Shreyas Iyer: In the 66th match of IPL 2022 season, Lucknow Super Joints (LSG) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 2 runs. The defeat has dealt a major blow to Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) hopes of reaching the playoffs. Chasing 211, Kolkata Knight Riders could only manage 208 runs in 20 overs. From Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Shreyas Iyer scored 50 off 29 balls. Also, Iyer has crossed the 400-run mark this season. In fact, Shreyas Iyer has been running continuously for the last several seasons. Iyer has reached the 400-run mark four times in the last five seasons.
Iyer crossed the 400-run mark for the fourth time in five seasons
Earlier, Shreyas Iyer was included in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) mega auction. At the same time, Shreyas Iyer was part of Delhi Capitals (DC) till last season. Batting first against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, Lucknow Super Joints (LSG) scored 210 runs for the loss of any wicket in 20 overs. Opener Quinton de Kock scored 140 for the Lucknow Super Joints (LSG). Chasing 211, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) got off to a bad start. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) got 2 wickets early. Then captain Shreyas Iyer came to bat.
Shreyas Iyer completed his half century off 28 balls
Skipper Shreyas Iyer, who came to bat after taking 2 wickets, started the innings with a four from the over cover. He also scored 10 runs in the next 2 balls. Shreyas Iyer completed his half-century off 28 balls in the 14th over of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) innings. However, after completing his half-century, Iyer was caught by Deepak Hooda at deep mid-wicket. Iyer has scored 401 runs in 14 matches so far this season. Meanwhile, he has hit 3 fifties, while Iyer’s average is 30.84. This is the fourth time since 2018 that Iyer has scored more than 400 runs in a season. Shreyas did not reach the 400-run mark in the 2021 season, as he was unable to play in the first half of the season due to injury.