The biggest feature of the 15th season of the IPL was the arrival of two new teams. The Gujarat team, led by Hardik Pandya, was the sweet spot of victory when the two new teams clashed yesterday. Hardik Pandey and his team scored two points against the Lucknow team with the bat and the ball. Meanwhile, Lucknow team’s youngster Ayush Badoni got the most applause in yesterday’s match.
The Lucknow team, which batted first, came up with a batting collapse and scored a half-century in the inaugural IPL after playing cautiously in the beginning. The 22-year-old hit 54 off just 41 balls.
Ayush Badoni is now open-minded about his debut match after the match. The youngster said he was probably under a lot of tension before the match and explained that he played without looking at the score. “I didn’t even know I was born half a century. I never thought about hitting fifty. I tried my best to play without looking at the score. With the first boundary, I was able to gain full confidence, ”said the youngster.
Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badoni shone for Lucknow, who lost four wickets in the power play. “Of course I felt a little stressed before the match. I’m totally thinking about this day the day before. I could not even sleep the day before. But with the first boundary, I was able to reach my confidence, ”Badoni said. He also played domestic cricket for the Delhi team and for the Indian Under-19 team.