Lucknow Super Giants on Sunday defeated Mumbai Indians by 36 runs in Match 37 of IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday, April 24.
Chasing a target of 169, MI got off to a good start but kept on losing wickets at regular intervals, and were restricted to 132 for 8. Rohit Sharma top-scored for MI with a 39-run knock at the top of the order. For LSG, Krunal Pandya took three wickets.
Earlier, KL Rahul scored his second century of the season as LSG managed to post a total of 168/6 against MI.
After being put onto bat first, Rahul Scored an unbeaten 103 off just 62 balls despite LSG continuing to lose wickets in regular intervals. For MI, Kieron Pollard and Riley Meredith took two wickets each
Kieron Pollard broke the 58 runs partnership between LSG skipper and Manish Pandey by dismissing the latter for 22 in the 12th over.
The next 3 wickets fell quickly as Marcus Stoinis got out for a duck in the 13th over, Krunal Pandya got out for 1 in the 14th over and Deepak Hooda got out for 10 in the 16th over.
In the end, Rahul completed his century at the Wankhede Stadium in the 61st ball and he become 1st ever player to score 3 100s against an opponent in the history of the Indian Premier League.
KL Rahul’s innings ended at 103* runs off 62 balls, including 12 fours and 4 sixes. He added 47 runs with Ayush Badoni in the last few overs to help Lucknow Super Giants score 168 runs against MI.
Chasing the target, Ishan Kishan started off extremely slow but skipper Rohit Sharma played an aggressive knock and helped Mumbai Indians score 43 runs in the powerplay overs.
Ravi Bishnoi dismissed Ishan Kishan on the first ball of the 8th over and Kishan played an awful knock of 8 runs off 20 balls. Also, left-arm pacer Mohsin Khan dismissed Dewald Brevis for 3 in the 9th over.
Rohit Sharma’s good 39 runs knock came to an end in the 10th over, which was bowled by Krunal Pandya and Ayush Badoni dismissed Suryakumar Yadav for 7.
In the end, Tilak Varma fought hard and played a good 38 runs knock off 27 balls but the pressure took over him and he lost his wicket in the 18th over, which was bowled by Jason Holder.
Kieron Pollard looked completely out of form and Mumbai Indians have surrendered timidly in the end as they suffered a record-extending eighth defeat in a row.