SG posted an impressive total of 257 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Which is the second-highest total in IPL history. PBKS were always struggling to chase such a mammoth target and despite Atharva Taide’s knock of 66 runs. They could only manage to score 201 runs, falling short by a significant margin.
Lucknow Super Giants put up a batting masterclass in an IPL match against Punjab Kings.
Lucknow Super Giants put up a batting masterclass in a T20 match against Punjab Kings, earning themselves a 56-run win at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. The win propelled them to the second spot on the points table, surpassing Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans based on Net Run Rate. In the chase of the second-highest total in IPL history – 257/5 – PBKS struggled to keep up, despite Atharva Taide’s knock of 66. The team eventually finished with 201, falling well short of their target.
- · Kyle Mayers – 54 off 24; SR: 225.00
- · Ayush Badoni – 43 off 24; SR: 179.17
- · Marcus Stoinis – 72 off 40; SR: 180.00
- · Nicholas Pooran – 45 off 19; SR:236.84
PBKS bowlers had a forgettable day, as they were unable to contain the opposition’s run-flow. Arshdeep Singh and Murugan Ashwin were the pick of the bowlers, taking two wickets each, but were still expensive.
Brief Scores IPL Match b/w LSG & PBKS:
Lucknow Super Giants 257/5 in 20 overs (Marcus Stoinis 72, Kyle Mayers 54, Nicholas Pooran 45, Ayush Badoni 43). Beat Punjab Kings 201 in 19.5 overs (Atharva Taide 66, Sikandar Raza 36; Naveen-ul-Haq 3-30, Yash Thakur 4-37) by 56 runs
In the end,
It was an impressive victory for LSG, who showed their batting prowess and sent a strong message to the other teams in the IPL.
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