LSG vs RR: Captain Rahul disappointed with two consecutive defeats, warned these players

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Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul said after his second successive defeat in the Indian Premier League that his top-order batsmen will have to take more responsibility.

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  • LSG lost against RR
  • Captain Rahul furious at the top order
  • advised to play responsibly

Mumbai :

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul said after his second successive defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that his top-order batsmen will have to take more responsibility. Lucknow lost to Rajasthan Royals by 24 runs on Sunday. It was the first time in the competition that Lucknow lost two matches in a row, which has dealt a blow to its chances of finishing in the top two. Lucknow will need to win their remaining match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday to keep their hopes of a place in the top two alive.

Rahul said in the post-match press conference, “I will not lie, yes, there is a little pressure. We all know that nothing comes easy in this competition and no marks come easily. We should learn this lesson well. ”Lucknow chasing a target of 179 runs for 29 runs for three wickets, which put pressure on the middle order. Rahul also gave the reason for sending Marcus Stoinis down the order.

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He said, “We want to make the best use of our players according to the situation and Marcus is one of these players. He is an aggressive batsman and we know he can be really dangerous in the last overs. That’s why we sent him to bat late.” Rahul said, “But someone from the other end should be there to support him. The team needs the top order to take more responsibility and set the stage for players like Stoinis or Jason (Holder) and unfortunately that is not happening.

The Rajasthan team has reached the top two with the victory over Lucknow. None of his batsmen scored a half-century but even then he managed to make a strong score. Royals captain Sanju Samson said, “This is the specialty of our team. If you look at today’s win, every player who batted contributed 10-20 runs which is important in this game.

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