Lucknow owner Sanjiv Goenka was furious at Gautam Gambhir after the loss to Mumbai (PC: iplt20)
New Delhi.Lucknow Super Giants have lost in the IPL Eliminator for the second time in a row. Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians beat Lucknow by 81 runs to knock them out of IPL 2023. Lucknow had already bowed down against Mumbai. She was not seen fighting anywhere in the entire match. Mumbai, the most successful team of IPL, had given a target of 183 runs to Lucknow, in response to which Krunal Pandya’s team could not even play full 20 overs and scored 101 runs in 16.3 overs. But limited.
The team’s mentor Gautam Gambhir became disheartened by this humiliating defeat. After this, a picture with his team owner Sanjiv Goenka is becoming quite viral, after which Gambhir started getting trolled badly. On the viral photo, users say that Gambhir’s job hangs in the balance, he can be discharged from Lucknow anytime. In fact, after the match, Goenka was seen talking to Gambhir.
Gambhir tried to explain
During this, Goenka’s anger was clearly visible on his face. Gambhir was also seen trying to convince them. Lucknow reached the playoffs by finishing in third place, where they were defeated by Mumbai, who finished fourth in the league stage. However, this whole season, Lucknow remained in a lot of discussion. Even though she had reached the playoffs, her game was also criticized a lot. Lucknow lost the Eliminator because of its childish mistakes.
Lucknow was also in controversies
In this match, Lucknow made not one or two mistakes, but many such mistakes, which were quite childish. Apart from the performance, Lucknow was also full of controversies this season. The team’s bowler Naveen-ul-Haq and mentor Gautam Gambhir clashed with Royal Challengers Bangalore’s star batsman Virat Kohli on the field earlier this month. Both did not calm down even after this and then launched an attack on social media as well. Due to this, the reputation of Lucknow also suffered a lot. In such a situation, it is being said on the photo of the conversation with Sanjiv Goenka that this was Gambhir’s last season with Lucknow.
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