Puran-Hooda avoided being run out on a single ball: Livingstone won the debate with Badoni, Lucknow bowled with 9 players against Punjab
In the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday, the batsmen of Lucknow Supergiants scored a score of 257 runs in 20 overs with explosive batting. 3 batters of the team batted more than 179 and 3 with a strike rate of more than 200. In response, the Punjab team could only score 201 runs in 20 overs.
Marcus Stoinis also got a life, Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda survived being run out of the same ball. Liam Livingstone and Ayush Badoni got into an argument and Stoinis got injured while bowling. We will know such top moments of the match in this news.
1. Stoinis got a life
Lucknow Super Giants all-rounder Marcus Stoinis got a lifeline. He took advantage of this and by scoring 72 runs in 40 balls, the team’s score crossed 200 in 16 overs.
Rahul Chahar threw the second ball of the 13th over flighted on the off stump. Stoinis plays the shot towards long off, where Liam Livingstone takes the catch. But while catching the catch, his leg hit the boundary. Due to this, Stoinis survived and he also got 6 runs. He was batting on 38 at this time, he scored 34 more runs in the match.
2. Livingstone wins in the Livingstone-Badoni debate
In the 14th over of the first innings, there was an argument between Punjab Kings spinner Liam Livingstone and Lucknow batsman Ayush Badoni. On the second ball of the over, Badoni turned to play a reverse sweep, but Livingstone, sensing his shot, did not throw the ball. Badoni then edged away from the stumps before Livingstone bowled.
The next ball, Livingstone bowled a fuller length, Badoni played a sweep shot and hit a six towards square leg. The next ball was thrown by Livingstone flighted, on which Badoni was caught out. Badoni scored 43 off 24 balls.
3. Pooran and Hooda avoid running out on the same ball
Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda avoided being run out on the last ball of the 19th over in the first innings. Hooda stayed at the striker end and Pooran at the non-striker end. Both the fielders’ throws did not hit the stumps.
On the last ball of the over, Sam Karan bowled a short pitch, Hooda played the shot toward the third man and ran for the run. Puran came out of the crease, but he refused to take the run. The fielder standing at third man threw towards Hooda at the striker’s end, but the ball did not hit the stumps and the bowler went to Karan. Karan threw at the non-striker’s end, but here too the throw did not take place and Pooran survived.
4. LSG made the biggest score of the season
The batsmen of Lucknow Supergiants made the biggest score of the season while batting aggressively. The team scored 257 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. This was the second-highest score in IPL history. The record for the highest score is in the name of Royal Challengers Bangalore, the team scored 263 against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
Lucknow’s batters hit 14 sixes and 27 sixes. Marcus Stoinis and Kyle Mayers made fifty from the team, while Nicholas Pooran and Ayush Badoni played useful innings of 40-plus runs.
5. Stoinis was injured while bowling
Player of the match Marcus Stoinis also got injured while bowling in the second innings. He bowled the fifth ball of the third over fuller length, and Atharva Tayde played the shot towards the front. Stoinis hands the ball and the ball hits his hand and goes behind the stumps. He got hurt badly and could not complete his over. Ayush Badoni bowled the last ball of the over in his place. Stoinis went to the dugout and could not return to the match.
6. LSG used 9 bowlers
Lucknow Supergiants captain KL Rahul used 9 bowlers in the match. Only captain Rahul, Deepak Hooda, and wicketkeeper Nicholas Puran did not bowl from the team. Impact player Kyle Mayers bowled one over. Even after using 9 bowlers, only 4 bowlers sent 10 batsmen from Punjab to the pavilion.
Yash Thakur took a maximum of 4, while Naveen-ul-Haq took 3, Ravi Bishnoi took 2 and Marcus Stoinis took one wicket.