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.
(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.
made 50 off 29 balls and 42 off 22 balls, respectively.
made 40 off 15 balls with 2 fours and 4 sixes.
(not out) scored 21 off just 7 balls with 3 sixes.