Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 50 runs in yesterday’s (April 1) Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match on the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
Despatched into bat after shedding the toss, Lucknow posted a aggressive 193/6 on the board as Kyle Mayers starred with a scintillating 73 off solely 38 balls. Mark Wooden then ran by means of Delhi’s batting unit with distinctive figures of 5/14 because the chasing facet had been held to 143/9.
Batting first, Lucknow skipper KL Rahul perished for eight, flicking a slower ball from Chetan Sakariya to deep backward sq. leg. Mayers, who bought off to a sluggish begin, may have been dismissed within the sixth over off Sakariya’s bowling, however Khaleel Ahmed dropped a easy catch within the ring.
Mayers made Delhi pay for the reprieve. Within the very subsequent over, he launched Mukesh Kumar for 2 sixes. He raced to his half-century off solely 28 balls on his IPL debut, slog-sweeping Kuldeep Yadav for a six over deep backward sq. leg.
After clubbing three extra maximums within the subsequent two overs, his very good knock ended when he was cleaned up by a supply from Axar Patel that turned sharply. In the direction of the tip of the innings, Nicholas Pooran (36 off 21) and Ayush Badoni (18 off seven) performed helpful cameos to raise LSG previous 190.
Mark Wooden rips by means of DC
Chasing 194, Delhi raced away to 40/0 in 4 overs earlier than Wooden struck twice in his first over. He cleaned up Prithvi Shaw (12) and Mitchell Marsh (0) with pacy deliveries off consecutive balls. Sarfaraz Khan (4) tried to higher minimize a brief ball from the LSG pacer however bought himself right into a tangle and was caught at deep high-quality leg.
David Warner (56 off 48) and Rilee Rossouw (30 off 20) tried a rescue act, however the latter fell to Ravi Bishnoi after smacking the leggie for 3 fours and a six. Warner introduced up a affected person fifty. Nonetheless, DC had fallen method behind within the hunt by then. The Delhi captain’s innings ended when he miscued a slower ball from Avesh Khan to long-on.
Wooden then returned to finish a memorable five-wicket haul. He had Axar (16) caught at deep sq. leg, whereas Sakariya (4) miscued a size ball to brief midwicket.
LSG vs DC: Who Received Participant of the Match in yesterday’s IPL 2023 match?
Mayers laid the muse for a superb complete for LSG, smashing two fours and 7 sixes in his knock. Wooden was distinctive as he ran by means of DC with a five-wicket haul
For Delhi, Khaleel Ahmed claimed 2/30 however put down the catch of Mayers. Warner contributed a valiant half-century within the chase.
Lucknow quick bowler Wooden was named Participant of the Match for his unbelievable five-fer.
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Edited by Renin Wilben Albert