RR vs LSG: Lucknow Super Giants lost by 3 runs in a thrilling match, Stoinis wasted in vain

Rajasthan is facing Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 15. Lucknow has to face defeat in this match. Rajasthan have won this match 3 by runs. This is the fourth win for Rajasthan. 

Lucknow’s batsmen failed

Lucknow had a poor start chasing 166 runs. Team’s opener Rahul got out without opening the account. Gautham, who came after him, was also out on a duck. The holders who came after this also could not do much and got out for 8 runs. After the fall of three wickets, Deepak Hooda and De Kock took over the team.

Both added 38. Hooda also got out for playing a big shot. Ayush, who is being called the discovery of IPL, also got out after scoring 5 runs. Finally

Shimron Hetmyer took over the team

 

Fifty partnership @ashwinravi99 @SHetmyer

What would be a competitive total for @rajasthanroyals in the first innings

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Shimron Hetmyer’s unbeaten 59 runs and Ravichandran Ashwin (28) shared a 68-run fifth wicket partnership with Rajasthan Royals in Lucknow after faltering in the middle overs. Scored 165 for six against Super Giants. Hetmyer hit six sixes and a four in his unbeaten 36-ball knock, taking full advantage of a simple catch by Krunal Pandya off Krishnappa Gautam. Rajasthan team added 50 runs in the last three overs. 

5⃣0⃣ up & going strong

A fine knock this has been from @SHetmyer!

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After being invited to bat first, Devdutt Padikkal hit a four in the opening over against Dushmantha Chamira (22 runs without success in four overs), then Jos Buttler was running in the same scintillating rhythm. (13) opened his account against Jason Holder (two wickets for 48 runs) by hitting a six and then a four. Padikkal welcomed Ravi Bishnoi for two consecutive fours in the fourth over but the team could only collect five runs in the last two overs of the power play and during this Avesh Khan (1 for 31) bowled Butler to give the first breakthrough to Lucknow. . 

Captain Sanju Samson (13) hit fours against Bishnoi and Avesh but in an attempt to increase the run-rate, Holder’s delivery was caught leg before in the ninth over. In the next over, Krishnappa Gautam (two wickets for 30 runs) gave a double blow to the Rajasthan team. He bowled Rasi Van der Dusen (04) after sending Padikkal, who had so far held one end, to the pavilion by catching the holder. Padikkal scored the same number of runs in 29 balls with the help of four fours. Rajasthan’s team came under pressure after losing three wickets in 11 balls and seven runs. 

The pair of Shimron Hetmyer and Ravichandran Ashwin scored just 25 runs in the next five overs, in which Hetmyer A brilliant six against Ka Krishnappa was involved. Ashwin took the team’s score beyond 100 by hitting two sixes against Krishnappa in the first two balls of the 16th over. 16 runs were scored from this over. Hetmyer picked up a six against Holder in the 18th over, after completing a 50-run stand for the fifth wicket with Ashwin in 7.3 overs, slamming another six. After the second ball of the next over, Ashwin retired and returned to the pavilion. 

Hetmyer completed his half-century in 33 balls by hitting two consecutive sixes in this over of Avesh Khan. Hetmyer and Riyan Parag hit sixes against Holder who came to bowl in the last over to take the team’s score beyond 160. Parag was caught after scoring eight off four balls. 

(Input: Agency)

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