Lucknow SuperGiants Vs Chennai Super Kings
At the very beginning of the tournament, Lucknow SuperGiants registered a loss against Gujarat Titans. Nevertheless, in a shocking turnover, they were able to beat one of the top-tier teams, the Chennai Super Kings. The franchise members were flushed with excitement after this long-awaited victory. It was CSK’s second setback under MS Dhoni’s leadership. This season has been the first one for the team’s two consecutive losses during the initial.
The team of Lucknow SuperGiants played strategically by choosing to bowl first. During the first innings, the Chennai Super Kings set a target of 210 runs over 7 wickets. Robin Uthappa completed a half-century, but Shivam Dube fell one run short. Avesh Khan, Ravi Bhisnoi, and Andrew Tye, each took 2 wickets for Lucknow SuperGiants.
During the second innings, both Quinton de Kock and Evin Lewis scored above 50 runs to chase the target. KL Rahul, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, and Manish Pandey contributed fully to their win. In a stupendous performance, Lucknow SuperGiants lost only 4 wickets. Moreover, with full dedication to winning, Dwaine Pretorius managed to nail 2 wickets. In addition to that, Tushar Deshpande and Dwayne Bravo took a single wicket each.
However, in an enormous display of skills by both the teams, only one could lead. Though Chennai Super Kings set a target of more than 200 runs, Lucknow SuperGiants chased it successfully. The team of Lucknow SuperGiants as the latest franchise edition has got a good kick start. The team registered the fourth-highest successful run-chase ever in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
On the points table, the team LSG now has 2 points and the team Chennai stands at zero.
The Coach Reacts
With a brilliant track record in the history of Indian cricket, Gautam Gambhir mentors the Lucknow team. Gautam Gambhir has the legacy of a legend on the field. Talking about the Indian Premier League Gambhir has scored two championship titles as captain of KKR.
A new side was revealed as he sat in the game as the side coach for Lucknow SuperGiants. He sat on his seat in utter silence. Not even a single hint of any emotion appeared on his face. Throughout the match, Gautam was as calm as the crowd had ever seen him.
Gautam kept a straight face while supporting the squad throughout an incredible run chase against the reigning champs. As soon as the scores tied up, Gautam could not hold it back anymore. It was then a sure thing that the Lucknow SuperGiants would prevail. Gautam Gambhir was thrilled and euphoric with all of his energy and josh. The celebrations were as if everyone was on cloud nine.