Lucknow Super Giants will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 31st match of IPL 2022 that will be played at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai on 19 Apr and will start at 7:30 PM IST. Read here complete information about this LSG vs RCB match including preview, prediction, playing 11, Dream11 Team, etc.
LSG vs RCB Match Details
|Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Information|
|Date||19th April, 2022|
|Time||7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 07:30 PM LOCAL|
|Venue||Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
LSG vs RCB Pitch Report & Weather Conditions
The last game at the ground saw a score of 151 getting chased down comfortably. However, any score above 170 is going to be difficult to chase down going by the results so far. The captain that wins the toss is likely to bowl first as it has been difficult to assess the winning score on the wickets so far..
In the last match played at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai, PBKS faced SRH. PBKS batted first and was able to score only a score of 151. The good batting of SRH helped to chase the target in just 18.5 overs with 3 wicket left.
So it means that, the pitch for LSG vs RCB is likely to produce a score of150-170 and it will not so difficult to achieve this. As there has been the tradition of bowling first after winning toss, the same will be likely to be seen here.
LSG Team Preview
Lucknow Super Giants will be up against RCB after a win in their last match. LSG has eight points from the 6 matches played so far in IPL 2022 and are sitting at the 2nd position. LSG really has an outstanding tournament so far and their all guns are blazing.
Captain KL Rohul made 103 runs in 60 balls in the last match against MI. He is currently the only second player after Jos Butler to hit a ton in IPL 2022. With this powerful knock by him, he will be highly confident of performing with bat in this upcoming match against RCB also.
Quinton de Kock was doing fine job with the bat in the staring few match of IPL this season, but he lost the tough in last few matches. On his day, it will be difficult for the RCB bowlers to get past him.
Manish Pandey finally came up handy with an innings of 38 runs and he needs to score more and consistently.
Avesh Khan is the bowler from LSG team who has been giving good performance with the ball in this season of IPL also. He took 3 wickets in the last match MI also and he will be on the bowling front along with Jason Holder and Dushmantha Chameera
RCB Team Preview
Inclusion of Glenn Maxwell to Royal Challengers Bangalore side has boosted the team a lot and he is delivering with both ball and bat. He has proven his allrounder abilities at this best so far.
Dinesh Karthik is the anchor for RCB batting this season and he is making runs with strike rate of over 200 and has average of over 197 in 6 matches because it has been proving a real tough task for the opposition bowlers to get him out.
After making a comeback to the RCB team for IPL 2022 season, Maxwell played an exceptional innings of 55 runs. He is already looking dangerous with bat and Dinesh Karthik is also hitting the balls at huge strike rate. These two batsmen can change the course of the game on their owner shoulders.
Watching the batting of du Plessis and Virat Kohli it seems that they not able to take the ball well on the bat and starting feeling nervous. Kohli is lacking the eagerness to make runs but he has to end up his dry run patch in this match LSG.
RCB bowling has been improved a lot after the return of Harshal Patel and he along with Josh Hazlewood needs to continue their good bowling performance that they have delivered in IPL 2022 so far.
LSG Playing 1
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
RCB Playing 11
Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
LSG vs RCB Head to Head Stats in IPL T20
|Matches Played||LSG Won||RCB Won||Tie||No Result|
LSG vs RCB Winner Prediction
The match has equal importance for both LSG and RCB for different reasons. Since these are one of the top two teams of IPL 2022 and would like to win this match to further move top of the table to get 1st position. Both LSG and RCB have won their last match and are highly motivated. Return of Maxwell and the wonderful form of Dinesh Karthik put them little ahead of LSG.
So RCB is favorites to win this match against LSG.
LSG vs RCB Dream11 Team
D. Karthik, L. Rahul can play match-winning innings for their team. V. Kohli, F. du Plessis, M. Stoinis are also players who can give excellent performance with the bat and help the team to win. G. Maxwell, J. Holder can prove his all-rounder abilities by making good runs and taking wickets. J. Hazlewood, A. Khan can be very impressive with the ball.
LSG vs RCB Dream11 Team Players
|D. Karthik||Wicket Keeper||9|
|L. Rahul||Wicket Keeper||10|
|F. du Plessis||Batter||9|
|G. Maxwell||All Rounder||9.5|
|J. Holder||All Rounder||8.5|
LSG vs RCB Match Dream11 Team Captain and Vice-Captain
Dream11 Captain – G. Maxwell
Dream11 Vice Captain – K L. Rahul