Lucknow SuperGiants won the match by 10 runs against Rajasthan Royals. It was a close encounter in which LSG batted first and scored 154 runs in the first innings. RR got a good start but the players couldn’t convert the innings.
The wicket was two-paced and it was recognized in the first innings. RR knows this thing very well that the chase couldn’t be that easy. They got a good opening partnership but the Strike Rate was not good as required.
Highlights Scorecard In 1st Innings
|KL Rahul||39 runs off 32 balls|
|Kyle Mayers||51 runs off 42 balls|
|Marcus Stoinis||21 runs off 16 balls|
|Nicolas Pooran||29 runs off 20 balls|
|Trent Boult||4o – 16r – 1w|
|Sandeep Sharma||4o – 32r – 1w|
|R. Ashwin||4o – 23 – 2w|
LSG performed very well and defended the target of 154 runs amazingly. The bowlers did their job very well in which Avesh Khan was the best bowler at LSG. On the other hand, Boult has also bowled a very economical spell and restricted LSG to below par score but LSG bowlers didn’t give any chance to RR batsman to score quick runs. Marcus Stonis’s all-round performance brought him the Man of the Match Award. Tight bowling with accurate line length is the main reason for LSG’s win in this match.
Hightlight Scorecard In 2nd Innings
|Y Jaiswal||44 runs off 35 balls|
|J Butler||40 runs off 41 balls|
|D Padikkal||26 runs off 21 balls|
|Naveen Ul Haq||4o – 19r – 0w|
|Avesh Khan||4o – 25r- 3w|
|Marcus Stoinis||4o – 28r – 2w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S.No||Player Name||Runs scored||Wickets taken|
Man OF The Match
Marcus Stoinis got the Man of the Match Award for his all-round performance. Marcus Stoinis scored quick 21 runs and took 2 important wickets for Rajasthan Royals. Moreover, he bowled a very economical spell and surprised the RR batsman with his accurate line and length.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Kyle Mayers became the highest scorer of the match scoring 51 runs off 42 balls. In the initial stage, he found it a bit difficult to time the ball but then connected the ball very well.
Highest Wicket Taker
Avesh Khan was the highest wicket-taker of this match who took three important wickets for Rajasthan Royals. He also got the job to defend 19 runs in the final over, but he did an exceptional bowling performance and gave only 8 runs in that over.
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