LSG beat PBKS by 56 runs on Friday.© BCCI/IPL
Marcus Stoinis and Kyle Mayers placed on a power-hitting masterclass as Lucknow Super Giants slayed Punjab Kings by 56 runs in a high-scoring contest on Friday after amassing the second highest complete in IPL historical past. A show of brutal hitting from Mayers (54 off 24) and Stoinis (72 off 40) fired Lucknow Super Giants to 257 for 5 towards a profligate Punjab Kings. Needing nearly 13 runs per over to tug off an inconceivable chase, Punjab remained behind within the sport regardless of scoring at an honest price to finish with 201 in 19.5 overs.
Atharava Taide batted properly for 66 off 36 balls, his maiden fifty plus rating in IPL, however the likes of Liam Livingstone (36 off 22) and Sikandar Raza (23 off 14) couldn’t keep lengthy sufficient to place strain on the opposition. Skipper Shikhar Dhawan lasted solely two balls on his return. Young pacer Yash Thakur was probably the most profitable bowler with figures of 4/37 in 4 overs.
With the win, LSG reached to 10 factors from 8 video games and rose to the second spot within the factors desk. This noticed Gujarat Giants slipping a spot to the third place and Chennai Super Kings going to the fourth spot.
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RCB’s Faf du Plessis continues to be the main run-getter with a tally of 422 in eight video games. Virat Kohli is on the second spot with 333 runs to his title. CSK’s Devon Conway (322) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (317) maintain the third and fourth spots respectively. As far because the main wicket-takers are involved, RCB’s Mohammed Siraj, GT’s Rashid Khan, PBKS’ Arshdeep Singh and CSK’s Tushar Deshpande have 14 wickets every.
(With PTI Inputs)
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