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Lucknow Super Giants Secure 8-Wicket Victory Over Chennai Super Kings

April 20, 2024
Lucknow Super Giants

The Lucknow Super Giants comfortably chased down a target of 177 runs set by the Chennai Super Kings, achieving victory in 19 overs with only 2 wickets lost.

Captain KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock powered the Lucknow innings with half-centuries. Their opening partnership of 134 runs laid the foundation for the chase. Rahul scored an impressive 82 runs (53 balls, 9 fours, 3 sixes), while de Kock contributed 54 runs (43 balls, 5 fours, 1 six). Nicholas Pooran (23*) and Marcus Stoinis (8*) finished the match for Lucknow.

Mustafizur Rahman and Matheesha Pathirana took one wicket each for Chennai.

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Batting first, Chennai posted a total of 176/6. Ravindra Jadeja top-scored with 57, followed by Ajinkya Rahane (37), Moeen Ali (30), and MS Dhoni (28). Krunal Pandya took 2 wickets for Lucknow, with Mohsin Khan, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, and Marcus Stoinis each claiming one.

This win moves Lucknow Super Giants to fifth place in the standings with 8 points. Chennai remains in third place despite the loss, due to a superior run rate.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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