IPL 2022: Injury shadow on Lucknow Super Giants, difficulties arise due to fitness of 10 crore player!

LSG fast bowler Avesh Khan could not play against Mumbai and Delhi.

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The Lucknow (LSG) pacer has to sit out of the playing XI for the second time in 3 matches as the fitness front is still not up to the mark.

Lucknow Super Giants (Lucknow Super Giants) She is doing well in her debut IPL season. KL Rahul, who failed with Punjab, is succeeding under the captaincy of Lucknow. The team is going strong in the race for the playoffs, but as the last round is approaching, the tension of the team is increasing on one front and it is bowling. There is no problem in the bowling of the team, but the fitness of the star fast bowler of Lucknow is causing trouble. Right arm pacer Avesh Khan (Avesh Khan) The fitness of Lucknow has now increased the concern of Lucknow, due to which he Delhi Capitals (DC vs LSG) did not enter the field against.

Avesh Khan, who became the most expensive uncapped player in the mega auction of IPL 2022, has performed consistently well this season and due to this, Lucknow has also achieved success, but due to his fitness in the past, could play only one of the recent 3 matches. Avesh had to sit out earlier due to injury in the match against Mumbai Indians. After this he made a comeback in the match against Punjab Kings, but now it seems that the injury is re-emerging and this is the reason why he is being rested.

rest given due to fitness

Avesh did not find a place in Lucknow’s playing XI for the match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday, May 1. In his place, Krishnappa Gautam was included in the team. Captain Rahul told about this,

Avesh is not playing today, Gautam has been included in his place. Avesh is still recovering from a minor injury and in such a situation does not want to play him continuously.

In the absence of Avesh, the responsibility of team’s pace bowling rests on the shoulders of Dushmanta Chamira, Jason Holder and Mohsin Khan, who led the team to victory by performing well in the previous match against Punjab.

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Although Lucknow has good bowling options, Avesh Khan’s fitness must be troubling the team and that is why he is not being fed in consecutive matches. Although the team is in a strong position in the points table, the absence of a bowler like Avesh can be overwhelming in any game. He is the most successful bowler of the team this season. Avesh has so far taken 11 wickets for Lucknow in 8 matches.