The match between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is played at IPL 2022. Fans had high expectations for KL Rahul in this match. But in this match, Rahul could not show anything special and was left without playing any ball. After which he has equaled Gautam Gambhir’s unwanted record.
Kolkata captain Shreyas Iyer had knocked him out in the first over. After which, Rahul equaled the unknown record of former Indian starter and LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir. KL Rahul has become the second Indian starter to be ruled out for a diamond duck in the IPL. Before him, Gautam Gambhir was in a diamond duck against Delhi in 2013.
KL Rahul has been in excellent form this season. He has scored 454 runs this season so far and is the second leading run scorer this season. Butler has scored the most runs this season so far. He has scored 618 runs.
At the same time batting first, with excellent batting from Quinton de Kock (50) and Deepak Hooda (41), the Lucknow Super Giants set the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a target of 177 runs. Lucknow scored 176 runs from 20 overs for the loss of seven wickets. Andre Russell took two wickets for Kolkata. At the same time, Tim Southee, Sunil Narine and Shivam Mavi each took a wicket.