Lucknow Super Giants did the correct factor by opting to bowl 1st in moist and clammy circumstances as chasing would be much easier. But tiny did they expect Rajat Patidar to blow them absent with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The day clearly belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in elegant form with the ball racing off his bat generating the sweet sound of the best get hold of. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes were a take care of to view. On a day the place batsmen like Virat Kohli (25 off 24 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (37* off 23 balls) struggled with timing, Patidar’s knock gets a lot more remarkable.
RCB plundered 85 operates off the last 30 balls to out a massive full of 207/4. LSG fielding also had been not upto the mark with a couple of dropped catches – a single of Dinesh Karthik which the captain couldn’t maintain on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s capture in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Tremendous Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) put a very good struggle with assist from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring level.
In the conclude Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 runs) bowling turned out to the heart-breaker for Lucknow.