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IPL 2024: KKR Beat LSG By 98 Runs In Lucknow, Reach Top Of Points Table

Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 98 runs in match 54 of the IPL 2024 held in Lucknow on Sunday. Sunil Narine's impressive knock of 81 runs off just 39 balls, along with Ramandeep Singh's quickfire 25 off just six balls, helped KKR set a massive target of 235 for six. Naveen-Ul-Haq managed to take three wickets for LSG. In response, LSG's innings was cut short at 137 runs in 16.1 overs. Harshit Rana and Varun Chakaravarthy shared three wickets each for KKR. With this win, KKR has reached the top of the points table, replacing Rajasthan Royals.

IPL 2024: LSG vs KKR | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' players celebrate their win against Lucknow Super Giants during the Indian Premier League cricket match in Lucknow.

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Andre Russel, right, celebrates wicket of Nicholas Pooran
Andre Russel, right, celebrates wicket of Nicholas Pooran | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russel, right, celebrates the wicket of Lucknow Super Giants' Nicholas Pooran with his teammate Sunil Narine during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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KKRs Andre Russel
KKR's Andre Russel | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russel leaps in air as he celebrates the wicket of Lucknow Super Giants' Nicholas Pooran with his teammates during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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LSGs KL Rahul plays a shot
LSG's KL Rahul plays a shot | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Lucknow Super Giants' captain KL Rahul plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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LSGs Marcus Stoinis
LSG's Marcus Stoinis | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Lucknow Super Giants' Marcus Stoinis plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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KKRs Ramandeep Singh
KKR's Ramandeep Singh | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Ramandeep Singh plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Shreyas Iyer
Kolkata Knight Riders' Shreyas Iyer | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Shreyas Iyer plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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KKRs Andre Russell
KKRs' Andre Russell | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russell plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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Sunil Narine celebrates his fifty runs
Sunil Narine celebrates his fifty runs | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine, right, celebrates his fifty runs during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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KKRs Sunil Narine plays a shot
KKR's Sunil Narine plays a shot | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Phil Salt
Kolkata Knight Riders' Phil Salt | Photo: AP/Pankaj Nangia

Kolkata Knight Riders' Phil Salt plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders in Lucknow.

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