Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI) are currently facing each other at Wankhede stadium in the 37th match of IPL 2022. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to field first. Mumbai Indians are coming on the verge of 7 consecutive losses in IPL 2022.
KL Rahul is one of the most consistent batsmen in the history of IPL. He has been in amazing form in this IPL season too. Today, once again Rahul delivered another masterclass against Mumbai Indians. After being invited to bat first, LSG had a slow start their skipper led from front and scored 103* runs in 62 balls. This helped the Super Giants post a target of 169 runs for MI.
KL Rahul’s sensational form in this IPL season has set the internet on fire. Everyone around the internet can’t stop admiring the brilliance of Rahul. From fans to commentators , all of them penned down appreciation posts for the talismanic run-scorer.
Here are some of top twitter reactions:
Virat Kohli against Gujarat in 2016 in league stage:
KL Rahul against Mumbai in 2022 in league stage:
Only two players to score more than one hundred against an opposition in an IPL season.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 24, 2022
Batting is an art, Kl Rahul is an artist 💯 👏
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 24, 2022
A Masterclass in Construction, Execution and Awareness. Your Eyesight watching can only get better. Pure Azz…without batting an eyelid. Win, Lose the bar is up @klrahul11 @LucknowIPL #LSGvsMI @IPL #IPL2022 pic.twitter.com/ZVunk2fXp6
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 24, 2022
Correction:- We all should agree with KL Rahul Indian batting IPL GOAT.
— Sai (@akakrcb6) April 24, 2022
Jos Buttler and KL Rahul currently the most dangerous Openers in T20s. Both of them are in top class form . 💥 pic.twitter.com/dWjoVpin5t
— Akshat (@AkshatOM10) April 24, 2022
For a change, KL Rahul looked like breaking a sweat today. Otherwise generally never feels like he is hitting shots and still somehow ends up with so many runs at good strike rate despite slow starts. Today he played some good pulls and slashes.
— Ricky talks Cricket (@CricRicky) April 24, 2022
— 𝐒𝐚𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐛𝐡 𝐓𝐫𝐢𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐢 (@SaurabhTripathS) April 24, 2022
By the time KL Rahul retires, he'll be the greatest batsman to play the IPL
— ` (@bccinl) April 24, 2022
– Virat Kohli in 2016
– KL Rahul in 2022
The only two players to score two centuries against the same team in a season 👏 pic.twitter.com/wbZrq8lKbh
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) April 24, 2022
— KL Rahul Fan (@_KLRahul01) April 24, 2022
KL Rahul has scored 368 runs in eight innings in IPL 2022 at an Average of 61.30. He has also scored these runs at a great Strike Rate of 148 which shows his high impact. Currently, Rahul stands at 2nd position in the race of Orange Cap, only behind Jos Buttler.
KL Rahul – A Big Nightmare For Mumbai Indians
Rahul loves smashing Mumbai Indians and he once again showed a great example of it today. Rahul has smashed three Centuries against Mumbai Indians. He also has the record of most half centuries by a player in IPL against five times IPL champions.
Lucknow had a shaky start to the match but Rahul’s lone warrior knock took Lucknow to a total of 168 runs. Earlier in the match , Mohsin Khan replaced Avesh Khan in the playing XI of LSG due to injury. Mumbai Indians were unchanged for this match.