Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) captain KL Rahul stated that the wicket on the Wankhede was difficult to play on however the way in which Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda batted made it look simpler than it was.
LSG misplaced Rahul early however de Kock and Hooda stitched a 71-run partnership for the second wicket that gave LSG the momentum. Late cameos then ensured LSG finish with 176 on the board, 75 too many than what KKR may deal with.
“Performed rather well, began nicely with the bat, aside from the run out. Was a difficult wicket. Knew it was going to be gradual and sticky. Needed to get round 150-160. The best way Quinton and Deepak batted, made it look straightforward.”
“Huge hitting from Stoinis and Jason gave the momentum. We began fantastically with the ball, put the ball in the precise areas, couldn’t have requested for extra,” Rahul stated on the post-match presentation ceremony.
“Belief them a terrific deal” – KL Rahul on his tempo assault
LSG’s tempo assault comprising 4 frontline pacers did the harm with the ball within the powerplay of the run chase. Every of the 4 took a wicket that ensured KKR was out of the sport proper from the beginning.
“Belief them a terrific deal (his tempo battery). Having talent is one factor, however understanding what to do when is necessary. They’ve been put below strain a few instances however they’ve caught to their strengths and been courageous with the ball. That’s all we will ask for.”
“Preserve trusting what one of the best ball is on that wicket. Dre Russ going like that’s scary at instances. We do have some plans earlier than the sport, and what’s good to see is that they bear in mind these plans below strain. If we go for runs from there then that’s acceptable,” he additional added.