KL Rahul’s spouse Athiya Shetty was thrilled to bits after the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) beat the Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 10 runs in a thriller on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday, April 19.
Sharing a put up to Instagram, LSG shared a number of footage of Athiya attending the match. Acknowledging the put up, the Bollywood actress dropped a coronary heart emoji.
Rahul tied the knot with Athiya forward of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) season. The LSG skipper will hope that Woman Luck helps his facet carry their maiden IPL trophy this yr.
So far as the match is worried, LSG posted 154/7 of their allotted 20 overs after being requested to bat. Kyle Mayers scored a half-century (51 off 42 balls), whereas skipper Rahul too contributed 39 off 32 deliveries. Nicholas Pooran and Marcus Stoinis additionally chipped in with 29 and 21 runs, respectively.
For RR, Ravichandran Ashwin emerged because the choose of the bowlers, returning with figures of two/23. Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, and Jason Holder additionally scalped one apiece.
In response, a medical bowling efficiency from LSG restricted the Royals to 144/6, regardless of preventing 40s from Jos Buttler 40(41) and Yashavi Jaiswal 44(35). Sluggish innings from Devdutt Padikkal 26(21) and Riyan Parag 15*(12) didn’t win it for the RR.
Avesh Khan emerged because the choose of the bowlers for LSG, ending with figures of three/25, whereas Marcus Stoinis bagged two wickets.
“We fell 10 brief however made up with the ball” – KL Rahul after victory in opposition to RR
KL Rahul credited his bowling unit after he reckoned that LSG fell wanting the meant goal in opposition to RR on Wednesday. He, nevertheless, added that it wasn’t a 180 wicket, so that they performed slowly within the powerplay earlier than unleashing themselves.
Talking on the post-match present, KL Rahul mentioned:
“We fell 10 brief however made up with the ball. And there was no dew so made it honest for each groups. We got here in right here yesterday and noticed 180 can be a par rating, however the first over from Boult, me and Kyle had a chat and realized this is not a 180 wicket.”
“The ball was holding a bit low, so we gave ourselves time within the powerplay. Perhaps if we performed a bit higher, we’d have gotten 170 as properly.”
LSG will subsequent play defending champions Gujarat Titans at residence on Saturday, April 22. The franchise will look to avenge the five-wicket loss to GT they suffered earlier this season.