IPL 2024: 3 Talking Points Of LSG vs PBKS (Match 11)

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Match 11 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 witnessed a high-voltage game between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). There were several ebbs and flows in the match and eventually, Lucknow had the last laugh.

Mayank Yadav had a great IPL debut and instantly impressed everyone with his raw pace and consistency. He could possibly be the talk of the town for quite some time and be the find of the tournament.

With this win, Lucknow register their first points in IPL 2024 and on the other hand, Punjab Kings slipped to their 2nd loss in the tournament and are presently in the 6th position in the points table.

In this article, we take a look at the top 3 talking points of LSG vs PBKS in Match 11 of IPL 2024:

1. Mayank Yadav’s raw pace

21-year-old pacer Mayank Yadav single-handedly made sure that Lucknow Super Giants win Match 11 of IPL 2024. He bagged 3 wickets and ensured that Punjab Kings do not win the game despite a good start from their openers.

Yadav clocked a fiery spell and most of his deliveries were above 145 KMPH. One of his deliveries to Shikhar Dhawan was 155.8 KMPH and stunned the entire cricketing fraternity. He deservedly had won the player of the match award.

2. Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow’s partnership goes in vain

Punjab Kings had started extremely well but eventually, the gas in their tank had finished. After Bairstow had been dismissed, Punjab Kings slipped on a banana peel and things went haywire for them.

The opening stand partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow had infused a lot of hope into Punjab but Mayank Yadav broke the back of Punjab Kings.

3. Krunal Pandya’s exploits with the bat

Krunal Pandya gave a fiery finishing touch to Lucknow Super Giants in the 1st innings and made sure that they reach 199. Pandya scored 43* runs in just 22 balls and his innings was packed with 4 fours and 2 sixes and he had a blistering strike-rate of 195.45.

Nicholas Pooran too played well and scored 42 runs in 21 balls in this game and ensured that Lucknow have a good finish to their innings.

Also read: IPL 2024: Uncapped Player Mayank Yadav Clocks Fastest Delivery In This Edition In LSG vs PBKS