IPL 2022 LSG vs RCB Highlights: KL Rahul led Lucknow Super Giants face Faf du Plessis led Royal Challengers Bangalore to play the 31st league match of Indian Premier League 2022 in DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai.
|IPL Match No||31|
|Match||Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Date||April 19, 2022|
|Toss||Lucknow won the toss and opt to bowl|
|Venue||DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
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IPL 2022 LSG vs RCB Scoreboard
|Royal Challengers Bangalore|
181-6 (20 Ov)
|Lucknow Super Giants||163-8 (20 Ov)|
Royal Challengers Bangalore Innings
|Anuj Rawat||c Rahul b Chameera||4||5||1||0||80|
|du Plessis (c)||c Stoinis b Holder||96||64||11||2||150|
|Kohli||c Deepak Hooda b Chameera||0||1||0||0||0|
|Maxwell||c Holder b Krunal Pandya||23||11||3||1||209.09|
|Prabhudessai||c Krunal Pandya b Holder||10||9||0||1||111.11|
|Shahbaz Ahmed||run out (Rahul/Holder)||26||22||1||0||118.18|
|Karthik (wk)||not out||13||8||0||1||162.5|
|Harshal Patel||not out||0||1||0||0||0|
Lucknow Super Giants Bowling
Lucknow Super Giants Batting
|Quinton de Kock (wk)||c Maxwell b Hazlewood||3||5||0||0||60|
|KL Rahul (c)||c Karthik b Harshal Patel||30||24||3||1||125|
|Manish Pandey||c Harshal Patel b Hazlewood||6||8||1||0||75|
|Krunal Pandya||c Shahbaz Ahmed b Maxwell||42||28||5||2||150|
|Deepak Hooda||c Prabhudessai b Siraj||13||14||1||0||92.86|
|Ayush Badoni||c Karthik b Hazlewood||13||13||2||0||100|
|Marcus Stoinis||b Hazlewood||24||15||2||1||160|
|Jason Holder||c Siraj b Harshal Patel||16||8||0||2||200|
|Dushmantha Chameera||not out||1||3||0||0||33.33|
|Ravi Bishnoi||not out||0||1||0||0||0|
Royal Challengers Bangalore Bowling
IPL 2022 LSG vs RCB Playing 11
|Lucknow Super Giants|
Royal Challengers Bangalore
|KL Rahul (c)||Faf du Plessis (c)|
|Quinton de Kock (wk)||Anuj Rawat|
|Manish Pandey||Virat Kohli|
|Marcus Stoinis||Glenn Maxwell|
|Ayush Badoni||Shahbaz Ahmed|
Dinesh Karthik (wk)
|Dushmantha Chameera||Harshal Patel|
|Avesh Khan||Josh Hazlewood|
KL Rahul | LSG skipper
We are going to bowl first. At this stage all teams like to chase. The game as we know can go up and down. Got a couple of first ball ducks and then a hundred. It’s good to keep my game on the toes. Coming into the game excited wanting to do well for my team. Same team for us.
Faf du Plessis | RCB skipper
It’s been a great start for us (this season). Guys are playing well. Playing against a strong team tonight. If I won the toss, I would have surprised you by bowling first (smiles). Same team for us as well.
IPL 2022 LSG vs RCB Highlights
Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting
Anuj Rawat and du Plessis gets into the crease to lead RCB while Chameera opens the bowling attack.
Chameera in the very first over stuns RCB by picking back-to-back wickets by dismissing Anuj Rawat and Virat Kohli for 4 and 0 runs respectively. A couple of big wickets in the very first over puts pressure on the RCB batting unit and Faf led RCB gets under pressure to build a decent partnership.
Skipper Faf du Plessis on joining hands with Maxwell starts to build a partnership. But in the 6th over, Krunal Pandya broke the partnership by dismissing Maxwell for 23 runs.
Though RCB loses wickets at regular intervals Faf du Plessis made a steady inning and leads RCB to score 181 runs with his impressive 96 runs.
Highest scores for Faf du Plessis in IPL
- 96 CSK vs PBKS Mohali 2019
- 96 RCB vs LSG Mumbai DYP 2022*
- 95*CSK vs KKR Mumbai WS 2021
- 88 RCB vs PBKS Mumbai DYP 2022
Lucknow Super Giants Batting
KL Rahul and de Kock walk into the crease to lead Lucknow Super Giants to chase down the target of 182 runs while Siraj opens the bowling attack.
As expected Hazlewood in the 3rd over of the innings which is his first over dismissed de Kock for 3 runs and draws the first blood for the team. Hazlewood in his second over dismissed Manish Pandey for 6 runs and loads pressure over the Lucknow Super Giants batting unit.
At the end of the 6 overs, Lucknow scored 44 runs for 2 wickets loss. Though Krunal Pandya and KL Rahul tried to make a partnership, RCB’s star bowler Harshal Patel scatters their dream by dismissing KL Rahul for 30 runs.
Maxwell dismissed Krunal Pandya for 42 runs which pose a serious threat to his side while LSG scored 117 runs for 5 wickets loss.
At the end of 20 overs, Lucknow Super Giants scored 163 runs for 8 wickets loss. With this victory, RCB moves to the second spot with a comfortable win.
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Player of the Match
Faf du Plessis | RCB
Due to the nature of this ground, you do run a lot of 2s and towards the end, it can be tiring. I got a few 96, and a 97, so hopefully (a ton) is around the corner. We needed someone to stabilise the innings and then get going at the back end. Today, grateful that I could do it.
Important that I am able to follow my blueprint of batting. If you bowled slow into the wicket to the big boundary, it never felt like you had enough power to clear that boundary. I was tired, but was still hoping that I could hit some at the end.
Early in the innings, there was help for the bowlers and they did get us in trouble but we found a way. Our bowlers then stuck to the plans and when you do that on a ground like this, it’s tough for the batters.
At the moment, lot of teams at the top, and many in the middle, and when that happens, it’s always a scramble (for playoff spots). But that’s out of our control. We need to just working on our strengths and we actually can get better in a few things.
Need one guy to bat through consistently, but we haven’t had that frequently. DK has saved us quite a bit, hopefully, today is a stepping stone in that direction. Before the last two games, it (death bowling) was a concern as we were getting hit in areas we shouldn’t have been.
But in the last two games, we’ve got hit to where we’ve wanted to. Harshal has been exceptional, watch out for him, he’s going to be special for the rest of the season too.