Hyderabad: Martin Guptill isn't always a number of the 4 first-choice remote places gamers for Sunrisers Hyderabad but the senior New Zealand batsman desires to utilise his time going through Rashid Khan on the nets to prepare for the world Cup game against Afghanistan on June eight.

With David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan being the primary preference foreigners and ordinary captain Kane Williamson ready to get suit, Guptill will ought to bide his time however he wants to make choicest use of it.

For Guptill, Rashid is a bowler he has no longer faced a great deal store a few video games in an in advance Caribbean most fulfilling League version.


"I performed with him in CPL more than one years returned. He is an terrific bowler. He could be very tough to face because he's quick," Guptill said for the duration of a media interaction.

"I can be moving into the nets to discern out a way to play him due to the fact our 2nd game at the world Cup this year is in opposition to Afghanistan. Obviously, if i will face him on the nets, may be i will placed a few plans in location for the arena Cup," stated the 32-12 months-old, who has played forty seven assessments, 169 ODIs and 76 T20 Internationals.

Guptill is hopeful of creating full use of his possibilities at Sunrisers, having worked on his approach after an indifferent domestic series against India.

"in the course of the India series, I had some technical problem and that i corrected it towards Bangladesh," he said.

requested what exactly the trouble became, Guptill stated: "My balance became not accurate. I used to be now not loading up properly in my set up that induced me gambling to extraordinary lines than i'd have liked to. However I did paintings tough with my longtime train at Auckland with whom I proportion an awesome working dating."

Guptill has never been a well-liked player in IPL like some of his other New Zealand team-friends however he definitely has no qualms.

"i'm going into auctions with reasonably low expectations. If i am getting picked, it's accurate and if no longer can't do whatever about it. It's my 1/3 season with a third crew. So i'm doing the rounds. SRH is pretty a decent-knit unit and that they have had the identical center of gamers for some of years now. I know i can't get into the XI straightaway," he stated.

He may get a danger in the 2d half whilst Bairstow returns to England however Guptill does no longer want to appearance that some distance ahead.

"I strive now not to get too beforehand. Cricket is a funny sport. I take each internet session because it comes and paintings hard."

talk about the internet session, the first-class part is getting inputs from a person of VVS Laxman's calibre.

"now and again it's excellent to have a sparkling pair of eyes searching at your recreation and spot what they choose up. VVS Laxman is an top notch person. It's miles usually good to have players like that round you from whom you may research plenty. It's miles quite an interesting prospect to learn from him.