Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants Mohali: Lucknow Supergiants put on a brilliant performance to defeat Punjab Kings by 56 runs. Along with the batsmen, the bowlers also played a vital role in Lucknow’s victory. Only two bowlers from Lucknow made the Punjab players sweat. There are many reasons behind Punjab’s defeat. Yash Thakur from Lucknow bowled dangerously and took 4 wickets. Naveen Ul Haq took 3 wickets.
Batting first, Lucknow set Punjab a target of 257 runs. Later, Punjab players were bowled out for 201 runs. At this time Yash Thakur and Naveen Ul Haq from Lucknow made the batsmen sweat. Yash gave away 37 runs in 3.5 overs and took 4 wickets. Naveen gave away 30 runs in 4 overs and took 3 wickets. He dismissed Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Karan and Kagiso Rabada. While Yash Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan and Rahul showed the way to the pavilion.
The Punjab bowlers could not break the Lucknow partnership easily. This is the main reason for his defeat. Meyers played an innings of 54 runs for Lucknow. Ayush Badoni scored 43 runs. Marcus Stoinis played a huge innings of 72 runs. Nicholas Pooran scored 45 runs. Punjab bowlers failed to contain these players. By the time he got out, many runs had already been scored. Bowling was largely responsible for Punjab’s defeat.
Please tell me that captain Rahul bowled nine players against Punjab in the match at Mohali. Along with Yash and Naveen, Ravi Bishnoi also took wickets. He gave 41 runs in 4 overs and took 2 wickets. Marcus Stoinis took 1 wicket for 21 runs in 1.5 overs. Talking about Punjab, Kagiso Rabada took 2 wickets. However, they proved to be very expensive. He gave 52 runs in 4 overs. Arshdeep Singh gave away 54 runs and took 1 wicket.
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