Kumar Sangakkara

Rajasthan Royals’ Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, has opened up on the choice of demoting Riyan Parag within the batting order in opposition to Lucknow Supergiants on Sunday. In what proved to be a thriller of an encounter in IPL 2022 between Rajasthan and Lucknow, the Royals got here out on prime with a 3-run victory in opposition to the Supergiants in Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

Rookie Kuldeep Sen was handed the large accountability of defending 15 runs within the final over as he confronted Marcus Stoinis who took the RR bowlers to the cleaners within the final two overs. Sen outfoxed Stoinis with deliveries within the slot that the Australian all-rounder was unable to attach together with his massive hoicks.

Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal
Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal. (Picture: IPL)

Requiring 14 off the final 5 balls, Sen bowled three dots which implied even a 4 and 6 to finish the over wasn’t to the purpose of taking LSG over the road. The slender 3 run victory took Rajasthan Royals to the highest of the desk.

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“I had no dialog with Kuldeep earlier than the final over,” mentioned Kumar Sangakkara, RR’s director of cricket, after the sport on Sunday (April 10). “It was Sanju, Jos, and the opposite gamers round him that supported him. We had fairly easy plans when it comes to bowling on the dying. I simply need to say how impressed everybody, particularly I’m with how Kuldeep Sen dealt with his first recreation; how he bowled, how he thinks… He bowled the toughest over beneath strain and did a superb job for us.”

Kumar Sangakkara
Rajasthan Royals Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara. Credit: IPL

Questions have been raised about LSG pushing Stoinis unreasonably someplace down in a rearranged batting order on the night. Okay Gowtham got here in at No.3, Jason Holder at No.4, and Stoinis got here to the middle within the sixteenth over.

“All through the 20 overs, we stored believing we may win this recreation,” mentioned Rahul. “Now we have depth in our batting, right now Stoinis batted at No.8, when you’ve somebody like that with a lot energy and who’s such a damaging batsman… that’s one of many causes he’s our second retained participant.

LSG was by all accounts, not the one facet that shuffled their batting order. Rajasthan themselves had despatched R Ashwin at No.6, conserving down Riyan Parag for another time.

Rassie van der Dussen, taking part in his first recreation of the match, was despatched in at No.4, whereas Parag simply confronted 4 balls for his 8 runs previous to falling within the final over. Ashwin was retired out within the nineteenth over after a 23-ball 28 and cleared a path for Parag.

“It was the best time to do this,” mentioned Sangakkara of Ashwin’s resolution. “Ashwin himself was asking from the sector as properly and we had mentioned simply earlier than that as to what we might do.”

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin. Picture: BCCI

“Because the coach, I received one name fallacious not sending Riyan Parag forward of Rassie van der Dussen and holding Rassie again so we couldn’t get the total advantage of Riyan, however how Ashwin dealt with that scenario, strolling in beneath strain, he batted, supported the group after which lastly sacrificed himself when it comes to retiring himself out after which backed it up with an impressive bowling effort. And naturally Boult. Yuzi Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, and Kuldeep Sen all of those bowlers have been excellent beneath strain with the dew.”

Whereas RR’s bowlers must be given credit score the place due, LSG have been reeling at 101 for six when Quinton de Kock fell. It appeared as if RR would get a well-recognized success, but some late counters from LSG hauled the sport out until the final over. Stoinis stayed unbeaten on a 17-ball 38 ultimately.

Additionally Learn: RR vs LSG: I Loved Quinton de Kock’s Wicket The Most – Yuzvendra Chahal

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