IPL 2023: Mumbai Indians win toss; opt to bowl vs Lucknow Super Giants
"We are gonna bowl first. We know what to expect from the pitch, looks like a good track but not sure how it is gonna play, so better to have a score in front of us. We are up for the challenge. Even the seamers here have been quite effective here, so we got 4 seamers and 2 spinners. Every game is important and anyone can beat anyone on a particular day. We have an offie coming in for the left-arm spinner," Sharma said at the toss.
IPL 2023: Selflessly contributing for Gujarat instead of Test call-up on Wriddhiman Saha's mind
With the ball coming nicely on to the bat, Saha was effortlessly toying with the lines and lengths of Lucknow's bowlers, especially of Avesh Khan and Mohsin Khan, making 54 out of the hosts' 78 runs in power-play, bringing up his fifty in 20 balls and setting the base for Gujarat to bat Lucknow out of the game.
IPL 2023: Gill, Saha, Mohit clinical guide GT to a huge 56-run win over LSG
Saha and Gill dominated the proceedings with the fearless hitting and the duo went on to build a 142-run partnership, which Avesh Khan broke in the 13th over. Then, skipper Hardik Pandya came in and played a quick cameo of 25 off 15 to keep the Titans on track to post the biggest score at the venue.
IPL 2023: Gill's unbeaten 94, Saha's 81 power GT to 227/2 against LSG
Saha and Gill dominated the proceedings with the fearless hitting and the duo went on to build a 142-run partnership, which Avesh Khan broke in the 13th over. Then, skipper Hardik Pandya came in and played a quick cameo of 25 off 15 to keep the Titans on track.
IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants win toss, opt to bowl against Gujarat Titans
"We will bowl first. It's a dream come true for us, leading our respective sides. Overall the wicket will play the same. We have a good batting side, and we fancy our chance to chase down the total. We have played good cricket, and we stand at a good stage in the points table. De Kock is in, Naveen misses out," LSG skipper Krunal Pandya said at the toss.
Virat Kohli writes to BCCI officials, claims he said nothing wrong to Gambhir, Naveen-ul-Haq: Report
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match in Lucknow on May 1 was marred by an on-field altercation involving Kohli, Naveen, Amit Mishra and Gambhir. The ugly clash between the two greatest Indian cricketers -- Kohli and Gambhir -- wasn't a pleasant sight, and as a result of that, both of them were fined 100 per cent of their match fees for the altercation, which was deemed a Level 2 offence and in breach of IPL Code of Conduct's Article 2.21. On the other hand, Afghanistan fast-bowler Naveen-ul-Haq was fined 50 per cent of his match fees.
IPL 2023: Karun Nair replaces injured KL Rahul at Lucknow Super Giants
Rahul, who sustained an injury while fielding during their IPL 2023 against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, has been ruled of the tournament. He will be undergoing thigh surgery shortly.Karun, who replaces Rahul at LSG, has so far played 76 IPL games and has 1496 runs against his name.