Credit: Twitter

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Lucknow Super Giants will play Royal Challengers Bangalore at Lucknow in match number 43 of the IPL 2023. LSG is coming after a 56-run victory against RCB in their previous game, while RCB lost their recent match to KKR by 21 runs. The first time these two sides played in the IPL 2023, LSG came out victorious on the last ball of the game in a thrilling fashion to chase down a big score of 213 runs. This game will be crucial for the playoff race as all teams are fighting hard for the top-4 spot in the points table.

Numbers and Stats ahead of LSG vs RCB game:

1 -
Amit Mishra needs one more wicket to surpass Lasith Malinga and become the third-highest wicket-taker in the IPL after Dwayne Bravo and Yuzvendra Chahal. 

Most wickets in the IPL: 
Dwayne Bravo - 183
Yuzvendra Chahal - 178
Lasith Malinga - 170
Amit Mishra - 170
Piyush Chawla - 170
Ravichandran Ashwin - 170

2 - Harshal Patel needs two more wickets to complete the milestone of picking 200 wickets in T20 cricket.

3 - Ravi Bishnoi needs three more wickets to complete the milestone of picking 50 wickets in the IPL. 

4 - KL Rahul as skipper won four out of seven matches against RCB in the IPL.

Overall, KL Rahul will be playing his 51st game as captain and will equal the tally of Sachin Tendulkar for playing the most games as captain in the IPL.

43 - Virat Kohli needs 43 more runs to become the first batsman to complete 7000 runs in IPL history.

69.77 - KL Rahul averages 69.77 against RCB in the IPL.

Highest batting average against an opponent in the IPL (Min 10 inns):
KL Rahul - 86.7 vs MI
David Miller - 76.4 vs RR
Hardik Pandya - 75 vs RR
KL Rahul - 69.77 vs RCB
JP Duminy - 61.5 vs KKR

KL Rahul vs RCB in the IPL:
Inns - 13
Runs - 628
Balls - 433
S.R - 145.03

175 - Faf du Plessis has scored 175 runs against LSG in three innings.

Faf du Plessis vs LSG in the IPL:
96(64) in Navi Mumbai, 2022
0(1) in Kolkata, 2022 (Eliminator)
79*(46) in Bengaluru, 2023

Most runs vs LSG in the IPL:
Faf du Plessis - 175 (3 inns)

Rajat Patidar - 112 (1 inn)
Hardik Pandya - 110 (3 inns)