Chasing a par-target of 179, Lucknow Super Giants slumped to 29/3 in the sixth over. Boult made the breakthrough for Rajasthan Royals with two wickets in the first two deliveries of the third over.
Trent Boult was the best Rajasthan bowler on the day with 2/18 off four overs while Prasidh Krishna (2/33) and Obed McCoy 2/35 were also among wickets.
Brilliant knocks by Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda followed by sensational performances by Avesh Khan (3/19) and Jason Holder (3/31) helped Lucknow Super Giants to a dominating 75-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the 53rd match of the IPL 2022
The second wicket stand of 85 runs between opener Quinton de Kock (46 off 37) and Deepak Hooda (34 off 28) was the lone bright spot of LSG's innings.
Gujarat Titans lead with 12 points followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore -- in that order -- all with 10 points.
It was RCB's fifth win in the ongoing IPL season and they jumped up to the second spot on the table with 10 points.
Avesh Khan was pick of bowlers for Lucknow, taking three wickets while others barring Krunal Pandya chipped in with a wicket each
LSG needed 13 runs off the last six deliveries but debutant Kuldeep Sen, a young right-arm pacer from Madhya Pradesh, bowled superbly to deny Stoinis the chance to become the hero.
Chasing a modest total, K.L Rahul and Quinton de Kock made a cautious start for Lucknow and were 26/0 in four overs. But the introduction of Anrich Nortje shifted momentum towards LSG.
Hyderabad began the chase by losing openers, captain Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma in power-play to Avesh. While Williamson's scoop was caught by short fine leg, Sharma sliced high off the toe-end of his bat to cover.
Lucknow were hit with an early blow when Sundar, in his first over, forced Quinton De Kock to drive through off-side in the air and gave an easy catch to cover.
In the end the platform set up by Uthappa and Dube helped CSK cross the 200-run mark with skipper Ravindra Jadeja and his predecessor M.S Dhoni landing a few lusty blows towards the end.
Chasing 159 for victory, Gujarat Titans overcame a few hiccups and reached 161/5 in 19.4 overs.
Shami, bowling beautifully and always in the channel, sent back Lucknow's other opener, Quinton de Kock (10), splitting the gap between the bat and pad with a peach of a delivery that was fullish and did a wee bit to fox the South African batter.
The Indian Premier league's new franchise Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) on Monday unveiled the logo of the team, saying the brand identity draws inspiration from ancient Indian mythology.