IPL 2024: Stats Review: Highest team total at Lucknow and other stats from LSG vs PBKS

LSG won their first match of the season in the Indian Premier League 2024 against Punjab Kings on Saturday.

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In the 11th match of IPL 2024, Lucknow Super Giants beat Punjab Kings by 21 runs at Lucknow's Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium on Saturday, March 30. 

After electing to bat first, LSG lost both KL Rahul and Devdutt Padikkal in the powerplay until wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (54 off 38) and Marcus Stoinis (19 off 12) put up 33 in just 3.3 overs until Rahul Chahar slipped one through Stoinis. Stand-in skipper Nicholas Pooran (42 off 21) and Krunal Pandya (43 off 22) ensured that LSG reached a record 199/8.

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In reply, Punjab Kings started very strongly, racking up 61/0 in the powerplay with skipper Shikhar Dhawan (70 off 50) and Jonny Bairstow (42 off 29) going hard at the target. Ultimately, IPL debutant and Player of the Match Mayank Yadav (4-0-27-3) put the brakes on the chase with a wonderful display of high speed bowling and PBKS ended up managing just 178/5.

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Here are all the important stats and milestones from the match between LSG and PBKS:

199/8 — LSG's total of 199/8 was the highest in the IPL and the joint-highest in all T20s at Lucknow. The previous best was India's 199/2 against Sri Lanka in IPL 2022.

68 — Nicholas Pooran became the 68th player to captain a team in the IPL. 

100 — While this is likely to change, Nicholas Pooran is currently the fourth captain after Suryakumar Yadav, Ross Taylor and Ruturaj Gaikwad to have a 100% win percentage in the IPL.

61/0 — Punjab Kings' Powerplay total of 61/0 is the best in all T20s at this ground. 

178/5 — PBKS's team total of 178/5 is the highest while chasing at Lucknow in all T20s, not just IPL. 

150 — Shikhar Dhawan's 50-ball 70 was laden with seven fours and three sixes, during the innings, he became the 17th player overall and the 10th Indian to hit 150 sixes in the IPL. 

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