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The Lucknow Super Giants were back to winning ways in the TATA IPL

The Lucknow Super Giants were back to winning ways in the TATA IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) were back to winning ways in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after a comprehensive victory against the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 36 runs on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. KL Rahul led the charge with the bat and slammed his second remarkable century of the season as a compelling performance from LSG ensured a 36-run victory in Mumbai. Chasing a target of 169, MI openers – Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan took time to get going. The MI skipper led the charge with the bat and got off the mark with a four. Rohit smacked his first maximum of the innings in the 6th over and MI were 43-0 at the end of the powerplay. Ravi Bishnoi scalped Kishan’s wicket after the left-handed batter was caught at first slip. Dewald Brevis was caught at thir...
IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians – Preview

IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians – Preview

Cricket, IPL
Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians face-off in the 33rd match of IPL 2022 at DY Patil stadium in Mumbai on Thursday (April 21). The last time these two teams faced off was in the IPL 2021, where the Men in Yellow came out on top after a spectacular innings from Ruturaj Gaikwad (88*) and a fiery spell from Dwayne Bravo (3-25) powered the Super Kings to a 20-run victory. Post the last game against the Gujarat Titans, skipper Ravindra Jadeja had said: "We started brilliantly. First six overs were good as a bowling unit, but credit goes to Miller, who played some good cricket shots. When we were batting, the wicket was gripping and the ball was holding, so we thought 169 was a par score." After six games in the tournament, all-rounder Shivam Dube has scored the most runs for the S...
The Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their fifth victory in the TATA IPL

The Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their fifth victory in the TATA IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered their fifth victory in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 18 runs on Tuesday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. A captain’s knock at the top from Faf du Plessis (96) and an exceptional four-wicket haul from Josh Hazlewood led RCB to an 18-run victory. Chasing 182 to win, LSG lost Quinton de Kock’s wicket early in the chase after the left-handed opener was caught at first slip off Hazlewood’s bowling. LSG skipper KL Rahul started his innings on a confident note with 2 fours and a six. However, Hazlewood scalped his second wicket to dismiss Manish Pandey. Krunal Pandya struck two fours in the 6th over and LSG were 44-2 at the end of the powerplay. 14 runs were concede...
The Rajasthan Royals were back to winning ways in the IPL2022 after defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs on Monday

The Rajasthan Royals were back to winning ways in the IPL2022 after defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs on Monday

Cricket, IPL
Jos Buttler’s second century of the season followed by Yuzvendra Chahal’s five-wicket haul, including a game-changing hat-trick ensured a 7-run victory for Rajasthan Royals. Chasing a mammoth target of 218, KKR lost Sunil Narine’s wicket on the very first delivery after Shimron Hetmyer’s direct hit provided an early breakthrough for RR. Skipper Shreyas Iyer confidently started his knock with consecutive fours. Opener Aaron Finch at the other end, hit two fours against Boult in the third over. The duo brought up a fifty partnership for the second wicket and KKR were 57-1 at the end of powerplay. 19 runs came off the 7th over after Finch crunched three fours and a six against Chahal. Finch took on Obed McCoy by hitting a four and a six as the next over produced 19 runs. Pra...
The Sunrisers Hyderabad won their second game on the bounce in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Gujarat Titans by 8 wickets

The Sunrisers Hyderabad won their second game on the bounce in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Gujarat Titans by 8 wickets

Cricket, IPL
The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) won their second game on the bounce in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Gujarat Titans (GT) by 8 wickets on Monday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Kane Williamson led from the front with a well-crafted 57, which was well supported by Abhishek Sharma’s 42 at the top as SRH chased down the target of 163 with 5 balls to spare. The SRH openers – Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma got off to a cautious start in pursuit of chasing 163. After scoring 11 runs in the first four overs, Williamson smacked a four and a six while Abhishek Sharma creamed four fours as SRH were 42-0 at the end of powerplay. The fifty partnership was up for the opening wicket in the next over before Sharma was caught at deep mid-wicket by Sudh...
The Rajasthan Royals climbed to the top of the table in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Lucknow Super Giants by 3 runs

The Rajasthan Royals climbed to the top of the table in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Lucknow Super Giants by 3 runs

Cricket, IPL
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) climbed to the top of the table in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 3 runs on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Shimron Hetmyer’s impeccable 59*(36) guided Rajasthan Royals to a competitive total of 165-6 before Yuzvendra Chahal shined with a four-wicket haul as RR successfully defended the target in the last over. Chasing a tricky target of 166, Lucknow Super Giants lost the wickets of skipper KL Rahul and Krishnappa Gowtham as Rajasthan Royals had a magnificent start with the ball. Trent Boult uprooted KL Rahul’s stumps on the first ball of the innings and trapped Gowtham LBW in the same over. Prasidh Krishna claimed the third wicket for RR after Jason Holder was caught at mid-on and ...
The Gujarat Titans won three games in a row in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Punjab Kings by 6 wickets

The Gujarat Titans won three games in a row in the IPL 2022 after defeating the Punjab Kings by 6 wickets

Cricket, IPL
The Gujarat Titans (GT) won three games in a row in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 6 wickets on Friday at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. In a game that went to the final delivery, Gujarat Titans successfully chased down the target of 190 courtesy of Shubman Gill’s elegant 96 at the top followed by Rahul Tewatia’s final over heroics with two sixes in the final two deliveries that sealed the chase. Chasing 190, Gujarat Titans lost the wicket of Mathew Wade early after the left-handed batter was caught behind. However, Shubman Gill played elegant strokes at the top and was timing the ball to perfection. Sai Sudharsan, who was playing his debut innings, started confidently by smashing two fours and GT were 53/1 at the end of powe...
The Lucknow Super Giants registered their second consecutive victory in the TATA Indian Premier League

The Lucknow Super Giants registered their second consecutive victory in the TATA Indian Premier League

Cricket, IPL
The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) registered their second consecutive victory in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 12 runs on Monday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Fifties from skipper KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda guided the Lucknow Super Giants to a competitive total of 169-7 before Avesh Khan's 4-wicket haul helped the LSG bowling attack restrict SRH to 157/9. Chasing 170, SRH lost skipper Kane Williamson early in the innings. After smashing a four and a six each, the SRH skipper was caught at short fine leg off Avesh Khan’s bowling in the fourth over. Avesh scalped his second wicket inside the powerplay after Manish Pandey grabbed a skier to dismiss Abhishek Sharma and SRH were 40-2 at the end of the powerplay. Rahul T...
The Kolkata Knight Riders rose to the top of the table in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets on Wednesday.

The Kolkata Knight Riders rose to the top of the table in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets on Wednesday.

Cricket, IPL
Pat Cummins stunned everyone with his batting prowess by scoring the joint-fastest half-century in the IPL as KKR chased down the target of 162 with four overs to spare. Chasing a target of 162, Kolkata Knight Riders lost Ajinkya Rahane’s wicket early after the right-handed batter was caught in the deep in the 5th over, off Tymal Mills’ bowling. KKR lost skipper Shreyas Iyer’s wicket on the final delivery of the powerplay as Daniel Sams scalped his first wicket of the innings and KKR were 35-2 after 6 overs. Sam Billings, who was the new batter at the crease, boosted the scoring rate after he clubbed a six each against Murugan Ashwin and Basil Thampi. Venkatesh Iyer hit his first maximum of the innings but KKR lost Billings’ wicket after the right-hander holed out to long-off a...
The Royal Challengers Bangalore  secured their first victory of the TATA IPL 2022 by beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets on Wednesday.

The Royal Challengers Bangalore secured their first victory of the TATA IPL 2022 by beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets on Wednesday.

Cricket, IPL
A stellar bowling performance by RCB, spearheaded by Wanindu Hasaranga’s four-wicket haul restricted KKR to 128 before useful lower-order contributions from RCB batters took them over the line in a final-over thriller. RCB, who were chasing 129 runs for victory, remained unchanged from their previous game. Umesh Yadav continued his fine form from the last game and dismissed Anuj Rawat for a duck in the first over of the innings. The Royal Challengers lost both their openers after skipper du Plessis was caught inside the circle. Virat Kohli, who came in at number 3, hit two glorious fours but was soon dismissed after the former RCB skipper was caught behind off Yadav’s bowling. At the end of powerplay, RCB were 3 down for 36, with David Willey and Sherfane Rutherford at the crease....