5 May: Big blow for Team India! In addition for Lucknow Super Giants as KL Rahul ruled out of IPL 2023. This after his hamstring injury against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Moreover, the star batter is most likely to miss the World Test Championship Final against Australia.
KL Rahul was injured while looking to save a boundary during the high-intensity clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 1, 2023. In brief, KL Rahul was taken off the field and although he came to bat at the last stage of the match, it was clearly visible that he was not even able to walk.
The injury has given a big blow to LSG in IPL 2023. After all, with their captain KL Rahul ruled out and now they have to find the right balance at the ending stages of the tournament. In addition, it is also a big blow for Team India as they will play the WTC Final against Australia. This match takes place on June 7 at The Oval, London. Basically with Shreyas Iyer already injured and now with KL Rahul being doubtful for the game. Indeed, India’s middle-order woes continues. After all, they have to find the right balance to win the epic clash against Australia.
It will be interesting to see who Team India brings as a replacement if KL Rahul is not fit to play the WTC Final.
Last Updated on May 4, 2023
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