VIDEO: Lewis caught an incredible catch while running 17 meters and KKR’s hopes ended

Mumbai. The team of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) has become the second team to reach the playoffs of IPL 2022. This feat of the team led by KL Rahul is also big because the team is entering the T20 league for the first time. The team defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 runs in a thrilling match in their last match of the league round. Playing first in the match, Lucknow scored a big score of 210 runs without a wicket. Quinton de Kock scored an unbeaten 140. Rahul was also not out after scoring a half-century. In response, KKR’s team was close to victory. But Stoinis won the team by taking 2 wickets in the last 2 balls. This is Lucknow’s 9th win in 14 matches. KKR team has won only 6 matches. He got his 8th defeat. The team of Gujarat Titans has already reached the knockout rounds.

Chasing the target, Kolkata Knight Riders’ score was 190 for 6 after 19 overs. He had to score 21 runs in 6 balls. In such a situation, the victory of Lucknow seemed easy. But Rinku Singh had come down with something else. He hit a four at extra cover on the first ball of fast bowler Marcus Stoinis. He hit a six on the pull shot on the second ball. Big six on the third ball at long off. That is, 16 runs were made in the first 3 balls. Now only 5 runs were to be scored off 3 balls.

Lewis took a brilliant catch

Rinku Singh took 2 runs in the fourth ball. On the 5th ball, he played a big shot over the cover. Evin Lewis, standing 25 yards from the boundary, ran 17 meters and took a brilliant catch with one hand. Rinku played an aggressive innings of 40 runs off 15 balls. Hit 2 fours and 4 sixes. Team mentor Gautam Gambhir said after the match that we won this match because of fielding. Now KKR had to score 3 runs in one ball. But Umesh Yadav got bowled. This was only the 5th match of the current season for Lewis. He was out of the playing-11 in the middle season due to injury.

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Gautam Gambhir said after the match that Russell was out on the score of 150. In such a situation, we felt that we can win the match by 40-50 runs. This was necessary for us, because our net run rate is still less than Rajasthan. But the way Rinku Singh and Sunil Narine batted. After that it seemed that we should just win the match. He defended KL Rahul’s decision to give the last over to Stoinis, as off-spinner Krishnappa Gautam had 2 overs left and both the left-handers were at the crease.

Tags: IPL, IPL 2022, KL Rahul, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lucknow Super Giants, Quinton de Kock

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