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Lucknow Super Giants’ Krunal Pandya gives latest update on Mayank Yadav injury; Out of IPL 2024?

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Lucknow Super Giants cruised to victory against Gujarat Titans at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow during the 21st match of the IPL 2024 on Sunday, April 7. Despite securing the win, Lucknow faced some concerns during the game.

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Star bowler Mayank Yadav left the field after just one over against Gujarat Titans. Observers noted a decrease in his pace, and he conceded three boundaries before his departure.

In Yadav’s absence, all-rounder Krunal Pandya played a pivotal role in Lucknow Super Giants’ triumph. Post-match, Krunal assured that Yadav’s condition wasn’t serious based on their conversation.

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“I briefly spoke with him, and he seemed alright, which was a relief,” Krunal Pandya told ESPNcricinfo.

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Regarding the match itself, Lucknow Super Giants batted first and posted a total of 163 runs. KL Rahul contributed 33 runs, Marcus Stoinis added 58, and Nicholas Pooran remained unbeaten with 32.

Lucknow’s strong bowling attack stifled Gujarat Titans’ batting efforts. Despite contributions from Sai Sudharshan, Shubman Gill, and others, Gujarat struggled to chase the target and were bowled out for 130 runs, handing Lucknow a 33-run victory. This win propelled Lucknow Super Giants to third place in the standings, with six points from four matches.