LSG vs PBKS Match Preview: Indian Premier League 2023, today the teams of Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings will be face to face. This match between the two teams will be played at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. A win in this match is necessary for Punjab as Shikhar Dhawan’s team has lost the last two matches in a row. On the other hand, the Lucknow team has made a spectacular comeback after winning two consecutive matches. There will be a close fight between the two teams in the match to be played on April 15. Let us tell you about head to head record, possible playing XI, pitch report live streaming and match prediction before this match.
Who is heavier in the head-to-head record?
The IPL history of Lucknow Super Giants is not very old. The Lucknow team entered IPL 2022 and was successful in reaching the playoffs for the first time. As far as the head-to-head record is concerned, only one match has been played between the two teams. In this match held last season, Lucknow Super Giants defeated Punjab Kings by 20 runs. If the previous record is to be seen then the psychological edge is with Lucknow Super Giants.
What could be the possible playing-11 and impact players strategy?
Lucknow Super Giants Probable Playing 11 (Batting First): KL Rahul (C), Quinton Dickock, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Ayush Badoni, Jaydev Unadkat, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.
Lucknow Super Giants Probable Playing XI (Bowling 1st): KL Rahul (Captain), Quinton Dickock, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Amit Mishra, Jaydev Unadkat, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
LSG Impact Players: Ayush Badoni/Amit Mishra
Possible Punjab Kings Playing 11 (Batting First): Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma (Wicketkeeper), Sam Karan, Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh.
Possible Punjab Kings Playing 11 (Bowling): Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Matthew Short, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma (Wicketkeeper), Sam Karan, Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.
PBKS Impact Players: Bhanuka Rajapaksa/Rahul Chahar
How will the pitch feel?
Lucknow’s pitch is not friendly to the batsmen. The average first innings score on the pitch here this season has been 157 runs. Spinners dominate in Lucknow. In the last match, 8 out of 13 wickets were taken by the spin bowlers. As the match progresses, the pitch here slows down. Therefore, after winning the toss, both the teams would like to bat first.
When and where to watch live matches?
Live telecast of the match played between Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings can be seen on many channels of Star Sports Network. This match will start at 7.30 pm Indian time. Users who have Jio Cinema app. They can enjoy the match on their mobile phones through online streaming.
Who will win?
The team of Punjab Kings made a great start in IPL 2023 by winning 2 consecutive matches. But Shikhar Dhawan’s team could not maintain its rhythm in the next two matches. The way Punjab has lost in the last two matches, its morale has dropped. On the other hand, the performance of Lucknow Super Giants has been bang against Punjab. KL Rahul’s team has won 3 out of 4 matches. After losing to Chennai Super Kings in their second match, the team was able to make a strong comeback. During this, he defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The way Lucknow has performed brilliantly in the last two matches, it can win the match against Punjab.
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