IPL 2023: LSG announced the replacement of KL Rahul
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IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants(LSG) announced the replacement of KL Rahul, who got injured while fielding against RCB. LSG picked Karun Nair as a replacement for KL Rahul for the rest of the season. LSG has signed karun Nair on Rs. 50 Lakh to play further games in this tournament

After the Injury of KL Rahul, Team management is thinking about who will be the next Captain of LSG for the remaining matches. In the last match, Krunal Pandya leads the Lucknow, and most probably, he will lead the team for the upcoming matches in this tournament.

Some other good options for LSG to choose their Captain for the rest of the seasons are Nicholas Pooran, Quinton de Kock, and Avesh Khan.

Lucknow lost that Match against RCB by 18 runs. The Match was low-scoring as RCB scored only 126 runs while batting first and lost nine wickets, Faf and Kohli has played well and scored 44 and 31 runs, respectively.

LSG, while batting second, failed very badly, their batters got out by scoring single-digit runs, and more surprisingly, not a single batsman has scored more than 30 runs in this Match from the LSG side. In the 20th over, they got all out, and hence lost the Match.

Karun Nair’s Comeback in the IPL after 2 years:

IPL 2023: LSG announced the replacement of KL Rahul
Karun Nair

Karun Nair was unsold in the IPL 2023 Auction, but luck gave him another chance to restart his IPL career after 2021. Karun Nair has a lot of experience in the IPL, and he has played for many franchises.

Karun Nair scored 1496 runs in 76 matches of IPL with an average of 23.75 at a strike rate of 127.75. Due to his bad performance in IPL, he was dropped from the team and unsold for a few years. In the last domestic season, he played some outstanding innings with an average of 50 which helped him to be picked as the replacement of KL Rahul. Karun Nair is expecting to show his talent in IPL and revive his career in international cricket.

Karun Nair showed his talent in the past against England by scoring 300 runs in the 3rd test of the series and becomes the second Indian to score a triple century as the first milestone of his career.

IPL career of Karun Nair:

Matches played: 76

Runs: 1496

Highest score: 83*

Average: 23.75

Strike Rate: 127.75

Fours: 161

Sixes: 39

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