IPL 2022, LSG stun CSK: List of records broken
Chennai Super Kings were beaten by Lucknow Super Giants in match number seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season on Thursday. Batting first, the Super Kings managed 210/7 in 20 overs. The likes of Robin Uthappa, Shivam Dube, and Moeen Ali played crucial knocks. In reply, LSG got off to a terrific start before keeping calm and getting things done.
CSK post 210/7 in 20 overs
CSK lost Ruturaj Gaikwad as Robin Uthappa started well for CSK, slamming a 27-ball 50. Uthappa and Moeen shared a crucial stand before Ambati Rayudu and Shivam Dube added more comfort. Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni made their presence felt with crucial cameos to help CSK get past 200. For LSG, Ravi Bishnoi was pick of the bowlers, claiming figures worth 2/24.
LSG get the job done
Key numbers for the CSK batters
Uthappa slammed a 27-ball 50 for CSK. He hit eight fours and a six. The veteran batter has raced to 4,800 runs at an average of 28.07. Uthappa slammed his 26th IPL fifty. Shivam Dube (49), hitting five fours and two sixes. He now has 451 runs in the IPL. Meanwhile, Ambati Rayudu (27) has raced to 3,958 runs at 29.31.
Massive records for Bravo and MSD
Dwayne Bravo (1/35) is now the highest wicket-taker in the IPL. He has 171 wickets at 24.07. He broke the long-standing record of Lasith Malinga (170 scalps). As per Cricketpedia, MS Dhoni has become just the sixth Indian to register 7,000 runs in T20 cricket. The likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, and Robin Uthappa are the other five.
De Kock and KL Rahul slam these records
Quinton de Kock hit a 45-ball 61, hitting nine fours. He has raced to 2,324 runs at an average of 31.40. He slammed his 17th IPL fifty. QDK now has 335 runs versus CSK at 27.91. He slammed his second fifty versus CSK. KL Rahul hit a 26-ball 40. He now has 3,313 runs at 46.66. He has surpassed 400 runs versus CSK (435).
Lewis slams his fourth IPL fifty
Evin Lewis hit 55 from 23 balls. The West Indian slammed six fours and three sixes at a strike rate of 239.13. Lewis has raced to 646 runs in the IPL at 29.36. He slammed his fourth IPL fifty.