In what is the final doubleheader of IPL 2022 on Sunday, it will be the battle between Lucknow and Rajasthan which will be the evening encounter. Both teams are pretty much alive in the race to the Playoffs and while a win for Lucknow would definitely seal them a spot, Rajasthan would also be playing for the vital 2 points that not only helps them get level on points with Lucknow but gives a huge boost to their title hopes.
Before the two teams lock horns at the Brabourne Stadium, here is what statistics tell might happen in this fixture.
1. Toss Prediction
Lucknow have won 5 out of their 12 tosses so far. On the other hand, Rajasthan have had a horrible run with the tosses and have managed to win just 1. So predicting Lucknow to win the toss ahead of this game.
2. Win Possibility
On the previous occasion when these two teams met earlier in the season, which is their only meeting in IPL history, it was Rajasthan who ended up on the winning side. However, Rajasthan seem to be losing momentum at this stage, having won just 1 out of their last 4 games. Lucknow, by contrast, have won three of their last four. So predicting Lucknow to win this game.
3. Team of the Day
The Team of the Day is Lucknow who look a more balanced unit at the moment and have been in good winning form except the last match against Gujarat.
4. Powerplay Score
The average powerplay score at the Brabourne Stadium in IPL 2022 is 52. Both Lucknow and Rajasthan have good quality top-order batters. Predicting both teams to score over 50 inside the first six overs.
5. Average first innings score and second innings score
179.14 is the average first innings score at this venue in IPL 2022. In the second innings, the average score here is 165.85.
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