Ajinkya Rahane had sustained the injury during Kolkata Knight Riders' second last game in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and was subsequently ruled out of the remainder of the tournament
Nitish Rana last played for India against Sri Lanka when the Shikhar Dhawan-led side played three ODIs and as many T20Is against the islanders.
Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has said that Aaron Finch is batting nowhere near his best in the ongoing IPL 2022.
IPL 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum, who is set to begin his new role as England's Test coach, said he loved his time at the IPL and the side is in good hands under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer.
IPL 2022: KL Rahul smashed an unbeaten knock of 68 tuns off 51 balls as LSG defeated KKR on Thursday.
IPL 2022: Quinton de Kock smashed a brilliant century against KKR and LSG assistant coach Vijay Dahiya spoke about the southpaw's mentality coming into the match.
After Marcus Stoinis successfully defended 21 runs off the last over, LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir, who had led KKR to two IPL titles in 2012 and 2014, was visibly pumped and celebrated his team's win in an animated way.
Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum says young batter Rinku Singh has been their find of the ongoing IPL season and the franchise will invest in him in the coming years
IPL 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer said his team showed character as they nearly chased down 210 in a must-win fixture against Lucknow Super Giants.
Needing 21 off the last over, Rinku Singh hit Marcus Stoinis for 4,6,6,2 off the first four deliveries to put KKR in the driving seat. However, the Australian all-rounder then struck twice in as many deliveries as LSG held their nerves to qualify for the playoffs.
IPL 2022: Rinku Singh almost powered KKR to a sensational victory but was denied by an even more sensational catch by Evin Lewis.
Lucknow Super Giants defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by two runs to qualify for IPL 2022 play-offs
IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants became the second team to confirm a place in the play-offs this season with a thrilling 2-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders.
LSG skipper KL Rahul played a handy innings of 68*, while fellow opener Quinton De Kock blasted an unbeaten century to help their team reach 210/0 against KKR
Quinton de Kock's score of 140 is the highest individual score in IPL 2022. This is also the third highest-ever individual score in the history of the IPL.
IPL 2022: Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen reckons Kolkata Knight Riders are too good a team to be languishing at the bottom half of the points table in the IPL 2022.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take on Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in Match 66 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season, at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 66 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season, at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.