In a sudden and quick series of developments, interesting things have emerged from the Indian esports scene as Godlike Esports, one of the top esports teams in the country, have announced the signing of Indian cricketer Rahul Tewatia.
Tewatia has been well known for his exploits in the IPL who played as an all-rounder for the IPL outfit Rajasthan Royals in the past and now is a part of the newly formed franchise Gujarat Titans. Rahul Tewatia joining Godlike Esports is such a move that is seen as a coup by many fans and experts in the field.
Tewatia joining Godlike Esports totally comes as an unexpected move
Prior to him signing for one of the most popular gaming organizations in India, Rahul Tewatia hasn’t shown any previous expertise in the gaming field whether it be PC or mobile. So, the move by Godlike Esports to pick up such an unknown commodity has come as a surprise to many.
While the move may be seen as a marketing ploy by some, it is nonetheless expected to boost engagement for Godlike Esports. It is unknown where and when Tewatia will begin his Esports career and the team has provided no further updates on the same.
Rahul Tewatia is a popular face in Indian Cricket scenario
Rahul Tewatia began his career in India’s premier domestic league, the Ranji trophy, debuting for Haryana against Karnataka in the 2013-14 season. Shortly after, he began his IPL career with the Rajasthan Royals in 2014. In 2017 he was bought by IPL outfit Kings XI Punjab and later in 2018, by Delhi Daredevils before returning to the Royals in 2020.
He played a pivotal role in helping the Royals book a place in the semis of the tournament that year. In the process, he equaled Chris Gayle’s record of most sixes in a single over (5) in the process in the 2020 IPL season against his former team Kings XI Punjab. And after a blistering performance in IPL 2020 and IPL 2021, he was picked up by debutants Gujarat Titans in the recently concluded IPL Auction 2022.
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