LSG vs MI, IPL 2023 Eliminator: Akash Madhwal seals 5-fer, Mumbai Indians demolish Lucknow by 81 runs

    LSG vs MI IPL 2023 Eliminator Match Today: Chasing the target of 183, LSG were all out for 101 in 16.3 overs.

    IPLMumbai Indians’ Akash Madhwal, center, is congratulated by teammates as they celebrate their team’s win against Lucknow Super Giants during the Indian Premier League cricket eliminator match in Chennai, India, Wednesday, May 24, 2023. (AP Photo /R. Parthibhan)

    Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Highlights, IPL 2023 Eliminator: Mumbai Indians beat Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs in the IPL Eliminator here on Wednesday. MI take on Gujarat Titans in the Qualifier 2 on Friday in Ahmedabad to decide who will face Chennai Super Kings in the summit clash.

    Opting to bat, MI posted 182 for 8 with Cameron Green top-scoring with a 23-ball 41 while Suryakumar Yadav made 33 off 20 balls. For LSG, Naveen-ul-Haq was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets for 38 runs while Yash Thakur took three wickets.

    Chasing the target of 183, LSG were all out for 101 in 16.3 overs. Marcus Stoinis was LSG’s highest scorer with 40 off 27 balls while none of his batting colleagues made any substantial contribution. For MI, Akash Madhwal took five wickets for five runs in 3.3 overs to be MI’s best bowler.

    Scroll down for LSG vs MI highlights:

    Match EndedIndian Premier League, 2023 – Eliminator

    Lucknow Super Giants

    101 (16.3)


    Mumbai Indians

    182/8 (20.0)

    Match Ended ( Day – Eliminator )
    Mumbai Indians beat Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs

    Five-time champions Mumbai Indians hold edge in do-or-die game but Lucknow Super Giants are no pushovers

    This must feel like déjà vu for Lucknow Super Giants. In their maiden season last year, despite picking up 18 points in the league stage, they had ended up third in the points table on net run rate. It allowed them only one shot to make the final and their campaign ended in the Eliminator against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

    They went back to the drawing board, sought reinforcements, played their home games on dodgy pitches and once again finished third on net run-rate. It has put them again in the Eliminator, this time against Mumbai Indians – a team that has won 10 of the 13 matches in the play-offs since 2013.

    Unlike last season, where Lucknow looked the part, this year their campaign has been largely start-stop. In a season where no team won more than three matches on the bounce, Lucknow had to wait till the business end to get the momentum, which they have been seeking since the start. After getting off to a winning start, only once did they win two consecutive matches, going on a win-loss ride before changing the tide against Hyderabad. [Read full story]

    Lucknow: Lucknow Super Giants’ players greet Mumbai Indians batters Tim David and Cameron Green after winning the IPL 2023 group stage match at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. (PTI Photo)

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    First published on: 24-05-2023 at 17:30 IST

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