Lucknow Super Giants defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by 75 runs at the MCA Stadium in Pune.

Kolkata were swept out for 101, chasing 175 for victory, with Avesh Khan and Jason Holder each taking three wickets.

When LSG batted first, Rahul was out for a duck, but Quinton de Kock picked up a quick fifty to keep the scoreboard ticking.

Deepak Hooda chipped in with 41 off 27 deliveries and Marcus Stoinis hit a 14-ball 28

Jason Holder contributed 13 runs from four deliveries as the Lucknow Supergiants reached 176/7 in 20 overs.

Andre Russell took two important wickets for KKR.

With the win, Lucknow almost clinched an IPL play-off berth and took top spot in the points standings

Player of the match: Avesh Khan 3/19 (3)

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