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The Lucknow Super Giants secured their spot for the playoffs in the TATA IPL 2022 after beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 runs

The Lucknow Super Giants secured their spot for the playoffs in the TATA IPL 2022 after beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 runs

Cricket, IPL
The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) secured their spot for the playoffs in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 2 runs on Wednesday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Quinton de Kock’s monumental knock of 140* and his record unbeaten opening-stand of 210 with skipper KL Rahul helped LSG secure a 2-run victory in a high-scoring thriller. Chasing a mammoth target of 211, KKR lost Venkatesh Iyer’s wicket in the first over, bowled by Mohsin Khan after Quinton de Kock took a fine diving catch behind the stumps. KKR then lost debutant Abhijeet Tomar’s wicket after the right-handed batter was caught by skipper KL Rahul inside the circle. Nitish Rana and Shreyas Iyer led KKR’s recovery with an excellent counter-attacking fifty partn...
The Sunrisers Hyderabad secured their 6th victory in the TATA IPL 2022 after beating the Mumbai Indians by 3 runs

The Sunrisers Hyderabad secured their 6th victory in the TATA IPL 2022 after beating the Mumbai Indians by 3 runs

IPL, Trending
The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) secured their 6th victory in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 3 runs on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rahul Tripathi’s blistering 76(44) powered SRH to 193/6 before Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s fantastic wicket-maiden penultimate over ensured a three-run victory. Chasing 194 to win, MI openers – Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan got off to a strong start after the MI skipper clubbed three sixes inside the powerplay. Kishan complimented the MI skipper well with four fours and MI were 51/0 at the end of 6 overs. 17 runs were conceded in the 9th over, bowled by Umran Malik and MI were cruising at 89/0 at the halfway stage. Washington Sundar provided the opening breakthrough for SRH after Rohit holed ou...
The Delhi Capitals registered their 7th victory in the TATA Indian Premier League

The Delhi Capitals registered their 7th victory in the TATA Indian Premier League

Cricket, IPL
The Delhi Capitals (DC) registered their 7th victory in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after beating the Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 17 runs on Monday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Mitchell Marsh’s splendid knock of 63(48) and Shardul Thakur’s impressive four-wicket haul powered DC to a crucial 17-run victory. Chasing 160 for victory, PBKS openers – Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow were off to a terrific start with the bat. Bairstow smacked a four and a six each before the opener holed out to the deep off Anrich Nortje. Shardul Thakur struck twice in his first over to dismiss Rajapaksa and Dhawan as PBKS were 54/3 at the end of 6 overs. PBKS lost the next three wickets in no time, courtesy of Kuldeep Yadav’s bowling brilliance which followed after Axar Patel ra...
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were back to winning ways in the TATA  IPL

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were back to winning ways in the TATA IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were back to winning ways in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering a victory against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 13 runs on Wednesday at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Harshal Patel’s three crucial wickets helped RCB successfully defend the score after Mahipal Lomror’s quick-fire 42(27) piloted the side to 173/8 in the first innings. Chasing 174, CSK openers – Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway started cautiously and CSK were 25-0 after 4 overs. Both Conway and Gaikwad were on the move with 3 fours and two sixes as the fifty partnership was up for the opening wicket. CSK were 51-0 after 6 overs. Shahbaz Ahmed put an end to the dangerous partnership after Gaikwad was caught by Prabhudessai. CSK were...
The Punjab Kings bounced back in style in the TATA IPL

The Punjab Kings bounced back in style in the TATA IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Punjab Kings (PBKS) bounced back in style in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering a victory against Gujarat Titans (GT) by 8 wickets on Tuesday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Punjab Kings successfully chased the target with four overs to spare after Kagiso Rabada’s impressive four-wicket haul was followed by Shikhar Dhawan’s brisk half-century and Liam Livingstone’s explosive finish with the bat. Chasing 144, PBKS lost Jonny Bairstow early after the opener was caught by Pradeep Sangwan off Mohammad Shami’s bowling. The pressure of an early wicket didn’t affect Shikhar Dhawan at the other end as the left-handed batter smacked three fours as well as a ramp shot for a maximum. Dhawan added two fours and PBKS were 43-1 at the end of the powerplay...
The Mumbai Indians  won their first game of the season in the TATA Indian Premier League

The Mumbai Indians won their first game of the season in the TATA Indian Premier League

Cricket, IPL
The Mumbai Indians (MI) won their first game of the season in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering a victory against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 5 wickets on Saturday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma led the charge with the bat and rescued MI out of trouble as they successfully chased down the target of 159. Chasing 159, MI were 22/0 in two overs before skipper Rohit Sharma’s top-edge was caught by Daryl Mitchell, off Ravi Ashwin’s bowling. Ishan Kishan put pressure on the bowlers with his aggressive blows but the opener mistimed a pull-shot, which was caught by Samson. MI were 41-2 at the end of 6 overs. Suryakumar Yadav counter-attacked and struck three fours to get going. Tilak Varma was also off the mark with a six...
The Lucknow Super Giants won their second game on the bounce in the IPL

The Lucknow Super Giants won their second game on the bounce in the IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) won their second game on the bounce in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering a victory against Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 20 runs on Friday at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. LSG successfully defended the target of 154 courtesy of an impressive bowling performance, led by Mohsin Khan and Krunal Pandya, who combined to take five crucial wickets. Chasing 154, PBKS openers – Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Agarwal started steadily with the bat. Agarwal walloped two fours and as many sixes before the PBKS skipper was caught at mid-off by his opposite number. PBKS were 46-1 at the end of the powerplay. Ravi Bishnoi castled Dhawan with a slider and struck immediately after being introduced to the attack. Krunal Pandya to...
The Delhi Capitals were back to winning ways in the TATA IPL 2022 after registering a victory against Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets

The Delhi Capitals were back to winning ways in the TATA IPL 2022 after registering a victory against Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets

Cricket, IPL
The Delhi Capitals (DC) were back to winning ways in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after registering a victory against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 4 wickets on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers as he continued his impressive run with the ball and starred with a four-wicket haul, leading DC to a crucial victory. Chasing 147, DC lost Prithvi Shaw’s wicket on the first ball of the innings after Umesh Yadav took a wonderful catch off his own bowling. Harshit Rana claimed his maiden IPL wicket to dismiss Mitchell Marsh. David Warner was on the move with five fours and was joined by Lalit Yadav as DC were 47/2 at the end of the powerplay. The duo stitched a fifty partnership for the third wicket. Yadav sliced a six fo...
The Gujarat Titans climbed to the Top of the points table in the TATA IPL

The Gujarat Titans climbed to the Top of the points table in the TATA IPL

Cricket, IPL
The Gujarat Titans (GT) climbed to the Top of the points table in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 with a victory in the last over against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 5 wickets on Wednesday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Gujarat Titans emerged victorious in a thrilling last-ball finish amidst Umran Malik’s supreme fast bowling display which included a fabulous five-wicket haul. Chasing a huge target of 196, GT openers – Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha responded strongly at the top and scored 31/0 in the first three overs. Saha was on the move and hit 7 fours and a six in the powerplay. The fifty partnership was up for the opening wicket and SRH were 59-0 after 6 overs. Gill thumped his first six in the 7th over against Washington Sundar. Umran Malik brought SRH b...
The Rajasthan Royals continued their winning run in the IPL 2022 with a victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 29 runs

The Rajasthan Royals continued their winning run in the IPL 2022 with a victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 29 runs

Cricket, IPL
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) continued their winning run in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 with a victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 29 runs on Tuesday at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Riyan Parag’s unbeaten 56*(31) and Kuldeep Sen’s splendid four-wicket haul led Rajasthan Royals to a 29-run victory as well as to the top of the table. Chasing 145, RCB lost an early wicket after Virat Kohli was caught inside the circle off Prasidh Krishna’s bowling. Skipper Faf du Plessis batted patiently at the start before creaming three fours and a six as RCB were 37/1 at the end of the powerplay. Kuldeep Sen claimed two wickets in two deliveries to dismiss du Plessis and Maxwell in the 7th over. While the RCB skipper was caught at covers, Maxw...