After Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans posted 227/2 in their 20 overs after being invited to bat first, the Lucknow Super Giants also kick started their innings with a bang as Kyle Mayers and Quinton de Kock stitched 88-run opening partnership at the Narendra Modi Stadium. How this partnership could not reach the 100-run mark as a brilliant effort from Rashid Khan send Kyle Mayers back to the pavilion.
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Hardik Pandya introduced Mohit Sharma in the ninth over of the LSG innings and on the second delivery of this over, Sharma bowled a slower short ball. Mayers who was on strike at this moment got a slight edge which sent the ball towards deep square leg. Rashid Khan who was stationed near the boundary rope took a sprint and dived to complete a stunner.
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Mayers was dismissed at the score of 48, missing a half-century by just two runs. It is to be noted that Quinton de Kock replaced injured KL Rahul, who has been ruled out of the ongoing edition with a hamstring injury.