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| On May 7, 2022 10:51 PM IST

KKR vs LSG IPL 2022: Who won today’s IPL match? Man of the Match, Point Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap

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Who won today’s IPL match?: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) locked horns with Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at MCA Stadium in Pune in the match 52nd of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.  It was game that was bossed by the KL Rahul-led side in every aspect. They put on a staggering display of both batting and bowling to defeat the opposition by 75 runs to make their case strong for the playoffs and go at the top of the table.

Today’s IPL match result

Asked to bat first, even though LSG lost skipper KL Rahul for diamond duck but half-century by Quinton de Kock and 41-run knock by Deepak Hooda kept made sure that momentum remained  towards their side. A finish by Marcus Stoinis (28), Ayush Badoni (15*) and Jason Holder (13) helped LSG post a total of 176 runs on the board.

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Chasing the target, KKR were in a spot of bother as they lost 4 wickets for just 25 runs. Andre Russell gave his side a real chance with his knock of 45 runs. But it didn’t matter as LSG kept taking wickets at regular intervals. In the end LSG took a team hat-trick in the 15th over to bundle out the opposition for just 101 runs and win the match by 75 runs.

Man of the match today IPL

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) fast bowler Avesh Khan was awarded the Player of the Match in today’s IPL 2022 clash against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The right-arm pacer tested KKR batsmen with his line and lengths and returned with the figures of 3/16. He removed the likes of Nitish Rana, Andre Russell and Anukul Roy and helped his side seal the top spot on the points table.

Today IPL highlights

You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) that took place at MCA Stadium in Pune on official website of IPL. Here’s the link to the same:

IPL schedule

The next match of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is slated to take place between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. While the afternoon game will see Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) clashing at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday (8th May).

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams P W L Pts Nrr
Lucknow Super Giants 11 8 3 16 +0.703
Gujarat Titans 11 8 3 16 +0.120
Rajasthan Royals 11 7 4 14 +0.326
Royal Challengers Bangalore 11 6 5 12 -0.444
Delhi Capitals 10 5 5 10 +0.641
Sunrisers Hyderabad 10 5 5 10 +0.325
Punjab Kings 11 5 6 10 -0.231
Kolkata Knight Riders 11 4 7 8 -0.304
Chennai Super Kings 10 3 7 6 -0.431
Mumbai Indians 10 2 8 4 -0.725

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs HS Avg SR 100 50
1 Jos Buttler 11 11 618 116 61.80 152.21 3 3
2 KL Rahul 11 11 451 103* 50.11 145.01 2 2
3 Shikhar Dhawan 11 11 381 88* 42.33 122.11 0 3
4 David Warner 8 8 356 92* 59.33 156.82 0 4
5 Quinton de Kock 11 11 344 80 31.27 138.70 0 3

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1 Yuzvendra Chahal 11 11 319 22 40/5 14.50 7.25 12.00
2 Kuldeep Yadav 10 10 309 18 14/4 17.16 8.42 12.22
3 Kagiso Rabada 10 10 323 18 33/4 17.94 8.72 12.33
4 T Natarajan 9 9 303 17 10/3 17.82 8.65 12.35
5 Wanindu Hasaranga 11 11 304 16 20/4 19.00 8.21 13.87

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Ankit Jit Singh

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