Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) bowled out for 82 as Gujarat Titans (GT) win by 62 runs


Gujarat Titans (GT) on Tuesday defeated Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 62 runs after bowling them out for just 82 runs. This was after Gujarat Titans could only post 144-4 in their quota of 20 overs.

Rashid Khan was the tormentor-in-chief for Lucknow Giants, taking four wickets in 3.5 overs by conceding 24 runs. Yash Dayal and Sai Kishore shared two wickets each while Mohammad Shami scalped one wicket.

Reacting to his performance, Rashid Khan said that today it was all about line and length for him which was missing in the last few games.

Lucknow skipper KL Rahul said that they were let down by the batsmen. Rahul himself scored just 8 runs in 16 balls. The top scorer for his side was Deepak Hooda, who made 27 runs in 26 balls.

Shubman Gill was declared Player Of The Match for his unbeaten knock of 63 from 49 balls.

Both Gujarat and Lucknow have played 12 matches and currently occupy the first and second positions respectively. Gujarat have accumulated 18 points, while Lucknow have obtained 16 points.

This is the first IPL for both the LSG and the GT.