Lucknow Super Giants did the correct factor by opting to bowl first in moist and clammy ailments as chasing would be less difficult. But minimal did they assume Rajat Patidar to blow them absent with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The working day plainly belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in elegant kind with the ball racing off his bat earning the sweet sound of the perfect call. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes ended up a address to look at. 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 turns into far more extraordinary.
RCB plundered 85 operates off the previous 30 balls to out a substantial complete of 207/4. LSG fielding also were not upto the mark with a few of dropped catches – one of Dinesh Karthik which the captain couldn’t keep 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 battle with guidance from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring price.
In the finish Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 operates) bowling turned out to the heart-breaker for Lucknow.