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IPL 2024: Justin Langer Praises LSG’s Arshad Khan for His Knock Against DC

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) suffered a 19-run loss against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the 64th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. After being asked to bat first, DC posted an impressive total of 208 for 4 off 20 overs, fueled by notable contributions from Abhishek Porel (58 of 33) and Tristan Stubbs (57 out of 25).

In response, LSG’s batting line-up struggled with DC’s bowlers and even their set batter. Nicholas Pooran, retired after playing a crucial knock of 61 runs in 27 balls. As DC seemed to gain full control of the game, Lucknow’s bowler, Arshad Khan, took charge and started dominating the opposition bowlers. Arshad played an unbeaten innings of 58 runs in 33 balls. Although he failed to secure victory for his team, his performance earned praise from fans and athletes alike.

Justin Langer showers Arshad Khan with praise for his performance

During the press conference after the game, LSG head coach Justin Langer praised Arshad for his innings and highlighted him as a talented all-rounder who showed his potential in Tuesday’s game. Langer also suggested that Arshad could be a valuable all-round option for the team due to his exceptional bowling skills.

“I think Arshad is a very, very good cricketer. He swung the ball early, he’s a good fielder and when he can hit like that, he’s a very good package. When I watched the tournament I thought he had great potential and he showed some of that tonight. He can be a real challenge, especially when it comes to bowling, and is a very good all-round cricketer.” Langer said in the post-game press conference.

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Langer calls the Lucknow pitch the best surface for IPL 2024

Continuing the discussion with reporters, Langer stressed that the pitch at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow is the best cricket surface and features a balanced battle between bat and ball. The 53-year-old also pointed out that unlike many games in the tournament where batting largely overshadowed bowling, this pitch maintained a balance between the two facets of the game.

“I think the Lucknow wicket is the best cricket wicket in the competition because there was a real competition between bat and ball. While much of this tournament has been one-sided in terms of the racket. We didn’t take advantage of the power play like some other teams. I thought if we had been a bit smarter with our batting today it would have been a obtainable result on that wicket.” concluded the former cricketer.

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