Former Indian cricketer and Chennai Super Kings legend Suresh Raina believes Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul’s brilliant shots show he is in the prime of his career. Rahul is in excellent form going into IPL 2022, scoring 451 runs in 10 matches at an average of 56.38 and a strike rate of 145.01. He has also scored two-something centuries against the Mumbai Indians.

Rahul needs just 49 more runs to reach the 500-run mark when Lucknow take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Saturday, making him one of the most successful batsmen in the tournament in recent times. .

Suresh Raina said on Cricket Live on Star Sports: “KL Rahul is going through the best phase right now. He is batting with a very positive mindset. He is playing some great shots, which shows he is at his best. He It’s the best stage of his career. He’s also trying some new things this season. It’s really commendable to see him hit like that.”

Agreeing with Raina, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif said that Rahul is capable of playing aggressive shots from the beginning of his innings, but at the same time he is curbing his instincts to ensure he plays in IPL 2022. He could play long and hard. awesome tickets for Lucknow.

He said, “KL Rahul is trying to play the captaincy innings this year. He may already be aggressive and capable of opening his innings with sixes, but he has his instinct to play long impressive innings. They are holding back.”

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan stated that Rahul is one of the most valuable batsmen in the country as he has the ability to play in different positions and in different ways at national and international levels.


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