In the Indian Premier League, the Lucknow Super Giants defeated the Mumbai Indians by 36 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last night. Chasing a target of 169 runs, Mumbai Indians got off to a good start but kept on losing wickets at regular intervals, and were restricted to 132 for 8 in 20 overs.
Rohit Sharma was the top-scorer for Mumbai Indians with a 39-run knock. For Lucknow Super Giants, Krunal Pandya scalped three wickets, while Mohsin Khan, Jason Holder, Ravi Bishnoi and Ayush Badoni took 1 wicket each. Earlier, the Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field first. Batting first, KL Rahul scored his second century of the season as Lucknow Super Giants managed to post a total of 168 for 6 in the stipulated 20 overs.
He was declared the player of the match for his match-winning innings of 103 runs. For Mumbai Indians, Kieron Pollard and Riley Meredith took two wickets each, while Daniel Sams and Jasprit Bumrah claimed one wicket each. (Agencies)
Lucknow Super Giants 168 for 6 (K.L Rahul 103, Kieron Pollard 2-8, Riley Meredith 2-40) beat Mumbai Indians 132 for 8 (Rohit Sharma 39, Tilak 38, Krunal Pandya 3-19) by 36 runs