IPL 2024: Sanjeev Goenka embraces Rishabh Pant and engages in a chat with KL Rahul after DC vs LSG clash

May 15, 2024

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Sanjiv Goenka, the owner of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), was seen warmly congratulating Rishabh Pant, the captain of Delhi Capitals (DC), following their triumph in Delhi on Tuesday. DC clinched a convincing 19-run win against KL Rahul‘s team, bolstering their chances of making it to the IPL Playoffs.

Goenka, who received criticism for his intense exchange with Rahul after Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) match, was observed engaging in a friendly conversation with the Karnataka batter after the game against DC, displaying a more amiable demeanour this time.

Sanjeev Goenka exchanges words with KL Rahul

After the completion of the match, the LSG owner and skipper Rahul shared a joyful embrace, dispelling any rumours surrounding a tense exchange between the two. Sources indicated that Rahul joined a private dinner hosted by the LSG owner in Delhi on Monday evening.

KL Rahul having a chat with Sanjiv Goenka. pic.twitter.com/AFIh5kLEWW

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 14, 2024

Also READ: IPL 2024: Playoffs qualification scenario for DC after their win against LSG

Delhi Capitals edge out Lucknow Super Giants in a thrilling encounter

Following their turn at bat, DC compiled an imposing total of 208/4 within the allotted 20 overs. Abishek Porel orchestrated a stellar half-century, amassing 58 runs off 33 deliveries. Meanwhile, Tristan Stubbs electrified the field with a blazing innings, notching 57 runs in a mere 25 balls, boasting a striking rate of 228. His performance included 3 boundaries and 4 towering sixes. On the bowling front, Ravi Bishnoi displayed commendable prowess for LSG, conceding a mere 26 runs while securing 1 wicket for his side.

In reply, LSG encountered a turbulent start, losing 5 wickets with a mere 71 runs on the board after 7 overs. Despite a valiant effort from Nicholas Pooran‘s (61 on 27), his departure dashed any lingering hopes for the team. Arshad Khan exhibited prowess with the bat, accumulating 58 runs off 33 balls. However, LSG’s efforts fell short of the mark as they ended 19 runs shy of the target, unable to secure victory.

Also READ: IPL 2024: Playoffs qualification scenarios for Lucknow Super Giants after defeat against Delhi Capitals

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