Axar Patel celebrates after dismissing Kyle Mayers in an IPL 2023 match.© Twitter
Of their first match within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, Delhi Capitals misplaced to Lucknow Tremendous Giants on Saturday. Batting first, LSG notched up 193/6 in 20 overs primarily on account of a 38-ball 73 from IPL debutant Kyle Mayers. His innings was laden with seven sixes and two fours. It appeared just like the West Indies participant would turn out to be the maiden centurion of the IPL 2023, however a magical supply by Axar Patel within the twelfth over reduce brief his keep. The star left-arm spinner spun one in, that turned in the direction of off after touchdown as Mayers stood surprised.
Watch: Axar Patel’s Magical Spin Bamboozles LSG Star, Rattles Stumps
Solely a particular supply like this one may have gotten Kyle Mayers out at present
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 1, 2023
Speaking concerning the match, Kyle Mayers made a grand entry on the IPL stage with a scintillating 38-ball-73 to guide Lucknow Tremendous Giants to an imposing 193/6 towards Delhi Capitals of their season-opener on Saturday. The left-hander from Barbados, who was included in absence of South African opener Quinton De Kock, made Capitals pay a heavy worth for dropping him on 14, by blazing his strategy to a 28-ball fifty as his knock had as many as seven sixes.
Deepak Hooda (17, 18b) on the different finish was a mere spectator to Mayers’ fury as they stitched 79 runs in 42 balls to speed up the run-rate within the center overs.
The duo departed within the house of 1 ball, whereas Marcus Stoinis (12) obtained out cheaply within the center overs.
However LSG maintained the momentum with Nicholas Pooran (36; 21b) and Krunal Pandya (15 not out; 13b) taking the cost, earlier than Ayush Badoni‘s mini assault (18; 7b, 1×4, 2×6) and a final ball six from ‘Influence Substitute’ Krishnappa Gowtham yielded 22 runs from the twentieth over bowled by Chetan Sakariya (2/53).
The final 5 overs produced 66 runs, primarily on account of Pooran and Badoni utilizing lengthy handles to good impact.
With PTI inputs
Matters talked about on this article