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MUMBAI, 7 April (H.S.). Former South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has heaped praise on new team Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) for his consistent performance in the initial stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022).

Morkel lauded LSG’s balance in every department, especially its bowling unit, claiming that the KL Rahul-led side looks like the team to beat in the tournament.

On Star Sports’ show Cricket Live, Morkel said, “It was a great effort from Lucknow Super Giants to defend the target of 170 against a brilliant batting line-up like Sunrisers Hyderabad (in their previous match). The Lucknow bowlers did a great job and bowled a fine line. He did not give any chance to the opposition batsmen. The Super Giants look like a team to beat.”

Praising the Super Giants’ powerful pace attack, Morkel said, “Lucknow Super Giants have three great bowlers to bowl to in the last match (against Sunrisers Hyderabad). Avesh Khan took two important wickets in the 18th over. AJ Tye is showing his skills and Jason Holder was also brilliant towards the end of the innings. So, obviously I am relieved from a bowler’s perspective that teams are winning while defending small targets.”

Let us inform that the team of Lucknow Super Giants has played three matches in IPL 2022 under the leadership of KL Rahul, out of which the team has won two matches and lost in one. Lucknow team will face Delhi Capitals in their fourth match today.