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CSK vs LSG IPL 2024, Match 34th Highlights | LSG Crush CSK in Dominant Display – KL Rahul Shines 

CSK vs LSG IPL 2024, Match 34th Highlights

The IPL 2024 match between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was played at Ekana Sports City stadium in Lucknow!

The game kicked off with LSG winning the toss and deciding to bowl first. It was smart, allowing them to assess the conditions and plan their strategy accordingly. CSK, led by their charismatic captain, took to the crease with high hopes of setting a formidable target for LSG to chase.

CSK’s innings saw some impressive batting performances, with Ravindra Jadeja stealing the show with his unbeaten knock of 57 runs off just 40 deliveries. He showcased his all-round skills, guiding his team to 176 runs for losing 6 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Alongside Jadeja, the likes of Ajinkya Rahane and Moeen Ali also made valuable contributions with their bat, keeping the scoreboard ticking.

However, LSG’s bowlers, spearheaded by the crafty Krunal Pandya, put up a disciplined effort to contain CSK’s batting lineup. Pandya’s brilliant spell of bowling earned him two crucial wickets, conceding just 16 runs in his quota of 3 overs. Marcus Stoinis and Mohsin Khan also chipped in with a wicket each, applying pressure on the CSK batters throughout the innings.

With a target of 177 runs to chase down, LSG’s opening pair of KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock took to the field with determination. Their partnership laid a strong foundation for LSG’s chase, with Rahul playing a sensational innings, scoring 82 runs off 53 balls. His exquisite stroke play and impeccable timing left the CSK bowlers struggling to contain him. De Kock provided valuable support from the other end, contributing 54 runs off 43 deliveries to keep the scoreboard ticking.

Despite losing a couple of wickets during their chase, LSG remained in control of the game, thanks to Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten cameo towards the end. Pooran’s quickfire 23 runs off just 12 balls ensured that LSG crossed the finish line with 8 wickets in hand and 6 balls to spare, sealing a convincing victory over CSK.

The game was like a wild adventure, with exciting moments and amazing plays from both sides. KL Rahul’s stellar knock earned him the well-deserved Player of the Match award, showcasing his class and expertise on the cricketing field.

As the sun set on Ekana Sports City, cricket fans were treated to a spectacle they will remember. The IPL 2024 continues to enthrall audiences with its electrifying cricketing action, and we’re eagerly anticipating the excitement that awaits us in the remainder of the tournament!

Match Summary

Chennai Super Kings                              176/6    (20)

Ravindra Jadeja

57* (40)

Krunal Pandya
2/16 (3)

Ajinkya Rahane

36 (24)

Marcus Stoinis
1/7 (2)

Moeen Ali

30 (20)

Mohsin Khan
1/37 (4)

Lucknow Super Giants                            180/2 (19)

KL Rahul

82 (53)

Matheesha Pathirana
1/29 (4)

Quinton de Kock

54 (43)

Mustafizur Rahman
1/43 (4)

Nicholas Pooran

23* (12)

Moeen Ali
0/5 (1)

Toss: LSG won the toss and decided to bowl 

Stadium: Ekana  Sports City, Lucknow

Result: LSG won by 8 wickets (6 balls left)

Player of the Match: KL Rahul (LSG) – 82 (53)