IPL 2022: After ‘tired’ Faf Du Plessis’ loss to Bangalore, KL Rahul reveals where LSG’s game is lacking

KL Rahul’s team missed out on going up the points table after losing to RCB.
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LSG vs RCB IPL 2022: The team of Lucknow Super Giants could not chase down 181 runs from Royal Challengers Bangalore. He was defeated by the team led by Faf du Plessis by 18 runs.

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul won the Royal Challengers Bangalore (IPL) in IPL 2022. Royal Challengers Bangalore) said that their bowlers allowed the opposing team to score 15 to 20 runs more despite a good start. Bangalore team captain and opener Faf du Plessis (Faf Du Plessis) scored 181 runs for six wickets, recovering from a poor start. In response, Lucknow (Lucknow Super GiantsThe team) could only manage 163 runs for eight wickets in front of the sharp bowling of Josh Hazlewood (4 for 25). Harshal Patel took two for 47 while Glenn Maxwell took one wicket for 11 runs. Shahbaz Ahmed gave only 25 runs in four overs while bowling economically. Krunal Pandya scored 42 runs for Lucknow.

Rahul said after the match, I think we started well with two wickets in the first over but then allowed to score 50 runs (47 runs) in the power play. We should have done better than this. I think for 180 runs (181 runs) on this pitch, we gave them 15 or 20 extra runs. The pitch was not easy for batting. We got the early wickets that we were looking for but in the middle overs we could not build up the pressure.

Rahul said that he needed a big partnership while chasing the target. “We needed a bigger partnership – we saw what Faf did for RCB. I think we needed big innings from one of the top three or four batsmen.

Du Plessis said – tired but had to wait till the end

At the same time, after the result of the match, RCB captain Faf du Plessis said that he was getting tired but stood till the end of the innings. He said, I have scored 96 and 97 runs in the past too, so a century is around. We needed a batsman who could support the innings and score runs fast in the end. Today I did this. I needed to be able to follow my blueprint in batting.

He further said, if you bowl slow on the wicket and there is a big boundary on the leg side, then it did not seem that you have enough power to hit fours and sixes. I was getting tired but still hoping to hit big shots in the end.