KKR vs LSG IPL 2022: Why is Ajinkya Rahane Not Playing Today?

Updated on: May 18, 2022 7:33 pm IST

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    Ajinkya Rahane KKR vs LSG IPL 2022: In an important news development, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane is not playing the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. The former India Test vice-captain has subsequently been ruled out for the remainder of the T20 tournament due to a hamstring injury. The Kolkata Knight Riders have managed to win 6 out of their 13 games this T20 season.

    KKR vs LSG IPL 2022: Why is Ajinkya Rahane Not Playing Today?

    After losing the toss, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer noted that unfortunately they have lost Ajinkya Rahane for the remainder of the Indian Premier League 2022 season. Incidentally, the KKR opener suffered a hamstring injury while batting during the previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Rahane scored 28 runs off 24 balls against Hyderabad in that match which included as many as 3 sixes.

    ” I would have batted as well. This is going to be our last opportunity for us to express ourselves. Let’s do it for the coaches, management and fans. Abhijeet Tomar comes in for Rahane,” said Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Shreyas Iyer during the toss.

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    Ajinkya Rahane Stats in IPL

    Matches Runs Strike-rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
    158 4074 120.68 133 runs (7 games) 28, 25, 8, 7, 12

     

    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants: Confirmed KKR Playing 11

    The Kolkata Knight Riders have made yet another forced change to their playing 11 from the last win. Rajasthan batsman Abhijeet Tomar make his IPL debut in place of Ajinkya Rahane.

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    KKR Playing 11
    1. Abhijeet Tomar
    2. Venkatesh Iyer
    3. Shreyas Iyer (C)
    4. Nitish Rana
    5. Andre Russell
    6. Rinku Singh
    7. Sam Billings (wk)
    8. Sunil Narine

    9. Umesh Yadav
    10. Tim Southee

    11. Varun Chakravarthy

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    KKR 2022 Squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan.

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