LSG vs CSK / Lucknow Super Giants beat Chennai Super Kings by 8 wickets

Zoom News : Apr 19, 2024, 11:24 PM
LSG vs CSK: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have achieved their fourth win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. The team defeated Chennai Super Kings by 8 wickets on its home ground. In the current season, this is Lucknow's first win after two consecutive defeats, while Chennai has lost after winning two consecutive matches. In Lucknow, the host team won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, Chennai scored 176 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Lucknow achieved the target of 177 runs by losing 2 wickets in 19 overs. Nicholas Pooran remained unbeaten on 23 and Marcus Stoinis remained unbeaten on 8 runs.

Captain KL Rahul scored a half-century of 82 runs on 53 balls, while Quinton de Kock contributed 54 runs. There was a century partnership of 134 runs between the two. Mustafizur Rahman and Mathish Pathirana got one wicket each from CSK.

For CSK, Ravindra Jadeja played an unbeaten half-century of 57 runs on 40 balls. While Ajinkya Rahane contributed 36 runs. Former captain MS Dhoni scored unbeaten 28 runs on 9 balls with the help of 2 fours and 2 sixes. Krunal Pandya got 2 wickets. Mohsin Khan, Yash Thakur and Marcus Stoinis got one wicket each.

Lucknow back on winning track

Lucknow Supergiants defeated Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets on the basis of brilliant half-centuries by captain KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock and a century partnership between the two batsmen for the first wicket. Lucknow had to face defeat in the last two matches, but the team won on its home ground. For Lucknow, KL Rahul played an inning of 82 runs on 53 balls, while De Kock scored 54 runs on 43 balls. Chennai, batting first, scored 176 runs for six wickets in 20 overs on the basis of Ravindra Jadeja's unbeaten inning of 57 runs. In reply, Rahul and De Kock made a partnership of 134 runs for the first wicket, with the help of which Lucknow won by scoring 180 runs for two wickets with one over remaining.

Rahul's half-century innings put to a halt

Fast bowler Mathisha Pathirana gave the second blow to Lucknow by dismissing captain KL Rahul. KL Rahul hit a brilliant shot on Pathirana's ball, but Jadeja took the catch with one hand and dismissed Rahul. Rahul returned to the pavilion after scoring 82 runs on 53 balls.