The 31st Match of the Indian Premier League 2022 was played today bitween Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai, in which, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs.
Lucknow Super Giants won the toss invited Royal Challengers Bangalore to bat first, Royal Challengers Bangalore batted first, started the inning not very well, Anuj Rawat and Faf du Plessis came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone just for 7 runs in the fifth ball of the first over, Anuj Rawat dismissed just for 4 runs, next batsman Virat Kohli came to bat and he dismissed just in 1 ball as the second wicket in the last ball of the first over, the team score was 7 runs, next batsman Glenn Maxwell came to bat and handled the inning with Faf du Plessis, the third wicket has gone for 44 runs in 5.2 over, Glenn Maxwell dismissed after playing a quick inning of 23 runs with the help of 1 six and 3 boundries in just 11 balls, followed by Suyash Prabhudessai came to bat and played for a while with Faf du Plessis, the fourth wicket has gone for 62 runs in 7.2 over. Suyash Prabhudessai was dismissed for 10 runs in 9 balls, next batsman Shahbaz Ahmed came to bat handled the inning, and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 70 runs with Faf du Plessis, the fifth wicket has gone for 132 runs in 15.2 over, Shahbaz Ahmed dismissed after scoring 26 runs in 22 balls, followed by Dinesh Karthik came to bat and played well with Faf du Plessis, the sixth wicket has gone for 181 runs in the fifth ball of the final over, Faf du Plessis dismissed after playing a very brilliant quick half-century inning of 96 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 11 boundaries in just 64 balls, next batsman Harshal Patel came to bat, and he remains unbeaten without scoring with Dinesh Karthik, and Dinesh Karthik played an unbeaten inning of 13 runs in 8 balls. In this way, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 181 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and set a target of 182 runs for Lucknow Super Giants.
Lucknow Super Giants' bowlers Jason Holder took 2 wickets for 25 runs, Dushmantha Chameera took 2 wickets for 31 runs, and Krunal Pandya got 1 wicket.
Lucknow Super Giants chasing 182 runs in the second inning they could manage just 163 runs after losing 8 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 18 runs. Lucknow Super Giants also started the inning not very well, Krunal Pandya played a brilliant quick inning of 42 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 5 boundaries in just 28 balls, KL Rahul scored 30 runs in 24 balls, Marcus Stoinis played a quick inning of 24 runs in 15 balls, Jason Holder played a quick inning of 16 runs in 8 balls, apart from this no batsman could play well, Ayush Badoni scored 13 runs, Deepak Hooda 13 runs, Manish Pandey 6 runs, Quinton de Kock 3 runs, Dushmantha Chameera remains unbeaten for 1 run, and Ravi Bishnoi also remains unbeaten without scoring, in this way, wickets keep falling one after another, end of the result Lucknow Super Giants could manage just 163 runs after losing 8 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 18 runs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowlers Josh Hazlewood performed very brilliant bowling took 4 wickets just for 25 runs, Harshal Patel took 2 wickets, Mohammed Siraj, and Glenn Maxwell got 1-1 wicket.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's batsman Faf du Plessis selected the best player of the match, he played a very brilliant quick half-century inning of 96 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 11 boundaries in just 64 balls.