Pune. The batsmen of Lucknow Super Giants could not perform well in one match of IPL 2022. In the 42nd match of the T20 league (PBKS vs LSG), Lucknow has scored 153 runs for 8 wickets while playing first. That is, now Punjab Kings have to score 154 runs to win the match. Quinton de Kock scored 46 runs for Lucknow. But in the match, Jonny Bairstow caught everyone’s attention by his brilliant fielding. He dismissed Deepak Hooda by a direct throw from the boundary. Before this match, Punjab has won 4 out of 8 matches while Lucknow has won 5 out of 9 matches.
Left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh was bowling the 14th over of Lucknow’s innings. On the third ball of the over, Krunal Pandya tried to take 2 runs by taking a shot at deep square leg. Meanwhile, England’s Jonny Bairstow, standing on the boundary, picked up the ball and threw it at the bowling end and it hit the wicket straight. By the time the ball hit the wicket, Hooda was a few inches away from the wicket. He scored 34 runs in 28 balls. Hit one four and two sixes.
Best throw from Jonny Bairstow.
This is where the team stumbled
By the time Deepak Hooda was at the crease, Lucknow’s score was 103 for 2 wickets, but the team faltered as soon as he was dismissed. After this the score became 111 for 6 wickets. The team could not bat well in the last 5 overs. After 15 overs the score was 109 for 5 wickets. That is, the team could only score 44 runs in the last 30 balls. Lucknow captain KL Rahul could not play a big innings in the match. He scored 6 runs off 11 balls and was dismissed by Kagiso Rabada. Chamira scored 17 runs in 10 balls and hit 2 sixes.
Krunal Pandya 7, Marcus Steinis another Ayush Badoni could only make 4 runs. Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada bowled brilliantly for Punjab Kings. He gave 38 runs in 4 overs and took 4 wickets. Fast bowler Sandeep Sharma took one wicket for 18 runs in 4 overs. Leg spinner Rahul Chahar also got 2 wickets.
FIRST PUBLISHED : April 29, 2022, 21:18 IST