After Punjab Kings, now KL Rahul also harmed Lucknow Supergiants? Sanjay Manjrekar raised a big question

Questions are being raised on KL Rahul, is he the reason for Lucknow’s defeat?

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In the Eliminator of IPL 2022, Lucknow Supergiants lost to Bangalore by 14 runs. After Lucknow’s exit from the IPL, questions are being raised on the slow innings of KL Rahul.

KL Rahul…a batsman whose technology world is crazy. Whether the game is Test or ODI-T20, KL Rahul’s bat scores runs in every format. IPL 2022 every season KL Rahul (KL Rahul) The bat moves. KL Rahul is scoring 600 or more runs in almost every season. This year also KL Rahul did the same. He scored 616 runs in 15 innings at an average of over 50. But despite this, the team of this player could not reach the Lucknow Supergiants final. In the Eliminator match, Bangalore defeated Lucknow by 14 runs and after this defeat, there is an outcry about KL Rahul’s batting. Former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has raised questions on the mentality of KL Rahul only.

Sanjay Manjrekar’s target on KL Rahul

Sanjay Manjrekar said in a conversation with ESPN Cricinfo, ‘KL Rahul had the same attitude while playing for Punjab Kings. I think KL Rahul tries to play till late. He tries to stay on the crease. But if I am the coach, I will tell him to play in a different way. I believe that KL Rahul’s quick runs will be better than his long stay at the crease. We have seen that when KL Rahul scores quick runs, the team gains more.

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KL Rahul’s slow innings became the reason for Lucknow’s defeat?

KL Rahul’s slow innings is believed to be the major reason for the defeat of Lucknow Supergiants. By the way, Rahul played an innings of 79 runs in 58 balls. But when the target of more than 200 runs is needed, then this innings is slow in that respect. The big thing is that Rahul played 43 balls to complete his half-century. At the same time, 43 balls were such in Lucknow’s innings on which no runs were scored. KL Rahul did plan to play till the end but where he had to catch up, he did not succeed. In such a situation, it is imperative to raise questions on Rahul. Although Rahul had said in the last season that the strike rate is given more importance than necessary, but this season his same strike rate is being told the reason for the team’s defeat.