On Monday (April 10), fans got to witness a thrilling match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Supergiants in IPL 2023. RCB posted a huge score of 212 when they batted first at their home ground, Chinnaswamy Stadium. However, while chasing this, the Lucknow batsmen reached the winning target with a stormy innings. On the last ball, Lucknow won the match by one wicket. However, while celebrating the victory, Lucknow’s player Avesh Khan showed extreme aggression.
In a high-scoring match, Lucknow won on the last ball. Even though only five runs were required in the last over, Harshal Patel took two wickets to seal the match. Lucknow needed one run off the last ball. Patel initially tried to monkey-box Ravi Bishnoi. However, his attempt failed. Then on the last ball, Avesh Khan, who was on strike, could not connect the ball with the bat. However, due to a mistake by the wicket keeper Dinesh Karthik, Avesh and Ravi completed one run and gave the team victory.
— Lucknow Super Giants (@LucknowIPL) April 10, 2023
After the winning run, Avesh Khan took off his helmet and hit the ground hard. His aggressiveness has shown that he has violated Rule 2.2 of the IPL. However, no action was taken against him even after this. As this was the first mistake by the team, he was only given a summons. Also he was admonished for admitting his mistake.
On the other hand, RCB captain Faf du Plessis was penalized for maintaining the pace of the over. He had to pay a fine of Rs 12 lakh.
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Karthik, who was going to hit Dhoni’s style, but spoiled the whole game on the last ball
Bishnoni not out despite being out of the crease! Harshal Patel’s ‘this’ mistake also contributed to RCB’s defeat