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“Have To Change His Intent”, Wasim Jaffer Slams KL Rahul

“Have To Change His Intent”, Wasim Jaffer Slams KL Rahul


Wasim Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer

Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer slams KL Rahul over his batting method within the ongoing IPL 2023 after the match in opposition to RCB.

Wasim Jaffer Slams KL Rahul

Although Lucknow Tremendous Giants managed to beat RCB of their yard, the skipper KL Rahul receives back-to-back criticism over his batting method. KL Rahul managed to attain solely 18 runs within the 212-run chase in opposition to RCB.

KL Rahul solely scored 81 runs within the 4 matches performed thus far at a strike fee of simply 100. Since 2020, KL Rahul scored 600+ runs in each IPL season.

With Nicholas Pooran’s quickest half-century of the season and Stoinis’ 30 balls 65 runs, LSG managed to register a nervy one-wicket win.

“I’m stunned. It was a bit painful as effectively. When you find yourself chasing 213 and you’re the captain, it is advisable to lead from the entrance,” Jaffer instructed the media.

“Rahul should change his intent. LSG have an excellent batting line-up. Within the present group, Krunal Pandya hasn’t fired but, identical with Deepak Hooda. Additionally, there’s a variety of depth within the batting. He might want to present some intent as a result of the group has actually good back-ups. It’s not like LSG wouldn’t have the ability to rating runs if Rahul will get out,” he added.

KL Rahul scored 18 runs within the match in opposition to RCB(Picture: IPL)

Jaffer identified that Rahul typically take some further time to get settled which put some added stress on the opposite batters to take dangers.

“Now we have seen Rahul play blazing knocks, however typically in franchise cricket, he takes up a bit an excessive amount of time. That places stress on the non-striker and the gamers within the dugout as effectively. The opposite batters thus must take pointless dangers. Rahul can play attacking cricket. It’s simply that he must bat with extra constructive intent,” he stated.

Nonetheless, after the match, the LSG skipper defended his timid method saying that the early wickets pressured him to bat cautiously and play in response to the scenario.

“Not splendid for me, I wish to rating extra runs and get the strike fee up as effectively. We’ve performed on two robust Lucknow wickets, and immediately we misplaced 3 wickets so I went slower. I wished to remain until the tip and play with Nicky,” Rahul stated within the post-match presentation.

LSG at the moment leads the IPL 2023 factors desk and can play their subsequent match of the season in opposition to Punjab Kings on April 15 at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.



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