The Lucknow Super Giants suffered a setback early on. Captain KL Rahul was forced to retire 0 (0) after Decock called for a run and went back. Quinton Decock hit 50 off 29 balls with four fours and three sixes. Deepak Hooda hit 41 off 27 balls with four fours and two sixes. Krunal Pandya made a disappointing 25 off 27 balls.
Lucknow lost wickets and scored in the last five overs. Marcus Steines broke through with 6, 6, 6 hat-trick sixes in the 19th over. The next ball was found near the boundary. The holder who came immediately hit two sixes in the remaining two balls and scored 30 runs in the 19th over. Holder was unbeaten on 13 off four balls with two sixes. Badoni was unbeaten on 15 (17). Among the Kolkata bowlers, Andre Russell took two wickets while Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi and Tim Southee took one wicket each.