PBKS vs LSG: In the Indian Premier League 2023, the match was played between Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants on Friday. It rained a lot of fours and sixes in this match played in Mohali. In the match, the Lucknow team won by 56 runs, performing well. The match was dominated by LSG from the start although there was a chance Punjab could have made a comeback.
Marcus Stoinis showed fire with both ball and bat
Marcus Stoinis, the brilliant all-rounder of Lucknow Super Giants, scored the most runs in the match. He played an inning of 72 runs in just 40 balls. In this inning, he also hit 5 sixes and 6 fours. When he was batting, it was proving difficult for the bowlers to stop him. Apart from this, he also took the wicket of Punjab captain Shikhar Dhawan.
Naveen-ul-Haq showed class in bowling
Afghanistan’s young bowler Naveen-ul-Haq bowled brilliantly while playing for Lucknow Super Giants in this match. He took 3 wickets in the match and was also the most successful bowler of the match. Naveen also trapped great batsmen like Prabhsimran Kaur and Sam Kuran in his net.
Ravi Bishvoi caught the catch while standing on one leg
The best catch in this match was caught by Ravi Bishnoi. He dismissed Punjab Kings opener Atharva Taide in the 13th over. On the last ball of the over, Atharva played straight towards the bowler. The ball went at a brisk pace towards Ravi Bishnoi who caught it while standing on one leg. Atharva Taide played a brilliant inning of 66 runs.
Here is the turning point of the match
In this match, however, Lucknow dominated Punjab Kings from the beginning. Although there was a chance when the team could make a comeback. In fact, the second ball of the 13th over, Stoinis played a shot towards long off, where Liam Livingstone caught the catch. But while catching the catch, his leg hit the boundary. Due to this, Stoinis survived and he also got 6 runs. He was batting on 38 at this time, he scored 34 more runs in the match. Had his wicket fallen at this time, Lucknow’s total could have been reduced.
Batting first in this match played in Mohali, LSG scored 257 runs losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. Marcus Stoinis scored the highest 72 runs for the team. Apart from him, Nicholas Pooran played a brilliant inning of 45 and Kyle Myers scored 54 runs.
Chasing a mammoth target of 258 runs, the PBKS team could only score 201 runs in 19.5 overs and lost. Atharva Tayde scored the highest 66 runs from the team. Yash Thakur and Naveen ul Haq took 3-3 wickets from LSG.