Quinton de Kock, Mayank Yadav shine as Lucknow Super Giants beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 28 runs


Mayank Yadav’s quick bowling and robust performances from Quinton de Kock and Nicholas Pooran lead LSG to a convincing 28-run victory over RCB within the IPL 2024 match on the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: Quinton de Kock’s astute fifty and tempo sensation Mayank Yadav’s youthful brilliance customary Lucknow Super Giants’ 28-run romp over Royal Challengers Bengaluru of their IPL match right here on Tuesday.

Lucknow constructed their 181 for 5 round Quinton De Kock’s 81 (56b) and Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 40 (21b).

RCB threatened to miraculously scale 182 briefly via Mahipal Lomror, who produced a forceful 33 off 13 balls.

However, Mayank’s scorching three-wicket haul (3/14) was to not be denied as the hosts have been bundled out for 153.

But in actuality, RCB’s chase by no means actually took off – partly by their very own follies and partly by the excellence of Lucknow bowlers.

Lucknow opened the bowling with two spinners – Manimaran Siddharth and Krunal Pandya – and it did shock Faf du Plessis (19 off 13) and Virat Kohli (22 off 16). But the introduction of pacer Naveen-ul-Haq noticed Kohli upping the ante, smoking him for six over the bowler’s head.

The left-arm spinner Siddharth quickly fetched the huge wicket of in-form Kohli as the latter’s try and go inside out resulted in a easy catch to (*28*) Padikkal at backward level.

RCB went on a slide from that time shedding skipper du Plessis, to a senseless run-out, Glenn Maxwell and Cameron Green and located themselves at 58 for 4 within the eighth over.

This was the interval when Mayank cranked up the tempo in his three-over spell (3-0-13-2).

Maxwell tried to tug a 151 kmph laser beam from Mayank, however the excessive tempo meant that the Aussie couldn’t time his pull, leading to a easy catch to Pooran at brief mid-wicket.

Green was crushed by Mayank’s uncooked tempo as the supply straightened a bit after pitching on the nice size to rattle his off-stump.

The right-arm fast later added Rajat Patidar (27) to his kitty to cut back RCB to 103 for six, and the house aspect was sinking quick then.

Earlier, De Kock manifested his distinctive hitting abilities with a fifty however Lucknow couldn’t progress past a par rating.

The left-hander chosen the bowlers and positions across the floor to play his pictures with precision however the RCB bowlers didn’t permit different batsmen, besides Pooran, a free run.

The Super Giants went off the block rapidly, reaching 32 for no loss in three overs after which making it 54 within the Power Play.

Most of the runs got here from the blade of De Kock, who took a selected liking for pacer Mohammed Siraj.

The South African slammed him for 3 sixes – two in succession – unfold throughout two overs – two highly effective pulls and a good-looking loft over mid-wicket.

KL Rahul, who captained the aspect after coming in as an affect sub in opposition to Punjab Kings within the earlier recreation, began slowly making six runs off his first 10 balls.

But a six off left-arm pacer Yash Dayal gave his innings momentum and later he swept spinner Maxwell for a six.

However, Rahul perished quickly as an try to tug Maxwell’s good size supply ended up within the palms of Mayank Dagar contained in the circle.

The second substantial alliance in LSG innings adopted (*28*) Padikkal’s exit as De Kock and Marcus Stoinis (24, 15b) added 56 runs off 30 balls for the third wicket.

De Kock, who introduced his fifty in 36 balls, saved his finish going throughout this alliance as Stoinis hammered a six every off Maxwell and Green as LSG rolled on. But the blooming partnership ended when Stoinis’ half-hearted swat was pouched by Dagar at level. De Kock departed quickly, lofting Reece Topley to Dagar at long-on.

The LSG have been 143 for 4 in 16.3 overs at that stage and wanted just a few extra runs to achieve safer shores.

Pooran, who biffed left-armer seamer Topley for 3 sixes in a row within the nineteenth over and two extra maximums within the remaining over off Mohammed Siraj, gave them these throughout his remaining assault.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is revealed from PTI)

Nilesh Desai
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