KL Rahul told that he will have thigh surgery.Image Credit source: Twitter/BCCI
New Delhi: Finally, that announcement has been made, which was being feared. Indian cricket team star batsman KL Rahul Along with IPL 2023, next month’s World Test Championship is out of the final. The captain of Lucknow Super Giants had suffered an injury while fielding just a few days ago and since then he was finding it difficult to play. Now Rahul himself has announced that he will not be able to play in both the tournaments.
Rahul was injured while fielding during the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 1 May. After this he sat out for the entire match. He came for batting in the last over but he did not contribute much. After this, he could not play in the next match against Chennai Super Kings as well and then went to Mumbai for a scan.
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out of WTC finals
Since then there was speculation that Rahul would not only be ruled out of IPL 2023, but also would not be able to play in the final against Australia starting on June 7. On Friday, May 5, Rahul himself confirmed this in a statement. Rahul wrote on his Instagram account that he is disappointed to leave the team on such an important occasion of IPL.
Rahul also said that he is sad that he will not be with Team India at the Oval next month. Rahul hoped that he would try to make a comeback for Team India as soon as possible.
What is Rahul’s next plan?
Rahul also told further planning. Rahul told in his statement that after discussion with the medical team, it has been decided that his thigh surgery will be done soon. After this surgery, Rahul’s entire focus will be on recovering himself completely and recovering from this injury. Rahul said that it was a difficult but right decision for him at this time.
He also thanked the fans, team mates and BCCI for their full support and also assured that he will keep updating about his fitness in the coming days.
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