On Sunday, May 15, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 24 runs and moved to second within the factors desk.
KL Rahul of LSG. Courtesy: PTI
- On Sunday, LSG misplaced to RR by 24 runs
- The Super Giants are but to qualify for the playoffs
- Rahul urged the LSG batters to get higher
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) skipper KL Rahul was extremely dissatisfied along with his staff’s batters after the heavy 24-run defeat by the hands of Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Sunday, May 15 on the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. After being requested to chase down 179, LSG might hardly out the Royals bowlers below strain and completed with 154/8.
The Lucknow-based staff additionally confronted back-to-back defeats, having additionally confronted a loss to Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans (GT) the opposite evening. The Super Giants are but to qualify for the playoffs with one sport left within the league stage. Rahul clearly mentioned that his batting wants to enhance within the upcoming matches.
HOLDING OUR NERVE
“It was a gettable goal, a superb pitch. The new ball was helping the bowlers. We have been good with the ball; The batting group has not carried out collectively in just a few video games. We have to return and get higher. The pitch at Pune was more durable,” Rahul was quoted as saying after the match.
“This was a better pitch. There was seam movement earlier and they bowled well. Losing two wickets was bad, we’ve lost games because of that before. So we need to find ways to get a good start when there is movement with the ball.
“Executing what we want to is the aim. Holding our nerve and give ourselves a chance to play out the new ball or play out a good spell. There’s often enough time to make up and go big from there,” he said.
After the loss, the Super Giants slipped to third in the points table, while the Royals moved up to second. Rahul’s men will next lock horns with Shreyas Iyer’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, May 18 at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai.