RCB vs LSG, IPL 2023, Highlights: Nicholas Pooran scored 62 runs off 19 balls.© BCCI
RCB vs LSG, IPL 2023, Highlights: Nicholas Pooran scored 62 runs off 19 balls as Lucknow Super Giants chased down the target of 213 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore on the last ball of the match. LSG won the game by one wicket. Marus Stoinis also helped the team’s cause with a fine knock of 65 off 30 balls. Earlier, half-centuries from Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, and Glenn Maxwell guided RCB to 212 for 2 in 20 overs. Du Plessis remained unbeaten at 79 off 46 balls, while Virat and Maxwell were dismissed for 61 and 59 respectively.
IPL 2023 Highlights from match between RCB and LSG, straight from Bengaluru:
RCB vs LSG Live: Lucknow Super Giants win the game!!!
Lucknow Super Giants have won the game by one wicket. What a finish! What a game! What a night this was! Ayush Badoni had almost taken LSG through in the penultimate over, but he hit the stumps with his bat in the follow after hitting a ramp shot which went for a six. RCB bounced back and took the game till the final ball before LSG eventually managed to come out on top.
RCB vs LSG Live: LSG need 1 off 1!
Unadkat is out and LSG need 1 off final ball to win the game!
RCB vs LSG Live: LSG close in on a win!
LSG need 2 to win off the remaining 3 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: LSG need 15 off 12!
LSG 198/6 (18)
RCB vs LSG Live: Pooran is out!
Nicholas Pooran is out on the last ball of Mohammed Siraj’s last over. We have a twist in the tale! Pooran departs for 62 runs off 19 balls. What a knock this was from the Windies southpaw! However, LSG are not over the mark yet, they need 24 more to win off 18.
RCB vs LSG Live: LSG need 28 in 24!
Nicholas Pooran walks across the stumps and hits the David Willey delivery for a six. This is sheer dominance from the Windies southpaw as he is smashing every RCB bowler, irrespective of stature and the quality of deliveries. LSG need only 28 off 24 balls. What seemed like a really-really tough chase at the start, seems like a cakewalk now. Take a bow, Mr ‘Ruthless’ Pooran!
RCB vs LSG Live: Fifty for Pooran!
A fuller ball in the slot from Warne Parnell and Nicholas Pooran slammed it over long-on for a six. With the shot, Pooran raced to his half-century in only 15 balls. He hit a four in the follow up as LSG fetched 17 runs off that over.
RCB vs LSG Live: 6,4,6 – Pooran goes berserk!
Nicholas Pooran is literally toying with the RCB bowlers. This time Harshal Patel was the culprit. Pooran started the over with a six before ending it with a four and a six. This is magical batting from the southpaw. He is batting on 40 runs off 12 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: Back-to-back sixes from Pooran!
Nicholas Pooran hits consecutive sixes to Karn Sharma before taking a single on the final ball of the over. LSG need 77 off the remaining 42 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: KL Rahul is gone!
Mohammed Siraj bowls it on the pads of KL Rahul and the batter has hit it directly into the hands of Virat Kohli in deep square leg. Kohli roars after taking the catch. And that is the end of Rahul’s struggle. He was never comfortable at the crease and departs for an 18-run knock off 20 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: Stoinis is out!
This is really brave bowling from Karn Sharma and he gets his reward. Despite being hit for a six in the over, he gave the flight to Marcus Stoinis and managed to dismiss him for 65 runs off 30 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: SIX!
A fuller ball outside off from Karn Sharma and Marcus Stoinis hit it over long-off for a six.
RCB vs LSG Live: Fifty for Marcus Stoinis!
A powerful shot from Marcus Stoinis for a six for a fifty off only 25 balls. Stoinis is not stopping as he ended the 10th over with another six. LSG need 122 off 60 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: Marcus Stoinis on fire!
Marcus Stoinis has put on a show here at the M Chinnaswamy stadium. He hit Karn Sharma for two fours and a six on the bowler’s first over in the game. LSG got 16 runs off the 9th over and they now need 137 in 66 balls.
RCB vs LSG Live: First six of LSG innings!
It was bowled on the pads of Marcus Stoinis from Harshal Patel and the batter flicked it for a six. Stoinis hits a four on the second ball and this is turning out to be big over. The third ball has also been sent for a boundary.
RCB vs LSG Live: WICKET!
This is brilliant bowling from Parnell. He has also scalped the wicket of Krunal Pandya in the same over. LSG are in deep trouble as they are chasing a really good total but have lost three wickets that too with a poor scoring rate.
RCB vs LSG Live: Hooda is out!
Just when it seemed that Deepak Hooda was helping LSG making a comeback in this chase, Wayne Parnell has got his wicket. LSG are in hot water for sure!
RCB vs LSG Live: FOUR!
LSG 22/1 (3.3)
RCB vs LSG Live: Tidy over!
LSG 16/1 (3)
RCB vs LSG Live: Good start for RCB!
LSG 10/1 (2)
RCB vs LSG Live: WICKET!
Here is the first breakthrough for RCB! LSG are one down as Siraj has got the prized scalp of Kyle Mayers. The southpaw is out for a three-ball duck.
RCB vs LSG Live: The chase begins!
Kyle Mayer and KL Rahul start the run chase for LSG. Mohammed Siraj is bowling the first over.
RCB vs LSG Live: RCB 212/2 in 20 overs
Fiery half-centuries from Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, and Glenn Maxwell guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to 212/2 in 20 overs against Lucknow Super Giants. Faf remains unbeaten at 79, while Virat and Maxwell were dismissed for 61 and 59 respectively. For LSG, only Amit Mishra scalped one wicket.
RCB vs MI Live: RCB go past 200
After the top-3 batters scored half-centuries, RCB have gone past the 200-run mark and still have eight balls left in the innings. Maxwell and Faf are in fiery form and taking RCB to a huge total.
RCB vs LSG Live: Maxwell hits 50
Glenn Maxwell smashes a six off Avesh Khan’s delivery and brings up his half-century off just 24 balls. It is his 14th half-century of IPL.
RCB vs LSG Live: 23 runs off the previous over
Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell are on fire as they thrash Jaydev Unadkat with sixes and fours. In the previous, the duo smash 23 runs, which includes one four from Maxwell and two sixes and a boundary from Plessis. Terrific stuff from the duo.
RCB vs LSG Live: Du Plessis hits fifty
After Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis also brings up his fifty. He smashes a huge six off Ravi Bishnoi’s delivery as he hits his 27th IPL fifty in just 35 balls. His knock includes three sixes and three boundaries.
RCB vs LSG Live: 20 runs off the previous over
After waiting for some time, Faf Du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell open their arms and smash 20 runs off the previous over by Ravi Bishnoi. The over includes two sixes from du Plessis and one six from Maxwell. Du Plessis is standing unbeaten at 46.
RCB vs MI Live: Good over from Mark Wood
After losing the wicket of Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore are cautiously moving ahead in the game. In the previous over, Mark Wood concedes only five runs and successfully controls the flow of runs. Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell aim to take their side to a good total from here.
RCB vs LSG Live: OUT
OUT!! Amit Mishra has provided Lucknow Super Giants with their first breakthrough as he removed Virat Kohli for 61. Kohli tries to go for a big hit but Marcus Stoinis interrupts and takes a brilliant catch at the mid-wicket. First wicket gone for RCB.
RCB vs LSG Live: Another big over
Royal Challengers Bangalore continue their carnage as their openers get another big over against Lucknow Super Giants. In the previous over, Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis smash 13 runs off Krunal Pandya, which includes a six and a boundary. RCB aim for a huge total from here.
RCB vs LSG Live: Kohli hits fifty
Virat Kohli brings up his 46th IPL half-century. He takes 35 balls to cross the 50-run mark as RCB go past 70 runs in just 9 overs. Kohli’s knock includes four boundaries and three sixes.
RCB vs LSG Live: RCB going strong
Royal Challengers Bangalore are moving ahead strongly in the game as they have both of their openers standing intact at the crease. In the previous over, Krunal Pandya leaks six runs and tries to control the flow of runs. On the other hand, Virat Kohli is on the verge of completing his half-century.
RCB vs LSG Live: Kohli nears fifty
Virat Kohli is inching closer towards his half-century as he has smashed 42 runs off just 25 balls. Faf du Plessis is giving a strong support to him from the other end as Royal Challengers Bangalore have scored 56 runs in the powerplay.
RCB vs LSG Live: Du Plessis joins in
Faf du Plessis joins the party and smashes a boundary of Krunal Pandya’s delivery. Du Plessis moves leg-side and places it brilliantly into the mid-on and steals four runs. In the previous over, Krunal leaks eight runs as LSG eye quick wickets.
RCB vs LSG Live: Kohli on fire
After a steady first over, Virat Kohli opens his arms and smashes a six and a boundary off Avesh Khan in the second over. In the entire over, Avesh concedes 13 runs as RCB are off to a great start.
RCB vs LSG Live: Steady start for RCB
Riyal Challengers Bangalore are off to a steady start against Lucknow Super Giants. In the first over by Jaydev Unadkat, RCB openers Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis smash four runs and are looking confident about their game. They now aim to smash as many boundaries as they can.
RCB vs LSG Live: We are underway
The match between Royal challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants begin with Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli opening the batting attack for RCB. On the other hand, Jaydev Unadkat will be be bowling the first over for LSG.
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