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Indian T20 League Fantasy Tips: Lucknow vs Bangalore – Key Players, Probable XIs, and More

Both teams have some solid players and fans could expect some incredible fireworks in Navi Mumbai.

Abhishek Sandikar Author

Updated - 18 April 2022 5:25 pm

Match Details:

Date: 19 April 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Ball-by-ball Commentary: SportsTiger App 

Preview: 

Lucknow will face Bangalore for the first time in the Indian T20 League history. Both teams have some solid players and fans could expect some incredible fireworks in Navi Mumbai. Similarly, both teams enter this matchup after dominant victories in the previous games. 

Bangalore took down Delhi as they defended a total of 189. After a slow start, it was Dinesh Karthik and Glenn Maxwell who brought the 2016 finalists back into the game. In the second innings, Josh Hazlewood scalped three wickets and led his team to victory. 

On the other hand, Lucknow defeated Mumbai by 18 runs as their captain KL Rahul scored a scintillating century. The newcomers posted a target of 200 and then dismantled Mumbai in the second innings. Avesh Khan was the pick of the bowlers as he took three wickets. 

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Analysis:

Bangalore have looked like one of the favourites to win the tournament so far. They have a well-balanced team with quality throughout the squad. Their batting is led by Faf du Plessis along with great performances by Glenn Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik. Their bowling is led by Josh Hazelwood with Waindu Hasaranga. Harshal Patel has also been one of the great performers for the side. 

Meanwhile Lucknow, like Bangalore, has been dominant in the tournament as the second-placed team on the table. Their batters KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda have played incredibly well. Similarly, their bowling led by Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi has been dominated as they picked up many wickets while being extremely economical. 

Key Players:

People’s picks:

Probable XIs

Bangalore:

Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj

Lucknow:

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi

Grand League team

Head to head team

Best 14

Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Dinesh Karthik
Batters: Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis
All-rounders: Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Glenn Maxwell
Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Josh Hazlewood, Wanindu Hasaranga

Disclaimer: The fantasy tips and facts expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. They do not reflect the views of SportsTiger. It is not a reflection of the actual points you might earn. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.

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