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Justin Langer Gives Huge Update on Mayank Yadav’s Fitness: ‘Fingers Crossed, He Will be Back and Roaring Again’

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Mayank Yadav of LSG (Credit: BCCI)

Lucknow Super Giants pace sensation Mayank Yanav had to walk off the field after bowling just one over against Gujarat Titans.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) head coach Justin Langer shared a crucial update regarding the fitness of pace sensation Mayank Yanav during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 game against Chennai Super Kings at Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Friday.

“We want to get him back as soon as possible. Fingers crossed, he will be back and roaring again in the next game or so,” Justin Langer told the broadcasters.

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Ahead of the game, assistant coach Lance Klusener had remained uncertain of speedsters’ participation.

“I am not sure regarding his participation in tomorrow’s match against Chennai. He has been bowling in the nets but his fitness is our priority. But can’t say anything regarding his participation,” Klusner had said in the pre-match press conference on Thursday.

LSG’s Mayank did not play against CSK, even though he was spotted seated in the dugout.

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In a match against Gujarat Titans at the Ekana Cricket Stadium, Mayank had to walk off the field after bowling just one over, where he was down on pace and was hit for three boundaries, conceding 13 runs overall.

The 21-year-old has taken the IPL by storm showcasing his blistering pace which even took some of the top international batters by surprise. His bowling has had a massive impact with the quick bowler picking up six wickets in just three games indicating a significant impact with the ball.

Since making his mark in the tournament, the speedster has already notched some of the fastest deliveries of the tournament as he notched a delivery which went at 156.7 kmph making it the fastest delivery of this season’s IPL.

Tom Moody warned Team India against picking Mayank for the T20 World Cup.

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Five-time champions CSK are currently third on the points table with eight points from six games. On the other hand, LSG are fifth with three wins.

The two teams have met three times in the tournament with both teams winning each and one match was washed out.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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