. With 14 points and a respectable Net Run Rate (NRR) of 0.752, Hardik Pandya and co. are well on their way to securing a spot in the playoffs, as they lead the IPL Points Table.
Rashid Khan’s bowling prowess against Royals, in which he took three wickets for 14 runs in his four overs, combined with a disciplined bowling performance, helped Titans defeat the 2022 runner-up. With four group matches remaining, Hardik’s Titans will attempt to solidify their position atop the standings and defend thei