KL Rahul’s team Lucknow Super Giants has defeated Gujarat Titans in the 21st match of IPL 2023. In this match, the Lucknow team, batting first, could score only 163 runs, due to which it seemed that the Gujarat team would easily win the match, but the GT team led by Shubman Gill could not achieve even this easy target. Could not win the match and lost by 33 runs. Even though Lucknow has won the match, KL Rahul’s slow batting is still being discussed a lot. KL Rahul played a very slow innings in this match. Rahul had scored only 33 runs in 31 balls. In such a situation, after the match, questions were being raised on KL Rahul’s slow batting. KL Rahul has also given a statement regarding this in a video. KL Rahul said that now you will make fun of the strike rate.

What did KL Rahul say?

After the win over Lucknow Supergiants, LSG posted a video of KL Rahul on their Twitter handle. In this video, it can be seen that a fan of Lucknow Super Giants comes to KL Rahul and first congratulates him for the victory, then says that you should be declared the Defense Minister of India. On this Rahul said that now you will also make fun of my strike rate. It is clear from this statement of Rahul that he is being made fun of because of his slow innings. Although Lucknow has defended the target of only 164 runs, still KL Rahul’s batting is under question. Social media fans are blaming KL Rahul for Lucknow’s low score.

How did Lucknow win?

In the match, Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and decided to bat first. It looked like LSG would be able to put up a big score on the score board, but the entire team was restricted to only 163 runs. Lucknow had scored 163 runs at the loss of 5 wickets. For LSG, Marcus Stoinis top scored with 58 runs in 43 balls, apart from this Nicholas Pooran also scored 32 runs in the last 22 balls. After this, when the Gujarat team came on the field to chase, the start was quite good. Gujarat’s first wicket fell at 54 runs, but by the time it reached 130, the entire team was all out. Yash Thakur took maximum 5 wickets. Apart from this, Krunal Pandya also had 3 wickets in his name. In this way Lucknow won the match.