IPL 2023: In a low-scoring contest, Lucknow Super Giants defeated Rajasthan Royals by 10 runs
In the IPL’s 2023 match at Jaipur’s Sawai Mansingh Stadium, the Lucknow Super Giants defeated the Rajasthan Royals by a score of 10 runs.
In the IPL 2023 match in Jaipur on Wednesday, the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) gave the Rajasthan Royals (RR) a sobering lesson in life.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match on Wednesday, Lucknow Super Giants triumphed with a 10-run victory over Rajasthan Royals. The win improved Lucknow’s chances of finishing in the top four, but there are still some areas where Captain Rahul and his team need to improve.
LSG’s Kyle Mayers led the team in scoring with 51 runs off 42 balls, bringing them to 154 for seven.
Earlier, R Ashwin and Trent Boult’s professional bowling allowed the hosts to limit Lucknow to 154/7 after asking them to bat. In his four overs, Ashwin took two wickets and gave up 23 runs, while Boult gave up 16 runs and picked up a wicket.
Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal adopted a conservative strategy while chasing a manageable 155, but their 87-run opening wicket partnership gave Rajasthan a commanding lead.
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The momentum shifted in favor of Lucknow when Marcus Stoinis removed Yashasvi for 44 (35), which caused Rajasthan to collapse.
The effect was so great that the final over/under dropped to 19. After 20 overs, Rajasthan was restricted to 144/6 thanks to an outstanding final over from Avesh Khan, who struck twice and gave up just 8 runs.
On Wednesday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, RR won the toss and elected to bat first against LSG in the 26th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The match, billed as a showdown between the top two, promises to be exciting.
Scores in brief:
LSG: 154/7 (20 overs); (Kyle Mayers 5); (R Ashwin 2/23).
RR: 144/6 (20 overs); (Yashvi Jaiswal 44); (Avesh Khan 3/25).
Team XI Squad
Rajasthan Royals’ starting XI:
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (w/c), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma.
Lucknow Super Giant’s starting XI:
KL Rahul (c), Krunal Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (w), Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Yudhvir Singh Charak, and Naveen-ul-Haq.