Batting first, the Lucknow Super Giants scored 195 for 3 in 20 overs. KL Rahul once again excelled with a class innings. Rahul, who played 51 balls, scored 77 off 4 fours and 5 sixes. Deepak Hooda scored 52 off 34 balls with 6 fours and a six. Opener Decock made 23 (13) for the pavilion. Staines 17 (16), Krunal Pandya 9 (6) not out. Shardul Thakur took all three wickets.
Entering the innings with a target of 196 set by Lucknow, Delhi scored 189 for 7 in 20 overs. Delhi openers Prithviraj Shah (5) and David Warner (3) were the only batsmen to make the cut. Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant then added 60 for the third wicket. Mitchell Marsh, who scored 37 off 20 balls with three fours and three sixes, was bowled by the umpire. Captain Rishabh Pant, who struggled for a while, was bowled clean by Moshin Khan at 44 off 30 balls with 7 fours and 1 six.
Rowman Powell’s hopes for a match .. In the 17th over, Moshin Khan bowled a six and was caught at the boundary. Powell played 21 balls and scored 35 runs with 3 fours and two sixes. Lalit Yadav scored 3 (4) and Shardul Thakur 1 (2). Akshar Patel hit 42 off 24 balls with one four and three sixes while Kuldeep hit 16 off 8 balls with one six and one four.
Among the Lucknow bowlers, Moshin Khan took four wickets while Dushmantha Chamira, Ravi Bishnoi and Krishnappa Gautam took one wicket each. Moshin Khan impressed with four wickets for just 16 runs in 4 overs.