IPL 2024 : Marcus Stoinis won it for LSG against CSK

Marcus Stoinis single-handedly takes his team over the line! Lucknow Super Giants won by 6 wickets against Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai in Indian Premier League 2024 match. Lucknow do the double over Chennai as Stoinis’ record-breaking ton powers them to the highest run chase at Chepauk! Batting first CSK scored 210/4 in 20 overs. LSG pull it off in a historic run-chase with 3 balls remaining. Marcus Stoinis’s 124 not out off 63 balls overshadowed CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad’s unbeaten 108 off 60 balls.

LSG won the toss and opted to bowl against CSK. Chennai Super Kings have opted to drop Rachin Ravindra. Batting first they lost Rahane (1) soon. Yash Thakur removed Daryl Mitchell on just 11(10). But captain Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed his first century as Chennai skipper to help the hosts post a gigantic total of 210/4 in 20 overs. Gaikwad brought up his impressive fifty off 28 balls. Mohsin Khan finally broke the dangerous-looking Jadeja and Gaikwad partnership after the dismissal of Jadeja on 16(19). Then Gaikwad (108 off 60 balls) teamed up with Shivam Dube (66 off 27 balls) as the duo added 104 runs for the fourth wicket.

Chasing 211, LSG got off to a poor start as they lost both openers early. The acceleration came right when LSG needed it as Stoinis and Pooran took the stage. Pathirana got CSK back in the game with the wicket of Pooran (34 off 15 balls). CSK were hurt by a couple of crucial mis-fields from Deepak Chahar. Deepak Hooda did his little cameo with 17 not out off 6 balls. With 17 needed off the last over, Stoinis got it done with 3 deliveries to spare. Stoinis single-handedly takes his team over the victory. He remained unbeaten 124 off 63 balls with 13 fours and six sixes as LSG completed a record run chase at the Chepauk in 19.3 overs.

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