ICC WTC Final 2023: KL Rahul ruled out of WTC Final and IPL 2023: During the match, KL Rahul was immediately taken off the field, pulling his hamstring, and did not come to bat after that. KL Rahul has confirmed on his Twitter handle that he will not be available for the WTC final 2023 and rest of matches in the IPL 2023 .
According to the report of senior BCCI officials, the next decision will be determined by the results of the scans. He has importance to the Indian Test side, he is likely not to participate in the rest of the IPL matches. It is also stated that he will miss the World Test Championship finals too but, now Everything is Confirmed by KL himself.
The IPL 2023 has completed half of its journey, and all the teams have played most of their matches. In this Season of IPL, there is lot of injuries happens to the players and more interestingly, this happens in almost every franchise either you talk about Kane Williamson or Shreyas Iyer and many more.
This causing the teams to lose key players for the remainder of the tournament. Lucknow SuperGiants’ Captain KL Rahul suffered a severe hamstring injury while fielding in the second over against RCB, which has now resulted in him being ruled out of the season. He has left the camp after their match against CSK to undergo scans in Mumbai, along with teammate Jaydev Unadkat who is also injured.
Who will Replace Rahul for WTC Final:
After his confirmation about unavailable for WTC Final and IPL 2023, The question about the replacement of KL Rahul. Some of the option are Suryakumar Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan are the players who can replace KL Rahul. The Chances of Surya is more than Sarfarz as he is in Phenomenal form in the IPL 2023 and played some fantastic Knock in last few games.
KL Rahul’s Performance in IPL 2023:
In the IPL 2023 season, Rahul has played total nine matches for the LSG, scoring 274 runs with the highest score of 74. Rahul’s average for the season was 34.25, with a strike rate of 113.22. He also Knocked two half-centuries and 28 fours during his innings.
Despite his impressive performance, KL Rahul’s season came to an end when he suffered a hamstring injury during a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, resulting in him being ruled out for the rest of the season and WTC Final
Lucknow Team After KL Rahul Injury:
The LSG has a tough time in the IPL 2023 after losing their star player KL Rahul due to injury. The team has been struggling in recent matches, and they will continue to face difficulties without their captain. However, the team was not given up and announced that Krunal Pandya will lead the team in the absence of Rahul.
Krunal Pandya is a quality player and he has shown his leadership skills in the past, making him the best option for the captaincy role. The SuperGiants will be hoping that the change in leadership will turn their fortunes around and end the season with a positive note.
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