IPL 2022: Lucknow registered its first win, Chennai Super Kings lost even after scoring 210 runs


Mumbai. The Chennai Super Kings team also lost in the 15th season of IPL (IPL-2022) by scoring 210 runs on Thursday. Lucknow Super Giants achieved the target of 211 runs with 3 balls to spare. to Lucknow quinton de kock (Quinton De Kock) 61 while evin lewis (Evin Lewis) scored 55 not out off 23 balls. experienced opener Robin Uthappa (Robin Uthappa) and Shivam Dubey Due to the brilliant innings of (Shivam Dube), Chennai Super Kings scored 210 runs for 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.

Lucknow needed 34 runs to win in the last two overs. All-rounder Shivam Dubey was given the ball by Chennai captain Ravindra Jadeja for the 19th over but his decision proved to be not right. Ayush Badoni hit a brilliant six off the very first ball in the deep backward leg direction. Then 2 balls were wide. After this, Evin Lewis hit four consecutive fours on the fourth and fifth ball and sent the last ball for a six and completed his half-century in 23 balls. A total of 25 runs were scored in this over. Mukesh Chaudhary bowled the first 2 balls of the last over wide and then Ayush hit a six.

Chasing the target of 211 runs, captain KL Rahul and wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock gave a quick start to Lucknow Super Giants. Both Rahul hit sixes and fours in successive balls in Mukesh Chaudhary’s over. After this de Kock hit 3 fours in the fourth over of Tushar Deshpande’s innings. Lucknow’s 50 runs were completed in 4.5 overs with de Kock’s four. Moeen Ali dropped the catch of de Kock off Dwayne Bravo. Lucknow scored 55 runs in the powerplay itself. De Kock completed his fifty in 34 balls.

Rahul, however, missed out on completing his half-century. Dwayne Pretorius got Rahul caught by Ambati Rayudu on the second ball of the 11th over of the innings, ending his 99-run partnership with de Kock. Rahul hit 2 fours and 3 sixes in his innings of 26 balls. Manish Pandey (5) could not do anything special and Tushar Deshpande’s ball was caught by Bravo. Then De Kock was also caught by Pretorius behind the wicket at the hands of Dhoni. He hit 9 fours in his innings of 61 runs in 45 balls. Deepak Hooda became the victim of Dwayne Bravo by scoring 13 runs in 8 balls, with which he also became the highest wicket-taker in IPL.

Earlier, Uthappa scored 50 runs in 27 balls with the help of 8 fours and a six. All-rounder Shivam Dubey scored 49 runs in his 30-ball innings with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. England all-rounder Moeen Ali, playing his first match of the season, played useful innings of 35 off 22 balls and Ambati Rayudu with 27 runs in 20 balls. For the Lucknow team, spinner Ravi Bishnoi took 24 wickets, Avesh Khan 38 and Andrew Tye took 2-2 wickets for 41 runs.

Electing to bat after losing the toss, the Chennai Super Kings team lost the wicket of Rituraj Gaikwad (1) in the third over itself, who was run out. Experienced opener Uthappa batted in a stormy manner. Moeen Ali also supported him a lot and Chennai made 73 runs for 1 wicket in the powerplay itself.

Uthappa started pacer Avesh Khan with fours in the first two balls of the match. In the next over, he hit a six and four on Dushmanta Chamira and then Avesh. Uthappa hit 4 fours in Andrew Tye’s over while Moeen Ali welcomed Krunal Pandya with 2 fours and a six in 3 consecutive balls.

Uthappa completed his 26th IPL fifty in 25 balls with two runs off leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi. However, he was dismissed lbw after a ball, which ended his 78-run partnership with Moeen. He hit 8 fours and a six in his 27-ball innings.

Then Shivam Dubey showed his attitude with 3 fours on Chamira, while Moin took the team’s score beyond 100 runs in the 10th over with a four on Bishnoi. Avesh then bowled Moin and did the third blow to the Super Kings. He hit 4 fours and two sixes while playing 22 balls.

After this, Dubey and Rayudu groomed the innings. Dubey hit Deepak Hooda while Rayudu hit a six on the tie. Dubey completed the team’s 150 runs in the 16th over with a four on Krunal, but Chamira dropped his easy catch on the next ball. Rayudu hit a long six in the same over. Bishnoi bowled Rayudu, which ended this 60-run partnership. Rayudu faced 20 balls and hit 2 fours and as many sixes. After this, Dubey also returned to the pavilion by giving a catch to Evin Lewis on the ball of Avesh.

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit sixes and fours on consecutive balls as soon as he arrived. Captain Ravindra Jadeja (17) with a four on Andrew Tye took the team’s score beyond 200 runs in the 20th over but was out on the next ball.

Tags: Chennai super kings, IPL 2022, Lucknow Super Giants, Robin Uthappa

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