Lucknow Super Giants defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets with a clinical effort. LSG won with four overs left when Nicholas Pooran hit a maximum to chase the 122-run mark. Hosts KL Rahul (35) and Krunal Pandya (34) batted well.
Lucknow Super Giants beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets in IPL 2023
Pandya took three wickets to limit Sunrisers Hyderabad to 121/8 in 20 overs. He and spinners Ravi Bishnoi and Amit Mishra gave Lucknow Super Giants an advantage after the first innings. Lucknow Super Giants spinners caught Sunrisers Hyderabad early. Pandya has taken Mayank Agarwal, Anmolpreet Singh, and Aiden Markram, while Ravi Bishnoi defeated Harry Brooks.
Krunal Pandya Shines with both bat and Ball
Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Aiden Markram won the toss and chose to bat first in pursuit of a first win. Sunrisers brought in Markram and Anmolpreet Singh. Lucknow Super Giants lost Mark Wood to sickness and Avesh Khan to injury. Quinton de Kock rested.
Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their opener to Rajasthan Royals. The Orange Army’s skipper Aiden Markram will return for Friday’s match against Lucknow Super Giants. Sunrisers will under pressure against Lucknow after failing in all three aspects in their first encounter.
Lucknow won their first match against Delhi Capitals but lost to Chennai Super Kings in Chepauk. Kyle Mayers has hit two half-centuries in the first two games. KL Rahul’s form worries the franchise. Quinton de Kock might replace Marcus Stoinis in Lucknow’s lineup on Friday.