IPL 2022, PBKS vs LSG: The team of Lucknow Super Giants defeated Punjab Kings by 20 runs. Coming to bat first, the team of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) scored 153 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs and set Punjab Kings a target of 154 runs to win.
In response, the team of Punjab Kings could score only 133 runs in 20 overs losing 8 wickets and lost the match.
Lucknow set a target of 154 runs for Punjab
Due to the brilliant bowling of Kagiso Rabada (4/38) and Rahul Chahar (2/30), Lucknow Super Giants scored 153 for 8 in 20 overs in front of Punjab Kings, setting Punjab Kings a target of 154 runs.
Quinton de Kock (46) and Deepak Hooda (34) put up a brilliant partnership of 85 runs in 59 balls for Lucknow Super Giants. Kagiso Rabada took 4 wickets for Punjab.
Lucknow scored 39 runs in the powerplay
At the same time, Rahul Chahar took 2 wickets, while Sandeep Sharma took one wicket. Earlier, batting first after losing the toss, Lucknow scored 39 runs for the loss of one wicket in the powerplay.
During this, captain KL Rahul (6) became the victim of Rabada. After this, openers Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda washed the Punjab bowlers fiercely and made some good shots. But de Kock fell victim to Sandeep after scoring 46 runs in 37 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
Kunal Pandya supports Hooda
With this, the partnership of 85 runs in 59 balls between him and Hooda also came to an end. Kunal Pandya, who came at number four, supported Hooda, due to which the team’s score crossed 100.
But Hooda remained unlucky after scoring 34 runs in 28 balls with the help of one four and two sixes and was run out, as Punjab added 103 runs for the loss of three wickets in 13.3 overs.
Lucknow innings faltered
Lucknow’s innings faltered after Rabada sent Pandya (7) and Ayush Badoni (4) to the pavilion in the 15th over, leaving Punjab at 109 for five after 15 overs.
Meanwhile, the wickets continued to fall and in the 16th over, Marcus Stoinis (1) was dismissed without showing greatness off Chahar’s ball.
Arshdeep gave away 9 runs in the 20th over.
Dushmantha Chameera and Jason Holder put up important scores for the team, but Holder (11) walked away after hitting Chahar for a six. After hitting two consecutive sixes off Rabada in the 19th over, Chamira (17) was caught by Chahar.
Arshdeep gave 9 runs in the 20th over, due to which Lucknow scored 153 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Mohsin Khan (13) and Avesh Khan (2) remained unbeaten.
Punjab Kings won the toss
Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain Mayank Agarwal has won the toss and decided to bowl and has invited the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) team to bat first.
The team of Lucknow is currently running at the fourth place in the points table. The team has won 5 out of 8 matches, while it has to face defeat in 3. Punjab team is in sixth place with 4 wins and as many losses in 8 matches.