IPL 2023, DC vs LSG: Wood, Mayers Star As Lucknow Outclass Delhi In Their Tournament-Opener

DC vs LSG Highlights: KL Rahul-led Lucknow Tremendous Giants, taking part in their first-ever house sport since becoming a member of Indian Premier League (IPL) final 12 months, defeated Delhi Capitals by 50 runs to start out their IPL 2023 marketing campaign on a optimistic be aware. General, it was a scientific efficiency from LSG. After Mayers set the tone for win together with his batting heroics, a particular bowling spell by Mark Wooden (5 wickets for 14 runs) utterly derailed the innings of Delhi Capitals.

Kyle Mayers unleashed his fury on Delhi Capitals bowlers as he produced a scintillating 38-ball-73 epic to assist Lucknow Tremendous Giants publish a mammoth 193/6 towards Delhi Capitals of their season-opener. Mayers, who was added final minute to the Lucknow Tremendous Giants group in South African legend Quinton De Kock’s absence, made his opponents pay an enormous worth for dropping his catch when he was batting on 14. Mayers went on to attain his fifty off simply 28 balls fifty, an innings which was laced up with as many as seven big sixes. Mayers additionally stitched an necessary partnership (79 runs in 42 balls) with Deepak Hooda (17, 18b) to maintain the circulation of runs intact in center overs.

Hooda and Mayers returned again to the dugout in area of 1 ball, whereas Marcus Stoinis (12) obtained out cheaply within the center overs. Krunal Pandya (15) and Nicholas Pooran (36) batted with warning, dealing in ones and twos to cease DC from taking one other fast wicket. Ayush Badoni’s late blitz (18; 7b, 1×4, 2×6) and a final ball six from ‘Impression Substitute’ Krishnappa Gowtham yielded 22 runs from the twentieth over bowled by Chetan Sakariya (2/53).

The final 5 overs produced 66 runs, primarily because of Pooran and Badoni utilizing lengthy handles to good impact.

Delhi Capitals (Enjoying XI): David Warner(c), Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Sarfaraz Khan(w), Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar

Lucknow Tremendous Giants (Enjoying XI): KL Rahul(c), Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran(w), Ayush Badoni, Mark Wooden, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan

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