Thursday, 20 January 2022

Rashid Khan and KL Rahul allegedly approached by Lucknow team, complaint lodged by SRH and PBKS

Rashid Khan and KL Rahul llegedly approached by Lucknow team, complaint lodged by SRH and PBKS

So on 30th November 2021 is the deadline by which all 8 IPL franchises give the list of players they would like to remain ahead of the mega auctions. Now, two new teams have been added to the list in Ahmedabad and Lucknow for IPL 2022.

Ahead of the mega auctions, reports have concluded that KL Rahul of the (PBKS) Punjab Kings and Rashid Khan of the (SRH) Sunrisers Hyderabad have been approached to quit their respective franchises.

A BCCI official confirmed a verbal complaint from 2 franchises about players being approached by the newly added Lucknow franchise. The official also added that proper action would be taken if this is found to be true.

BCCI official said an according to Inside Sport

“We haven’t received any official letter but we have received a verbal complaint from two team about players poaching by team Lucknow. We are looking into matter, and we will take proper action if it proves to be true,”

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You cannot ignore such things: BCCI official.

The BCCI official also stated that the existing balance of the teams should not be disturbed. Adding that it is difficult to avoid these kinds of approaches, especially when there is fierce competition, the official concluded by stating that it is not fair to the existing teams when players are approached in this manner.

the BCCI official concluded

“We don’t want to disturb the balance of current team. You cannot avoid such things when there is fierce competition. But it’s not fair to the existing teams when they are trying to balance everything,”

Rashid Khan had already informed SRH that he wants to be the first player to be retained by the franchise, or else he might leave. KL Rahul and the Punjab Kings (PBKS) are reportedly talking about the right-handed batter quitting the franchise and moving on.

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