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RCB vs LSG: Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul heaps praise on Mayank Yadav

RCB vs LSG: Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul heaps praise on Mayank Yadav

Mayank Yadav won the player of the match on his debut after claiming 3 wickets

Royal Challengers Bengaluru will face off against the Lucknow Super Giants at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday. KL Rahul returns as the captain for Lucknow Super Giants, marking a significant boost for the team after his absence in the previous game. RCB won the toss and opted to bat first, setting the stage for an exciting RCB vs LSG clash.

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“Some of the guys have gotten better with their skills since season one, the combination is coming well as a team. Now we need to put some runs on the board and put pressure on the oppositon. More than the victory everyone was talking about Mayank’s pace, he has been with us since the first season and was unlucky to miss out last season with injury.” said KL Rahul.

Mayank Yadav, the 21-year-old debutant for Lucknow Super Giants, made headlines in the Indian Premier League by clocking one of the fastest deliveries recorded in IPL history. His consistent speed of over 150 kmph earned him recognition, culminating in delivering the tournament’s fastest ball at 155.8 kmph.

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RCB faced a crushing defeat against arch-rivals KKR in their previous match, managing to score only 182 runs batting first. KKR chased down the target comfortably, securing victory by seven wickets with 20 balls to spare. As they prepare to face LSG at their home ground, RCB seeks redemption after the significant loss and may address concerns within their lineup for the upcoming game.

Meanwhile, LSG enters the match on a high note following their recent triumph against PBKS. Mayank Yadav’s remarkable pace showcased in the previous game adds to their momentum, with his deliveries consistently exceeding 140 kmph. Alongside Yadav, LSG boasts a roster of top-tier players ready to challenge RCB’s formidable lineup in what promises to be an exhilarating encounter.

Lucknow Super Giants (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), KL Rahul(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mayank Yadav

Lucknow Super Giants Subs: Manimaran Siddharth, Shamar Joseph, Deepak Hooda, Amit Mishra, Krishnappa Gowtham

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