TL;DR news on LSG vs KKR at August 28, 2023

After 12 overs, at the time of writing, LSG had racked up a total of 97 without any loss. LSG won by 2 runs. De Kock, who was dropped by Abhijeet Tomar off Umesh Yadav in the third over, made KKR pay heavily by getting the highest score of the season. That would bring three teams on 14 points or even four provided KKR beat LSG in the fixture on Wednesday. They need KKR, RCB and DC to lose and go for a big win over Punjab to stand any chance. Therefore LSG is almost through to the playoff unless it loses against KKR by a huge margin. KL Rahul | LSG skipper: I should probably get paid more for games like this. So many ebbs and flows, so many momentum shifts and at the end of it all, LSG are home by the narrowest of margins. Wickets started tumbling and once Russell fell, you thought surely, KKR were down for the count. Lewis grabbed an absolute screamer to send Rinku back and then Stoinis held his nerve to see LSG through. 19.3 Stoinis to Rinku Singh, SIX, What a freak is Rinku Singh! From nowhere, KKR are now favourites to win this chase. LSG have tried a number of players like Manish Pandey, Krishnappa Gowtham and even Ayush Badoni in the last game.