IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets

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IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants beat Chennai Super Kings in the seventh match of IPL 2022 at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants registered their maiden win by defeating Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the Indian Premier League here on Thursday. Set a target of 211, LSG completed the task with three balls to spare at the Brabourne Stadium for the first time ever. Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul scored 61 and 40 respectively, while Evin Lewis scored 55 off 23 balls.

Earlier, sent to bat, Chennai Super Kings scored 210 runs for seven wickets. Opening the innings, veteran Robin Uthappa hit a 27-ball 50 at the Brabourne Stadium, while Shivam Dubey played an aggressive 30-ball 49.

Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings: 217/7 in 20 overs (Robin Uthappa 50, Shivam Dube 49, Moeen Ali 35; Ravi Bishnoi 2/24, Avesh Khan 2/38, Andrew Tye 2/41). Lucknow Super Giants: 211/4 in 19.3 overs (Quinton de Kock 61, KL Rahul 40, Evin Lewis 55 not out; Dwayne Pretorius 2/31).

Lucknow Super Giants beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets

Player of the match – Evin Lewis (55*/23)

Match Summary

A contest ended in firecrackers as Lucknow Super Giants secured a six-wicket win over CSK and completed the fourth-highest successful run-chase in IPL history. Evin Lewis’s 23-ball 55 and Ayush Badoni’s nine-ball 19 gave LSG their first IPL win. KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock made a solid start to 211 runs with a 99-run opening stand as Chennai posted 50 off 27 balls with Robin Uthappa and Shivam Dube making 49 off 30 balls before MS at 210 for seven. Make it Dhoni played an unbeaten 16 runs in six balls and took the total to 200.

Lucknow Super Giants 211/4 in 19.3 overs

LSG 211/4 in 19.3 overs: Wide! Choudhary starts with a wide out off. Eight runs were needed from six balls. Wide! This time down the leg side and one more extra. Six! Badoni pulls it high over fine leg and the score is level. Badoni takes it to mid on for a dot ball. Crunch to deep mid-wicket for a single by Badoni and that is the match. Lucknow Super Giants registered the win with four wickets and three balls to spare.

LSG 202/4 in 19 overs: Six! There is a fire in Badoni. Turns, landing on one knee and sweeping it almost to backward square leg for max. Scored 28 runs in 11 balls. Dube was under pressure as he fired wide outside off. Wide out again and two extras in two balls. 26 runs were needed from 11 balls. Badoni swings outside off and a single on point. Lewis slips outside hard and collects a couple behind point. Four! Lewis hits that wide outside through cover. Now 19 runs were needed from eight balls. Four! This time in the slot and Lewis gets on the front foot and knocks him to the ground. 15 runs were needed from seven balls. Six! Lewis hits it at long off and six more times. Lewis also completed his fifty in just 23 balls and it is the fastest fifty so far in this tournament. After 25 runs came from that over, only nine were needed in the last over.

LSG 177/4 in 18 overs: Six! The length on the middle by Bravo and Hooda drops it to the ground for maximum. outside! Full-toss on middle, Hooda goes for it but Jadeja is dismissed at deep mid-wicket. With this Bravo got his 171st IPL wicket and became the highest wicket-taker in the history of the tournament. Deepak Hooda c Ravindra Jadeja b Dwayne Bravo 13(8b 1×4 1×6). Ayush Badoni is at number two. The foot is called a short and wide flow of the bottom. Badoni added one off the next ball. Moves the next one straight back to the dot ball. Slow once again and Badoni squeezes it behind point and pushes hard for two more. Badoni holds the position and smashes it for a single.

LSG 165/3 in 17 overs: Pretorius out. Paes off Lewis first and he tries at mid-wicket. Wide ball outside off. Slow down again on leg and Lewis again misses the bridge. Although he steals fast. Hooda swings and misses outside as Pretorius picks up pace again. Hooda swings it to the off-stump and throws it outside wide for a single behind point. Six! Slot in for Lewis and he launches it over long off. Strong appeal for a catch behind the next ball but the umpire turned it down. MS Dhoni looks at Jadeja, who asks for a review. There is nothing left on UltraEdge and Lewis. Still an important dot ball for CSK.

LSG 156/3 in 16 overs: Bravo in his third over. Just two singles off the first two balls. Four! Straight into the blockhole and Hooda drives the bowler straight to the boundary. Four! Lewis is on charge with a wild swing that pierces the off side field like a shot. Driven to cover for a quick single. Lewis will keep the strike.

LSG 144/3 in 15 overs: Pretorius in their third over. Continues to dart into the blockhole and just a couple of singles off the first three balls. outside! Quinton de Kock c MS Dhoni b Dwayne Pretorius 61 (45b 9×4 0x6). Hooda is ahead. Starts with a single through cover. Four! Lewis gave some relief to Lucknow by hitting a four off the last ball. This leg side pulls the ball to the fine leg boundary.

LSG 137/2 in 14 overs: Deshpande bowls. Starts with a wide out off. Four! Lewis gets a rough outside edge and just over the man in third place. Lewis cuts the next one from behind for a single. A slow yorker outside off and de Kock gives him another push. Full-toss outside off, Lewis swipes but is quick to pick and throw just one into the deep as Jadeja. Another one for de Kock as he cleans his front leg to take it to deep mid-wicket. Six! Lewis scored an over of 15 with that bouncy scaffold over the covers and over the ropes.

LSG 122/2 in 13 overs: Pretorius continues with good variety, taking pace with the ball. As a batsman, three pairs work hard between the wickets. LSG need 89 runs in 42 balls.

LSG 114/2 in 12 overs: Deshpande returns. outside! Pandey drives up and gives a simple catch to Bravo straight at mid-off. Manish Pandeyc Dwayne Bravo b Tushar Deshpande 5(6b 0x4 0x6). Evin Lewis is in second place. Took his first ball to long off for a single. Wide full-toss outside off and de Kock splits on point for another. Four! Lewis hits the ball behind point for a boundary. It was pitched in the outside slot. He sinks it behind point as a couple runs to end the over.

LSG 106/1 in 11 overs: Pretorius bowls his first over. The ball has been replaced due to heavy dew. outside! Rahul gets a top edge that tries to pull a wide from outside and Rayudu takes a brilliant catch during the run. KL Rahulc Ambati Rayudu b Dwayne Pretorius 40(26b 2×4 3×6). Manish Pandey is on three and he starts with a couple off the slower ball. Crunched through mid on by Pandey for some more. Wide! It is far from outside. Another addition in the form of Pretorius closes the tramline. Single to end the over.

LSG 98/0 in 10 overs: Bravo comes on after the break. Two singles to start the 10th over. Sent one more time by Rahul straight to Bravo. Wide from outside and he has to reload it. Wide out again and de Kock chops it behind point for one and brings up his fifty in 34 balls. Two more singles to end the over. Tight over from Bravo. Locks up the momentum and sweeps it outside over the entire length, forcing the batsmen to run out.

LSG 90/09 in overs: Four! De Kock goes ahead and sweeps it to the fine leg boundary for another boundary. Next ball reverse-sweep and de Kock misses. Four! Full on off and de Kock hacks across the line to bring it to a boundary at square leg. Two singles to end the over.

LSG 80/0 in 8 overs: Moeen with the ball. The toss took place and Rahul went to mid-wicket on the first ball. The next one is dug for a long time. Four! De Kock is back out on leg, makes room and drives it over the infield for a boundary at deep cover. Dhoni is now directing the traffic from behind the stumps. Six! Rahul steps down this time and launches Moeen for a maximum on wide long on. Tough chance and destination! Rahul stepped up again and lost his shape trying to get out and ended up slicing on point. Deshpande ran towards the border and could not reach on time.

LSG 66/0 in 7 overs: Jadeja into the attack. Rahul goes back and whips the first one to long on. De Kock flicks it through the square for a couple. CSK had scored 75 runs for one wicket at this time. This time a close match on the cards. De Kock takes a leg. Six! Rahul reaches out to go to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over cover and the ropes. He has also hit 100 sixes in the tournament so far. Single and dot to end the over.

LSG 55/0 in 6 overs: Little room outside off and de Kock drives it through in-field on the off side for a couple. Good work in depth by Ruturaj takes it up a couple. dropped it! Moeen drops a sitter at mid-off as de Kock picks the fielder to perfection on the drive. Bravo pitches it outside and inside the tramline and de Kock leaves after exiting. Wide and full next ball and de Kock hits a slap over point for just one. Rahul drives the bowler wide and goes for a quick one.

LSG 51/0 in 5 overs: Four! Rahul comes out of his crease and pulls it from outside through the mid-wicket boundary. Chowdhary under direct pressure. A gentle dink behind the keeper but good work on short third keeps it on the dot ball. Four! Full to the pads, de Kock and he flicks it through square leg and a boundary for Lucknow, coming thick and fast. Wide! The attempted bouncer is considered too high and extra for LSG. Four! Tried another bouncer, which was not uncomfortable for de Kock and he pulled it in front of the square to get the fifty in 4.5 overs in style. A quick single to end the over.

LSG 36/0 in 4 overs: Four! De Kock drills this full and straight one down the ground for a boundary from Deshpande. defeated! Angling on a length and just outside off, it beat de Kock’s attested drive. Four! In the slot and de Kock successfully opens the drive this time between mid off and cover. Four! This time drifted to the leg side and de Kock punished him with a pull over the fine leg rope. Back on leg, Fuller and de Kock miss Wild Hew on the on side and get an inside edge on the pad. Drives again but a good stop on cover keeps it on the dot ball.

LSG 24/0 in 3 overs: Choudhary continues. Full on the pads and got away for one by de Kock. Length on the middle and Rahul pushes the bowler straight off the backfoot. Six! Off and outside full and Rahul drives over six overs and over the cover boundary. Four! Full and wide again and Rahul swipes at it and it runs towards the third man fence. A couple Rahul whips this leg side ball from his pad to fine leg to end the over.

LSG 11/0 in 2 overs: Tushar Deshpande from the other end. De Kock drives straight to mid off mid on the first ball. Four! De Kock waits and pulls it through square leg for the first boundary of the innings. Third with an open face for a next ball. Four leg-byes! Drift on leg and Rahul spins it and sinks it into the back boundary. A long ball peach to end the over. Rahul remembers it completely.

LSG 2/0 in 1 over: Mukesh Chaudhary with the new ball in his debut IPL match. Starts off with a bouncer and Rahul gets ducked under it. Fuller on the stump and Rahul easily returns it. Length on leg and Rahul taps it to square leg for a single. As he comes off the block to take a run, his shoe comes out. Straight to de Kock and he defends it on the front foot. Fields for a single by de Kock and he will continue the strike.

CSK is in a huddle and MS Dhoni is leading the talk. Rahul and de Kock will make a quick start in this huge run-chase and the dew will only help the cause of Lucknow Super Giants.

Chennai Super Kings 210/7 in 20 overs

CSK 210/7 in 20 overs: Tie for last over. Four! Full toss off middle first ball and Jadeja hits it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 200 runs in 19.1 overs for CSK. outside! Another full-toss and Jadeja looks for the man this time at long-on. Ravindra Jadejac Manish Pandey b Andrew Tye 17(9b 3×4 0x6). In the end, the yorker gets it right and Pretorius misses it. The LBW appeal was turned down but the review showed that the ball was hitting the leg-stump. Two in two for a tie. Dwayne Pretorius lbw b Andrew Tye 0(1b 0x4 0x6). Bravo flicks the hat-trick ball for one from mid-wicket. Dhoni slaps the ground on the off side for a couple. The last ball coming. Four! A wide yorker outside off, called a wide when it is released, and Dhoni has enough bat to hit a boundary at third man.

CSK 199/5 in 19 overs: Avesh to bowl the last over. Jadeja slices it for one. outside! Dubey takes this one over mid-wicket and a brilliant take in the deep. Shivam Dube c Evin Lewis b Avesh Khan 49(30b 5×4 2×6). Six! Dhoni comes in and smashes his first ball at deep point for a maximum. Four! Full out off and Dhoni crosses this behind point for four runs. Two swings and outs took to end the over.

CSK 188/4 in 18 overs: Chameera bowls and she will look to make up for her slack in the field today. Dubey pulls the first one in front of fine leg for one. Four! Jadeja’s length and he pulls it to mid-wicket boundary with ease. A couple on the next ball when he slaps a ball of this length over deep cover. Low full-toss and just goes for one. Eight runs in four balls so far. Six! Make it 14 off five as Dube hits this length ball all the way down the middle by dragging it behind square leg for 94m max. Yorker to middle and single on inside edge to fine leg.

CSK 172/4 in 17 overs: Four leg-byes! Rayudu swings across the line on one knee and misses but the ball leaves his pads and goes behind the boundary. outside! Ambati Rayudu b Ravi Bishnoi 27(20b 2×4 2×6). Captain Jadeja is in. Slices his first ball through the off for one. Pitched into the slot and Dube hits it to the ground but some sharp work from the deep by Hooda keeps it till one. defeated! A sharp googly slips from outside and hits Jadeja’s hit. Four! Jadeja picks it up at mid off and a boundary. A sour end to a brilliant spell of Bishnoi.

CSK 159/3 in 16 overs: Pitched into the blockhole by Krunal and Rayudu and long on for a single. Four! Dube hangs back and pushes a ball of this length out through cover. Avesh dived deep but not enough. Dropped and it’s Chimera again! Six! Rayudu steps outside and drags it outside long for a huge six. Rayudu takes a single on the next. Dube flicks the last ball through mid-wicket off his pads and a dive into the deep puts it for two.

CSK 147/3 in 15 overs: Tie to bowl after time out. Starts from wide out off. A tight back of a long move scores just two runs off the next ball. Six! Dig in again and get out Rayudu and stretch it longer for maximum. Single and Rayudu strikes to end the over.

CSK 136/3 in 14 overs: Krunal with the ball. He pitches it nice and full as two singles to start. Big wide on the next ball to Dubey. Dube fants it one more time on the leg side. Rayudu steps outside but the ball hits him and he can’t reach the pitch of the ball and it goes his inner edge into third for one. One more to end the over. Krunal made a good comeback and conceded just six runs for 16 runs in the first over. time up.

CSK 130/3 in 13 overs: Hooda in the attack. In the middle, Phul and Rayudu drive from mid on for a one. Four! Dubey cuts the backfoot through cover and another misfield in the deep by Chamira allows another boundary. Second misfield six in two overs! In the slot and Dubey moves forward and drops it on the ground for the max. Two points and a single to end the over. Twelve from the over.

CSK 118/3 in 12 overs: Bishnoi continues. Single and two dot to start the over as Bishnoi bowls the ball with some momentum. Four! Ryde throws his bat out and a rumble in the deep goes through a boundary. Rayudu hits it with his hips and it falls just below the fine leg man; Only one. Dot to end the over.

CSK 112/3 in 11 overs: Out! Avesh struck the first ball as he returned to the attack for his third over. Moin cleans up. Moeen Ali b Avesh Khan 35(22b 4×4 2×6). Rayudu is at number two. Hand off the shoulder on the first ball. A yorker forward and he digs it over mid on and another dot. Four! Rayudu waits for this length ball outside off and hits it on the third man boundary. Dot and single to end the over.

Chennai Super Kings 210/7 in 20 overs

CSK 210/7 in 20 overs: Tie for last over. Four! Full toss off middle first ball and Jadeja hits it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 200 runs in 19.1 overs for CSK. outside! Another full-toss and Jadeja looks for the man this time at long-on. Ravindra Jadejac Manish Pandey b Andrew Tye 17(9b 3×4 0x6). In the end, the yorker gets it right and Pretorius misses it. The LBW appeal was turned down but the review showed that the ball was hitting the leg-stump. Two in two for a tie. Dwayne Pretorius lbw b Andrew Tye 0(1b 0x4 0x6). Bravo flicks the hat-trick ball for one from mid-wicket. Dhoni slaps the ground on the off side for a couple. The last ball coming. Four! A wide yorker outside off, called a wide when it is released, and Dhoni has enough bat to hit a boundary at third man.

CSK 199/5 in 19 overs: Avesh to bowl the last over. Jadeja slices it for one. outside! Dubey takes this one over mid-wicket and a brilliant take in the deep. Shivam Dube c Evin Lewis b Avesh Khan 49(30b 5×4 2×6). Six! Dhoni comes in and smashes his first ball at deep point for a maximum. Four! Full out off and Dhoni crosses this behind point for four runs. Two swings and outs took to end the over.

CSK 188/4 in 18 overs: Chameera bowls and she will look to make up for her slack in the field today. Dubey pulls the first one in front of fine leg for one. Four! Jadeja’s length and he pulls it to mid-wicket boundary with ease. A couple on the next ball when he slaps a ball of this length over deep cover. Low full-toss and just goes for one. Eight runs in four balls so far. Six! Make it 14 off five as Dube hits this length ball all the way down the middle by dragging it behind square leg for 94m max. Yorker to middle and single on inside edge to fine leg.

CSK 172/4 in 17 overs: Four leg-byes! Rayudu swings across the line on one knee and misses but the ball leaves his pads and goes behind the boundary. outside! Ambati Rayudu b Ravi Bishnoi 27(20b 2×4 2×6). Captain Jadeja is in. Slices his first ball through the off for one. Pitched into the slot and Dube hits it to the ground but some sharp work from the deep by Hooda keeps it till one. defeated! A sharp googly slips from outside and hits Jadeja’s hit. Four! Jadeja picks it up at mid off and a boundary. A sour end to a brilliant spell of Bishnoi.

CSK 159/3 in 16 overs: Pitched into the blockhole by Krunal and Rayudu and long on for a single. Four! Dube hangs back and pushes a ball of this length out through cover. Avesh dived deep but not enough. Dropped and it’s Chimera again! Six! Rayudu steps outside and drags it outside long for a huge six. Rayudu takes a single on the next. Dube flicks the last ball through mid-wicket off his pads and a dive into the deep puts it for two.

CSK 147/3 in 15 overs: Tie to bowl after time out. Starts from wide out off. A tight back of a long move scores just two runs off the next ball. Six! Dig in again and get out Rayudu and stretch it longer for maximum. Single and Rayudu strikes to end the over.

CSK 136/3 in 14 overs: Krunal with the ball. He pitches it nice and full as two singles to start. Big wide on the next ball to Dubey. Dube fants it one more time on the leg side. Rayudu steps outside but the ball hits him and he can’t reach the pitch of the ball and it goes his inner edge into third for one. One more to end the over. Krunal made a good comeback and conceded just six runs for 16 runs in the first over. time up.

CSK 130/3 in 13 overs: Hooda in the attack. In the middle, Phul and Rayudu drive from mid on for a one. Four! Dubey cuts the backfoot through cover and another misfield in the deep by Chamira allows another boundary. Second misfield six in two overs! In the slot and Dubey moves forward and drops it on the ground for the max. Two points and a single to end the over. Twelve from the over.

CSK 118/3 in 12 overs: Bishnoi continues. Single and two dot to start the over as Bishnoi bowls the ball with some momentum. Four! Ryde throws his bat out and a rumble in the deep goes through a boundary. Rayudu hits it with his hips and it falls just below the fine leg man; Only one. Dot to end the over.

CSK 112/3 in 11 overs: Out! Avesh struck the first ball as he returned to the attack for his third over. Moin cleans up. Moeen Ali b Avesh Khan 35(22b 4×4 2×6). Rayudu is at number two. Hand off the shoulder on the first ball. A yorker forward and he digs it over mid on and another dot. Four! Rayudu waits for this length ball outside off and hits it on the third man boundary. Dot and single to end the over.

CSK 106/2 in 10 overs: Four! Thick outside edge for Moeen and the ball goes to the third man fence. Bishnoi channels it from over the wicket to the left-handers. Just seven runs from the over. Just two singles after hitting a four off the first ball.

CSK 99/2 in 9 overs: Chamira bowls her third. Length on the leg stump on the first ball and he defends the bowler back. Four! Short on leg again dug in and Dubey pulls it smoothly to the fine leg fence. Four! Width outside and Dube cuts it over the infield on off and finds the rope. Chamira is now round the wicket. Full on off stump and Dube drives it towards mid off for a dot ball. Four! Length again, over off stump, and Dube punches it through cover for the third boundary of the over. Dot to end the over.

CSK 87/2 in 8 overs: Uthappa hits this leg side delivery from Bishnoi at fine leg for a couple and hits a fifty off just 25 balls for it. outside! A nimble googly sneaks into Uthappa and wraps him on the front pad. The umpire turned down the appeal but the review confirmed it was hitting the leg-stump. Robin Uthappa lbw b Ravi Bishnoi 50 (27 b 8×4 1×6). Shivam Dubey is inside and starts with a single. Moeen ends the over with a couple.

CSK 82/1 in 7 overs: Chameera is back. Uthappa moves from first one to third for singles. Moeen pushes this length ball through the covers for one. One more for Uthappa. Quiet over so far by today’s standards. Four! Said too early Moeen drives through cover for a boundary. There is a fifty-partnership in just 25 balls. Two singles to end the over.

Robin Uthappa and Moeen Ali are working in the boundary. Uthappa scored 45 runs in 21 balls and Moin scored 21 runs in 11 balls.

CSK 73/1 in 6 overs: Krunal Pandya introduces spin in the attack. Two singles to start. Lucknow wants to slow things down here by taking some pace with the ball. Four! Not much luck though as Moeen hits it outside off stump for a boundary through cover. Six! This full delivery outside square leg as Moeen slogs on the charge. Four! Pace or spin, nothing is working for LSG as Moeen ends the powerplay with a cracking pull from the backfoot through square leg.

CSK 57/1 in 5 overs: Four! Uthappa continues as he pulls a waist length ball to the mid-wicket fence. Four! Vintage Uthappa is on the show as he cleverly sweeps this full outside the third man boundary. Andrew Tye’s reaction on the next ball is a bouncer to keep Uthappa calm. Four! Inventive from Uthappa as he shuffles to the off-stump and paddles it to short fine leg and boundaries. More pain as a glitch in square leg for Lucknow allows Uthappa a couple. Four! Length back and Uthappa deals it with a bridge behind square leg.

CSK 39/14 in overs: Avesh returns. Four! Outside width and Uthappa leans into the drive and through cover for a four. Length ball on off and Uthappa defends it. He turns a leg side delivery towards mid on for one. Six! Bouncer dug into short and Moeen pulls it over fine leg for his first run. Two points to end the over as Avesh extends it a bit more.

CSK 28/1 in 3 overs: Tye replaces Avesh in the 3rd over. Starts off with a gift on the pads but Gaikwad manages with a blow just behind the keeper. Length short to Uthappa and he gets a bottom edge on the bridge and runs one. Strong appeal for LBW but looks like there was an inside edge. Ruturaj wants one but is sent back and Bishnoi hits the stumps at the striker’s end. outside! Ruturaj Gaikwad run out (Ravi Bishnoi) 1(4b 0x4 0x6). Moeen Ali is at number three. Three points to end the over.

CSK 26/0 in 2 overs: Gaikwad opens his account with a steer through point for one after hitting the first ball. Another bouncer to Uthappa by Chameera and he scrambles to duck under that one. It is called wide for height. Six! Vivek outside leg and Uthappa flicks it for maximum with perfect timing behind square leg. Four! Again in the pads and Uthappa once again opens his flick for a boundary at square leg.

CSK 14/0 in 1 over: Four! Avesh was out on the first ball of leg and Uthappa hit a boundary for a bounce over square leg. Four! Two in two as Uthappa takes this length ball behind point and to the fence. Straighter and Fuller and Uthappa pass it back to the bowler. On the next ball a sharp bouncer and Uthappa takes his eyes off the ball and puts one on his helmet. One doubles as Uthappa whips the next with his pads. Four-twenty! Bouncer again and it blazes over the keeper and over the back boundary.

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