Lucknow Super Giants became the third team to confirm a Playoffs berth after Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings, beating Kolkata Knight Riders by one run on Saturday.
A ballistic Nicholas Pooran fifty helped LSG overcome a top-order wobble to post a challenging 176-run total against KKR. In reply, a sensational Rinku Singh’s unbeaten 67 nearly pulled off a win for KKR before it fell short by a slender margin.
LSG finished third on the points table behind GT and CSK while KKR ended its campaign on seventh spot
Here is the updated points table after KKR vs LSG:
|2||Chennai Super Kings||14||8||5||17||+0.652|
|3||Lucknow Super Giants||14||8||5||17||+0.284|
|4||Royal Challengers Bangalore||13||7||6||14||+0.180|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders||14||6||8||12||-0.239|