David Miller (Image Credits: Twitter)
David Miller (Image Credits: Twitter)

Gujarat Titans (GT) player David Miller had a stunning effort in IPL 2022, making helpful commitments in the middle order with the bat. 

Many mocked the Titans for putting resources into Miller, who has been unable to satisfy the expectations in the last few IPL seasons. In any case, GT knew the precisely exact thing they needed from the hard-hitting South African. The southpaw was doled out a particular job and Miller conveyed to the best of his true capacity, directing Gujarat to the title. 

David Miller. Photo-IPL
David Miller. Photo-IPL

David Miller Offer His Thanks To Fans For Persistent Backing

The 32-year-old thought back on the vital season during his brief excursion to the Maldives. Taking to Instagram, David Miller offered his thanks to fans for their persistent backing. Sharing a picture from the holiday, Miller wrote: 

“Reflecting back on the last 8 weeks.. It’s been an incredible experience, one I’ll never forget!🏆 Thank you for all your messages and support. I can’t thank you all enough! @wmaldives has given me the opportunity and space to reflect, relax and recharge. Thank you for this.!”

The Proteas batter had the best phase of his whole IPL career. Miller finished the season with 481 runs in 16 matches at an average of 68.71 and a strike rate of 142.73. 

He played a game dominating 68* against Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 1 at Eden Gardens, before one more significant knock of 32* that directed Gujarat Titans to the esteemed prize. 

Miller will next be found in action during the five-match T20I series against India, which begins on June 9 in Delhi. 

Temba Bavuma Looking Forward To Confidence David Miller Will Bring Into The Team

South Africa will be quick to utilize Miller’s certainty heading into a significant series against the Men dressed in Blue. Bavuma likewise accepts the IPL spell will do a lot of good for Miller in front of a bustling season. 

David Miller
David Miller. Image-Twitter.

Talking to the media prior to leaving South Africa, the 32-year-old said: 

“The confidence that he will bring into the team, we look forward to that. He has performed exceedingly well at the IPL and I’m sure that will do a world of good for his confidence and whatever feelings of insecurity that might be there.

The conversations that I have had with David, he has never expressed those types of feelings to me.” 

No Specific Batting Number For David Miller: Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma additionally focused on that they are available to discussions about David Miller’s batting position given that he has to a great extent been fruitful at the No.5 position in the IPL. In any case, in his 83 T20I innings for South Africa, Miller has batted at No. 5 just 34 times. 

David Miller and MS Dhoni (Photo-Twitter)
David Miller and MS Dhoni (Photo-Twitter)

The SA captain further added: 

“David is still an integral member within our team and we trust his performances will continue well into the future. In terms of him batting a bit longer, that has always been the conversation over the years when David has done well.” 

He added: 

“He understands where he fits in within the team. If he feels he can add more value in a different position, a conversation can be had in that regard. There is no way we are going to stifle him or restrict David in any manner. That’s how we try to treat all the players.” 

David Miller will expect to proceed with the energy going as he continues his obligation for the national team in seven days’ time. 

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