Now everyone is ready for the playoffs but still, teams are not confirmed yet. MI will play against hosts LSG on 16th May at 7:30 pm. It is a crucial match for both teams. It is a must-win game for both teams. However, both teams will be high in confidence because they won their last match. MI beat Gujrat Titans by scoring a huge score on the board and LSG won their last match against SRH by chasing a total of 182 runs with four balls spare.
Head to Head in IPL
Till now, both teams have played only two matches against each other. Both matches were won by LSG and they would like to continue their dominating performance against MI. In 2022, LSG won the first match by 18 runs and the second match by 36 runs. MI would like to break this streak and will look to confirm their spot for playoffs.
Expected Playing XI
- Expected WicketKeeper – Ishan Kishan (wk)
- Expected Batsman – Rohit Sharma , Suryakumar Yadav , Nehal Wadhera , Vishnu Vinod , Tim David
- Expected Allrounders – Cameron Green
- Expected Bowlers – Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya
Lucknow Super Giants
- Expected WicketKeeper – Quinton de Kock (wk)
- Expected Batsman – , Prerak Mankad , Nicholas Pooran
- Expected Allrounders – Kyle Mayers , Krunal Pandya (c) , Marcus Stoinis
- Expected Bowlers – Amit Mishra , Yash Thakur , Ravi Bishnoi , Yudhvir Singh Charak , Avesh Khan
LSG Vs MI Pitch Report
The pitch of Lucknow is good for batting and the team batting first would like to bat first. On this pitch, the team batting first has an average score of 150 runs. The team batting first has won 5 matches while the team batting second has won 4 matches. Lucknow wicket is balanced and we can expect a great match on this pitch.
LSG Vs MI Weather Report
In Lucknow, the temperature is hazy and there will be a temperature of 38 degrees Celsius. There will be a humidity of 94% and the visibility will be up to 4 km. However, there are some chances of rain and we may encounter some interruptions in this match. Well, it is an important match for both the teams and no one would like any interruption.
LSG vs MI: Fantasy Top Picks
Suryakumar Yadav has been in exceptional form this season with the bat, scoring 479 runs in 12 matches at an average of 43.55. With four fifties and one century to his name, he is a top contender for the IPL Orange Cap. He will be looking to continue his excellent performance in the upcoming game against LSG.
Kyle Mayers is the star batter for the Super Giants and should be a top pick for fantasy owners in the LSG versus MI match. The left-handed batsman has scored 361 runs in 12 matches at an average of 32.63 and an impressive strike rate of 152.11. He has four half-centuries and a highest score of 73 to his name and has played a crucial role for LSG so far.
Piyush Chawla, the experienced leg-spinner, has the ability to spin a web around the opposition’s batting order. With a slower wicket expected in the upcoming game, he is likely to capitalize on it to make crucial breakthroughs for his team.
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