KL Rahul: IPL 2023: Lucknow Supergiants captain KL Rahul got hurt, left the field due to pain. cricket news
The incident happened during the last ball of the second over of RCB’s captaincy. Faf Du Plessis Goes for a drive towards wide off cover and Rahul follows it well before pulling his thigh muscle just short of the boundary rope. Rahul immediately fell on the ground moaning in pain as some of his companions came to see him.
The LSG physio brought out a stretcher but Rahul, who was moaning in excruciating pain, limped back to the dugout. Krunal Pandya took over the captaincy reins for LSG.
Another blow for LSG, IPL also confirmed the left arm fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat He was also injured on Sunday.
Injuries to both Unadkat and Rahul also put the BCCI in jeopardy as they are part of India’s World Test Championship final squad, with the match against Australia scheduled to start on June 7 at The Oval in London.
Earlier, RCB won the toss and opted to bat against LSG after regular skipper du Plessis returned to the captaincy.
RCB made two changes to their playing XI by bringing in Josh Hazlewood in place of David Willey and Anuj Rawat Shahbaz Ahmed,
Krishnappa Gautam replaces Avesh Khan in the LSG playing XI.