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IPL 2024: LSG Coach Breaks Silence On Conversation Between KL Rahul And Sanjeev Goenka

LSG coach Lance Klusener have broken LSG's silence on the heated chat between KL Rahul and Sanjeev Goenka after LSG's defeat

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: May 13, 2024 20:28 IST
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After a video of a conversation between Lucknow Super Giants‘ owner Sanjeev Goenka and captain KL Rahul went viral, Goenka faced criticism. The discussion, which happened after Sunrisers Hyderabad’s defeat, showed Goenka sternly conversing with Rahul. Reports suggested that there were deliberations about a potential change in captaincy for Lucknow KL.

LSG Coach Breaks Silence

Until now, Lucknow Super Giants hadn’t issued any statement on the matter. However, on Monday, LSG’s assistant coach Lance Klusener broke the silence on this issue during a press conference ahead of their match against Delhi Capitals.

Klusener stated, “There’s no problem between two cricket enthusiasts having a strong conversation. For us, it’s a storm in a teacup. It’s not a big deal.” The metaphor “storm in a teacup” means making a fuss about something of little or no importance. Klusener further mentioned that there’s no discussion whatsoever about the captaincy. While admitting that the team’s performance this season hasn’t been satisfactory, Klusener expressed hope for improvement. He emphasized that LSG needs to do what Royal Challengers Bangalore has done so far this season to be in contention. Klusener also acknowledged that this season has been tough for KL Rahul, and they haven’t performed as well as they should have.

It’s worth mentioning that Lucknow Super Giants are currently in seventh place on the points table, with six wins and six losses in 12 matches. They have 12 points with a net run rate of -0.769. To qualify for the playoffs, LSG will need significant margins of victory in their remaining matches. Even if they secure 16 points after winning both matches, their fate will depend on the performance of other teams. They might face a challenge in securing a spot in the top four based on net run rate.

Also Read: IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants Preview, Probable Playing XI And More

First published on: May 13, 2024 08:28 PM IST

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