Lucknow Tremendous Giants did the correct point by opting to bowl first in soaked and clammy ailments as chasing would be less difficult. But small did they hope Rajat Patidar to blow them away with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The working day obviously belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in elegant type with the ball racing off his bat creating the sweet audio of the ideal get in touch with. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes have been a treat to check out. On a working day where by batsmen like Virat Kohli (25 off 24 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (37* off 23 balls) struggled with timing, Patidar’s knock turns into a lot more spectacular.
RCB plundered 85 runs off the past 30 balls to out a huge total of 207/4. LSG fielding also were being not upto the mark with a few of dropped catches – one particular of Dinesh Karthik which the captain could not maintain on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s capture in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Super Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) set a excellent combat with help from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring amount.
In the conclusion Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 operates) bowling turned out to the heart-breaker for Lucknow.