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TATA IPL 2022, Match 66: KKR Vs LSG – Match Report

Excessive-scoring thriller on the DY Patil Stadium!

The Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) secured their spot for the playoffs within the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 2 runs on Wednesday on the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.  

Quinton de Kock’s monumental knock of 140* and his report unbeaten opening-stand of 210 with skipper KL Rahul helped LSG safe a 2-run victory in a high-scoring thriller. 

Chasing a mammoth goal of 211, KKR misplaced Venkatesh Iyer’s wicket within the first over, bowled by Mohsin Khan after Quinton de Kock took a high-quality diving catch behind the stumps. 

KKR then misplaced debutant Abhijeet Tomar’s wicket after the right-handed batter was caught by skipper KL Rahul contained in the circle. 

Nitish Rana and Shreyas Iyer led KKR’s restoration with a wonderful counter-attacking fifty partnership. Rana took the attacking route and creamed 9 fours contained in the powerplay and KKR have been 60/2 on the finish of 6 overs.

Okay Gowtham put an finish to the harmful partnership after Rana holed out to the deep. Sam Billings joined skipper Shreyas Iyer and was instantly on the transfer with 2 fours and a six and KKR have been 99/3 on the midway stage. 

The fifty partnership was up for the duo and KKR regarded accountable for the chase. Mohsin Khan conceded solely 2 runs within the 13th over.

Marcus Stoinis broke the partnership after Iyer was caught within the outfield and the KKR skipper was out after scoring a quick-fire fifty. Avesh Khan bowled a superb over and solely conceded 2 runs as KKR required 77 off 30.

Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan elevated LSG’s probabilities of victory after dismissing explosive batters Billings and Russell respectively. 

34 runs have been conceded off the subsequent two overs after Rinku Singh and Sunil Narine added two fours and two sixes every and KKR required 21 off the ultimate over. 

Rinku Singh smacked two sixes and a 4 however was out for 40 courtesy of Evin Lewis’ spectacular catch. Marcus Stoinis castled Umesh Yadav with KKR requiring 3 run off the ultimate supply 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 have been after 3 overs after Quinton de Kock obtained a reprieve and dispatched the primary most of the innings.

LSG have been 44/0 on the finish of the powerplay after skipper KL Rahul smacked a six over deep backward sq. leg. 

The openers switched gears after Rahul punched consecutive sixes towards Tim Southee and LSG have been 83/0 on the midway mark. 

Each – Quinton de Kock and skipper KL Rahul reached their respective half-centuries and the runs saved flowing at fast tempo from the LSG openers, who have been dealing in boundaries. 

18 runs got here off the 16th over after de Kock clobbered two sixes and a 4 off Varun Chakaravarthy’s bowling and the 150 partnership was up for the opening stand. 

de Kock reached his second IPL century with a 4 earlier than the left-handed batter dispatched 4 clear strikes for six towards Southee within the penultimate over. 

LSG reached 210 with out the lack of any wicket after de Kock creamed 4 fours in a row within the remaining over and stitched the highest-ever opening partnership within the historical past of the season. 

Temporary ScoresLucknow Tremendous Giants 210/0 (Quinton de Kock 140*, KL Rahul 68*; Sunil Narine 0/27) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 208/8 (Shreyas Iyer 50, Rinku Singh 40; Mohsin Khan 3-20) by 2 runs.

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