KL Rahul left his fans heartbroken as he confirmed that he will not be traveling to England for the upcoming World Test Championship 2023 final (WTC) and will miss the rest of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League because of an injury. Lucknow Super Giants skipper suffered a thigh injury while fielding against Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 1.
KL Rahul Has Been Ruled Out Of IPL 2023
However, even after suffering the injury, he returned to bat as it seemed a minor setback but later he was ruled out of the remainder of the IPL 2023 season.
On Friday, KL Rahul took to his social media and gave a big update about his health to his fans. In a lengthy post on Instagram, Rahul revealed that he will need thigh surgery and was “absolutely gutted” to not be able to play at The Oval next month. Krunal Pandya will continue to lead the Lucknow Super Giants in his absence.
“My focus will be on my rehabilitation and recovery in the coming weeks,” Rahul’s post said. “It’s a tough call to make, but I know it’s the right one to ensure a full recovery.
“Absolutely gutted that I won’t be at the Oval next month with Team India. I’ll do everything I can to get back in blue and help my country. That has always been my focus and priority.
“After careful consideration and consultation with the medical team, it’s been concluded that I’ll be undergoing a surgery on my thigh shortly.”
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Sanjeev Goenka Wrote A Heartfelt Message
Meanwhile, wishes and messages for Rahul’s speedy recovery are coming from all corners. LSG’s Team Owner Dr. Sanjiv Goenka also came up with a heartwarming message for the skipper. He wrote:
” Wishing you a speedy recovery KL Rahul. You and you’re leadership will be missed by me and the team. Confident you will come back stronger. “
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