Avesh Khan took only eight wickets in nine games for the Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL 2023.
The most contentious game of the IPL 2023 took place on May 1st, when Lucknow Super Giants met Royal Challengers Bangalore. This game included several personal clashes between senior players, heightening the intensity of their rivalry in the future seasons. But before the game, these two clubs met in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, when Lucknow Super Giants narrowly defeated RCB. Lucknow beat RCB by one wicket in the game’s last ball. Pacer Avesh Khan was on strike as LSG scored the winning run, and he celebrated wildly. After scoring the winning run, Avesh flung his helmet on the ground.
Avesh now regrets tossing his helmet on the ground after scoring the game-winning run in the last ball, nearly two months after the occurrence. When Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi completed a run when the delivery was signalled byes, Lucknow needed just one more ball to win. Avesh Khan stated in an interview with Indian Express,
Avesh now regrets tossing his helmet on the ground after scoring the game-winning run in the last ball, almost two months after the occurrence. Lucknow needed just one more ball to win when Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi completed a run after the delivery was signalled byes. Avesh Khan told Indian Express in an interview,“Yeh Social Media me mera mahaul bana rehta hai and helmet incident thoda jyada ho gya tha. (My presence remains in Social Media, and That helmet throwing incident was a bit far)”. He also said, “I realised later that I shouldn’t have done this. It just happened in the heat of the moment. I now feel sad that yaar yeh sab cheez karna tha (Shouldn’t have done that)”.
Avesh received harsh criticism for his actions on the pitch, as well as for his excessive celebration. Avesh Khan struggled in the IPL 2023, taking only 8 wickets in 9 games for the Lucknow Super Giants. Avesh also stated that his performance in the league was not his greatest. “If you compare my previous two IPL seasons before this one, it went exactly as I wanted it to,” he remarked. Nonetheless, despite the fact that the season did not proceed as planned.” Avesh is a frequent starter for the Lucknow Super Giants and is an important component of the Lucknow camp.