Lucknow Super Giants did the proper factor by opting to bowl very first in damp and clammy disorders as chasing would be a lot easier. But small did they count on Rajat Patidar to blow them away with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The day plainly belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in sublime sort with the ball racing off his bat creating the sweet audio of the perfect call. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes were a deal with to view. On a day exactly where batsmen like Virat Kohli (25 off 24 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (37* off 23 balls) struggled with timing, Patidar’s knock gets to be much more spectacular.
RCB plundered 85 runs off the past 30 balls to out a significant complete of 207/4. LSG fielding also were being not upto the mark with a pair of dropped catches – just one of Dinesh Karthik which the captain couldn’t keep on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s catch in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Super Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) place a great battle with help from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring level.
In the conclusion Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 runs) bowling turned out to the coronary heart-breaker for Lucknow.