VIDEO: LSG take Brilliant DRS to overturn Umpire’s decision – Krunal Pandya gets Jitesh Sharma’s wicket.

IPL 2022, Rahul’s LSG met Mayank’s PBKS on 29th April in Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in the 42nd match of the season. Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first as the conditions in Maharashtra favours this due to dew factor in the other half. Batting first LSG scored a fighting total of 153 for 9. Losing the skipper early Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda managed to build a partnership to get the team a total to fight for.

Lucknow batting first scored a fighting total of 153 for 9 with a failed middle order today. Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda were the two run makers for Lucknow today scoring 46 and 34 respectively. First innings ended with a top class performance of Kagiso Rabada who took 4 wickets for 38 runs. Rahul Chahar got 2 for 30 runs and Sandeep Sharma got de Kock.
The second innings started well for Punjab with some quick fiers from Mayank. But it ended up fast with both the openers getting dismissed for 46 in just 6.3 overs.
J. Bairstow kept hold of the innings for a time but couldn’t take his team home as he got dismissed for 32 from 28 deliveries.

Krunal Pandya had the second innings as his bowling figures say so. The left arm spinner had picked up 2 wickets by just conceding 11 runs at an economy rate of 2.75. He too bagged the Man of the match trophy with his bowling performance.

In the 13th over, Krunal came into the attack and in the second ball itself picked the wicket of LSG’s wicketkeeper batsman Jitesh Sharma with an outstanding review. Sharma got the ball on the pads and a loud appeal was made by both the bowler and the keeper but the umpire remained unmoved as it wasn’t clear to him. Rahul took the DRS irrespective of all the doubts and Sharma was given out by the third umpire.

LSG won the match by 20 runs as they restricted Punjab for just 133 in 20 overs with their attacking bowling unit. Krunal Pandya was awarded the Man of the Match for his performance with the ball.