IPL 2022: Updated Points Table, Orange Cap And Purple Cap After Match 66 KKR vs LSG
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The 66th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) was played between Shreyas Iyer-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai on Wednesday, May 18.
Lucknow Super Giants won the absolutely thrilling contest by 2 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders to seal a spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 playoffs.
Earlier, Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and opted to bat first in the match and they made three huge changes to the playing XI as all-rounder Krunal Pandya, pacer Dushmantha Chameera and batter Ayush Badoni were replaced by Krishnappa Gowtham, Evin Lewis and Manan Vohra in the team.
Also, the LSG opening duo completed 100 runs partnership in 77 balls with De Kock contributing 57 and Rahul contributing 47.
KL Rahul scored his half-century off 41 balls, including 2 fours and 3 sixes, and he also completed 500 runs in the IPL 2022. This was Rahul’s 5th consecutive season with 500+ runs.
In the end, Quinton de Kock played one of the best knocks in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by smashing 140* runs off 70 balls, including 10 fours and 10 sixes.
Also, KL Rahul supported De Kock very well by scoring 68 runs off 51 balls, including 3 fours and 4 sixes. Lucknow Super Giants were able to score 210/0.Also, several records were created during this sensational batting performance by the LSG openers.
This was the highest ever opening stand in the history of the IPL and this was the first time a team had batted the entire 20 overs in the IPL without losing a wicket. The 210-run partnership between De Kock and Rahul was the 3rd highest partnership in the IPL and De Kock’s 140* was the 3rd highest individual score in the IPL.
Updated IPL 2022 Points Table After Match 66 Between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG):