Lucknow Super Giants beat Delhi Capitals on Sunday, 1 May in the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to move to the second position in the points table. KL Rahul’s team made it three wins in a row, defeating Rishabh Pant’s Delhi by a margin of 6 runs.
Captain KL Rahul anchored LSG to victory, days after criticising the reckless approach of his batters. He scored 77 off 51 balls alongside Deepak Hooda who pitched in with a quick-fire 52 off 34 balls. The duo put together 95 runs between them, setting up a huge total of 195 runs on a sticky Wankhede wicket on Sunday.
Returning to bowl, LSG pacers provided quick breakthroughs for their teams and restricted the Pant-led team to 189/7 in 20 overs in a nervy finish, winning the game by 6 runs.