Yesterday IPL Match: Recap of yesterday’s exciting clash between No.5 Lucknow Super Giants and No 4 Chennai Super Kings!

Yesterday IPL Match: CSK scored 177 runs, with Dhoni, Jadeja, Rahane, and Moeen Ali making significant contributions. LSG reached the target successfully, led by Rahul’s 82 and De Kock’s 54.

Yesterday IPL Match

Yesterday IPL Match: Innings of KL Rahul who played short from point.

Yesterday IPL Match: In the 34th match of IPL 2024, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) faced Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. After winning the toss, LSG decided to bowl against Ruturaj Gaikwad’s team. LSG captain KL Rahul expressed confidence in his decision, expected a good pitch and aimed to chase the target with confidence.
He talked about his last game, recognizing the importance of coming back strong after the challenging defeat against KKR.

In the CSK match, the great MS Dhoni played a quick-fire inning of 28 runs in just 9 balls to help his team reach a total of 176/6 in 20 overs. Dhoni’s impressive contribution, which came to bat after the dismissal of Moeen Ali in the 18th over, added vital runs to the scoreboard. Furthermore, his achievement of crossing 5,000 runs in the IPL places him in an elite group of wicketkeeper-batsmen in the history of the tournament.

Besides MSD’s remarkable performance, Ravindra Jadeja played a stellar innings, scoring an unbeaten half-century with 57 runs off 40 balls, including five fours and a six. Contributions from Ajinkya Rahane, who scored 36 runs in 24 balls with five fours and a six, and Moeen Ali, adding 30 runs in 20 balls with three sixes, further boosted CSK’s total to 176/6 in their allotted 20 overs.

During their chase of the 177-run target, Lucknow Super Giants’ openers, Rahul and De Kock, displayed a dominant performance. They formed a match-winning partnership of 134 runs, which stands as the highest partnership for any wicket at the Ekana Stadium. Rahul scored 82 runs off 53 balls, hitting nine fours and three sixes, while De Kock contributed 54 runs off 43 balls, including five fours and a six. Rahul was dismissed when the team needed only 16 runs more, while De Kock fell in the 15th over.

IPL points table: LSG vs CSK

Both Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants have won four out of seven games so far. However, Chennai is positioned at third place while Lucknow is placed at fifth in the standings. Both teams have accumulated eight points each. Chennai Super Kings have a net run rate of 0.529, whereas Lucknow Super Giants have a net run rate of 0.123.

Yesterday IPL Match: Man of The Match

KL Rahul, who was awarded the player of the match, shared his thoughts during the post-match presentation. “Feels good at the end of the day, When you win, looks like you make all the decisions right.”

“Impossible to get all right. Depends on the kind of wicket we are playing on and the kind of batters there are. We spend time doing homework on tactics and strategy and we spoke about them not settling against one style of bowling.”

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