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IPL 2020: Anil Kumble Reveals Reason Behind KL Rahul Not Keeping

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Anil Kumble, who’s Kings XI Punjab’s coach revealed the explanation behind skipper KL Rahul not donning the gloves. KL Rahul was not protecting wickets within the final 2 matches towards Chennai Tremendous Kings and SunRisers Hyderabad. KL Rahul, who can also be the orange cap holder by being main run-scorer wanted a break from wicket-keeping duties and was changed by the likes of Nicholas Pooran and Prabhsimran Singh.

KXIP made three adjustments of their taking part in XI after receiving a heavy loss to CSK by 10 wickets as Prabhsimran Singh, Arshdeep Singh and Mujeeb Ur Rahman got here into the facet changing Chris Jordan, Sarfaraz Khan and Harpreet Brar. However KXIP failed once more as MOM Jonny Bairstow scored 97 and SRH skipper David Warner  (52 runs) stitched a 160 run stand for the opening wicket. Spinner Ravi Bishnoi took three wickets as SRH misplaced each openers and Manish Pandey with including just one run.

KL Rahul, Anil Kumble
KL Rahul. Picture Credit score: IPL.

Anil Kumble: KL Rahul Felt He Wanted A Bit Of Break

Regardless of Nicholas Pooran’s 77, not one of the different batsmen contributed greater than 11 as KXIP might solely handle 132 in reply to SRH’s mammoth 201/6.  Nicholas Pooran saved wickets towards CSK whereas Prabh Simran Singh saved wickets towards SRH. Rashid Khan was the wrecker in chief with three wickets conceding solely 12 runs.

“KL Rahul felt after first few video games that he wanted a little bit of a break. He felt that Nic Pooran can hold wickets” Anil Kumble stated.

Niochlas Pooran (KXIP)
Niochlas Pooran (KXIP)

Anil Kumble: Prabhsimran Singh Proven Expertise In Previous 2 Months

Prabh Simran Singh is from Patiala and is a tough hitting wicketkeeper batsman. He was one of many highlights of the participant auctions previous to IPL 2019 as he attracted an enormous price ticket of Rs. 4.eight crore, finally being signed up by Kings XI Punjab. Although he was launched in the course of the pre-auction switch window, KXIP purchased him for IPL 2020 for INR 55 lakh.

The 20-year-old rose to fame got here when he smashed 298 from simply 301 balls in an Underneath-23 district event. He led the Indian staff to victory within the Underneath-19 Asia Cup in 2018.

Prabhsimran Singh.
Prabhsimran Singh. Twitter

“We felt Prabhsimran Singh has proven loads of expertise up to now 2 months he has been right here. We all know that he’s an current expertise. We felt that this was the sport that we can provide him a possibility. And, Prab is a keeper. So, we felt that if Prab retains then clearly KL and Nic Pooran can area”

Regardless of Nicholas Pooran’s quickest 50 in IPL 2020, KXIP had been overwhelmed and they’re the final staff within the IPL 2020 factors desk with just one win and 5 losses and has solely 2 factors. Anil Kumble felt that Prabh Simran Singh needs to be given the chance as he’s a keeper and an thrilling expertise. Anil Kumble additionally talked about that Chris Gayle ought to have performed however he had a abdomen upset within the eve of the match.

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