Lucknow Super Giants have moved to the third spot on IPL 2022 points table after crushing Punjab Kings by 20 runs on Friday (April 29). Lucknow now have six wins in 9 games and they are only behind Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals. Meanwhile, Punjab Kings saw a big blow their playoffs qualification hopes after losing the match against Lucknow. Punjab remained at the seventh position after losing their fifth game and now need to come good in the remaining matches five matches given their net run rate is negative. WATCH FULL POINTS TABLE HERE
Avesh Khan bowls the last over and Rishi Dhawan smashes the first ball straight down the ground for a SIX.
Rishi hammers the second ball straight down the ground again but this time for a boundary. Rishi fails to score off the remaining four deliveries.
Lucknow win the match by 20 runs
Dushmantha Chameera comes back into the attack and Rishi Dhawan smashes the 2nd ball over extra cover for FOUR.
Rishi collects a single off the 4th ball.
PBKS 123/8 (19) CRR: 6.47 REQ: 31
Punjab Kings need 31 runs in 6 balls
Mohsin Khan [3.0-1-19-1] is back into the attack and Rabada holed out to sweeper cover in search of a big hit.
Rahul Chahar, right handed bat, comes to the crease and fails to put bat on ball. Rahul smashes the 4th ball of the over towards cow corner for FOUR.
Rahul Chahar holed out to deep mid-wicket in search of a biggie.
Mohsin concedes only five runs in the over.
Punjab 117-8 after 18 Overs
Avesh Khan [1.0-0-9-0] is back into the attack and concedes only seven runs.
PBKS 112/6 (17) CRR: 6.59 REQ: 14
Punjab Kings need 42 runs in 18 balls
Dushmantha Chameera [2.0-0-9-1] is back into the attack and gets the prized wicket of Jonny Bairstow.
Rabada joins Rishi in the middle.
Chameera concedes only two runs in the over.
Punjab 105-6 after 16 Overs
Ravi Bishnoi [3.0-0-30-1] is back into the attack and Bairstow survives the on field LBW call thanks to a DRS.
Bairstow smashes the second ball straight down the ground for FOUR while collects a couple of runs off the next towards deep backward square leg.
Bairstow edges the 4th ball through vacant slip region for FOUR. Bairstow works the 5th ball towards mid-wicket region for a single.
A DOT to end the over.
PBKS 103/5 (15) CRR: 6.87 REQ: 10.2
Punjab Kings need 51 runs in 30 balls
Krunal Pandya continues and traps Jitesh Sharma in front of wicket off the second delivery.
Rishi Dhawan, right handed bat, comes to the crease and defends the remaining four deliveries.
Punjab 92-5 after 14 Overs
Krunal Pandya continues and concedes three singles.
Punjab 88-3 after 12 Overs
Ravi Bishnoi and leaks 18 runs as Livingstone and Bairstow go berserk.
Punjab 85-3 after 11 Overs
Krunal Pandya continues and concedes two runs.
Punjab 67-3 after 10 Overs
Ravi Bishnoi continues and concedes seven runs as Livingstone, Bairstow look to rebuild.
Punjab 65-3 after 9 overs
Krunal Pandya comes into the attack and concedes seven runs off the first five deliveries while finds a leading edge of Rajaspaksha's bat of the last delivery. Rahul completes the catch.
Punjab 58-3 after 8 Overs
Ravi Bishnoi comes into the attack and castles Dhawan.
Rajapaksha joins Bairstow in the middle.
Bishnoi concedes 5 runs in the over.
Punjab 51-2 after 7 Overs
Avesh Khan, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack and concedes 10 runs, including two Fours to Jonny Bairstow.
Punjab 46-1 after 6 Overs
Dushmantha Chameera [1.0-0-2-0] is back into the attack...
Mayank advances down the track and flashes hard, gets a top edge over short third man for a SIX.
Mayank tries to go over mid-off but fails to clear the fielder, GONE.
Bairstow arrives at the crease and edges the first ball he faced towards third man boundary for FOUR.
Punjab 36-1 after 5 Overs
Jason Holder, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack and concedes eight runs, including a boundary to Mayank Agarwal.
Punjab 29-0 after 4 Overs
Mohsin Khan continues and concedes only three singles off the first three balls.
Mayank smashes the 4th ball for a SIX follows by a couple of runs towards mid-wicket pocket. Mayank guides the last ball just over first slip for FOUR.
Punjab 21-0 after 3 Overs
Dushmantha Chameera, right-arm fast, comes into the attack and concedes two runs.
Punjab 6-0 after 2 Overs
Mohsin bowls the first over and starts with a MAIDEN OVER. Though Quinton de Kock concedes FOUR WIDES.
Punjab 4-0 after 1 Over
Arshdeep Singh [3.0-0-14-0] is back into the attack and concedes nine runs, including a boundary to Mohsin, in the last over.
Lucknow 153-8 after 20 Overs
Kagiso Rabada comes into the attack and Chameera dispatches the good length delivery into the mid-wicket stands for a SIX.
Chameera smashes again but this time manages only a top-edge and ball flies just over third man fielder for a SIX.
Another wild swing from Chameera, this time again he manages only a top edge but the ball doesn't go the distance as Rahul Chahar completes the catch at sweeper cover.
Avesh Khan comes at the crease and fails to put a bat on the ball. Another swing and miss from Avesh. DOT to end the over.
Lucknow 144-8 after 19 Overs
Rahul Chahar continues...
Jason Holder smashes the 3rd ball for a SIX. Holder holed out to Sandeep in search of a big hit.
Mohsin Khan comes to the crease and smashes the last ball for a SIX.
Lucknow 132-7 after 18 Overs
Arshdeep Singh [2.0-0-7-0] is back into the attack and concedes seven runs.
Lucknow 118-6 after 17 Overs
Rahul Chahar [2.0-0-14-0] is back into the attack and gets the wicket of Stoinis.
Dushmantha Chameera, right handed bat, comes to the crease and fails to score off the remaining three deliveries.
Lucknow 111-6 after 16 Overs
Kagiso Rabada [2.0-0-22-1] is back into the attack and gets the wicket of Krunal Pandya, who perished in search of a big hit.
Ayush Badoni comes to the crease and works the 2nd ball of the over towards the square leg for a couple of runs. Another couple of runs for Badoni, this time towards the mid-wicket pocket.
Badoni tries to whip the back of length delivery and manages only leading edge. Livingstone completes the catch. Lucknow lose wickets in heap in search of big runs.
Jason Holder, right handed bat, comes to the crease and fails to score off the last ball.
Lucknow 109-5 after 15 Overs
Arshdeep Singh [1.0-0-1-0] is back into the attack and Krunal Pandya smashes the first ball for FOUR.
Deepak Hooda gets run out in search of a second run.
Stoinis joins Krunal in the middle.
Lucknow 105-3 after 14 Overs
Sandeep Sharma comes into the attack and de Kock smashes the first ball for FOUR.
de Kock finds another boundary off the 3rd ball towards deep backward point. de Kock edges the 4th ball to the keeper, GONE.
Sandeep Sharma concedes 10 runs in the over.
Lucknow 99-2 after 13 Overs
Rahul Chahar continues and concedes seven runs, including a boundary to Deepak Hooda.
Lucknow 89-1 after 12 overs
Livingstone continues and Hooda wallops the first ball for a BIG SIX.
Livingstone concedes 15 runs in the over.
Lucknow 82-1 after 11 Overs
Rahul Chahar comes into the attack and concedes seven runs, including a boundary to de Kock.
Lucknow 67-1 after 10 Overs
Liam Livingstone comes into the attack and concedes eight runs, including a boundary de Kock.
Lucknow 60-1 after 9 Overs
Rishi Dhawan continues...
Deepak Hooda chips the first ball with great timing straight down the ground for a SIX follows by a single towards the mid-wicket pocket.
Rishi concedes 10 runs in the over.
Lucknow 52-1 after 8 Overs