Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 50 runs in game number three of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday, April 1. Sent into bat losing the toss, Lucknow put up 193 for 6 on the board in their 20 overs as Kyle Mayers started with 73. LSG fast bowler Mark Wood then picked up five wickets as Delhi were restricted to 143 for 9. Here are the player ratings for LSG vs DC match.
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (4/10): Was out for 8, but impressed with his captaincy.
Kyle Mayers (9/10): Was dropped early in his innings and made DC pay with a superb knock. Struck two fours and seven sixes in his 38-ball 73.
Marcus Stoinis (4.5/10): Could not make much of an impact. Was out for 12 off 10 balls.
Deepak Hooda (4/10): Struggled for rhythm. Scored at less than a run-a-ball and was dismissed for 17 off 18.
Krunal Pandya (4.5/10): Could not find the big hits. Was unbeaten on 15 off 13 balls.
Nicholas Pooran (7/10): Played a crucial cameo. Struck three sixes and two fours in his 21 off 36 balls.
Ayush Badoni (6/10): Scored a handy 18 off 7 balls. Hit one four and two maximums in his innings.
Mark Wood (9.5/10): Bowled a terrific spell to finish with match figures of 5/14. Got the scalps of Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh and Sarfaraz Khan before returning to clean up the tail. Never allowed Delhi batters to settle into any kind of rhythm.
Jaydev Unadkat (2/10): Was extremely expensive. Conceded 39 runs in three overs without claiming a wicket.
Ravi Bishnoi (8/10): Bowled an impressive spell. Claimed 2/31 in four overs, picking up the wickets of Rilee Rossouw and Rovman Powell.
Avesh Khan (8/10): Excelled with the ball. Got the wickets of David Warner and Aman Hakim Khan. Finished with figures of 2/29.
Krishnappa Gowtham (7/10): Was economical although he did not pick up a wicket. Ended with figures of 0/23.
David Warner (7.5/10): Scored a defiant half-century, hitting seven fours in his 56 off 48 balls.
Prithvi Shaw (3/12): Hit two fours before being cleaned up by Mark Wood.
Mitchell Marsh (0/10): Perished for a golden duck to Mark Wood.
Rilee Rossouw (6/10): Struck 30 off 20 balls, with three fours and a six, but could not carry on.
Sarfaraz Khan (2/10): Fell to a short ball from Mark Wood for 4. Failed to get out of the way of a good delivery.
Rovman Powell (1/10): Was trapped lbw by Lucknow leggie Ravi Bishnoi for 1.
Axar Patel (5.5/10): Cleaned up Kyle Mayers with a sharp delivery, but went for 38 in his four overs. Contributed 16 with the bat.
Kuldeep Yadav (4.5/10): Had a mixed day. Got the wicket of Deepak Hooda. Finished with figures of 1/35 from his four overs.
Chetan Sakariya (4/10): Got the wickets of KL Rahul and Ayush Badoni, but went for 53 runs in his four overs.
Khaleel Ahmed (6/10): Impressed with figures of 2/30, claiming the scalps of Marcus Stoinis and Nicholas Pooran. But dropped the catch of Mayers, which hurt Delhi in a big way.
Mukesh Kumar (4.5/10): Registered figures of 0/35 in his four overs.
Aman Hakim Khan (2/10): Was dismissed by Avesh Khan for 4 off five balls.