New Delhi. IPL 2022 new franchise Lucknow Super Giants have cemented their place in the playoffs. Super Giants of Mumbai DY Patil Stadium played in 66th Defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 runs in the league match. With this victory, Lucknow has 18 points from 14 matches and it has occupied the second place in the points table of 10 teams. On the other hand, this defeat left KKR’s team out of the race for the playoffs. Team mentor with this thrilling victory of Super Giants gautam gambhir (Gautam Gambhir) looked very happy. Sitting in the dugout, Gambhir celebrated the victory in his own special way. He greeted the players with a hug. This video of Gambhir is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
In this high scoring match, both the teams scored more than 200 runs. Batting first, Lucknow scored 210 runs in the allotted 20 overs without losing any wicket. Opener Quinton de Kock scored an unbeaten 140 while captain KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 68. Chasing the target, Kolkata scored 208 runs for 8 wickets. Marcus Stoinis took two wickets in the last two balls of the 20th over to give Lucknow a thrilling victory.
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Ayooo arrest this guy, he ain’t Gambhir pic.twitter.com/AEpvMdnmfC
— Chalak Billu (@chalakbillllu) May 18, 2022
In the video of Gautam Gambhir which is viral on social media, he is seen celebrating an aggressive celebration in the dugout after the victory. Gautam immediately hugged Vijay Dahiya, a member of the coaching support staff sitting next to him. After this, he also hugged the team’s fast bowler Mohsin Khan and congratulated him. Seeing this style of Gambhir, fans are commenting differently.
Evin Lewis’ splendid catch overturned
KKR’s side but Rinku Singh (40 off 15 balls, 2 fours, 4 sixes) and Sunil Narine (21 not out in seven balls, 3 sixes) took KKR close to victory in the last moments, but when KKR were defeated. Three runs were needed from two balls, then Stoinis (3 for 23 in two overs) with the help of a superb catch from Evin Lewis, turned Rinku and then Umesh Yadav out of the game.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 19, 2022, 10:05 IST