“He (Rahul) is a geared car in the era of automatic cars. He can bat in any gear from first to fifth. He also has a sixth gear. So considering this, KL Rahul's batting in the lower order It wouldn't be bad to do it all (for LSG),” Pathan said during a discussion on a show on Star Sports.
When asked who would open for the Lucknow team if Rahul is included in the middle order, Pathan took the names of two foreign players in the LSG camp.
Pathan said, “In such a situation, both Quinton de Kock and Kyle Mayers can be included in the team combination (playing eleven). If both of them get a place, then they (LSG) will go with an all-India pace attack.” Can.”
Rajasthan Royals' Devdutt Padikkal, who was traded ahead of the IPL auction, is another option, with LSG playing his role as an opening batsman alongside Mayers or De Kock.
The dates for the 2024 IPL season have not been officially announced yet and will depend on the dates of the general elections this summer.