Twitter reacts as RR beats LSG in Mumbai to get closer to IPL 2022 Playoffs berth

The 63rd game of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) was played between KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday 15 May.

Rajasthan Royals won the match by 24 runs against Lucknow Super Giants to take their 8th win and take 16 points in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

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Earlier, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bat first in the match. They made two big changes to the playing XI when Jimmy Neesham replaced Rassie Van Der Duusen and Obed McCoy replaced Kuldeep Sen. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants made only one change when Ravi Bishnoi replaced Karan Sharma.

Batting first, the Rajasthan Royals openers – Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal – were unable to put together a good partnership as the 31-year-old England wicketkeeper batsman was sacked by Avesh Khan on the second ball of the 3rd left.

Yashasvi Jaiswal. Photo IPL

With the help of Yashasvi Jaiswal and a good at bat by Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals was able to score 51/1 in the power play overs. Meanwhile, Jason Holder got the second break for LSG by firing RR skipper Sanju Samson for 32 in the 9th over.

Then Ayush Badoni broke the 26-run partnership between Devdutt Padikkal and Yashasvi Jaiswal by sacking the latter, who scored 41 runs off 29 balls, including 6 fours and 1 six.

Also, Devdutt Padikkal scored an astonishing 39 runs off 18 balls, including 5 fours and 2 sixes before being sacked by leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi in the 14th over.

After that, Riyan Parag, James Neesham, Ravichandran Ashwin and Trent Boult made major contributions to help RR place 178/6 on the board.

KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock.  Photo IPL
KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock. Photo IPL

Lucknow Super Giants chased goal and had a bad start when Quinton de Kock and Ayush Badoni were sacked by Trent Boult in the 3rd over. Also skipper KL Rahul was fired by Prasidh Krishna in the 6th over. At the end of the power play, Lucknow Super Giants were at 34/3.

Next, Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda had a brilliant partnership of 65 runs in 46 balls, before the former was sacked by Ravichandran Ashwin in the 14th left.

Prasidh Krishna Pic Credit- IPL

Then LSG lost 3 quick wickets when Deepak Hooda was knocked out for 59 by Yuzvendra Chahal in the 16th over, while Jason Holder and Dushmantha Chameera came out in the 17th over. In the end, Marcus Stoinis fought alone but couldn’t help LSG win and they lost their 5th match of the 2022 Indian Premier League.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to IPL 2022 match between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Rajasthan Royals (RR):

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