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LSG Vs PBKS, IPL 2024, Match 11: Lucknow Super Giants Beat Punjab Kings By 21 Runs - As It Happened

Lucknow Super Giants won the match by 21 runs thanks to the debutant Mayank Yadav, who clicked 150kph-plus deliveries multiple times. He, along with Mohsin Khan destroyed the top-order to halt Punjab Kings at 178/5 in 20 overs. Quinton de Kock, Krunal Pandya and stand-in captain Nicholas Pooran played crucial innings to help the team set a 200-run target after opting to bat first at their home venue. Catch the highlights of match 11, LSG Vs PBKS in IPL 2024, here

Lucknow Super Giants' Mayank Yadav, right, celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Punjab Kings' Jitesh Sharma during the Indian Premier League match between Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings in Lucknow. AP Photo/Pankaj Nangia
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Lucknow Super Giants Vs Punjab Kings, Highlights, IPL 2024

Here are the highlights of match no. 11 between Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League 2024. Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium hosted its first match of the season. Lucknow Super Giants registered their first victory of the season by defeating Punjab Kings in a lop-sided contest. Young fast bowler Mayank Yadav impressed with his accurate line and length. Catch the highlights of the LSG Vs PBKS, match no. 11 in the IPL 2024, here. (Scorecard | Streaming)

Pitch Report

There is a bit of grass on the pitch. The strip is looking thicker with no cracks, which suggests there might be something for spinners and pacers here. The pitch is looking good for the batters. The square boundaries are 61m and 68m with a straight boundary of 76 metres.

Toss Update

Lucknow Super Giants have won the toss and have opted to bat

Playing XI:

Lucknow Super Giants: Quinton de Kock(w), KL Rahul, Devdutt Padikkal, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Pooran(c), Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Mayank Yadav, Manimaran Siddharth

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan(c), Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma(w), Shashank Singh, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

LSG Start Batting

Sam Curran came to bowl the first over for Punjab Kings in front of KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock. QDK hit a boundary and took a single to collect 5 runs from the over. LSG are off the mark.

LSG - 5/0 (1)

KL Rahul Falls!

LSG lost their first wicket as KL Rahul holed out to Jonny Bairstow at backward point. Devdutt Padikkal joined Quinton De Kock at the crease.

LSG - 35/1 (4)

QDK, Stoinis Rebuild Innings

Quinton De Kock and Marcus Stoinis are rebuilding innings after two early blows of KL Rahul and Devdutt Padikkal.

LSG - 65/2 (8)

QDK Completes Fifty!

Harshal Patel came to bowl the 13th over and de Kock hit a four on the first delivery to complete his 21st IPL half-century. Nicholas Pooran has also opened his arms and now started hitting boundaries.

LSG - 125/3 (13)

Only 5 Runs From 17th Over!

Sam Curran came to bowl the 17th over of the innings and his third over with Krunal Pandya and Ayush Badoni at the crease. He conceded just five singles from his over.

LSG - 162/5 (17)

Pandya Plays Crucial Cameo!

Coming to bat at number 7, Krunal Pandya played an unbeaten 43-run knock in just 22 balls to take the innings near the 200-run mark. Now, Punjab Kings need 200 runs to win the match in 120 balls.

LSG - 199/8 (20)

Innings Break!

Brief Score: LSG - 199/8 (20)

Quinton de Kock - 54 (38), Krunal Pandya - 43 (22) | Sam Curran: (4-0-28-3)

PBKS Start Chase!

The pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow started the chase on a positive note. Debutant Manimaran Siddharth opened the bowling attack and gave just five runs from the first over.

PBKS - 5/0 (1)

16 Runs Off Mohsin's Over!

Mohsin Khan came to bowl his second over in the sixth over of the inning and Shikhar Dhawan smashed him for two fours and one six in the over to grab 16 runs from the over.

PBKS - 61/0 (6)

Mayank Yadav Gets Maiden IPL Wicket!

Debutant Mayank Yadav came to bowl his second over in the 12th over and broke the partnership on the fourth delivery. He got rid of Jonny Bairstow by getting him caught at the mid-wicket by Marcus Stoinis who took a low catch.

PBKS - 107/1 (12)

Yadav Gets Jitesh Sharma!

The 21-year-old pacer Mayank Yadav is clicking 153 kph and Jitesh Sharma seemed to be in the problem due to the extra pace. He dismissed Sharma on the fourth delivery of his fourth over. He finished his spell with a brilliant figure of 4-0-27-3 on debut.

PBKS - 140/3 (16)

LSG Win By 21 Runs!

Mohsin Khan also struck two wickets in two balls to put them under pressure. From there, it became impossible for the Kings to make runs. Naveen-Ul-Haq bowled an eight-run over. Then, Krunal Pandya also bowled a seven-run over. In the end, they remained 21 runs short of the target.

PBKS - 178/5 (20)

PBKS Captain | Shikhar Dhawan

In his post-match presentation, Dhawan said, "They played well, pity that Livi (Livingstone) got injured, that hurt us, he would have come at 4. We started off well, but Mayank bowled well with his pace. It was nice facing him, I was surprised at his pace, but I wanted to use his pace against him, but he bowled the bouncers and the yorkers well. I was quite mindful and asked the batters to use the short side and use his pace, but he bowled into his body (on Bairstow's dismissal) and got him OUT, I said the same to Jitesh as well. But Mohsin bowled really well, he kept a good length and suffocated us. We will have to analyse these defeats, the drop catch did cost us some momentum. That's something we'll have to improve going forward."

LSG Captain | Nicholas Pooran

In his post-match presentation, Pooran said, "Wonderful start, nice to win in front of the home crowd. We had conversations and spoke about getting good starts. Spoke about getting the right combinations. It was a good total. It's a big venue, one side is big, one side short. It's about getting wickets and getting boundaries. It's only going to get challenging. Shikhar and Bairstow played well. They didn't take the game away from us as we got wickets at the right time. Mayank's was the story of the night. That was an inspiring performance, he (Mayank) is a young guy. He showed the entire world how good he is. He is not only fast but also accurate. It's the beauty of the IPL, that gives the local players to perform. Wonderful platform. Every game is an opportunity, expect them to get better with every game. The groundsmen have contributed, as a batsman you can't ask for anything more."

Player of the Match | Mayank Yadav

In his post-match presentation, Yadav said, "Never thought it would be such a good debut. Was nervous before the match. Tried to stick to my pace and aim at the stumps. Was thinking about using slower ones initially, but stuck to the quick ones. The first wicket (Bairstow) was special. It's good to debut at such a young age. Had a few goals, but can't help if injuries come in the way."

That's all from our side!

Another win for the home team as Lucknow Super Giants have finally opened their winning account by defeating Punjab Kings by 21 runs. Young Mayank Yadav is a future star for sure. We will be joining tomorrow now, that's all from our side for today. Thanks and Goodnight!

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