Lucknow Tremendous Giants did the appropriate detail by opting to bowl initial in soaked and clammy disorders as chasing would be less difficult. But very little did they count on Rajat Patidar to blow them absent with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The day evidently belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in elegant variety with the ball racing off his bat creating the sweet sound of the great speak to. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes were being a take care of to view. On a working day where batsmen like Virat Kohli (25 off 24 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (37* off 23 balls) struggled with timing, Patidar’s knock will become extra spectacular.
RCB plundered 85 runs off the past 30 balls to out a massive complete of 207/4. LSG fielding also have been not upto the mark with a couple of dropped catches – 1 of Dinesh Karthik which the captain couldn’t maintain on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s catch in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Super Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) put a excellent fight with aid from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring rate.
In the finish Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 operates) bowling turned out to the heart-breaker for Lucknow.
LSG vs RCB Match Scorecard