Lucknow Tremendous Giants did the accurate thing by opting to bowl first in damp and clammy ailments as chasing would be easier. But little did they assume Rajat Patidar to blow them away with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The working day evidently belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in sublime form with the ball racing off his bat generating the sweet seem of the ideal call. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes were being a deal with 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 gets far more extraordinary.
RCB plundered 85 runs off the very last 30 balls to out a significant overall of 207/4. LSG fielding also were being not upto the mark with a pair of dropped catches – a person of Dinesh Karthik which the captain could not maintain on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s catch in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Tremendous Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) place a fantastic struggle with aid from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring price.
In the conclude Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 runs) bowling turned out to the coronary heart-breaker for Lucknow.