LSG Vs CSK match in IPL: Lucknow lost the 7th wicket at 125, Krishnappa Gautam out; match stopped due to rain
The 45th match of the current season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is being played between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. Chennai has won the toss and chosen bowling.
Batting first, Lucknow scored 125 runs for seven wickets in 19.2 overs. Ayush Badoni is at the crease. At the moment, the match has been stopped due to rain.
Krishnappa Gautam got out after scoring one run. He was caught by Pathirana at the hands of Rahane. This is Pathirana’s second wicket. He also took the wicket of Nicholas Pooran (20 runs).
Karan Sharma got out after scoring 9 runs. He was caught and bowled by Moin Ali. This is Moeen’s second wicket. He also dismissed Kyle Mayers (14 runs).
Marcus Stoinis got out after scoring 6 runs. He was bowled by Ravindra Jadeja.
Earlier, Mahesh Teekshana dismissed skipper Krunal Pandya (0 runs) and Manan Vohra (10 runs).
Lucknow’s wickets fell like this…
First: On the fourth ball of the fourth over, Moeen Ali got Kyle Meyers caught by Gaikwad.
Second: Mahesh Teekshana bowled Manan Vohra on the fourth ball of the sixth over.
Third: On the fifth ball of the sixth over, Mahesh Teekshana got captain Krunal Pandya caught by Rahane.
Fourth: Ravindra Jadeja bowled Marcus Stoinis on the 5th ball of the 7th over.
Fifth: Moin Ali caught and bowled Karan Sharma on the fourth ball of the 10th over.
Sixth: On the fourth ball of the 18th over, Pathirana got Nicholas Pooran caught by Moin Ali.
Bad start of Lucknow in Powerplay, lost 3 wickets
Lucknow did not start well. The team lost 3 wickets in the first powerplay scoring 31 runs. Kyle Mayers, Manan Vohra, and Krunal Pandya went cheaply to the pavilion. During this, Mahish Teekshana took two wickets and Moin Ali took one wicket.
Deepak Chahar returns to Chennai, and Krunal will captain Lucknow
Fast bowler Deepak Chahar has returned. He has been included in the team in place of Akash, while Krunal Pandya is captaining Lucknow in place of injured KL Rahul.
Playing-11 of both the teams
Lucknow Super Giants: Krunal Pandya (Captain), Kyle Mayers, Manan Vohra, Karan Sharma, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran (Wicketkeeper), Krishnappa Gautam, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan.
Impact Players: Dickock, Deepak Hooda, Daniel Symes, Yash Thakur, Prerak Mankad.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Rituraj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Mathisha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande and Mahish Teekshana.
Impact players: Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santner, S Sampati, Sheikh Rashid, and Akash Singh.
Lucknow-Chennai faces the second ball in the season
Lucknow and Chennai are face to face for the third time in IPL history. Both teams are playing for the second time this season. Earlier, both had faced each other in the sixth match of the season, when Chennai won by 12 runs.
Lucknow may be weakened due to injuries to captain KL Rahul and fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat. Rahul was injured during this match against RCB on Monday. He is injured in his right thigh. Unadkat had injured himself after slipping while bowling in the nets on Sunday.
Lucknow won 5 out of 9 matches
Lucknow has got 5 wins and 4 losses in 9 matches played so far this season. The team has 10 points. Lucknow had lost to Bengaluru in their last match.
The team’s 4 foreign players against Chennai can be Kyle Meyers, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, and Naveen-ul-Haq. Apart from these players like Ravi Bishnoi, KL Rahul, and Amit Mishra are giving strength to the team.
Chennai also won 5 out of 9 matches
Chennai has played nine matches so far this season. He won five and lost four matches. CSK has 10 points now. Chennai had lost to Punjab in their last match.
Devon Conway, Moin Ali, Mathisha Pathirana, and Mahish Teekshana can be the 4 foreign players of the team against Lucknow. Apart from these players like Rituraj Gaikwad, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Ajinkya Rahane are making the team strong.