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LSG vs DC: Jake Fraser & Rishabh Pant take Delhi to second win of season

LSG vs DC: Jake Fraser & Rishabh Pant take Delhi to second win of season

It is a clash of the teams at the polar opposite of the IPL 2024 points table as LSG take on DC in match number 26 in Lucknow

So finally, after a long while, Delhi Capitals went on to register a massive win in the IPL 2024, their second of the season. After restricting Lucknow Super Giants for 167, Delhi went on to achieve the target with six wickets to spare.

Lucknow Super Giants have managed to finish at 167/7 at the end of 20 overs, thanks to Ayush Badoni’s handy fifty. The duo of Badoni and Arshad stitched together a crucial partnership after the top-order collapse.

Kuldeep Yadav was the best among the DC bowlers, as he picked up three wickets and conceded 20 runs in his four-over spell. D need 168 runs to win the game against LSG.

Who Won Yesterday’s IPL match?

Delhi Capitals beat Lucknow Super Giants by six wickets on Friday, to register their only second win of the season. Once again Kuldeep Yadav was the star of the show for the team, as he returned with figures of 3/20. As far as batting is concerned, Jake Fraser McGurk and Rishabh Pant made massive contributions, to take the team over the line.

LSG vs DC Live updates

That’s it

DC finally have second win of the season here. It has taken some time coming but, a win is a win. Fraser has been a revelation as he slammed a maiden fifty in the first match itself, as they win by six wickets.

Look at this

DC 161/4 in 17.3 overs

Pant gone

What has he done? Pant dances down the track and misses the ball completely. He is stumped here. DC146/4 in 15.3 overs.

Look at this

It is 138/2 in 14.2 overs

Fraser in form

In his very first innings, Fraser is showing why he’s an asset for Delhi. He smashes Krunal Pandya for three sixes. This match is getting over soon. It is 125/2.

DC slow down

Ever since Shaw has been dismissed, DC have slowed down their pace. But after a gap of 29 deliveries, Pant steps down to hit a six. That is 3000 runs in IPL for him.

Shaw out

There was no need to take the aerial route. But Shaw does, and he is caught in the deep by Nicky P. It is 73/2.

Shaw in attack mode

Delhi has an excellent chance of winning. Shaw sniffs a win and he is scoring at a rapid pace. It is 61/1 in 6 overs.

Wicket

Out of no where, Warner has departed. He tries to pull Yash Thakur, gets hit in the abdomen, and the ball ricochets to the stumps. He is out for 8. It is 24/1.

DC start well

Shaw is getting a few boundaries here. And it is certainly a positive sign for the Delhi side. It is 22/0 after 3 overs.

What do you make of this

Arshad Khan starts well here, and injures Prithvi Shaw on his very first ball. In fact, the entire over is a good one. DC 7-0 after 1 over.

What do you make of this

Arshad Khan starts well here, and injures Prithvi Shaw on his very first ball. In fact, the entire over is a good one. DC 7-0 after 1 over.

What do you make of this

LSG finish at 167/7

Badoni scores half-century

Fifty partnership comes up for Badoni, Arshad

Ayush Badoni is taking on the DC bowlers in the penultimate over, smashing them all around the park, LSG have gone past the 150-run mark.

Kuldeep Yadav finishes off in style!

Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav finished his spell with incredible figures of 3/20 at the end of his four-over spell.

100 up for LSG finally!

LSG have reached the 100-run mark finally after 14 overs of play. With three wickets in hand, the Super Giants will hope to finish off with a formidable total.

LSG collapse continues as Krunal Pandya departs

LSG are collapsing like a pack of cards and it is Krunal Pandya who has to walk back this time. LSG are 94/7 in 13 overs.

Given up

Looks like LSG have given up all hopes of making a comeback here. Ishant Sharma picks up a wicket here as LSG are 90/6 after 12 overs.

Poor LSG

It is not looking good at the moment for LSG. Kuldeep continues to wreak havoc as he claims KL Rahul now. It is 80/5 after 10 overs.

Look at this beauty

LSG 76/4 in 9 overs.

Another Wicket

Kuldeep Yadav comes, Kuldeep Yadav gets a wicket. This is an excellent wicket for Delhi, who are on top now. Stoinis is out for 8. Okay wait. Kuldeep has another wicket and is on a hattrick. Pooran is clean bowled. It is 67/4.

LSG struggling

The runs and boundaries have dried up completely. This is not looking good for KL Rahul and co. The score has moved to 64/2 in 7 overs.

Out

Khaleel has a second wicket here. This time he gets Padikkal. Lucknow on top here as it is 41/2.

Out

Khaleel has a second wicket here. This time he gets Padikkal. Lucknow on top here as it is 41/2.

Confusion persists

Ishant bowls a wide one and Pant seems to be reviewing it. Okay, he is contesting that he didn’t want to review. DC lose the review. It is 40/1 after 4 overs.

Khaleel Ahmed nearly gets QDK!

Khaleel Ahmed traps de Kock for an LBW to provide DC the first breakthrough. LSG are 28/1.

LSG get off to flying start

Quinton de Kock and KL Rahu; provide a strong start as LSG are 10/0 after the first over.

Pant says

We would have batted first as well. Few of our players got injured, so need to find the right playing XI. We have two changes. Mukesh and Kuldeep are back. They were injured, looking forward to seeing them back on the field.

Rahul says

We will bat first. I don’t have an answer to that (good record batting first.) We want to start fresh, looks like a good wicket. I don’t think dew is going to play a part. It (new pitch) has made a huge difference. You can bowl well, bat well, express yourselves, the boundaries are big and the bowlers enjoy playing here. The batters are enjoying batting as well. The three games we have played here have been packed. Arshad Khan comes in for Mayank Yadav.

Playing XI

Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Yash Thakur

Toss time

KL Rahul opts to bat here. Great opportunity for LSG to put up a great total here.

Ekana fans can’t wait foe LSG’s clash

Pant and co brace for LSG test

LSG and DC: Team News and Potential Impact

Lucknow Super Giants:

  • Mayank Yadav is doubtful for the match due to a workload management plan. Mohsin Khan is also recovering from a hamstring injury.
  • Arshad Khan or Yudhvir Singh could be handed opportunities in the pace attack.

Delhi Capitals:

  • Kuldeep Yadav and Mukesh Kumar might return from injuries, bolstering their spin attack.
  • Tristan Stubbs, DC’s leading run scorer and their most effective batsman against spin, will be crucial in negating LSG’s spin threat.

Check our combined XI for LSG vs DC

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LSG vs DC: Ekana Stadium pitch report

LSG vs DC: Ekana Stadium pitch report

LSG vs DC: Ekana Stadium pitch report

While the surfaces at the venue were heavily criticized last season, the Ekana Stadium has provided much more balanced surfaces in IPL 2024 thus far.

In the two IPL matches played here so far, both have been won by the team batting first, with scores exceeding 160. This suggests a change in character for the pitch, as the match progresses on.

Having said this, expect bowlers being in the game throughout the 40 overs, with batters needing to grind hard to get their runs flowing.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) Probable XI

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Devdutt Padikkal, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, M Siddharth

Impact sub: Mohsin Khan

Delhi Capitals (DC) Probable XI

David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Tristan Stubbs, Abishek Porel, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Jhye Richardson, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Rasikh Dar/Sumit Kumar.

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