IPL 2023: Kyle Mayers or Deepka Hooda, who will open with KL Rahul in the absence of Dickock?

IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants: Indian Premier League There are few days left for the start of the 2023 season. It is a matter of happiness for the Lucknow Super Giants team that its opener Quinton Dickock has scored a stormy century in the T20 match against the West Indies. Due to Dickock’s blistering century, Aiden Markram’s team was able to achieve the biggest target in T20 history. Dickock has regained his form before the start of IPL 2023. But this batsman will not be available for the team in some initial matches of IPL. Because South Africa has announced its full strength team for the ODI series against Netherlands. In which the name of Quinton Dickock is also included. South Africa need to win two matches against the Netherlands if they want to qualify directly for the ODI World Cup.

 Who will open?

So It is believed that the team of Lucknow Super Giants will play 2 matches in IPL 2023 without Quinton Dickock. His absence has become a matter of discussion as to who will open with KL Rahul? It is being said that Deepak Hooda and Kyle Mayers can open with captain KL Rahul. If the Lucknow team gives importance to the left and right hand combination in the opening, then Kyle Meyers is sure to open. Meyers is in tremendous form these days and he recently scored an innings of 51 off 27 balls against South Africa. While Hooda has also scored a century in T20 Internationals last year. 

Dickock will join after April 3

Lucknow Super Giants opener Quinton Will join the team only after 3rd April. In such a situation, he can miss at least 2 matches. Apart from him, the team’s pacer Mohsin Khan will miss a major part of IPL 2023 due to a shoulder injury. In the absence of Dickock, KL Rahul or Nicholas Pooran will be seen doing wicketkeeping. Lucknow Super Giants bought Pooran for Rs 16 crore in last year’s IPL mini auction. 

LSG’s strongest possible playing-11

< p>Quinton Dickock/Kyle Meyers, KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Mohsin Khan/Jaidev Unadkat.

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