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KL Rahul Requests PBKS To Release Him Ahead Of IPL 2022?
By CricShots - Oct 11, 2021 10:19 pm
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The ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is slowly moving toward its conclusion with the commencements of the playoffs. However, the BCCI’s decision to schedule the game at different venues changed the whole equation for a lot of franchises. The decision to shift the tournament to the UAE was taken due to the massive mammoth cases of COVID-19 in India at that time. Moreover, this saw a drop in the form of many teams as well as the average scores.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul

Teams like Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad massively struggled in such a condition. However, all these teams will be back for redemption in India in IPL 2022. Mumbai Indians will especially look to dominate the whole IPL from their Wankhede fortress. But two new franchises will also enter the fray as the BCCI has made it official regarding the IPL expansion.

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According to various media reports, Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul has secretively requested his franchise to release him ahead of the mega auction. The 28-year-old player has been in phenomenal form this season. He is currently the highest run-getter in teh tournament despite his team getting eliminated. Moreover, KL Rahul is also part of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup 2021.

kl rahul
KL Rahul

However, reports are suggesting that KL Rahul has expressed the urge to join Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Moreover, even the franchise wants him to leave because they will be searching for a new skipper and a fiery batsman in the next auction. And KL Rahul is both leader and a fiery batsman.

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Moreover, KL Rahul is a Bangalorean. His family is settled in Bangalore for many decades. Plus he is a huge RCB fan from his Jain College days. And a move to RCB would favor both the franchise as well as KL Rahul. This could be one of the most talked-about moves in the coming months.