IPL 2023,RCB vs LSG: In the Indian Premier League 2023, a match was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants on Monday. In this match, RCB performed brilliantly and won by 26 runs. This was RCB’s fifth win. The match was low scoring and very exciting. RCB got 10 points after the win in the match.
Faf du Plessis played a fighting innings
In the match played between RCB and Lucknow, the pitch was slow and none of the batsmen were able to score runs. While the rest of the batsmen looked troubled, on the other hand Faf du Plessis played a brilliant innings and scored 41 runs. Du Plessis did not go for any unnecessary shots in the innings and scored most of the runs by running.
Karn Sharma made a great comeback
The dominance of the spinners was seen in the match. While Amit Mishra from Lucknow troubled everyone with the ball. On the other hand, Karn Sharma, returning to the match for RCB, bowled strong balls and took the wickets of Marcus Stoinis and Nicholas Pooran, who were the heroes of the match played against Punjab. After the dismissal of these two, no one could handle the innings of Lucknow.
KL Rahul injured during fielding
Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul got injured during the match. While fielding on the last ball of the second over in Bengaluru’s innings, Rahul felt a stretch in his leg. He stopped running after the ball. He came to bat in the last over in the second innings as well but could not do much.
Here is the turning point of the match
Lucknow’s batting was poor in the match, as well as the team dropped catches in the fielding as well, which cost them dearly. In the second over of RCB’s innings, Faf du Plessis hit a mistimed shot towards mid-on. At the same time, Naveen-ul-Haq dived to catch the ball but the ball slipped out of his hands. At this time du Plessis was playing for 10 runs, later he played an innings of 41 runs and took the team’s score to 127 runs. Had he been dismissed, the score could have been below 100.
In the match played at the Ekana Stadium, RCB scored 126/9 in the first innings. In reply, the SSG batsmen disappointed and the entire team was all out after scoring 108 runs in 19.5 overs. RCB lost the first wicket on the score of 62. After this the team lost wickets continuously. However, captain Faf du Plessis top-scored with 41 to take the team to a respectable score.
In reply, Lucknow scored 34 runs at the loss of 4 wickets after the powerplay. In front of the amazing performance of RCB bowlers, the Lucknow batsmen disappointed and the team could not achieve the target.