IPL 2024
Sanjiv Goenka’s Reaction to KL Rahul’s Dismissal: A Subtle Smile Caught on Camera
By CricShots - May 14, 2024 11:07 pm
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During the 64th match of IPL 2024 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on May 14, Delhi Capitals (DC) made a crucial breakthrough against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) when Ishant Sharma dismissed their skipper, KL Rahul, early in the innings. Rahul, who had been under scrutiny after recent criticism from the LSG team owner and his exclusion from the T20 World Cup squad, struggled to find his form against the Capitals.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul was dismissed early

Despite his team chasing a target of 209 runs, KL Rahul could only manage to score 5 runs before going back to the pavilion. Ishant Sharma showcased his prowess in the first over of the match, delivering a beautiful display of swing bowling that outsmarted Rahul. Bowling over the wicket, Ishant delivered a fuller ball outside off, inducing Rahul into a drive that resulted in a sliced shot in the air.

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Following KL Rahul’s dismissal, the cameras captured an intriguing reaction from Goenka. Seated in the stands, the LSG owner wore a subtle smile as Rahul departed from the field, observed by the cameras.

Mukesh Kumar, positioned at cover, initially dropped the ball but quickly recovered by getting low and completing the catch. Rasikh Salam, witnessing the crucial breakthrough, joined in the celebration by embracing Mukesh Kumar from behind. As of the latest update, LSG stands at 71 for 4 in 8 overs, facing an uphill battle against Delhi Capitals.

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Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Abishek Porel, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Gulbadin Naib, Rasikh Dar Salam, Mukesh Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed

Lucknow Super Giants (Playing XI): KL Rahul(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Krunal Pandya, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mohsin Khan