Can Shivam Dube Fill The Place Of Yuvraj Singh?
Chennai Super Kings All-Rounder Shivam Dube may have enjoyed a massive run in the league stage of IPL 2023, being CSK’s only consistently successful batter in the middle order, used successful as a spin hitter. But it wasn’t really his success against spin that brought rewards for the sinister who had so far struggled to find a support in the IPL. He was always a big-hitter of spin. The stable base, the long reach and the wide swinging segment.
Stephen Fleming, the Chennai Super Kings head coach, positively thinks so. On account of Shivam Dube, he’s very certain.
Shivam Dude In IPL 2023
However, his superb utility was often lost in trying to fit him in as a finisher who can bowl medium pace. Against extreme pace in the death overs, his limitations take-off up, much like it did with his 130kmphs medium pacers – both of which find a hiding in lower levels of cricket. In CSK, his primary – and most destructive – global-standard asset has been allowed to develop. But is it yet to be countered more potently by most teams?