The 15th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) saw Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) taking on Delhi Capitals (DC). LSG captain KL Rahul won the toss and chose to bowl first at the DY Patil Sports Academy Stadium in Navi Mumbai on April 7, 2022.
On a difficult pitch to bat on, Prithvi Shaw with 61 in 34 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes was the top scorer for Delhi Capitals. After him, Rishabh Pant and Sarfaraz Khan got together 75 unbeaten runs for the 4th wicket and conjured some much-needed runs in the death overs as DC finished on 149/3.
Pant remained unbeaten on 39 with 3 fours and 2 sixes, while Sarfaraz made 36* with 3 fours to his name.
Chasing 150 runs to win, KL Rahul (24) and Quinton de Kock gave a brisk opening partnership of 73 in 9.4 overs to Lucknow Super Giants. De Kock made 80 in 52 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes to his name, setting up the game for LSG.
Krunal Pandya and Ayush Badoni then did the remaining work as LSG won the game by 6 wickets.
With this win, LSG went upto the second spot in the IPL 2022 points table.
The cricket fraternity was all praises for the LSG team and took to Twitter to laud them.
Here are the tweets: