LSG vs MI Highlights: Five-star Akash scripts Lucknow’s rout, Mumbai set up Qualifier 2 clash with Gujarat | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand-born uncapped Akash Madhwal wreaked havoc along with his maiden IPL fifer as five-time champions Mumbai Indians blew away Lucknow Super Giants in a one-sided Eliminator conflict in Chennai. Demolishing the Krunal Pandya facet by a mammoth 81 runs, Mumbai registered the third largest margin of win within the playoffs and booked their flights to Ahmedabad the place they may face defending champions Gujarat Titans within the Qualifier 2 on Friday.
Chasing a stiff 183, Lucknow dedicated harakiri, shedding their final 8 wickets for simply 32 runs as for the second time in a row they crashed out of the competitors with a defeat within the Eliminator.

The 29-year-old Madhwal was at his very best, claiming sensational figures of 5 for five in a dream spell as he additionally registered the most effective ever bowling figures for an uncapped participant within the historical past of the event.

Mumbai Indians scored 182 for 8 in 20 overs and it appeared 15 brief given explosive batting firepower of Lucknow however Madhwal’s unbelievable figures of three.3-0-5-5 and a few terrific floor fielding led by skipper Rohit Sharma noticed Gautam Gambhir mentored facet crumble for a paltry 101 in 16.3 overs.

There have been three run-outs in what turned out to be a forgettable night for the Sanjiv Goenka-owned franchise.

MI will now tackle Titans within the second Qualifier to resolve on Chennai Super Kings‘ opposition for the massive ultimate on Sunday.

If the primary a part of the night belonged to a fiery Naveen ul Haq, whose 4 for 37 made everybody really feel cautious about MI’s ultimate rating, Madhwal reassured the religion that his skipper confirmed in him.
As It Happened
The supply that clinched the ultimate was one bowled to harmful Nicholas Pooran (0) from around the wicket. He delivered it from barely vast off the crease and it formed inward earlier than nipping away with a contact additional bounce forcing the southpaw to edge it to Ishan Kishan behind the stumps.

That actually broke LSG’s again and on both facet of that wicket, Madhawal took 4 extra to boost his fame having been a tennis ball cricketer until the age of 23.
Skipper Rohit, who has been pilloried for his health threw himself round and the relay throw to run Krishnappa Gowtham out was a wonderful effort.
Earlier, flamboyant Afghanistan seamer Naveen ul Haq picked up 4 wickets as Lucknow Tremendous Giants managed to maintain Mumbai Indians under-check at 182 for 8 in 20 overs.
Naveen, who has been below highlight since his offended exchanges with Virat Kohli throughout a league sport towards RCB, was consistently booed by the Chepauk crowd however he did properly sufficient to dismiss MI skipper Rohit (11 off 10 balls), batting mainstay Suryakumar Yadav (33 off 20 balls), final match’s hero Cameron Inexperienced (41 off 23 balls) and the ever harmful Tilak Verma (26 off 22 balls).
Naveen getting Surya and Inexperienced in a single over might properly show to be decisive as MI have been atleast 15 wanting par-score. MI additionally wanted to switch Surya with Affect Participant Nehal Wadhera, whose 23 off 12 balls took them previous 180-run mark.
Wadhera smacked a six and hit two fours within the ultimate over bowled by Yash Thakur (3 for 34) to spice up MI’s rating.
The spectacular Moshin Khan (1-24) conceded solely 6 runs within the penultimate over earlier than Wadhera stepped up the tempo in Thakur’s subsequent, the ultimate over of the innings.
Skipper Rohit (11, 10 balls, 1×4, 1×6), who started slowly, fell making an attempt to up the tempo, leaping out to hit Naveen solely to seek out Ayush Badoni in the best way within the fourth over.
Yash Thakur struck within the subsequent over, getting Ishan Kishan (15, 12 balls, 3×4) to nick one to the keeper.
Suryakumar and Inexperienced gave some momentum to the innings with a 66-run third wicket partnership in a bit over six overs.

Inexperienced, who hammered a ton within the ultimate league match towards SRH, slammed six boundaries and 1 six whereas Yadav hit two maximums and an equal variety of fours in his 20-ball knock.
(With inputs from PTI)

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