Punjab Kings will go head-to-head with Lucknow Super Giants. The match will take place at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. Punjab Kings is currently placed in the sixth position with four wins off seven matches. Lucknow Super Giants also has four wins out of seven matches. Due to their higher net run rate, they are holding on to the fourth position of the points table.
This game can entirely change the position of both teams as they are very close in terms of total points. Most of the team in the higher positions of the points table has a similar status. So, a single match will entirely disrupt the position of teams.
The IPL 2023 has been the most unpredictable so far. Every team is surprising us with their spectacular performance. We cannot really make a judgement on which team will win based on their previous performance. Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants are struggling to take their first IPL title this season.
The 38th match of this IPL season will be at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. The pitch is the most supportive for batters. The bounce and pace in this pitch make it easy for batters to score quick runs. The pitch also has something to offer for fast bowlers as well. Batters will play a central role in this match.
The previous match between PBKS and LSG
We witnessed this duo playing against each other on April 15 at Ekana Sports City. Punjab Kings had a stellar victory by 2 wickets. Punjab Kings had a thrilling chase, Sikandar Raz hit 57 runs off 41 balls. Matt Short and Shahrukh Khan also contributed to the chase. Lucknow Super Giants had some skilled batters with them. KL Rahul hit an explosive 74 runs off 56 balls. Kyle Mayers and Krunal Pandya also contributed to the total score.
Punjab Kings Team Squad
Shikhar Dhawan(c), Jithesh Sharma (wk), Prabhsimran Singh(wk), Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Shivam Singh, Gurnoor Brar, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidwath Kaverappa.
Lucknow Super Giants Team Squad
K L Rahul(c), Nicholas Pooran(wk), Quinton De Kock(wk), Amit Mishra, Ayush Badoni, Manan Vohra, Daniel Sams, Deepak Hooda, Karan Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Prerak Mankad, Romario Shepherd, Swapnil Singh, Arpit Guleria, Avesh Khan, Jaydev Unadhakat, Mark Wood, Mohsin Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Yudhvir Singh.
The Indian Premier League is becoming the most unpredictable ever. You have to dig deeper into each player’s performance to create a winning fantasy team.