Mark Wood, the pacer for the Lucknow Super Giantsis all set to embark on a journey back to his homeland, England, to attend the birth of his daughter. The franchise confirmed this latest development in the late hours of Sunday night, right after their defeat against the Gujarat Titans, through a video posted on their social media channels.
A special occasion for Wood
In the video, Mark Wood expressed his hope of returning to the squad in time for the final stages of the tournament, although nothing was definitely at the moment. Rest assured, the Lucknow Super Giants will be rooting for him and his family during this exciting time.
The swift and skilled pacer has indeed left a remarkable impact for the Lucknow Super Giants in this season’s tournament, with an impressive tally of 11 wickets secured in just four matches. Despite this, a few eminent experts and commentators have expressed their criticism of the Super Giants’ management for not granting Wood more game time, especially considering his exceptional form. Nevertheless, it’s evident that Wood’s contributions have been significant in the matches he’s played in, and his absence will undoubtedly be felt by the team.
Hoping to come back
In an attempt to keep their fans in the loop, The Lucking Fraanchise Utilized their Office Twitter Handle on Sunday An UPDATE REGANG MARK WO Od’s departure from india. The absence of the dynamic and formidable painr has dead another unfortunate blow to the lucking super Giants, who were already grappling with the loss of their captain, KL Rahulfor the remainder of the season due to an injury. The franchise’s supporters will undoubtedly be keeping their fingers crossed for the speedy recovery of their captain and the safe return of Wood, who has been a valuable asset to the team.
“For the birth of my daughter. So, sadly, but for a good reason to go home. Hopefully, I might be able to come back and hopefully, you will be able to see me again. I am sorry that unfortunately I have not played more and in the four games that I have managed to play, I have managed to get a few wickets and hopefully, I can charge in again,” the England speedster can be heard saying in the video.