CricketIPL 2022

Lucknow Super Giants Crushed Kolkata Knight Riders

Lucknow Super Giants crushed Kolkata Knight Riders in an intense match on u May 2022, Saturday. Lucknow set a decent target and successfully restricted Kolkata batsmen from achieving it. Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first. Their strategy did not go according to plan. Lucknow bowlers had a tight grip over the Kolkata team. Avesh Khan of Lucknow was awarded the Player of the Match for his efforts. 

Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul opened for Lucknow. The highest individual score for the team came from de Kock(50). Others who scored to make up the team total were Deepak Hooda(41), Stoinis(28), Krunal Pandya(25), Ayush Badoni(15 not out), Jason Holder(13). KL Rahul and Chameera failed to score any runs. With 4 extras, the team total came to 176-7 in 20 overs. 

Kolkata bowlers somewhat managed to stop Lucknow from attaining a massive total and setting a huge target. Anyways, it was a decent score. Russell got 2 wickets while Narine, Shivam Mavi, and Southee gained a wicket each. Two of the wickets that fell were run outs, one by Shreyas Iyer and the other by Indrajith. 

Baba Indrajith and Aaron Finch opened for Kolkata. The highest individual score came from Russell(45). Others who joined the chase were Narine(22), Finch(14), Shreyas Iyer(6), Rinku Singh(6), Nitish Rana(2), Harshit Rana(2), Shivam Mavi(1 not out). Southee, Ankul Roy, and Indrajith did not score any runs. With 3 extras, Kolkata Knight Riders reached 101-10 in 14.3 overs. 

Lucknow bowlers were very prominent in restricting runs and getting wickets. Avesh Khan and Jason Holder knocked out 3 wickets each while Mohsin Khan, Chameera, and Ravi Bishnoi gained a wicket each. As the game came to an end, Lucknow Super Giants won by 75 runs. 

 

 

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