Within the Eliminator of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 14 runs. RCB will now meet Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Qualifier 2.
Chasing an enormous goal of 208, Lucknow misplaced two wickets at 41 in 4.3 overs earlier than captain KL Rahul and batter Deepak Hooda partnered to regular the ship. The duo went on so as to add a vital stand of 96 runs for the third wicket.
As Lucknow seemed set to cruise by way of, the Challengers got here again within the recreation with two fast wickets within the type of Hooda (45) and Marcus Stoinis (9).
Captain Rahul tried his finest to take the sport deep, however with a view to pace up the run charge, the right-handed batter misplaced his prized scalp within the penultimate over, bowled by Josh Hazlewood. Finally, the Tremendous Giants might solely handle to achieve 193/6, dropping the competition by 14 runs.
Earlier, Rajat Patidar lit up the Eden Gardens with a sensational batting show. The correct-handed batter took LSG bowlers to the cleaners and smashed his maiden century within the cash-rich league.
Patidar, who got here to bat when RCB’s rating learn 4/1 in 0.5 overs, stayed within the center until the very finish, enjoying an unbeaten knock of 112 runs from simply 54 deliveries.
The Indore-born batter smacked 12 fours and 7 humungous sixes throughout his tremendous entertaining inning. Driving on Patidar’s fireworks, the Challengers posted 207/4 on the board of their allotted 20 overs.
100s by uncapped gamers in IPL:
- 120* – Paul Valthaty PBKS vs CSK 2011
- 114* – Manish Pandey RCB vs Deccan 2009
- 101* – Devdutt Padikkal RCB vs RR 2021
- 112* – Rajat Patidar RCB vs LSG 2022
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 25, 2022
Can I tweet twice about this Rajat Patidar’s inning ? BRILLAINT!
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 25, 2022
Severe hitting by Rajat Patidar and properly supported by @DineshKarthik.
It’s an amazing whole however given how the floor is enjoying and the quick outfield, I really feel it’ll be a detailed recreation.
Effectively performed by @rcbtweets within the first half! #Eliminator pic.twitter.com/NhkErPqv86
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 25, 2022
Got here in as a alternative for Karnataka Batsman Luvnith Sisodia and is at present giving RCB greater than an opportunity to win this eliminator together with his century. Take a bow Rajat Patidar you made all of us proud at present. #RCBvsLSG #IPL2022 pic.twitter.com/W4susn3obJ
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) May 25, 2022
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 25, 2022
Rajat Patidar (in 49 balls) now has the quickest hundred by an uncapped participant in IPL.
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) May 25, 2022
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) May 25, 2022
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 25, 2022
COMING UP CLUTCH AND HOW! 🔥
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) May 25, 2022
— Lucknow Tremendous Giants (@LucknowIPL) May 25, 2022