Karun Nair has replaced KL Rahul in the Lucknow Super Giants squad for the remainder of IPL 2023

Karun Nair was announced as the replacement of KL Rahul for Lucknow Super Giants in the remaining IPL 2023.

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Karun Nair will replace KL Rahul for the remainder of the IPL 2023 season. Lucknow Super Giants have announced on May 5 the replacement of KL Rahul. Earlier Rahul has been ruled out from the remaining IPL due to his thigh injury.

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Karun Nair, was unsold at the IPL 2023 auction and later LSG bought him in 50 lakhs.He will join the team before the next match of LSG against Gujarat Titans on Sunday in Ahmedabad. Karun has played 76 IPL games and has scored 1496 runs in his IPL career. He played for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2022 and could only manage just 37 runs in the last 4 years in IPL. Also, he missed the 2021 season.

Krunal Pandya was the stand-in captain for LSG in the absence of KL Rahul on the last game against CSK on Wednesday which was washed out. Rahul would miss the WTC final too due to his injury . India will play Australia in the World Test Championship Final on 7th June in Oval.

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