All-rounder play a very crucial role in a T20 game. They are essentially the pivot around which the whole team revolves.
Similarly, in the Indian Premier League (IPL), all-rounder have their task cut out and are one of the most important assets in an IPL team.
The likes of Ben Stokes, Jason Holder, Andre Russell and Glenn Maxwell are priceless gems for their respective IPL franchises.
West Indian all-rounder Jason Holder has been one of the top performing all-rounders of contemporary times.
He can open the bowling, bowl at the death and can come into bat in the lower middle-order and smear the opposition bowlers, all across the park.
In the IPL, he has been a prime weapon for the captains of the IPL franchises he has represented in.
In the upcoming IPL 2023, Holder will be representing Rajasthan Royals (RR) after they bought him for Rs. 5.75 crores in the IPL 2023 mini-auction.
In this article, we take a look at 3 reasons why Jason Holder can have a good IPL season in IPL 2023:
1. Jason Holder’s exceptional all-round abilities
Jason Holder can contribute with the bat as well as with the ball.
The tall and lanky pacer has the ability to swing the ball in the powerplay and also aces the death bowling aspect with his inch-perfect yorkers.
In 38 IPL matches so far, the West Indian all-rounder has scored 247 runs and has taken 49 scalps with his dominant bowling.
2. The pitch at Jaipur would suit his bowling
Since Jason Holder is extremely tall and the pitch at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur favouring a little bit of bounce, Holder can generate more pace with the white cherry.
The ground in Jaipur is huge and this would further help the bowlers like Jason Holder.
The 31-year-old bowling all-rounder has so far played 49 T20Is and has bagged 51 wickets.
3. Jason Holder had a good outing with the ball in IPL 2022
Despite having a good outing with the ball in IPL 2022, the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) franchise let go off him ahead of this year’s auctions.
Jason Holder had taken 14 wickets in 12 games in IPL 2022 and had a good average of 27.93.
He frequently sends shivers down the spines of the opposition batters with his accurate and precise bowling.
Holder hits the right lengths and lines early on in the game and this would really help the Rajasthan Royals franchise, in the quest for their 2nd IPL title.
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