Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans Game 21 April 7 Lucknow Match Report

Yash Thakur claimed figures of 5/30 as Lucknow defeated Gujarat by 33 runs at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, LSG were rocked early as Quinton de Kock (6) and Devdutt Padikkal (7) fell with the score on 18.

The pair of KL Rahul and Marcus Stoinis added 73 runs for the third wicket stand before the former fell to Darshan Nalkande for 33.

Nalkande claimed his second wicket of the game by dismissing Stoinis caught while attempting a big hit for 58.

Nicholas Pooran (32)* and Ayush Badoni (20)* provided the finishing touches in the end to take Lucknow to a competitive score of 163/5 in their 20 overs.

Chasing 164, Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan got Gujarat off to a brisk start. The duo added 54 runs for the opening stand before the former was cleaned up by a fuller delivery from Thakur for 19.

Kane Williamson then fell to a brilliant one handed return catch by Ravi Bishnoi for 1. Sudarshan looked good in his innings of 31, before top edging a short delivery from Krunal Pandya to Ravi Bishnoi at deep mid wicket.

Thakur then rocked the lower order of Gujarat to claim five wicket haul. Despite fine efforts from Rahul Tewatia (30), The Titans were bowled out for 130 in 18.5 overs. thereby falling 33 run short of the target.

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