Lucknow Super Giants won by 1 run
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants
Venue - Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Toss Winner - Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opt to bowl
Series - Indian Premier League 2023
Date of the Match - Saturday, 20 May, 2023
Time - 07:30 PM (IST)
Season - 2023
Umpires - Jayaraman Madanagopal (IND), Ulhas Gandhe (IND)
Third Umpire - Yeshwant Barde (IND)
Match Referee - Manu Nayyar (IND)
Player of the Match - Nicholas Pooran
On Saturday, May 20, at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants played in the 68th match of the Indian Premier League 2023.
Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran scored more than 50 runs together as a result of their strong start. After 20 overs, LSG managed to reach 176/8, with Pooran scoring 58 runs in 30 balls. With 61 runs scored in the first 5.5 overs by Venkatesh Iyer and Jason Roy, KKR got off to a fast start.
However, LSG put a halt to the action by having their spinners dismiss Roy, Iyer, and captain Rana. Rinku Singh kept KKR alive as Andre Russell struggled to have a significant effect. He ultimately scored an undefeated 67 from 33 balls, bringing KKR one run closer to the goal.
Lucknow Super Giants have scored 176 for 8 in 20 overs (Quinton de Kock (wk) 28, Karan Sharma 3, Prerak Mankad 26, Marcus Stoinis 0, Nicholas Pooran 58, Krunal Pandya 9, Ayush Badoni 25, Krishnappa Gowtham 11, Ravi Bishnoi 2, Naveen-ul-Haq 2, Extras 12)
Kolkata Knight Riders have scored 175 for 7 in 20 overs (Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 10, Jason Roy 45, Venkatesh Iyer 24, Nitish Rana 8, Andre Russell 7, Rinku Singh 67, Shardul Thakur 3, Sunil Narine 1, Vaibhav Arora 1, Extras 9)
Who is the Winner?
Lucknow Super Giants won by 1 run with a score of 176 runs.