Mohsin Khan – the left arm fast bowler from Lucknow Super Giants took 4 wickets for just 16 runs in a high scoring match against Delhi Capitals. Chasing a target of 196 runs, Delhi Capitals fell short by 6 runs as Lucknow Super Giants defended another total to win the match.
In another high scoring thriller of IPL 2022, there were few exceptional batting displays but Mohsin Khan impressed everyone with his incredible left arm fast bowling. He was declared as player of the match for his spell in which he dismissed Warner, Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell & Shardul Thakur.
Mohsin’s last over – the 18th of the innings effectively kills the chase for Capitals as he dismissed Powell & Thakur and gave just 4 runs. Axar Patel stretched Delhi Capitals close to the target line but failed to hit 13 runs off last 4 balls from Stoinis.
Earlier, KL Rahul & Deepak Hooda scored half-centuries to take LSG towards 200. Quinton de Kock provided a brisk start and scored 23 off 13 before Shardul Thakur dismissed him. Thakur returned in 15th over to break the 2nd wicket partnership between Rahul & Hooda. Thakur took another wicket by dismissing Rahul in 19th over as he finished with 40/3.
Shardul Thankur was the only bowler from Delhi Capitals to take wickets as Sakariya, Mustafizur & Kuldeep went costly. Lucknow Super Giants pile up 195/6 in 20 overs which eventually they defended successfully.
With this victory, Lucknow Super Giants wet to 3rd place with 12 points from 9 matches in IPL points table. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals are struggling at 6th place with 4 victories out of 9 matches.
DC vs LSG Scorecard
|Match 45 – DC vs LSG|
|1||Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)||195/6 (20 Overs)|
|2||Delhi Capitals (DC)||189/6 (20 Overs)|
|Result||Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) won by 6 runs|