Kolkata: Lucknow Super Giants have to face defeat in the Eliminator of IPL 2022. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated by 14 runs. With this defeat, the journey of Lucknow ended in the IPL. The reactions of the players of both the teams in the thrilling match were worth watching. The biggest reason for the defeat of Lucknow Super Giants in this match was their poor fielding. Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik also got life donations.
KL Rahul dropped a simple catch from Dinesh Karthik. Lucknow’s mentor Gautam Gambhir’s reaction to KL Rahul dropping the catch was worth watching. Gambhir could not believe that KL had dropped this catch. Both of them made quick runs in the last over and took the score of RCB beyond 200 runs.
our luck was not with us
The first reaction of the Lucknow team’s mentor Gautam Gambhir to the defeat has come. Gautam Gambhir, seen in the jersey of Lucknow Super Giants, wrote, ‘Our luck was not with us but this tournament was great for our new team. We will come back strong. The team of Lucknow made a great start in their first season of IPL itself. KL Rahul’s captaincy is also being praised in the first season.
Talking about the match, batting first after losing the toss, Bengaluru scored 207 runs. Patidar scored 112 runs in just 54 balls, which included 12 fours and seven sixes. Dinesh Karthik also supported Patidar well by scoring 37 not out. In reply, Lucknow team could only score 193 runs for 6 wickets and lost the match by 14 runs.
first published:May 26, 2022, 3:31 p.m.