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

Abhishek Sandikar Author

Updated - 6 May 2022 7:27 pm

Match Details:

Date: 7 May 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune
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Kolkata and Lucknow are set to face each other first time in the history of the Indian T20 League. Both teams enter this game after convincing victories and hence could provide a thrilling encounter. Kolkata defeated Rajasthan by seven wickets whereas Lucknow defeated Delhi by six runs. 

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Lucknow has been a dominant force in the tournament and are placed second on the table. Their batting is led by KL Rahul who has already scored two centuries. Like Rahul, Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda have been playing at an incredible level. Similarly, their bowling attack has stars like Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi who have picked up many wickets while being extremely economical.

Kolkata has finally ended their five games losing streak against Rajasthan. The two-time champions have a great team and can still upset some of the oppositions. Their batting department has stars like Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana alongside all-rounders like Andre Russell. In the bowling department, Sunil Narine has been their top performer so far. 

Key Players:

People’s picks:

Probable XIs 

Kolkata: Aaron Finch, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer (c), Baba Indrajith (wk), Nitish Rana, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Shivam Mavi

Lucknow: KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Mohsin Khan, Ravi Bishnoi.

Grand League team

Head to head team

Best 14

Batters: Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana
Bowlers:  Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee
Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Baba Indrajith
All Rounders: Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, R Ashwin

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