Monday, April 15, 2024

IPL 2024 – RR vs LSG – KL Rahul after LSG’s opening defeat to Rajasthan Royals


Lucknow Tremendous Giants captain KL Rahul did not need to learn an excessive amount of into his crew’s 20-run defeat by the hands of Rajasthan Royals of their opening sport of IPL 2024, however has mentioned that not one of the groups have been in a position to crack the powerplay code within the first week of the season up to now.

The 2-bouncer-per-over rule has been launched in IPL from this season and LSG had been bounced out within the first six overs of their chase of 194, falling to 47 for 3. Compared, Rajasthan Royals had scored 54 for two of their first six overs.

Each Devdutt Padikkal and Rahul wanted to endure concussion protocols after being hit on the helmet by Trent Boult.

“It’s simply the primary sport and I’m not going to make an excessive amount of out of it or over-analyse,” Rahul mentioned on the post-match presentation.”[The] Powerplay is essential for each crew, and I do not suppose any crew has cracked it but. Mohsin [Khan] was our powerplay bowler within the first season, however he wasn’t absolutely match final season. Good to see him again. Naveen [ul-Haq] has been essential for us since he has are available.”

Rahul felt that 194 was a chaseable goal in Jaipur. “I do not suppose the goal was rather a lot. It was simply 10 over-par,” he mentioned. “We bowled nicely in patches. Simply made a number of errors.

“We’ll study from the small errors we made. After we are three [down] for nothing, and we gave ourselves an opportunity of chasing 194 speaks of our line-up. However we have to discover methods to win video games of cricket. We’ll attempt to construct from right here, and see the place we are able to get stronger.”

Having missed the higher a part of the final season with a hamstring damage, Rahul was completely satisfied to begin the present version of the IPL with a half-century.

“Whenever you get runs, you at all times really feel good,” he mentioned. “But it surely’s essential for us to finish up on the successful facet. That offers extra satisfaction.”

Tremendous Giants’ vice-captain Nicholas Pooran felt that the bowlers squandered the early benefit after making inroads within the powerplay. Royals captain Sanju Samson and Riyan Parag, who batted at No.4, solid a 93-run partnership off solely 59 balls for the third wicket to propel their facet to 193. In response, Tremendous Giants managed 173.

“I felt like with the ball we had been a bit undisciplined,” Pooran mentioned at his post-match press convention. “We bought off to a very nice begin within the powerplay, and the sport was within the stability there. I felt that from overs seven to 12 we bowled poorly, we gave away some simple boundaries there. I felt they scored 15-20 runs too many on that wicket. However in saying that it is solely the primary sport of the event and clearly we fell brief however we bought a chance to grasp what we have now to do from a bowling perspective.”

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