Lucknow Tremendous Giants did the correct point by opting to bowl initial in wet and clammy problems as chasing would be a lot easier. But small did they be expecting Rajat Patidar to blow them absent with his maiden IPL century.
IPL 2022 Eliminator: LSG vs RCB
The day evidently belonged to Rajat Patidar (112* off 54 balls) as he was in elegant sort with the ball racing off his bat creating the sweet seem of the great call. The drives, flicks and swiveling sixes ended up a take care of to watch. On a day in which batsmen like Virat Kohli (25 off 24 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (37* off 23 balls) struggled with timing, Patidar’s knock results in being additional spectacular.
RCB plundered 85 runs off the past 30 balls to out a massive full of 207/4. LSG fielding also were being not upto the mark with a pair of dropped catches – 1 of Dinesh Karthik which the captain could not keep on at mid-off and the other was of Patidar’s catch in deep mid-wicket when he was on 79.
For Lucknow Tremendous Giants, KL Rahul (79 off 58 balls) set a good battle with help from Deepak Hooda (45 off 26 balls) but none of the other LSG batters could match upto the scoring rate.
In the finish Josh Hazelwood’s (3 wks for 45 operates) bowling turned out to the heart-breaker for Lucknow.