IPL 2022: KL Rahul and De Kock’s Partnership Led LSG to Beat KKR

By S. Sinha May 18, 2022

The 66th match of IPL 2022 witnessed Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants locking horns at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai.

LSG captain K. L. Rahul won the toss and decided to bat first against KKR.

A 210 runs opening partnership came from Quinton de Kock and K. L Rahul, marking the highest opening partnership in IPL history.

Q. de Kock  (not out) alone made 140 off 70 balls with 10 fours and 10 sixes. KL Rahul (not out) scored 68 off 51 with 3 fours and 4 sixes.

LSG didn't even lose a single wicket in 20 overs, setting a target of 211 runs for KKR.

KKR came close to the target but eventually lost the match to LSG. KL Rahul and De Kock’s  vicious partnership earned LSG a 2 runs victory over KKR.

KKR players Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana made 50 off 29 balls and 42 off 22 balls, respectively. 

Rinku Singh made 40 off 15 balls with 2 fours and 4 sixes. Sunil Narine (not out) scored 21 off just 7 balls with 3 sixes.