Lucknow Super Giants will play Chennai Super Kings in match number 45 of the IPL 2023 at Lucknow in the day game. LSG failed to chase down two below-par totals against GT and RCB in their previous games, so it will be interesting to see how Lucknow would fare against this Chennai side, who are also coming after a four-wicket loss against PBKS despite scoring 200 runs in the first innings.
LSG will miss the service of regular skipper KL Rahul in this game. LSG and CSK have faced each other twice in the IPL overall, and both these teams came victorious on one occasion. During the first meeting between these two sides in the IPL 2023, CSK defeated LSG by 12 runs.
Numbers and Stats ahead of LSG vs CSK game:
1 - Ravi Bishnoi needs one more wicket to complete the milestone of picking 50 wickets in the IPL. Bishnoi also needs three more wickets to complete 100 wickets in T20 cricket.
2 - Moeen Ali has dismissed Kyle Mayers twice in T20 cricket out of three innings.
Kyle Mayers vs Moeen Ali in T20s:
Inns - 3
Runs - 25
Balls - 17
Outs - 2
22 - MS Dhoni needs 22 more runs to complete 4500 runs for CSK in the IPL.
Most runs for CSK in the IPL:
Suresh Raina - 4687
MS Dhoni - 4478
Faf du Plessis - 2721
47 - Ambati Rayudu needs 47 more runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket.
48 - Shivam Dube needs 48 more runs to complete 1000 runs in the IPL.
100 - Both Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube will be playing their 100th game in T20 cricket.
146.8 - Average first innings total at Lucknow in the IPL 2023 has been 146.8 in five games.
First innings total at Lucknow in IPL 2023:
193/6 by LSG vs DC
121/8 vs SRH vs LSG
159/8 by LSG vs PBKS
135/6 by GT vs LSG
126/9 by RCB vs LSG