Tata IPL 2022, Match 66: KKR vs LSG – Match Report
Excessive Scoring Thriller at DY Patil Stadium!
Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 2 runs on the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday to safe their place within the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 playoffs.
Quinton de Kock’s scintillating 140* and his unbeaten opening stand of 210 together with skipper KL Rahul helped LSG safe a 2-run victory in a high-scoring thriller.
Chasing a mammoth goal of 211, KKR misplaced the wicket of Venkatesh Iyer within the very first over, which was bowled by Mohsin Khan after Quinton de Kock took a superb diving catch behind the stumps.
KKR then misplaced the wicket of debutant Abhijit Tomar when the right-handed batsman was caught contained in the circle by skipper KL Rahul.
Nitish Rana and Shreyas Iyer led KKR’s restoration with a superb counter-fifty. Rana took the attacking route and hit 9 boundaries contained in the powerplay as KKR have been 60/2 on the finish of 6 overs.
Okay Gowtham ended the damaging partnership after Rana was dismissed on the deep. Sam Billings was joined by skipper Shreyas Iyer and was instantly main with 2 fours and a six as KKR have been 99/3 on the half stage.
The duo had a partnership of fifty and KKR chased down the goal. Mohsin Khan 13. conceded solely 2 runsth above.
Marcus Stoinis broke the partnership after Iyer was caught within the outfield and the KKR captain was dismissed after scoring a fiery half-century. Avesh Khan bowled a superb over and conceded solely 2 runs as KKR wanted 77 for 30.
Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan boosted LSG’s possibilities of victory after dismissing explosive batsmen Billings and Russell respectively.
Rinku Singh and Sunil Narine added two fours and two sixes every as KKR wanted 21 runs within the closing over, after which 34 runs got within the subsequent two overs.
Rinku Singh hit two sixes and a 4, however was dismissed for 40 because of a superb catch by Evin Lewis. Marcus Stoinis hit Umesh Yadav with KKR requiring 3 runs off the ultimate ball and LSG efficiently defended the goal.
Earlier, LSG, who opted to bat first, made three adjustments – Manan Vohra, Evin Lewis and Okay Gowtham have been named within the eleven.
LSG have been off to a gradual begin and Quinton de Kock was relieved 3 overs later and despatched off his first most of the innings.
LSG have been 44/0 on the finish of the powerplay when skipper KL Rahul hit a six at deep backward sq. leg.
The openers switched gears after Rahul hit consecutive sixes towards Tim Southee and LSG have been 83/0 on the midway level.
Each – Quinton de Kock and captain KL Rahul – reached their respective half-centuries and runs saved flowing at a brisk tempo from the LSG openers, who have been working the boundaries.
18 runs after 16 runsth After the over, de Kock hit two sixes and a 4 off Varun Chakraborty and the partnership of 150 was for the opening stand.
De Kock accomplished his second IPL century with a boundary earlier than the left-hander despatched 4 clear strikes for six towards Southee.
LSG reached 210 for the lack of a wicket when de Kock hit 4 consecutive boundaries within the closing over and made the best opening partnership within the historical past of the season.
brief rating, Lucknow Tremendous Giants 210/0 (Quinton de Kock 140*, KL Rahul 68*; Sunil Narine 0/27) Kolkata Knight Riders defeated 208/8 (Shreyas Iyer 50, Rinku Singh 40; Mohsin Khan 3-20) by 2 runs,