Jaydev Unadkat, the top bowler for Lucknow Super Giants, has been ruled out of IPL 2023 due to injury. The team has given young player Suryansh Shedge a chance in his place. Suryansh has performed well in Under-19 cricket. The team captained by KL Rahul is in trouble due to the injury of the Lucknow players. Rahul is also on a break due to injury. In his absence, Krunal Pandya takes over command of the team.
IPL shared the news that Suryansh has joined Lucknow Super Giants via tweet. It has been written on the official website of the tournament that Suryansh Shedge has been included in the Lucknow squad in place of the injured Jaydev Unadkat. Unadkat withdraws due to a shoulder injury. He fell off the side of the shoulder during training. That’s why he got hurt. Instead, Suryansh has been included in the team by giving Rs 20 lakhs.
Lucknow is at number three in the points table. He has played 13 games this season. During this, the team won 7 matches. Although he faced defeat in 5 games. The points of Lucknow and Chennai Super Kings are equal. But Chennai’s net run rate is much better. Chennai and Lucknow have 15-15 points. Lucknow’s last league match is with Kolkata Knight Riders. This match will be played on May 20. To reach the playoffs, the team will have to win it at all costs. Lucknow has recorded back-to-back wins in the last two matches. He had beaten Hyderabad and Mumbai.
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