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LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Lucknow Super Giants won by 4 wickets against Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2024: LSG vs MI – Lucknow Super Giants Won By 4 Wickets

The 48th match of the IPL season witnessed a riveting clash between Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians (LSG vs MI) at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

The evening match, which began at 7:30 PM IST on 30th April 2024, ended with LSG securing a victory by 4 wickets.

Let check out LSG vs MI head to head in the IPL.

LSG vs MI: Head-To-Head in IPL

4 matches played between the LSG vs MI. Lucknow Super Giants has won 3 matches while Mumbai Indians has won 1 match.

Toss Moment

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya at Toss Moment.
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LSG won the toss and opted to field first, a decision that set the stage for an exciting first innings.

“We’ve opted to bowl first. The pitch looks good, and we want to put their batsmen under pressure and chase down the target. We’re aiming to maintain balance and put on a good performance.
We’ve made some changes in the team. Mayank Yadav is back, and we’re eager to get him on the field. He’s worked hard to recover from his injury, and we’re pushing him to play confidently. He’s crucial for us, especially in the bowling department.”

KL Rahul, LSG Skipper

“It’s okay. We would’ve preferred to bowl first as well. The pitch seems a bit slow, and we’ll see how it behaves. We need to focus on the basics and control what we can.
Each game is crucial for us, so we’re taking it one match at a time. Coetzee comes in for Wood. Despite the injuries and changes, we always believe in our abilities when we step onto the field.”

Hardik Pandya, MI Skipper

LSG vs MI: First Innings

Mumbai Indians Batting

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Tim David scored 35* (18) with three 4s and one 6s.
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MI opened their innings with a mixed performance. Nehal Wadera stood out with a solid 46 off 41 balls, hitting four 4s and two 6s.

Tim David provided a late surge with an unbeaten 35 from 18 balls, including three 4s and a 6. Ishan Kishan also contributed a steady 32.

However, the rest of the batting lineup couldn’t capitalize, with Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav departing for 4 and 10, respectively, and Tilak Varma adding only 7 runs.

Lucknow Super Giants Bowling

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Mohsin Khan 2/36 (4). He took Tristan Stubbs and Kumar Kushagra's wickets.
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LSG’s bowlers put up a commendable performance.
Mohsin Khan was the pick of the bowlers with 2/36, claiming the wickets of Tristan Stubbs and Kumar Kushagra.

Naveen-ul-haq and Marcus Stoinis each took a wicket, while Ravi Bishnoi and Mayank Yadav also contributed with a wicket apiece.
MI ended their innings at 144/7.

LSG vs MI: Second Innings

Lucknow Super Giants Batting

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Marcus Stoinis scored 62 (45) and KL Rahul scored 28 (22).
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In response, LSG’s chase was anchored by Marcus Stoinis, who scored a brilliant 62 off 45 balls. KL Rahul and Venkatesh Iyer played supporting roles with 28 and an unbeaten 26, respectively.

Contributions from Deepak Hooda and Nicholas Pooran ensured LSG reached the target with 4 balls to spare.

Mumbai Indians Bowling

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Hardik Pandya 2/26 (4). He took Phil Salt and Sunil Narine's wickets.
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MI’s bowlers, led by Hardik Pandya with 2/26, tried to defend their total but couldn’t prevent the inevitable.
Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, and Nuwan Thushara each took a wicket, but LSG’s batting proved too strong.

LSG’s win was a result of a balanced team effort, with both bowlers and batsmen playing their parts perfectly.

The decision to field first and the effective chase set up their win by 4 wickets.

Man of the Match

The Game Changer Marcus Stoinis was rightly awarded the Man of the Match for his all-round performance, scoring the highest runs for LSG and taking a crucial wicket during MI’s innings.

LSG vs MI - 30 APR 2024 - Marcus Stoinis is the Man of the Match.
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“Nice to bowl with the new ball and I didn’t expect to bowl three in the powerplay. Thought the wicket was okay but it was a little tricky. It was a dragged-down delivery which I got out to and was disappointing to get out. This is my third year and I have built close bonds with the franchise here as everything is good here.”

Marcus Stoinis, Lucknow Super Giants

The LSG vs MI match was a testament to the unpredictable nature of cricket.

LSG’s strategic decisions and Stoinis’ exceptional performance led them to a well-deserved victory, making it a memorable match for the team and their supporters.