PBKS vs LSG, IPL 2022: At the MCA Stadium in Pune. Jonny Bairstow effected a superb run-out with a direct hit from deep square leg to send a well-set Deepak Hooda packing.
Jonny Bairstow Direct Hit dismissed Deepak Hooda
Bairstow may not have been in the best of form. With the bat going into Punjab Kings’ Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 match against Lucknow Super Giants on Friday, but it didn’t stop him from being a livewire on the field and helping his team restrict the opposition to 153/8. At the MCA Stadium in Pune, the seasoned Englishman produced a superb run-out with a direct hit from deep square leg to dismiss a well-set Deepak Hooda.
Krunal Pandya snatched the ball off Arshdeep Singh in front of square and raced away for two runs. Hooda was a little sluggish on the turn, and Bairstow was paying attention. Since he grabbed the ball sprinting to his right from deep square leg and sent a rocket throw to the non-end. Striker’s which hit the stumps with Hooda just beyond the crease.
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However, Hooda went out for 34 off 28 runs after Quinton de Kock was caught behind for 46 runs off Sandeep Sharma’s bowling.
Both of their wickets were part of the LSG batting lineup’s catastrophic collapse. Which saw them lose five wickets for only 13 runs.
Punjab Kings’ Kagiso Rabada was the wrecker-in-chief with the ball, finishing with four wickets.
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On a slow pitch, however, the score was enough for the Lucknow Super Giants to triumph by 20 runs.
PBKS were eventually reduced to 133/8 after they continued to pick wickets at regular intervals.
With his 32 off 28 deliveries, Jonny Bairstow was the leading scorer for Punjab.