In the 52nd match of IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants lost to Gujarat Titans by 56 runs. After the defeat in this match, the difficulties of the Lucknow team have increased further. Let us tell you that the lead English bowler Mark Wood of Lucknow Super Giants has returned home due to personal reasons.

This information has been received from the video shared through the official Twitter account of Lucknow Super Giants. Let us know through this article why Lucknow team bowler Mark Wood suddenly had to leave the team and return to his home.

In fact, Lucknow Super Giants fast bowler Mark Wood started off with a bang from the very first match of IPL 2023. He took a total of 5 wickets for 14 runs in the first match itself. At the same time, this season Wood has taken a total of 11 wickets in the 5 matches played so far.

However, he did not get a chance in the playing-11 in the 51st match of IPL 2023, but recently Lucknow Super Giants shared a video on his Twitter, in which Mark Wood himself is telling that he is returning to his home country.

Let us tell you that Mark Wood is about to become a father and at this time he wants to spend maximum time with his wife Sarah Lonsdale.

In the video, Mark Wood said, “I’m going back home for the birth of my daughter. I am sad to announce that I am leaving the team, but there is a good reason to go home. Hope to see you again with the team soon. I am sorry I did not achieve much in 4 matches. I did take a few wickets, but I hope I can do it soon.”

After this Mark Wood further said that this team was very good and I like the whole team very much. The supporting staff, the coats are all great. I am happy to see my fellow players progressing in different areas.

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I know we just need one more win and after that we will go to the playoffs and from that playoff we have to reach the finals. This goal belongs to the whole team and we know it is not that easy. In sports, the process of winning and losing goes on, but our players are working very hard.

By Ritik Sharma

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