Sanjiv Goenka talks with KL Rahul© Twitter

The KL Rahul-Sanjiv Goenka episode has been the topic of discussion in the last one week. The Lucknow Super Giants owner’s animated discussion with skipper KL Rahul after the side’s 10-wicket loss to SunRisers Hyderabad went viral. It led to social media users slamming the industrialist, who is also the owner of Mohun Bagan Super Giant. Not only KL Rahul, Goenka could be seen having an intense discussion with LSG coach Justin Langer.

Now, Justin Langer has opened up on the subject. “I was so surprised by the reaction. It was incredible. I thought about it a lot for the last four days. There are not very many surprises in my life. I have had four surprises in my life. They were the four sexes of my daughter, when they were born, because I had no idea. And they kept coming out. I said, ‘It’s a girl’. Four girls but we didn’t know. It was a great surprise, as we did not know. When I saw the reaction the other night, it was the fifth surprise of my life,” said Langer to RevSportz.

“Anyone who knows Mr. Goenka or KL Rahul knows they are the calmest and most peaceful men on the planet. When I saw there were some arms going about, I thought, ‘Woah, I have never seen this before.’ When I listened to the conversation, it was just about where our plan went wrong in the game, and it went wrong.

“That is the funny thing about the aftermath of what happened. No one knew what was said. I am so surprised by the birth of my daughters because it was all about the plan of our game and where it went wrong. It was just cricket talk. We are just laughing about it, and it has been such an awesome relationship between Mr. Goenka, his son, KL, and myself,” Langer added.

After the incident, there were speculation on whether Rahul will continue as the captain of the side or not. But putting aside all speculations, KL Rahul led in the match against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. Before the match, an image went viral showing Goenka hugging Rahul.

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