Lucknow Supergiants defeated Delhi Capitals and picked up 2 crucial points to maintain their consistency in the IPL points table. It was indeed a high-scoring thriller where players from both teams played well, but it was LSG who had the last laugh. LSG batted first and first and put up 195 on the scoreboard by losing only three wickets, limited DC within 189, and took 7 of their wickets. The match went till the last over, and LSG secured the win by 6 runs. Here are 3 factors to consider from that match, which led LSG to secure the victory.
KL Rahul’s inning
KL Rahul played an extraordinary captain’s innings of 77 of 51 balls, which led LSG to set a big total of 195. His innings conceded 4 fours and 5 sixes, and he played at a strike rate of 150.98. Quinton de Kock coming to bat at the opening with Rahul also gave a good start by scoring 23 of 13 balls, and skipper KL Rahul continued to maintain that strike rate and converted his innings to an impactful one.
Deepak Hooda’s 52
Along with KL Rahul. Deepak Hooda also played brilliant innings of 52 of 34 balls with 6 fours and a 6, with a strike rate of 152.94. His partnership with KL Rahul was the most important factor in LSG setting up a good total to defend.
Mohsin Khan, the new creation
This IPL has been the season of youngsters. Numerous young blood has been performing exceptionally well, and youngster Mohsin Khan is also performing brilliantly for the Lucknow Supergiants. In their match against Delhi Capitals on Sunday, Mohsin Khan took 4 wickets, by bowling for 4 overs, and conceded only 16 runs, and he has an economy of 4. Most importantly, along with dismissing Shardul Thakur, he picked up three important wickets of David Warner, Rishabh Pant, and Rovman Powell.