Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs in Eliminator to qualify for the Qualifier 2.

Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs in Eliminator to qualify for the Qualifier 2. They will face Rajathan Royals in the next match in a bid to make it to the final of the tournament after 2016.

Josh Hazlewood took 3 wickets while Harshal Patel bowled exceptionally well in the death overs to seal the win for their team.

Earlier, the Faf du Plessis-led team scored 207/4 in 20 overs. Rajat Patidar was unstoppable in his knock of 112 runs, including 12 fours and 7 sixes. Mohsin Khan was the outstanding bowler for Lucknow, conceding just 25 runs while picking up one important wicket.

Chasing 208, KL Rahul (79) and Deepak Hooda (45) tried their best, but they didn’t get support from the other batters.

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