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LSG vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match 11th Highlights

LSG vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match 11th Highlights

The cricket ground in Lucknow saw a super fun match between the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 11th game of the IPL season this year. This match was completely different from how LSG played their first game, where they were careful and scored only a few runs. This time, they decided to be much bolder, maybe because their new coach, Justin Langer, joined the team. This new way of playing helped them win by a good margin of 21 runs!

Big Hitting by Lucknow Batsmen

LSG decided to bat first, and it was clear right from the start that they were going to score many runs. Their opening batsman, KL Rahul (who only batted this time), hit the ball much harder than he did in the last game. Quinton de Kock, who everyone knows loves to hit big sixes, continued his good form and gave LSG a strong start. But the real fireworks came when Nicholas Pooran came out to bat. Even though he wasn’t the captain anymore, Pooran went crazy, scoring a super fast 42 runs from just 21 balls! It helped Lucknow score many runs in the middle overs, along with a cameo from Krunal Pandya (43 runs from 22 balls). In the end, LSG scored a massive 199 runs, a lot more than they did in their first match!

Youngster Steals the Show for Lucknow

The Punjab Kings started their chase well. Their openers, Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow, hit the ball really well during the first six overs, scoring 61 runs together. Dhawan, in particular, was on fire, scoring 50 runs in just 30 balls! But then, a new player for Lucknow, Mayank Yadav, came into the bowl, and everything changed. This 21-year-old fast bowler, whom Lucknow spotted and helped when he was injured, surprised everyone by bowling really fast – even faster than 155 kilometers per hour! Mayank’s bowling was too much for the Punjab batters to handle, and he took out three of them, all with short balls. 

Another Punjab batsman, Liam Livingstone, also got hurt and couldn’t run properly, making it even harder for his team. Mayank’s brilliant bowling, along with good bowling from Mohsin Khan (who took two wickets), restricted Punjab to only 178 runs, giving Lucknow a comfortable win.

This match taught us a few important things. First, Lucknow’s new way of batting, where they hit the ball a lot harder and took more risks, helped them score many more runs. Second, a young new bowler named Mayank Yadav showed everyone that he can bowl really fast and take wickets, which is a big boost for Lucknow’s bowling team. Third, Punjab Kings need to find a way to score more runs in the middle overs of their innings because their openers can’t win them every game.

The 11th match of the IPL 2024 was a big turning point for Lucknow. Their new way of playing and finding a talented young bowler like Mayank Yadav has made their team much stronger. As the tournament goes on, it will be exciting to see how other teams change their plans and who will win the IPL trophy in the end!

Match Summary

Lucknow Super Giants                                    199/8 (20)

Quinton de Kock

54 (38)

Sam Curran

3/28 (4)

Krunal Pandya

43* (22)

Arshdeep Singh

2/30 (3)

Nicholas Pooran (c)

42 (21)

Kagiso Rabada

1/38 (4)

Punjab Kings                                                       178/5 (20)

Shikhar Dhawan (c)

70 (50)

Mayank Yadav

3/27 (4)

Jonny Bairstow 

42 (29)

Mohsin Khan

2/34 (4)

Liam Livingstone

28* (17)

Manimaran Siddharth

0/21 (2)

Toss: Lucknow Super Giants, elected to bat first

Stadium: Ekana Sport City, Lucknow.

Result: LSG won by 21 runs

Player of the Match: Mayank Yadav 3/27 (4)