After the 7th match of IPL 2022 played between Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings, CSK opener Robin Uthappa has entered the top 5 batsmen involved in the Orange Cap race. After Lucknow, Uthappa played a stormy innings of 50 runs in 27 balls. He has now reached the third position with 78 runs in 2 matches. At the same time, Evin Lewis has made a long jump against CSK, scoring a stormy half-century in 23 balls. If we talk about the top 5 batsmen involved in the Orange Cap race, then Faf du Plessis is at the top, while Ishan Kishan, Robin Uthappa, Ayush Badoni and Deepak Hooda are behind him.
|player||match||Run||Best score||Average||strike rate||100||50|
|Faf du Plessis||2||93||88||46.50||152.45||0||1|
On the other hand, if we look at the top 10, then Quinton de Kock is at 6th, Dhoni 7th, Lewis 8th, Markram 9th and Sanju Samson at 10th position.
Talking about the competition, Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and decided to bowl first. Robin Uthappa gave a quick start to CSK and played a stormy innings of 50 runs in 27 balls. Apart from Uthappa, Shivam Dube scored 49 runs in 30 balls and Dhoni-Jadeja gave the finishing touch. Jadeja made 17 off 9 balls and Dhoni scored 16 * off 6 balls.
Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul gave a great start to the Lucknow team chasing the target. Both the players shared 99 runs for the first wicket. After this, the team lost its three wickets in the form of KL Rahul (40), de Kock (61), Manish Pandey (5) in the next 40 runs. Then it seemed that Chennai would make a comeback, but Lewis played a stormy innings of 55 runs in 23 balls and tasted the team’s first victory.