Lucknow Super Giants did the correct issue by opting to bowl to start with in soaked and clammy disorders as chasing would be less complicated. But little did they be expecting Rajat Patidar to blow them absent with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The working day clearly belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in chic type with the ball racing off his bat earning the sweet audio of the ideal call. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes ended up a deal with to enjoy. 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 a lot more spectacular.
RCB plundered 85 operates off the very last 30 balls to out a substantial whole of 207/4. LSG fielding also have been not upto the mark with a couple of dropped catches – just one of Dinesh Karthik which the captain couldn’t maintain on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s capture in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Super Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) place a great combat with assist from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring price.
In the finish Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 operates) bowling turned out to the coronary heart-breaker for Lucknow.