LSG vs DC Scorecard, IPL 2024, Match 26 Highlights: Kuldeep Yadav, Jake Fraser-McGurk's dominance help DC end LSG's defense streak

Updated - 12 Apr 2024, 11:37 PM

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Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Delhi Capitals (DC) locked horns with each other in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 on Friday (12th April). The 26th match of the tournament between the teams took place at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. 

Delhi Capitals made a strong in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. After facing disappointing losses, the Rishabh Pant-led side registered their second win of the season. They thumped Lucknow Super Giants by 6 wickets to bag important two points. 

LSG vs DC IPL 2024 Match 26 - Lucknow Super Giants innings: Ayush Badoni's half-century takes Lucknow Super Giants to 167 

Lucknow Super Giants won the coin toss at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow and opted to bat first. They were off to a decent start with the bat as Quinton de Kock (19) played some crisp shots up front. But after he perished, things changed drastically for the home team as they lost wickets in clusters. 

Lucknow Super Giants' middle order didn't click as they lost wickets in quick succession of time. Devdutt Padikkal (3), Marcus Stoinis (8), and Nicholas Pooran fell early. Skipper KL Rahul at the one end played a valiant innings for his team and kept his team in the hunt. 

KL Rahul played a decent hand of 39 runs with the bat but he too couldn't carry on. Lucknow Super Giants were left tottering at 94/7 and it seemed that they would get all out under 120 runs. But Ayush Badoni changed the momentum in his team's favor. 

Ayush Badoni, who was struggling to get going in the tournament, made sure that he stepped up for his team in the tough situation. The right-hander played a magnificent innings and slammed a crucial half-century. He ended with innings of unbeaten 55 runs. 

Arshad Khan (20*) provided him a decent support as Lucknow Super Giants made sure that they ended up with a fighting total on the board. Based on the valiant effort with the bat, the KL Rahul-led side ended with a total of 167 runs on the board at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. For Delhi Capitals, Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers with his figures of 3/20. 

LSG vs DC IPL 2024 Match 26: Delhi Capitals innings: Jake Fraser-McGurk and Rishabh Pant help Delhi Capitals chase the target 

Delhi Capitals weren't off to a great start with the bat. David Warner (8) fell early but Prithvi Shaw (32) at the other end played a valiant innings with the bat. The visitors were reeling at 62/3 and it was then when debutant Jake Fraser-McGurk (55) oozed his class with the bat. 

The Australian batter scored a magnificent half-century with the bat and made sure that Delhi Capitals took full control of the game. Skipper Rishabh Pant (41) played a sensational innings with the bat as the duo together added 77 runs for the third wicket. 

In the end, Tristan Stubbs and Shai Hope made sure that they took their team home. Delhi Capitals won the game by 6 wickets in their hand. It was their second win of the tournament as they played a magnificent display with bat and ball for the team. 

LSG vs DC IPL 2024 Match 26- Brief Scores 

LSG: 167-7 (Ayush Badoni 55*; Kuldeep Yadav 3/20) 

DC: 170-4 (Jake Fraser-McGurk 55; Ravi Bishnoi 2/25) 

LSG vs DC IPL 2024 Match 26 - Full Scorecard

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