LSG’s epic win deals blow to MI’s playoffs

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) got a close victory against Mumbai Indians (MI) by 4 wickets. With this win, Lucknow maintains their playoffs whereas on the other hand Mumbai chances gets more thinner. 

Mumbai scored 144/7 in 20 overs and Lucknow in reply chased down the target in 19.2 overs and scored 145/6.

Both the teams lost their last respective encounters. Super Giants got the defeat against Rajasthan whereas Mumbai got defeated by Delhi

After winning the toss, Super Giants go bowling.

A very poor performance by the top order as they lost 4 wickets in just 27 runs. Then 53 runs were added for the 5th wicket by Ishan Kishan and Nehal Wadhera. Ishan scored 32 runs in 36 balls while Wadhera was the highest scorer with 46 runs in 41 balls in which he hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. 

Towards the end, the hard hitting of Tim David took the score 140 par. He scored unbeaten 35 runs in 18 balls in which he hit 3 fours and a six.   

Mohsin Khangot 2 wickets while Marcus Stoinis, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mayank Yadav and Ravi Bishnou got 1 wicket each. 

In the chase, Stoinis shines again after scoring 62 runs in 45 balls in which he hit 7 fours and 2 sixes. His strike rate was 137.78 and his valuable contribution was the reason behind the team’s victory. KL Rahul also contributed well as he scored 28 runs in 22 balls. 

Hardik Pandya got 2 wickets in his 4 overs by giving away only 26 runs. Nuwan Thushara, Gerald Coetzee and Mohammad Nabi got 1 wicket each. 

Marcus Stoinis, LSG, Player of the Match

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