Quinton de Kock scored an impactful half-century to take Lucknow Super Giants to a six-wicket win against Delhi Capitals.
Chasing a target of 150, De Kock scored 80 runs in 52 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes and stitched an opening partnership of 73 runs in 58 balls with skipper KL Rahul, who scored 24 in 25 balls.
De Kock was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav in the 16th over and the match began to look open for both sides but Krunal Pandya took out 14 runs in the 19th over to release the pressure. Ayush Badoni finished the game with a four and a six.
Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of bowlers with 2 wickets in 3.4 overs, while Lalit Yadav & Shardul Thakur managed 1 wicket each.
In the first innings, Prithvi Shaw gained his form as he scored a thunderous fifty, helping Delhi Capitals to 149/3.
Shaw scored 61 runs off 34 balls with 9 fours & 2 sixes while opening the innings. David Warner however had a failed return as he managed only 4 runs off 12 balls and got dismissed in the 9th over.
Rishabh Pant contributed with 39* runs off 36 balls while Sarfaraz Khan contributed with 36 runs off 28 balls.
For LSG, Ravi Bishnoi picked up 2 wickets for 22 runs in 4 overs, while K Gowtham picked up 1 wicket, with 23 runs and a maiden in his 4 overs.