IPL 2023 LSG vs DC: A shot by Nicholas Pooran became a disaster for his own teammate Krunal Pandya. Pooran hit Mukesh Kumar’s ball so hard that it hit Pandya’s feet straight.
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New Delhi. Lucknow Super Giants made a great start to their campaign in IPL 2023 by defeating Delhi Capitals. Won by 50 runs from Lucknow. Batting first, KL Rahul’s Lucknow scored 193 runs for 6 wickets. Kyle Meyers scored the highest 73 runs, while Nicholas Pooran scored 36 runs. Chasing the target, the Delhi team was able to score only 143 runs in 20 overs. Captain David Warner scored the maximum 56 runs for Delhi.
Lucknow all-rounder Krunal Pandya narrowly escaped being a victim of a major accident in this match. In fact, in the 18th over, Pandya was standing at the non-strike end. While Pooran was on strike. Mukesh Kumar was on the attack. Puran hit the fourth ball of the over directly with full force.
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avoid hitting the pad
The ball hit a little below the knee of Pandya standing at the other end. Due to the ball, Pandya jumped rapidly in the air and then fell straight down. Lucknow got relief when Pandya escaped injury as the ball hit his pad. The video of this dangerous shot of Puran is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
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Pandya remained unbeaten
Pandya remained unbeaten on 15 runs in this match. Talking about the match, the hero of Lucknow’s victory was Mark Wood, in front of whom the Delhi team succumbed. Wood took 5 big wickets for 14 runs. Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Akshar Patel, Chetan Sakaria became victims of Wood. Only 4 Delhi batsmen were able to cross double figures.
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