Gujarat vs Lucknow Live: Gujarat Titans has become the first team to reach the play-offs of IPL 2022. In the match played on Tuesday, Gujarat defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs. Batting first after winning the toss, Gujarat scored 144 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Shubman Gill played the highest innings of 63 runs.
In reply, Lucknow’s team was reduced to a score of 82 runs in 13.5 overs. Deepak Hooda scored the highest 27 runs. Leg spinner Rashid Khan took 4 wickets. Yash Dayal and R Sai Kishore got 2 wickets each.
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Lucknow’s Innings Staggered in the Beginning
Chasing a simple target of 145 runs, Luno had a very poor start. Reaching 24 runs, Quinton de Kock and captain KL Rahul both returned to the pavilion. Yash Dayal to De Kock while Mohammed Shami showed the way to the pavilion for Rahul. Karan Sharma, playing the first match, became the second victim of Yash Dayal.
Rashid’s Magic Again
This pitch is dominated by fast bowlers. But, Afghan star Rashid Khan again proved why he is the best leg spinner in the world in this format. He took four wickets for 24 runs in 3.5 overs. Young left arm spinner R Sai Kishore also took two wickets in his name. Gujarat vs Lucknow.
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Both Team Playing XI:
Lucknow: Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (Captain), Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Dushmanta Chamira, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Karan Sharma.
Gujarat: Wriddhiman Saha, Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, Matthew Wade, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Yash Dayal, R Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami.
Gujarat has Lost 2 Consecutive Matches
GT has been the most consistent team of this season. However, after losing the last two matches, she has been seen in a bit of trouble. In front of Punjab, Hardik deliberately chose to bat first after winning the toss, so that he could check the balance of his team in difficult situations. Due to the disappointing performance of the GT batsmen, PBKS chased down the target in almost 16 overs.
Against Mumbai, the team decided to field first, but they lost the match by 5 runs. With Gujarat almost certain to play the playoffs, the team would like to raise the confidence level by winning a few matches. In the first match, Gujarat was heavy on Lucknow and in today’s match also the team will try its best to register a win.