Indian cricketer KL Rahul recently shared an update on his injury and subsequent surgery through his social media accounts, providing fans with a glimpse into his recovery process. The Lucknow Super Giants captain posted photographs of himself using crutches, revealing the aftermath of his right thigh surgery, which took place following an injury sustained during an IPL 2023 game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Expressing his disappointment, Rahul announced his decision to undergo surgery, which unfortunately ruled him out of the remaining IPL season and the upcoming World Test Championship final against Australia. Taking to social media, he conveyed his emotions, stating, “Absolutely gutted that I won’t be at the Oval next month with Team India. I’ll do everything I can to get back in the blue and help my country. That has always been my focus and priority.”
The Indian Cricket Board supported Rahul’s decision and provided details of his upcoming medical procedures. The Indian Cricket Board confirmed that Rahul would undergo surgery promptly, followed by rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy. They also announced Ishan Kishan as Rahul’s replacement for the World Test Championship final, with Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, and Mukesh Kumar added as reserves.
Thank you note from Indian batter
After his surgery, Rahul shared an update with his fans, expressing gratitude to the medical team. He stated, “Hi everyone, I just got done with my surgery – it was successful. A big thank you to the doctors and medical staff for making sure I was comfortable and everything went smoothly. I’m officially on the road to recovery now.”
Despite the setback, Rahul remains determined to return to the cricket field stronger than ever. He emphasized his commitment to rehabilitation and regaining his peak form, concluding his update with the words, “I’m determined to get back to my best and get back on the field. Onwards and upwards!”
KL Rahul’s recent picture post-surgery serves as a reminder of the challenges he faces in his recovery. However, his positive attitude and unwavering determination offer hope that fans can expect to see him back in action sooner rather than later.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to KL Rahul’s post-surgery picture:
Me wishing KL rahul Speedy recovery pic.twitter.com/5LxFPtRscD
— Shardul Thakur 🇮🇳🗨 (@asliwiseman) May 13, 2023
please come back strong.i will support u,i just want to see klassey kl rahul once again ,u hv imrproved in captaincy too
— GOATROHIT45 (@sachinq518) May 13, 2023
With ruturaj and jaiswal performance, it will be difficult for him to get a another chance. And sanju got the wicket keeping option to fill now
— Ravi Kumar (@Ravi1878Ravi) May 13, 2023
Hope he comes back on the field where he belongs..never a good thing sportsman on crunches.
— Gagan Chawla (@toecrushrzzz) May 13, 2023
Ohh yeah 😏 pic.twitter.com/ag7m51egYl
— Abhinav 🇮🇳🤞 (@Abhiiii321g) May 13, 2023
Abey injured hai to bahar road pr kyu ghum rhaa hai chomu??? Wo pichhe dekh gaadi aa rhi hai. Tera UP thodi hai wo jo bich road me beth kar reel bana lega ab😑
— 𝑱𝒂𝒄𝒌😴 (@zizz_jack) May 14, 2023
Bich sadak chaloge to jaldi theek hona mushkil hai 😜
— Ishaan Meet (@ishaanmeet) May 13, 2023
Meri ek taang nakli hai..main cricket ka bhaut bada khiladi tha 🤣🤣
— Shrivant Beria (@shrivantberia2) May 13, 2023
Same energy pic.twitter.com/pM26WCfZYq
— prat5 (@prat510) May 13, 2023