- May 16, 2023 23:45LSG wins by five runs
Marcus Stoinis set the stage for LSG with some ferocious power-hitting as the home side posted an imposing target of 177.
Mumbai started strongly, before LSG reined the game in with some incisive bowling. Mohsin Khan dealt the final blow, defending 11 runs in the last over against two of the best finishers going around. The win puts LSG in the driver’s seat for a playoff spot.
- May 16, 2023 23:34MI 172/5 in 20 overs
Mohsin has the responsibility of defending last over. Length ball into the pitch. Green can’t get it away. Dot ball. Second ball. A tad short, but Green doesn’t get the placement right. Just a single. On the slot for David, but it is sliced. Another single. Inch-perfect yorker next up. DOT BALLL!!! Nine needed of last two. Another yorker. Green can’t get it away. THIS IS DEATH BOWLING AT ITS VERY BEST!!! LSG wins by five runs.
- May 16, 2023 23:28MI 167/5 in 19 overs
Naveen with the penlutimate. Starts with a searing yorker. David can’t his bat on it. The next one is on the slot and David clatters it. 90m six. A rapidly-run double follows. OHH NOO!! It is a waist-high no ball and it dribbles away for a four. Free hit. Swing and miss. Repeat. Swing and miss again. Last ball. Again on the slot. And smoked away. Six more. Just 11 runs needed from the last.
- May 16, 2023 23:19MI 148/5 in 18 overs
Yash Thakur with the 18th over for LSG. Starts strongly. But gives away a no ball third ball. The freehit is an accurate yorker. Just a single from it. Vishnu Vinod on strike and he goes for a pull shot. He can’t clear the boundary rider. MI loses another wicket and that brings Green in.
- May 16, 2023 23:12MI 139/4 in 17 overs
Mohsin into the attack. Wadhera on strike. He goes for a big shot, but can’t clear deep square leg. OUT!!!! Vishnu Vinod is in as the Impact Player. Starts with a single. David on strike and Mohsin gifts a loosener and it is whacked away to the leg side for a six.
- May 16, 2023 23:05MI 131/3 in 16 overs
Naveen with the 16th. David on strike. Takes a single first ball. Holds Wadhera down for a couple of dot balls. The pressure in mounting for Mumbai Indians. Naveen cramps up ahead of the last ball. The physio is out in the middle. Just a single last ball.
- May 16, 2023 22:54MI 125/3 in 15 overs
Yash comes in. SKY tries to take him on with a scoop shot. HE HAS PLAYED IT ON TO HIS STUMPSS!!! Huge setback for MI in the chase. David is the new batter and he starts with a four.
- May 16, 2023 22:51MI 115/2 in 14 overs
Bishnoi with his last over. He misses his length slightly and Wadhera needs no second invitation. Drilled away for a four. That should release some pressure on the youngster. SKY too is taking his time to settle in.
- May 16, 2023 22:45MI 107/2 in 13 overs
Krunal with his last over. Starts with a wide. He strangles Wadhera with three consecutive dots. Single and SKY on strike. He too can’t get away Krunal. Superb over from the LSG skipper.
- May 16, 2023 22:38MI 106/2 in 12 overs
Bishnoi with the ball. Kishan attempts another big shot, but can only edge it. It is high and Naveen had to make some ground. But he holds on to it. BISHNOI STRIKES AGAIN!! Nehal Wadhera is the new batter for MI.
- May 16, 2023 22:36MI 102/1 in 11 overs
Another short one from Krunal Pandya and Kishan slaps it away for a four. That is his fifty!! He keeps going. Stays low and punches it over mid wicket for another four. Hundred up for MI.
- May 16, 2023 22:32MI 92/1 in 10 overs
Bishnoi continues. Double from Kishan to start the over. Single brings Rohit on the strike. On the pads and Rohit paddles it for a four. Rohit tries to go big. But the ball wasn’t in reach and it reaches only the long on fielder. First wicket down for MI.
- May 16, 2023 22:27MI 82/0 in 9 overs
Krunal brings himself back and Rohit whips out the sweep shot. Badoni had to put in a full-length dive to stop a boundary. Kishan too adds a boundary. Colission between Bishnoi and Swapnil while trying to prevent the four.
- May 16, 2023 22:23MI 74/0 in 8 overs
Krunal tosses the ball to Bishnoi in hopes of a breakthrough. He starts strongly, not giving the MI openers any freebies. Just three runs from the first five balls. Powerful drive from Kishan last ball
- May 16, 2023 22:18MI 69/0 in 7 overs
Swapnil Singh with the ball. He gifts a short ball and Kishan is happy to pump it for a four to the deep mid wicket fence. Another short one and Kishan goes on his back foot to slap it away for another four. TOO EASY FOR KISHAN!!
- May 16, 2023 22:10MI 58/0 in 6 overs
Last over of the PowerPlay. Yash with the ball. Rohit with a single and it is the 50-run partnership for the duo. Again on to Rohit’s pull-shot arc and he slams it boundary bound. Bishnoi puts in a valiant effort. But he can;t prevent the six.
- May 16, 2023 22:04MI 47/0 in 5 overs
Naveen gets another over. Takes the pace off, but Rohit readjusts to flick it past deep point for another six. He is getting into the mood. Mumbai has started on the right foot in this chase.
- May 16, 2023 21:59MI 38/0 in 4 overs
Rohit joins the fun. Steps down before pulling Yash Thakur for a huge six. Rohit is hit on the toe and needs medical attention. He is back and the chase continues. Yash pitches it, but it is a slower one. Kishan couldn’t get the connection he wanted. Just a double.
- May 16, 2023 21:54MI 27/0 in 3 overs
Naveen gets his first over. Three singles to start with. Kishan on strike. Naveen goes wide and it is slashed away for another boundary. He is leading the chase for Mumbai.
- May 16, 2023 21:49MI 20/0 in 2 overs
Mohsin with the new ball. On the pads straight away and Kishan picks it up and deposits it deep into the stands. FIRST SIX FOR MI!!!
Mohsin errs in his line again. Kishan flicks it away for a four this time. Flying start for MI.
- May 16, 2023 21:43MI 7/0 in 1 over
Rohit and Ishan out in the middle. It is Krunal with the new ball. Ishan starts the innings with a boundary. Full and on the leg, swept away. Slow, but steady over to start with for MI.
- May 16, 2023 21:25LSG 177/3 in 20 overs
Madhwal with the last. Starts with a dot ball against Pooran. A wide and a leg bye follows. Madhwal misses his line and Pooran flicks it away for a four. Wide on the off side and Pooran attempts to lift it over. Jordan dives, but can’t get over. But Stoinis can, in the slot and thumped over Tim David at long off.
- May 16, 2023 21:16LSG 162/3 in 19 overs
Pooran faces the first ball from Behrendorff. He takes a single to bring Stoinis on strike. He goes for a biggie, but can get only a single. Slow ball from Behrendorff. Pooran can’t get it away. Leg bye. Behrendorff with a low full toss and Stoinis swings half-hearted, single-handed and it somehow clears the fence. Behrendorff goes short and it is easy-peasy for Stoinis, slammed away for a six on the leg side.
- May 16, 2023 21:11LSG 147/3 in 18 overs
Jordan with the 18th. Length ball first up and Stoinis pumps it over mid wicket fence for a six and that is his fifty!! Jordan goes short and Stoinis rocks back to flat bat it for another four. He is not done yet. Jordan gives width and it is flicked over point. Jordan atempts a yorker next up and it is all too easy for Stoinis. Straight bat, full flow and over the fence. Game-changing over this from the Aussie.
- May 16, 2023 21:06LSG 123/3 in 17 overs
Krunal Pandya retires hurt and that brings out Nicholas Pooran out to the middle. Madhwal in action. He angles an inswinger in and it catches Stoinis off guard. Slams on to his right foot. Umpire gives out. Stoinis reviews and he survives. Was missing the leg stump. Another miserly over from Madhwal.
- May 16, 2023 20:57LSG 117/3 in 16 overs
Cam Green gets his second over. LSG gets in a leg bye. Green goes short and gets it past Stoinis for a dot ball. Full from Green and Stoinis latches on to it. Clears long on and it is a welcome six for LSG.
- May 16, 2023 20:52LSG 108/3 in 15 overs
Chris Jordan with the 15th. Starts with a wide. Stoinis takes a single to bring Krunal on strike. He slashes one on the off. Just past point for a couple. Boundaries have dried up for LSG batters. With Pooran left in the tank, both these batters must start going big.
- May 16, 2023 20:40LSG 100/3 in 14 overs
Madhwal with his second over. He attacks with back of the length deliveries. Krunal and Stoinis unable to get underneath it. Madhwal gives away only four runs in the first five balls. Only a single from the last ball. Impressive over from the youngster.
- May 16, 2023 20:36LSG 95/3 in 13 overs
Behrendorff returns to the attack. Krunal and Stoinis start cautiously. Deals the accurate Behrendorff with conservative shots. The leftie gifts a wide down the off side. Nine runs of the over.
- May 16, 2023 20:28LSG 86/3 in 12 overs
Cameron Green into the attack. A tad short from Green and Stoinis cuts the ball behind point for FOUR. Green maintains a tight line as Stoinis finds a single down to long-on. 50-run partnership between Krunal and Stoinis.
- May 16, 2023 20:22LSG 78/3 in 11 overs
Chawla tosses one in and Krunal steps out and pummels the ball down the ground for a huge SIX. A single to follow. Chawla foxes Stoinis with a slower-ball that turns sharply from length.
- May 16, 2023 20:18LSG 68/3 in 10 overs
Akash Madhwal is into the attack. He hits the deck hard and cramps up the batters. Good start by the seamer, five runs from the seamer.
- May 16, 2023 20:09LSG 63/3 in 9 overs
Chawla strays to the pads and Krunal sweeps it behind square for two runs. Chawla floats another ball in and Krunal sweeps the ball to square-leg and reels in another two runs. A single to follow. Chawla goes straighter this time and Stoinis swipes the ball across the line for a massive SIX. 13 from the over.
- May 16, 2023 20:08LSG 50/3 in 8 overs
Shokeen continues. Stoinis deploys the sweep shot to get a single. Krunal on strike. They sneak in a quick leg bye. Stoinis finally breaks free. Shokeen floats one in and Stoinis steps out to launch in over mid wicket for a massive six. That brings the run-rate above six. Couple of singles more shore up the over.
- May 16, 2023 20:03LSG 38/3 in 7 overs
Piyush Chawla into the attack and he strikes straight away. He drifts one outside the off. It is a googly and it kisses the outside edge before nestling in Kishan’s gloves. Another blow for LSG.
- May 16, 2023 19:58LSG 35/2 in 6 overs
Rohit persists with Shokeen. He continues to keep Krunal and De Kock on the toes. Three consecutive dots against the LSG skipper. Krunal gets one past point for a single. LSG unable to break free in the PowerPlay.
- May 16, 2023 19:54LSG 32/3 in 5 overs
Chris Jordan gets his second. QDK side steps before executing a single handed lofted shot for an extraordinary SIXX!!! Just a couple of singles from the rest of the over and MI continues to hold control over this game.
- May 16, 2023 19:49LSG 23/2 in 4 overs
Rohit Sharma introduces off-spin in the form of Shokeen to counter the LSG left-handers. Krunal attacks straight away. Driven for four. Two dot balls follow. Shokeen slides one into pad and Krunal clips it away for a couple. Just six runs of the over.
- May 16, 2023 19:45WLSG 17/2 in 3 overs
Behrendorff continues. Off-pace delivery and Hooda misreads it. Mishits and it is an easy catch at mid off. Hooda’s horror season continues.
Prerak Mankad is the new batter. Behrendorff welcomes him with a good length delivery which rose sharply. Mankad can only edge it to the keeper. It is two in two for MI. Krunal Pandya is the new batter. Starts with a three. A rare occasion in IPL.
- May 16, 2023 19:39LSG 12/0 in 2 overs
Chris Jordan with the second over. Hooda tries to go over the top first ball. It went HIGHHH in the air and Tim David is under it. But he can’t hold on to a tough chance. LIFE FOR HOODA!! He has had a tough season so far, this could be the luck he needed. QDK took his time to get a grip on Jordan’s pace variations. Last ball, Jordan angles one into his pads and he effortlessly flicks it for a huge six.
- May 16, 2023 19:34LSG 3/0 in 1 over
QDK and Deepak Hooda to open the innings for LSG. Behrendorff with the new ball for MI. Starts with a length ball on the fourth stump. Dot ball. Second ball on the pads and tucked away for a single by Hooda. QDK too takes his time. Single from his second ball.
- May 16, 2023 19:14PLAYING 11
Lucknow Super Giants: Quinton de Kock(w), Deepak Hooda, Prerak Mankad, Krunal Pandya(c), Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Swapnil Singh, Mohsin Khan
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Hrithik Shokeen, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal
- May 16, 2023 19:01MI wins the toss
Rohit Sharma gets it right and he decides to bowl first.
Rohit :We are gonna bowl first. We know what to expect from the pitch, looks like a good track but not sure how it is gonna play, so better to have a score in front of us. We are up for the challenge. Even the seamers here have been quite effective here.
LSG skipper Krunal Pandya says he would have chosen to bat first if he had won the toss.
- May 16, 2023 18:38TOSS UPDATES
While Mumbai has won six toss and seven matches, LSG has only won three toss, winning six matches.READ MORE
- May 16, 2023 17:46DREAM11 PREDICTION
Wicketkeeper: Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan
Batters: Kyle Mayers, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma,
All-rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla
- May 16, 2023 17:32Eyes on two points!
- May 16, 2023 17:25PREDICTED 11
MI Predicted Playing XI
Batting first: Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (capt), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Chris Jordan Akash Madhwal
Bowling first: Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (capt), Cameron Green, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Chris Jordan, Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar/Arshad Khan
Impact sub options: Kumar Kartikeya, Vishnu Vinod, Arshad Khan, Trsitan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis.
LSG Predicted Playing XI
Batting first: Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya (c), Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi.
Bowling first: Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya (c), Yash Thakur, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi.
impact sub options: Yash Thakur, Ayush Badoni, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Daniel Sams, Prerak Mankad.
- May 16, 2023 17:17PLAYOFF RACE INTENSIFIES!!
- May 16, 2023 17:12MI in good spirits
- May 16, 2023 17:08Squads
Lucknow Super Giants: Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya (c), Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Nicholas Pooran, Yash Thakur, Romario Shepherd, Daniel Sams, Amit Mishra, Prerak Mankad, Swapnil Singh, Naveen-ul-Haq, Yudhvir Charak, Karun Nair.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya, Ramandeep Singh, Dewald Brevis, Raghav Goyal, Vishnu Vinod, Riley Meredith, Shams Mulani, Arjun Tendulkar, Tilak Varma, Hrithik Shokeen, Duan Jansen, Sandeep Warrier, Jason Behrendorff, Chris Jordan
- May 16, 2023 17:00Lucknow Super Giants takes on resurgent Mumbai Indians as playoffs race heats up
An inconsistent Lucknow Super Giants will take on a red-hot Mumbai Indians in their respective penultimate league match of the IPL here at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
The five-time champion is peaking at the right time and has won four of its last five matches on the back of its batters finding form.
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