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IPL 2024: Krunal Pandya provides update on Mayank Yadav's injury after the encounter against Gujarat Titans

Get the latest update on Mayank Yadav's injury as Krunal Pandya sheds light on the young pace sensation's condition. Explore how Lucknow Super Giants' rising star, who made IPL history with back-to-back 'Player of the Match' awards, navigates through this setback.

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First Published Apr 8, 2024, 4:08 PM IST

At just 21 years old, Lucknow Super Giants' Mayank Yadav made history by clinching the 'Player of the Match' award in his first two IPL matches, a feat unprecedented in the tournament's history. However, concerns arose when the pace sensation walked off the field during a match against Gujarat Titans due to an apparent injury.

Following Lucknow Super Giants' 33-run victory over Gujarat Titans, all-rounder Krunal Pandya provided reassurance, stating that Mayank seemed okay despite his premature departure from the field. In previous matches, Mayank's bowling prowess, consistently reaching speeds of over 150 kmph, had impressed fans and players alike. However, in the clash against Gujarat Titans, his performance seemed compromised, with a notable decrease in pace and effectiveness.

Despite this setback, Krunal Pandya lauded Mayank's potential, describing him as a "bright prospect" with a promising future in the sport. Mayank's remarkable speed and bowling accuracy have garnered attention, with his standout performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore earning him the 'Player of the Match' accolade.

Mayank's incredible pace, coupled with his control over line and length, has earmarked him as a significant talent in Indian cricket. His consecutive three-wicket hauls in his debut IPL matches have propelled him into the company of elite bowlers like Lasith Malinga, Amit Singh, and Jofra Archer.

In the match against Gujarat Titans, Lucknow Super Giants, led by skipper KL Rahul and bolstered by contributions from Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, and Ayush Badoni, posted a competitive total of 163/5. Despite a promising start by Gujarat Titans' opening pair, Yash Thakur's five-wicket haul and Krunal Pandya's economical bowling ensured a comfortable victory for Lucknow Super Giants.

With this win, Lucknow Super Giants maintain their position in third place on the points table, while Gujarat Titans languish in seventh place. As Mayank Yadav's injury situation unfolds, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his return to the field, eager to witness more of his electrifying performances.

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