IPL 2022 | Excitement until the last ball; Lucknow beat Kolkata by two runs in the playoffs

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Lucknow Super Giants beat Kolkata Knight Riders in a thrilling Super Bowl till the last ball of the IPL. Following on the big score, Kolkata were bowled out for two in Lucknow. Chasing a target of 211, Kolkata were bowled out for 208. Lucknow became the second team to reach the playoffs this season with a win over Kolkata.

Score: Lucknow Super Giants – 210/0 in 20 overs; Kolkata Knight Riders 208/8 in 20 overs

Kolkata responded with a huge score by Quinton Decock and KL Rahul. Nitish Rana (42 off 22 balls) and skipper Shreyas Iyer (50 off 29 balls) batted early and then Rinku Singh (40 off 15 balls) and Sunil Narine (21 * off 7 balls) in the final overs.

Kolkata won the toss and elected to bat. He needed 21 runs in the last over to score 18 off the first four balls with two sixes and a four, but was bowled by Evin Lewis in the fifth over for an incredible one – handed catch. It was this catch that determined the fate of the match. Umesh Yadav, who reached the crease in the final over for three runs, was bowled clean by Stones to seal Lucknow’s victory.

Marcus Stones and Mohsin Khan took three wickets each for Lucknow.

Earlier in the day, Lucknow’s big score came on the strength of opener Quinton Decock’s fiery century (140 off 70 balls) and skipper KL Rahul’s half-century (68 * off 51 balls). Lucknow won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 210 not out in 20 overs.

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Batting in 20 overs, the duo won the toss and elected to bat.

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