Lucknow Super Giants Vs Chennai Super Kings : IPL 2024



Lucknow Super Giants Vs Chennai Super Kings
Lucknow Super Giants Vs Chennai Super Kings : Is it possible for LSG to put up a strong home performance to prevent CSK from winning three straight?
  • With more than 200 runs apiece, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube are playing excellent cricket. They are scoring runs at a very fast pace and at a healthy average.
  • The two players that score the most runs for LSG, Nicholas Pooran and KL Rahul, have fairly comparable roles. Pooran, a southpaw, lines up bowlers at death, while Rahul, the captain, accumulates runs to provide LSG a solid base at bat.
  • After three meetings over the course of two seasons, the teams’ head-to-head record of 1-1 indicates that not much separates the two clubs.
Tournament: Indian Premier League, 2024
Venue:Ekana Sports City, Lucknow, Lucknow, India
Toss Prediction:To Bowl
Match Details :34th Match ( 19th April 2024, 7.30 Pm IST)

Lucknow Super Giants Vs Chennai Super Kings


In a pivotal match that concludes the halfway point for both teams, the fifth-place Lucknow Super Giants take on the assured Chennai Super Kings, who occupy the third slot in the rankings.

LSG had an exceptional record going into the fifth game of the season; they had never lost a game in which they had to defend more than 160 runs. However, that winning run has come to an end as KL Rahul’s team was unable to hold 160 twice in a row—against DC at home and KKR away.

After suffering two straight defeats away from home, the men in yellow turned things around by beating KKR at home and crushing Mumbai at Wankhede to reclaim the momentum.

In the three encounters they have had so far, Lucknow and Chennai have accounted for one win apiece. And both teams will be looking to get in the lead with a solid win to continue marching on in the long tournament.

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Lucknow Super Giants :

On the bowling department, Lucknow Super Kings have undoubtedly been a little disappointing. While Mayank Yadav, the speedster, remained sidelined, the management of LSG brought in Shamar Joseph, another youthful fast bowler.

However, he had very little effect on KKR. Not a single bowler did. Only Mohsin Khan appeared to be in good rhythm; he took a few wickets and bowled efficiently. In 5.4 overs, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, and Krunal Pandya let up 56 runs apiece, making little progress for LSG. These bowlers would be hoping that their batsmen bat well and post a big score on the board given their bad form, giving them an extra 25 to 30 runs to defend.

But by amassing enormous totals on the board, the batsmen are not doing their bowlers any favours. The irregularity of QDK is somewhat harming LSG. Although KL Rahul has performed admirably to reach almost forty, he loses his wicket before he can take advantage of the early momentum.

Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, and Deepak Hooda are going through a bad stretch and are in severe need of runs to maintain their positions in the starting eleven. Despite not receiving much help from other batsmen, Nicholas Pooran has proven in the last overs that he had the offensive ability to lead his side to an impressive total on his own.

Lucknow Super Giants Predicted Playing XI:

KL Rahul (c & wk), Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Shamar Joseph, Mohsin Khan. Impact Player: Arshad Khan.

Chennai Super Kings :

A few days ago at Wankhede, Chennai Super Kings put up one of their best games of the season against Mumbai.

CSK’s total of 206, which was somewhat over average, was insufficient to hold MI off for very long. To thwart MI’s pursuit, Theekshana and Pathirana emerged as the main bowlers and did so with discipline and control. They performed admirably to re-enter the game following MI’s early counterattack.

With his cunning motion, the SL spinner Pathirana outwitted four MI batters, making it his night. Back in Chepauk, Jadeja was among the wickets against KKR. When a team plays as a unit, they consistently produce players with the ball, such as Chennai.

Rahane and Rachin, the new starting order, both failed to leave an impression on their first hit when using the bat. After the first two games, Rachin didn’t really contribute, and Rahane wasn’t the best in general. Nonetheless, they are excellent cricket players and will be looking to turn the tide.

Shivam Dube blitzed his way into a fifty scoring more than 10 boundaries, while Ruturaj Gaikwad hammered out another match-winning total with the bat. However, MS Dhoni (20 off 4) stole the show by hitting some crucial blows off Pandya to start an assault in the last over.

Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI:

R Ravindra, RD Gaikwad (c), AM Rahane, DJ Mitchell, S Dube, RA Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni (wk), SN Thakur, TU Deshpande, Mustafizur Rahman. Impact Player: M Pathirana.

Pitch & Weather Conditions:

Weather :

The pitch’s characteristics are somewhat similar to those of MA Chidambaram in Chepauk: it’s a sluggish, dry surface with some fair ball turning. And that will give CSK’s spinners a sense of belonging. This location doesn’t receive a lot of points as the limits are wider and sometimes more difficult to navigate. After a scorching day, the weather is predicted to drop down in the evening, making it perfect for a nighttime meeting.

Pitch Report:

The Lucknow stadium, the Ekana, will host this game. When these teams faced off at this location last year, rain had other ideas, forcing the game to be called off with both teams sharing the points.

Toss: To Ball

The result of the game is not significantly influenced by the toss. During the previous season, the teams batting first only managed to win two games, while the teams chasing the ball won four.

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