LUCKNOW Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings (LSG vs CSK) will face each other in IPL 2022 for the first time. The match will take place on March 31, Thursday.
Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings lost their opening matches to Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders respectively. CSK is led by Ravindra Jadeja whereas LSG is led by KL Rahul.
Let’s have a look at the match preview, prediction and Fantasy XI.
LSG vs CSK: Match preview
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
In the opening match between CSK and KKR, the former mustered a total of 131 runs for 5 wickets on the scoreboard. CSK lost a few wickets at the start. After 61-5, MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja partnered together. Jadeja scored 26 and Dhoni scored 50 to make the team reach 131-5. KKR managed to chase the target smoothly. Ajinkya Rahane scored the highest from KKR, 44 runs whereas the other batters also contributed.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
In the match between LSG and CSK, the former gave a target of 158-6 to the latter. Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badoni scored 55 and 54 respectively and took the team’s run to 158-6. Gujarat Titans completed the targets in just 6 wickets. Skipper Hardik Pandya scored 33 while David Miller mustered 30 runs. Rahul Tewatia smashed a victory knock of 40 runs.
LSG vs CSK: Match prediction
This will be the seventh match of IPL 2022 between LSG and CSK. LSG lost their last match against Gt while CSK also lost their opening match against KKR. From LSG, Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badoni smashed 55 runs and 54 runs. From CSK, MS Dhoni smashed 50 runs and Dwayne Bravo picked 3 wickets CSK. Both the teams lost their first game and will try their best to win the next game. However, since the squad of CSK is more structured, they have better chances to win.
LSG vs CSK: Fantasy XI
Lokesh Rahul from LSG got out on a duck in the last game but can score big in the upcoming match.
Deepak Hooda hammered 50 runs and picked 1 wicket in the last match and can be a good choice for Fantasy XI.
Ruturaj Gaikwad from Chennai Super Kings opens the innings for them. He scored nil in the first game but definitely has a lot of potentials.
Ravindra Jadeja from CSK scored 26 runs in the last match and will be hoping to make a significant impact here. He’s also leading the team.
MS Dhoni from Chennai Super Kings stacked 50 runs in the last game and will be hoping for something similar here as well. His experience can help the team a lot to get the victory.
Quinton de Kock has scored 10 half-centuries and one century in IPL with the highest individual score of 108.
Robin Uthappa had an on and off performance in IPL but mostly it was good. His experience in the game can have a good effect on his game.
Krunal Pandya is a left-handed batter from LSG, who has mustered 1164 runs in IPL with an average of 23.28. He’s a decent pick for the dream 11 team.
Moeen Ali played 15 matches in 2021 with 357 runs and 6 wickets to his name. He’s a versatile left-handed batter and an aggressive off-break bowler.
Avesh Khan has taken 1 wicket giving 33 runs to Gujarat Titans in the opening match. He has the ability to perform better in the next match.
Dwayne Bravo is a world-class all-rounder who has played over 500+ T20s and won the IPL purple cap in 2013 and 2015. He’s a power hitter and a great fielder which makes him a good fit for Fantasy XI.