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'Bit of frustration', says LSG's De Kock on his century celebration
LSG's opening pair of Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul smashed several records as they remained unbeaten at the end of 20 overs with 210 runs on board. It is the highest opening stand in IPL history. Rahul contributed 68, while he enjoyed watching De Kock smash 10 sixes in his unbeaten 140.
McCullum lauds Rinku Singh, says KKR will 'invest' in him
Rinku, a left-handed batsman, smashed a four and two sixes off Lucknow Super Giants' fast bowler Marcus Stoinis in Kolkata Knight Riders' attempt to chase down 210. But he fell to a stunning one-handed catch by Evin Lewis on the penultimate ball as KKR crashed out of the tournament.
IPL 2022: KKR knocked out - All playoffs possibilities in 6 points
As things stand, one team is sure to top the group stage, another is sure to finish either sole second or joint second and three teams are definitely out of the race for the playoffs, leaving five teams contending for the remaining two slots.
De Kock, Rahul smash record opening IPL partnership
De Kock scored an unbeaten 140 off 70 balls and captain Rahul scored 68 not out from 51 balls as they became the first pair to bat 20 overs in an IPL innings. LSG eventually beat KKR by mere two runs in a nervous last-ball finish.
Bangalore face must-win situation against Gujarat in final league game
At the halfway mark of the Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore, with five wins from seven matches, seemed like they were inching closer to a playoff berth. But like most of the previous seasons, it turned out to be all bluff and bluster.
One of the best games of cricket I have played: Shreyas Iyer
The two-run loss against Lucknow Super Giants knocked Kolkata Knight Riders out of the IPL but that did not stop losing captain Shreyas Iyer to describe it as "one of the best games" that he has ever been part of.
Lucknow Super Giants pull off last-ball win to eliminate Kolkata Knight Riders
Lucknow Super Giants pulled off a sensational two-run victory and eliminated Kolkata Knight Riders from the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. Kolkata were in sight to chase down their highest ever score in the IPL before getting restricted at 208-8 with Marcus Stoinis picking up two wickets off the last two balls.
Eintracht Frankfurt beat Rangers 5-4 on penalties to lift UEFA Europa League title
Eintracht Frankfurt beat Rangers 5-4 on penalties on Wednesday to lift the Europa League title and win their first European trophy in 42 years. Eintracht keeper Kevin Trapp saved Aaron Ramsey's spot kick -- Rangers' fourth -- while Eintracht were flawless in their execution, scoring all five. The game had finished 1-1 after 120 minutes.
IPL 2022: LSG pull off a last-ball thriller to qualify for playoffs
Quinton de Kock struck a sensational hundred and shared a record opening stand with skipper KL Rahul as Lucknow Super Giants pipped Kolkata Knight Riders by two runs in a last-ball IPL thriller to seal their play-off spot on Wednesday.
KL Rahul first Indian to cross 500-run mark for fifth straight IPL season
KL Rahul on Wednesday crossed the milestone of 500 runs in an IPL season for the fifth consecutive time. With this achievement, he became the first Indian batter to cross the 500-run mark for the fifth straight IPL season.
'Won't apologise for slapping Jagbir, have done nothing wrong': Satender Malik
Wrestler Satender Malik has refused to apologise to international referee Jagbir Singh for abusing and hitting him during the selection trials for the Birmingham CWG here on Tuesday. The burly 125kg freestyle wrestler has, in fact, decided to quit wrestling and focus on his Air Force job with the Indian Armed Forces, if the decision to impose life ban on him wasn't overturned by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).