The 42nd match of IPL 2022 is being played between Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings at MCA Stadium, Pune. In this match, the Lucknow team has set a target of 154 runs to register a victory in front of Punjab. During the Lucknow innings, batsman Deepak Hooda was seen running very sluggishly on the pitch, which was very heavy for his team. In this match, Deepak lost his wicket as a run-out, after which Krunal Pandya looked very disappointed.
There is no place for lethargy on the cricket field. Whenever the players have shown sluggishness in the game of cricket, then the batsman and the entire team have to bear the brunt. The same was also seen during the match played between Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants. In fact, during the Lucknow innings, where the team needed to score runs fast in the last over, during that time set batsman Deepak Hooda made the mistake of showing lethargy, which Punjab Kings took full advantage of. Deepak Hooda was run out by Jonny Bairstow, after which Krunal Pandya looked very irritated after seeing Deepak’s wicket, looking at his reaction, it seemed as if Krunal Deepak might be on fire once again on the field.
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This incident happened in the 14th over of the innings of Lucknow Super Giants. Krunal Pandya played a pull shot on the third ball of Arshdeep’s over, after which the batsmen ran on the pitch trying to take two runs. But during this, Deepak Hooda was seen running slowly, and Jonny Bairstow, seeing the opportunity, showed the thrust of his shoulder. Bairstow made a quick throw and dismissed Deepak Hooda at the non-striker’s end.
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Let us inform that Deepak Hooda scored 34 runs in 28 balls with the help of one four and two sixes during his innings. But at the time when he got out, the team needed to change its gear, in such a situation the run out of the set batsman was no less than a big setback for the team. This was the reason why Krunal looked disappointed with Deepak, although this time he did not show his anger toward Deepak Hooda, but seeing his expressions, the disappointment was clearly visible. Lucknow lost their wickets in bunches after Deepak Hooda’s dismissal, after which Lucknow could only manage 153 runs in 20 overs.