IPL 2022
Virat Kohli Was Pumped After Josh Hazlewood Dismissed Krunal Pandya
By CricShots - May 26, 2022 11:34 am
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The new entrants, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) locked horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the eliminator of the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggression on the field was pumped after Jos Hazlewood got the crucial wickets of KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli was elated after the dismissal

Earlier, LSG skipper, KL Rahul decided to bowl first. While RCB made one change as Mohammed Siraj replaced Siddharth Kaul, LSG made a couple of changes as K Gowtham and Jason Holder made way for Krunal Pandya and Dushmantha Chameera, Rajat Patidar was in sublime touch as he remained unbeaten on 112 off 54 balls to help RCB pile up 207/4.

WATCH – Mahipal Lomror Made a Comedy Of Errors Near The Boundary Line

Patidar was ably supported by Dinesh Karthik, who remained unbeaten on 37 off 23 balls. During the 16th over, Rajat Patidar hit Ravi Bishnoi with three superb sixes.  Rajat Patidar laced his innings with 12 fours and seven sixes in his stupendous knock, while Karthik hit five fours and one six. They helped RCB to reach a huge score of 208 in their quota of 20 overs.

The LSG openers came out to chase the score but they were an early jolted as Quinton de Kock was dismissed for 6 from 5 balls. However, captain KL Rahul anchored one end as he was joined by Deepak Hooda.

WATCH – Mahipal Lomror Made a Comedy Of Errors Near The Boundary Line

KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda tried to fight back but it proved to be too much for the LSG batters as Harshal Patel and Josh Hazelwood bowled beautifully in the death overs to seal the deal for their side. In the 19th over of the chase, Hazlewood crashed all the hopes of LSG when he dismissed KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya on back-to-back deliveries. Former RCB skipper, Virat Kohli was pumped after the dismissals as it assured a win for RCB.

Here is the video of the dismissal: