HomeCricketNewsSanjiv Goenka heated animatic discussion with KL Rahul caught on camera

Sanjiv Goenka heated animatic discussion with KL Rahul caught on camera

Lucknow Super Giants owner Sanjiv Goenka had an unpleasant chat with the captain KL Rahul following their 10 wickets defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Sunrisers Hyderabad who scattered many records in this IPL season so far seems unstoppable during their clash against LSG in Hyderabad.

Lucknow Super Giants who won the toss decided to bat first and scored 165 runs for 4 wickets loss in the allotted 20 overs. While 165 was not a good score against the SRH, the team had a belief of defending the target successfully.

But the SRH’s opening duo smashed LSG’s bowlers all around the pitch and led the team to chase the target within 10 overs moreover without losing any wickets.

Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head scored an unbeaten 75(28) and 89(30) and led the team to win the game without any effort. Post the match while every LSG fan was left heartbroken, the team owner Sanjiv Goenka showed all his anger towards the team captain KL Rahul who stood calmly during the incident.

Though the exact discussion was not revealed Goenka’s body language showed his devastation towards the game result. Broadcaster captured the moment between KL Rahul and Goenka which later stormed the social media with fans supporting the LSG captain.

Here are some of the reactions to the KL Rahul-Goenka’s animated video:

During the post-match presentation, KL Rahul said “Am lost for words. We have watched that kind of batting on TV. But this is unreal batting. Everything seemed to find the middle of the bat. Kudos to their skills. They have worked hard on their six-hitting skills”.

“They didn’t give us a chance to know what the pitch played in the second innings. Was hard to stop them as they teed off from ball one. Once you are on the losing side, there are questions marks on the decisions taken. We were 40-50 runs short”.

“When we lost wickets in the powerplay, we couldn’t get any momentum. Ayush and Nicky batted well to get us to 166. But even if we would have got 240, they could have chased it as well”.

With the defeat Lucknow Super Giants slipped to sixth spot in the IPL 2024 points table while SRH retained their 3rd spot in the same.

Lucknow Super Giants will play their next match of the season against Delhi Capitals on May 14 in Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

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