IPL 2020: Lucknow needs more batting than KL Rahul’s captaincy, know why Gautam Gambhir said this

IPL 2022 Season (IPL 2022) Along with this, Lucknow Super Giants is making its debut in the world’s most famous T20 league. (LSG) team of. Despite being a new team, this team added some of the best players to its squad before and during the auction. Not only the team, but there are tremendous names in the coaching staff as well, in which two-time IPL champion captain Gautam Gambhir is also one. Gambhir is associated with this franchise as a mentor and in such a situation, the team is expected to perform better under his guidance. One reason for this hope is KL Rahul (LSG Captain KL Rahul) There are also those who are not only the biggest batsman of the team, but also the captain. But Gambhir believes that Lucknow needs Rahul’s batting more than his captaincy.

Rahul has been one of the highest run-scorers in the IPL for the last few seasons. He has scored more than 500 runs in four consecutive seasons. Especially in the 2020 and 2021 seasons, he managed to cross the 600 mark. However, he was also the captain of Punjab Kings in the last two seasons and both the times his team could not reach the playoffs. At the same time, while being the captain, the pace of his own runs was slow, due to which he has to be a victim of criticism.

Need more batsman Rahul than captain Rahul

In such a situation, this apprehension is also about the new season and performance with the new team. Along with Rahul, however, this season there are veteran mentors like Gautam Gambhir, who can show him the right path in this matter. Gambhir has also given important suggestions regarding this and said that his team needs more Rahul as a batsman. LSG mentor Gambhir said in a conversation with news agency PTI,

“Ultimately, the captain is the flag bearer of the team and hence KL Rahul will lead on and off the field at Lucknow Super Giants. For me, batsman KL Rahul is more important, who is also the captain, than captain KL Rahul, who also bats.

Rahul has to take a risk

Gambhir also gave important tips for Rahul and the most important thing in this is that a captain should learn to take risks. He said, “Any captain should learn to take risks. I would like Rahul to take the risk and you will never know whether you will succeed or not until you take measured risks. Also, this time Quinton de Kock will be our wicketkeeper, so without the responsibility of keeping, he (Rahul) can be open and focus on his captaincy and batting.

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