It was a superb display of bowling by Lucknow Super Giants that made them victorious against a closely fought match with Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
• LSG beat PBKS by 20 runs on Friday
• Gujarat Titans tops the IPL points table
• KL Rahul is second in Orange Cap race
LSG v/s PBKS
Punjab attack restricted Lucknow Super Giants to 153/8 with Rabada taking 4 wickets but they couldn’t win because of fine display of bowling by LSG. Mohsin Khan dismissed 3 batsmen and Krunal Pandya bowled out 2 players for just 13 runs in his four overs. In batting, Quinton de Kock scored 46 and Deepak Hooda made 34 runs for LSG. But it was the bowling attack that helped LSG register a 20-run victory over PBKS.
IPL 2022 Points Table
With the recent win, LSG moved to the third position on the points table followed by SunRisers Hyderabad at the number four. Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals are at the first and second positions respectively. Gujarat Titans has scored 14 points from 8 matches.
Punjab Kings maintains its seventh position on the points table even after the defeat by LSG. Royal Challengers and Delhi Capitals hold the fifth and sixth positions respectively.
Kolkata Night Riders are eighth and Chennai Super Kings are ninth on the table. Mumbai Indians are still at the tenth position as they have yet to register a win in this season.
Orange Cap Race
Jos Buttler tops the chart with 499 runs followed by KL Rahul with 374 runs. Shikhar Dhawan with 307 runs is at third position followed by Hardik Pandya (305) and Shreyas Iyer (299).
Purple Cap Race
The top contenders for Purple Cap include Yuzvendra Chahal at the top with 18 scalps followed by Kuldeep Yadv with 17 wickets. The SRH duo Umran Malik and T Natarajan were competing for the third position as they both have 15 wickets but Malik is made the third due to a better economy rate. Umesh Yadav with 14 wickets completes the list of top five.