LSG vs DC Highlights IPL 2024: McGurk’s half-century, Delhi Capitals beat Lucknow Super Giants by 6 wickets


LSG vs DC Highlights

LSG vs DC Highlights IPL 2024, Fraser-McGurk’s impressive 55 off 35 balls steered Delhi Capitals (DC) to a convincing 6-wicket win over Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. This victory marks their second win in the tournament. It’s noteworthy that this IPL 2024 season witnessed LSG losing their home ground match for the first time. Additionally, it’s the first instance of LSG losing to Delhi Capitals in IPL history. Kuldeep Yadav’s crucial three-wicket haul played a significant role in Delhi Capitals’ historic win over Lucknow Super Giants.

Match – 26th Match, LSG vs DC, IPL 2024

Venue – Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Date – 12 April 2024, Friday

Time – 7:30 pm

Toss – Lucknow Super Giants have won the toss and decided to bat first


Lucknow Super Giants (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Yash Thakur

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Tristan Stubbs, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Lucknow Super Giants Impact substitutes: Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Manimaran Siddharth, Amit Mishra, Matt Henry

Delhi Capitals Impact substitutes: Jhye Richardson, Abishek Porel, Kumar Kushagra, Sumit Kumar, Praveen Dubey

Match Preview

Delhi Capitals have played five matches this season but have secured one victory, whereas Lucknow Super Giants have won three matches.

Delhi Capitals won one match against Chennai Super Kings in Visakhapatnam but suffered defeat from PBKS, RR, KKR, and MI.

Lucknow Super Giants lost their first match to Rajasthan Royals by 20 runs in Jaipur but bounced back to win their next three matches against PBKS in Lucknow, RCB in Bengaluru, and GT in Lucknow. LSG is eager to win their fourth game in their home ground.

LSG vs DC Highlights

Lucknow Super Giants Innings

Initially De Kock started charging over DC bowlers but Khaleel Ahmed dismissed him. Padikkal’s poor form persists as he is also dismissed LBW by Khaleel. Kuldeep Yadav secured with back-to-back dismissals in his first over. Pooran departs for a golden duck.

Lucknow Super Giants finds themselves in trouble at 80/5 after 10 overs, Deepak Hooda, the Impact Sub, fails to stabilize the innings and also dismissed early by Ishant Sharma. DC’s bowlers maintain pressure with regular breakthroughs. The middle-order collapse slows down proceedings.

LSG vs DC Highlights
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Krunal Pandya falls to Mukesh Kumar. Super Giants have never lost an IPL game defending 160 or more, and Ayush Badoni’s knock helps them surpass that mark.

A remarkable recovery is attributed to the 73-run partnership between Badoni and Arshad. LSG initially struggled with Khaleel and Kuldeep picking 5 of the first 7 wickets.

Lucknow Super Giants Scorecard


LSG vs DC Highlights

Delhi Capitals Innings

Despite a shaky start with Warner’s early dismissal by Yash Thakur, Delhi’s batting lineup, propelled by Fraser-McGurk’s fiery debut, secures a commanding position in the match. Prithvi Shaw hits consecutive boundaries off Naveen’s bowling. Fraser-McGurk makes a stunning entrance to the IPL with a six off only his second ball. DC reaches 45/1 after five overs. While Warner struggles, Shaw continues his aggressive approach alongside the adventurous Fraser-McGurk.

Bishnoi dismissing Shaw for 32 runs. Pant breaks the shackles with his first boundary after 29 balls. Fraser-McGurk smashes Krunal Pandya for three consecutive sixes, reaching his fifty on debut in just 31 balls.

However, Naveen manages to end Fraser-McGurk’s entertaining innings. LSG’s dominance at home comes to an end as their streak of defending totals is broken. Fraser-McGurk and supported by Shaw and Pant, deliver a potent performance to Delhi Capitals.

Delhi Capitals Scorecard


Lucknow Super Giants Squad: – KL Rahul (c/wk), Quinton De Kock, Devdutt Padikkal, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers, Arshin Kulkarni, Prerak Mankad, Mohammed Arshad Khan, Yudhvir Singh, David Willey, Ashton Turner, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Shivam Mavi, Mayank Yadav, Naveen Ul Haq, Mohsin Khan, M. Siddharth, Amit Mishra

Delhi Capitals Squad: – Rishabh Pant (c/wk), Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Yash Dhull, Harry Brook, Swastik Chhikara, Shai Hope, Abishek Porel, Tristan Stubbs, Ricky Bhui, Kumar Kushagra, Mitchell Marsh, Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Lalit Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Khaleel Ahmed, Pravin Dubey, Rasikh Dar, Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Jhye Richardson

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