Glenn Maxwell Smashed Back To Back Boundaries vs Dushmantha Chameera: The 31st match of IPL 2022 was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants. In this match against RCB, Lucknow captain KL Rahul won the toss and decided to bowl first. Coming to bat first, RCB had a poor start, the team had lost its three wickets for 44 runs, which also included the wicket of Glenn Maxwell. But before getting out, he scored a lot of runs in one over, targeting Lucknow’s bowler Dushmantha Chameera.
Maxwell lashed out at Dusmantha Chameera
Dushmantha Chameera started the bowling for Lucknow Super Giants. Chamira took 2 for 7 in the first over of the innings, but when he came to bowl the third over of the innings, Glenn Maxwell targeted him. In this over of Chamira, Captain Faf Du Plessis had hit a contract boundary and gave a strike to Maxwell by taking 1 on the second ball. Maxwell then played three big shots one after the other off the last 3 balls of the over. Maxwell hit fours on the fourth and fifth balls of the over and hit a brilliant six off the last ball. Chamira conceded a total of 19 runs in this over. To see this over of Chameera click here.
Du Plessis played the captaincy innings
Bangalore batted brilliantly in this match. Captain Faf du Plessis scored the most runs for Bangalore. Du Plessis scored 96 runs in 64 balls at a strike rate of 150. In this innings, 11 fours and 2 sixes were also seen with his bat. Apart from du Plessis, Maxwell scored 23 runs off 11 balls. Shahbaz Ahmed also contributed an innings of 26 runs in 22 balls. On the basis of these batsmen, Bangalore (Royal Challengers Bangalore) scored 181 runs.
RCB won the 5th match
In this match, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs. Batting first, Bangalore team scored 181 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs and gave a target of 182 runs to Lucknow team. In reply, Lucknow team could only manage 163 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Josh Hazlewood took 4 wickets for Bangalore.