The 26th Match of this IPL is going to be played between LSG and RR on 19th April at Jaipur. RR and LSG have claimed the top spot in the points table and both teams would like to win this match. Both teams have given a great performance in this IPL and that’s why they have claimed the top spot.
LSG vs RR Head To Head In IPL 2022
Both the teams have played two matches against each other. Both matches were won by Rajasthan Royals and dominated by Lucknow SuperGiants. In the first match, RR batted first and scored 165 runs in 20 overs Hetmeyer played an exceptional inning and scored 59 runs in 36 balls. LSG came to bat and couldn’t get a good start but Stonis came to bat with a positive approach and scored quick 38 runs off 17 balls. But couldn’t make his team win, RR won that match with a close margin of 3 runs.
In the second match, RR batted first and scored 175 runs in 20 overs. All players contributed to this score where Paddikal was the top scorer at 39 runs off 18 balls. LSG couldn’t chase this target and scored only 154 runs and lost this match by 21 runs. Deepak Hooda was the highest scorer at 59 runs off 39 balls.
Rajasthan Royals have claimed the top spot of the points table. They won 3 matches out of 4 with a brilliant captaincy from Sanju Samson. In top order, Butler and Jaiswal have performed well, Sanju Samson is performing in the middle order and Hetmeyer is giving a proper finishing touch.
On the bowling side, Bould and Sandeep Sharma are starting with swing bowling. Then Zampa and Chahal showed a decent spin bowling attack. It is a perfect combination where Riyan Parag is still looking for his form.
On the other hand, LSG gave a tariff performance in the captaincy of KL Rahul. Kyle Mayers has claimed the top spot where Pooran and Stoinis are showing a great batting display. In bowling, they have Mark Wood and Avesh Khan for pace attack, and Krunal Pandya and Bishnoi contribute with spin bowling.
Overall, it is exciting content to be played between both teams. We may see a change for Kyle Mayers where De Kock can claim his spot in playing 11 for LSG. RR will be the favorite for this match because of their dominating performance against LSG. RR also has a great track record of performance at their home ground. So, we are all set for this match that will be played on 19th April at 7:30 pm.
Expected Playing 11
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul(c), Kyle Mayers/Quinton de Kock (wk) , Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran(w), Ayush Badoni, Avesh Khan, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi
Jos Buttler , Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(wk, c), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal.
The pitch of Sawai Mansingh is quite amazing for batting. It is the first match of the IPL to be played at this venue and this venue is going to be used after a long time since 2019.
Chasing on this wicket can be the best option because dew can play some role. So, a captain winning the toss would like to bowl first. Spinners can get a special role on this wicket because we may experience some turns on this wicket.
The weather in Jaipur in April and May is hot and humid. The temperature will go around 40 degree Celsius and there are some chances of rain on this wicket. It can make the pitch dry and good for batting. Overall, the weather doesn’t play an important role in this match.
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