New Delhi: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have registered a very close win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 66th match of IPL 2022. Saving two runs in the last ball of the high-scoring match, Lucknow knocked Kolkata out of the tournament and with this thrilling win, Lucknow has made it to the playoffs.
KL Rahul, the captain of the new team, credits teamwork for this win.
One would hardly have thought that the team that stepped into the IPL for the first time would show its strength so soon, but Lucknow's decision to make Rahul the captain and Rahul's trust in his team has been successful in sustaining Lucknow's victory so far. KL Rahul gives credit for this win to his team, as he believes that no match can be won unless the whole team is together.
On his social microblogging platform of the country, Koo, Rahul has set an example of team spirit with many breathtaking pictures through various posts. They do Koo for one team after another, saying: Teamwork.
It was a matter of teamwork, but if we talk about the match that led Lucknow to victory, Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul batted with a whirlwind batting to set up a huge score of 210 runs in 20 overs. Kolkata did not give up the chase till the last ball. Quinton de Kock scored 140 runs in this innings, while captain KL Rahul played fine innings of 68 runs. There was a 210-run partnership between the two, which is history in the IPL. This partnership between KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock is the biggest partnership for the first wicket in the history of IPL.