IPL 2024 Match 26: Delhi Capitals beat Lucknow Super Giants by 6 wickets

Tags: IPL 2024, Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals, 26th Match at Lucknow, Apr 12, 2024, Lucknow XI, Delhi XI

Published on: Apr 12, 2024

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Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul won the toss and elected bat first against Delhi Capitals LSG produced a stuttering innings that nevertheless still finished above the 160-mark – from which they had never lost when batting first. KL Rahul gave them a fast start with 39 off 22 before Kuldeep’s ripped out the guts of the top order in the space of his first nine balls. Rahul’s dismissal by Kuldeep left LSG 77 for 5 and their position got worse before it got better.

Ayush Badoni, arriving to the crease at 77-5 following the dismissal of KL Rahul, led LSG’s quick recovery with a 73-run partnership with Arshad Khan for the eighth wicket. The number seven batter himself top-scored in the innings with a sizzling 35-ball 55*, and played an influential role in steering his team to a respectable 167-7 by the completion of their 20 overs.

In reply Delhi Capitals debutant and rising Australian star Jake Fraser-McGurk launched his IPL career with two sixes off Yash Thakur and Arshad Khan respectively. The youngster smacked three more maximums off Krunal Pandya and ended up tallying a remarkable half-century in the run-chase. Delhi Capitals beat Lucknow Super Giants by 6 wickets

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