Lucknow Super Giants’ scintillating bowling and Quinton de Kock’s brilliant batting helped Lucknow register their third win of the IPL this season and beat Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets. This was the fourth match of Lucknow Supergiants and with their third win in their fourth match, Lucknow has now moved up to the second position in the points table.
In this match against Delhi Capitals, Lucknow Supergiants won the toss and decided to bowl first and invited Delhi Capitals to bat. Prithvi Shaw scored his first half-century of the season for Delhi and played a brilliant inning of 61 runs. Despite Prithvi Shaw’s brilliant half-century, Delhi’s team could reach a total of 149 runs and Lucknow Supergiants achieved this target in 19.4 overs.Quinton de Kock batted brilliantly for Lucknow and scored a match-winning 80 runs. In his innings of 80 runs, Quinton de Kock also hit 9 fours and 2 sixes in his innings.
This is the second defeat of Delhi Capitals this season but despite two losses, Delhi’s net run rate is good. Delhi’s start has not been as good as last season but it is still possible for Delhi to make a comeback in this tournament.