February 5, 2023

Nicholas Pooran replaces KL Rahul as LSG captain Gautam

The mini auction of IPL 2023 was held in Kochi, Kerala. There was a heated debate among the franchises over the purchase of players in this auction. But, this time Lucknow Super Giants added Nicholas Pooran to their team at a cost of Rs 16 crores.

Its base price was kept at 2 crore rupees. Coach Gambhir made a big announcement by including Puran in the team. In the meantime, he revealed why Puran has been kept in the team and in what role.

Gambhir informed about the strategy to include Nicholas Pooran in the camp

This time some changes have been made in the team of Lucknow. On the one hand, explosive batsmen like de Kock have been retained, while on the other, experienced all-rounders like Jason Holder have been shown the way out of the team. Meanwhile, in the mini auction, the former captain of the Caribbean team, Nicholas Pooran, was added to the team for Rs 16 crore. Meanwhile, LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir revealed his place and role in the team. He said that

“He is a finisher, I have not seen him as a captain, if he bats with Stoinis or walks in front of him, it is good for us. He also has his own style of play.

Nicholas Pooran’s IPL career record

IPL 2023 Auction Nicholas Pooran bought Lucknow Supergiants for Rs 16 crore |  Nicholas Pooran created history at the auction, India TV Hindi fetched such a huge price for the first time

Sunrisers Hyderabad team included Puran in the IPL 2022 mega auction by bidding Rs 10.75 crore. But, his performance last year was mixed. Due to which he was expelled from the team. Lucknow, on the other hand, spent heavily this year and roped him into their camp.

Pooran has scored 912 runs in 47 matches in his IPL career. Apart from this if we look at Pooran’s international career, he has played 72 T20 matches. During this time, he scored 1427 runs in T20 cricket. Along with the bat, Puran can also play an important role as the team’s wicketkeeper.

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