The IPL 2023 match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore turned out to be yet one more final over thriller with the previous finally edging previous the latter by one wicket within the final ball. After RCB scored 212 batting first, LSG batted with nice effort because the equation boiled down to 5 runs off the final six balls. However, there was extra drama in retailer with LSG dropping the wickets of Mark Wood and Jaydev Unadkat. The equation for LSG now got here all the way down to 1 run in 1 ball. It was right here that extra drama unfolded as Harshal Patel tried to expire LSG’s Ravi Bishnoi on the non-striker’s finish because the batter had backed up too far. Harshal failed in his try and then he threw the ball on the stumps, which hit it however the umpire gave Bishnoi not out because the bowler was by means of his motion.
Let’s all chuckle at @HarshalPatel23 Man fumbled a mankad . Ee sala cup nam de pic.twitter.com/BAphDkHcRt
— V. (@Messilizer9021) April 10, 2023
Harshal patel and Dinesh Karthik messed all of it up for RCB#IPL23 #IPL #RCBvsLSG #LSGvRCB #LSG pic.twitter.com/onnG94b35H
— cricketinsideout (@Cricketinout) April 10, 2023
Drama on the Chinnaswamy, a last-ball THRILLER #IPLonJioCinema #IPL2023 #TATAIPL #RCBvLSG | @LucknowIPL pic.twitter.com/AIpR9Q4gFB
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) April 10, 2023
Nicholas Pooran smashed a match-winning 19-ball 62 whereas Marcus Stoinis made 65 as Lucknow Super Giants prevailed over Royal Challengers Bangalore by one wicket in a last-ball thriller within the Indian Premier League on Monday. Chasing 213, LSG rode on Pooran and Stoinis’ brilliance to eke out a memorable win. Pooran recorded the season’s quickest fifty, reaching the landmark in solely 15 balls.
Earlier, captain Faf Du Plessis, Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell smashed blistering half-centuries as RCB posted an imposing 212 for 2 after being despatched into bat.
While Du Plessis made an unbeaten 79 off 46 balls, Kohli took the centre stage initially along with his 44-ball 61-run knock, because the duo shared 96 runs for the opening wicket after being despatched into bat.
LSG had a horrible begin and misplaced Kyle Mayers to Mohammed Siraj within the third supply of the opening over. RCB tasted their second success within the fourth over when Deepak Hooda received a faint edge to Dinesh Karthik behind the stumps off the bowling of Wayne Parnell.
To make issues worse for LSG, Parnell struck once more a ball later when Krunal Pandya edged one to Karthik, because the guests slumped to 23 for 3 in 4 overs.
Thereafter, Stoinis confirmed his batting prowess and took Harshal Patel and Karn Sharma to the cleaners to maintain LSG within the hunt. Stoinis continued his onslaught and slammed Shahbaz Ahmed for 2 maximums to take LSG to 91 for 3 after the midway stage whereas citing his fifty in 26 balls.
Stoinis then hammered Karn Sharma over the additional cowl boundary, however the bowler had the final chuckle because the Australian miscued a shot to be caught by Ahmed at deep level.
LSG skipper KL Rahul‘s lean patch continued as he struggled to 18 off 20 balls earlier than being caught by Kohli off Siraj within the twelfth over.
Pooran used his lengthy deal with to nice impact and smashed seven sixes and 4 boundaries to maintain LSG within the hunt. Playing a gem of an innings, Pooran introduced up his fifty off simply 15 balls.
Pooran singlehandedly modified the complexion of the match along with his big-hitting prowess and took LSG to inside sniffing distance of a spectacular win.
With PTI inputs
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