Punjab Kings PBKS vs LSG Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants defeated Punjab Kings by 20 runs.
Lucknow Super Giants LSG win by 20 runs against Punjab Kings PBKS
The Lucknow Super Giants took advantage of Punjab Kings blunders to win by 20 runs in the Indian Premier League IPL on Friday. PBKS boosted their bowling game to limit Lucknow Super Giants to 153 for eight, with Kagiso Rabada striking four times.
Punjab Kings PBKS Batsmen Failing with the Bat
Punjab faltered to finish at 133 for eight in 20 overs. Despite the fact that it should have been a simple chase. LSG’s spirited bowling performance was led by pacer Dushmantha Chameera (2/17) and Krunal Pandya (2/11). But they were also helped by the Punjab hitters’ recklessness. Which included skipper Mayank Agarwal (25), Liam Livingstone (21) and others who struggled to convert starts.
Mohsin Khan LSG Left Arm Pacer Stars Taking 3 Wickets
Mohsin Khan, a left-arm pacer, finished with three wickets as well.
Rishi Dhawan (21 not out) tried his hardest to bring Punjab back to life, but it proved too difficult.
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LSG’s sixth win in nine games moves them closer to a play-off berth, while Punjab’s quest becomes more difficult with only four wins in nine games of the IPL
Punjab Kings PBKS Bowlers shine with the Ball
Rababda (4/38), Arshdeep Singh (0/23) and Sandeep Sharma (1/18) all contributed with wickets, while leg spinner Rahul Chahar chipped in with a pair of scalps. Punjab pacers were impressive in the powerplay when captain Mayank Agarwal chose to bowl, restricting LSG to 39 runs with the wicket of in-form K L Rahul (6).
While Arshdeep and the experienced Sandeep got the ball to swing, it was Rabada who got rid of the opposition captain.
LSG’s innings was in shambles as they limped to 109 for 5 in 15 overs.
LSG reached 150 runs thanks to cameos from Jason Holder (11 off 8), Dushmantha Chameera (17 off 10) and Mohsin Khan (13 not out off 6).