LSG managed to defeat DC by 6 runs with the help of brilliant knock from KL Rahul and terrific bowling performance of Mohsin Khan. Initially, Lucknow winning the toss opted to bat first and posted a total of 195/3. KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda had a brilliant 95 partnership for 2nd wicket which set them a beautiful platform to post a big total on board.
DC despite losing 2 early wickets kept going at the target as Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant were playing attacking cricket, while brilliant effort from Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav ended in vain as they were not able to cross the winning line unfortunately. Mohsin Khan was the standout performer in that innings with the ball registering figure of 4/16.
Numbers and stats from DC vs LSG game:
3 – For the third time Delhi Capitals scored more than 60 runs in powerplay overs of IPL 2022.
Highest powerplay score by DC in IPL 2022:
81/0 vs PBKS in Mumbai-BS
68/0 vs KKR in Mumbai-BS
66/2 vs LSG in Mumbai (Wankhade)
4/16 – Mohsin Khan recorded his best bowling figures (4/16) in T20 cricket. It also remains to be Mohsin Khan’s first four-wicket haul in this format.
9 – KL Rahul became 9th Indian player to complete the milestone of smashing 150 sixes in IPL.
50 – Axar Patel completed the milestone of smashing 50 sixes in IPL.
57 – KL Rahul smashed 57th fifty-plus score in T20 cricket.
Most fifty-plus scores by Indian batsman in T20s:
Virat Kohli – 82
Rohit Sharma – 75
Shikhar Dhawan – 67
Suresh Raina / KL Rahul – 57
Gautam Gambhir – 53
1000 – Marcus Stoinis completed the milestone of reaching 1000 runs in IPL.
2000 – Rovman Powell completed the milestone of reaching 2000 runs in T20 cricket.