Match 42 in the Indian Premier League will bring debutant Lucknow Super Giants up against Punjab Kings on April 29 at MCA stadium in Pune. Lucknow is currently at the fourth spot, having five wins and three losses from eight games, while Punjab is at sixth, with four wins and as many failures. Lucknow beat Mumbai Indians in their last fixture on the back of KL Rahul’s second ton of the season and impressive bowling from bowlers.
Lucknow skipper KL Rahul has been in sublime form at the top of the order and has already hit two hundred against Mumbai Indians. With 368 runs, he is the second-highest run-getter this season, just behind Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler and has been the batting mainstay for his team.
Quinton de Kock, too, has been in decent form, and together both the batters makes their opening pair one of the most lethal in the league. Lucknow has depth in their batting with the experienced Manish Pandey, the hard-hitting duo of Marcus Stoinis and Krunal Pandya. Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni and Jason Holder provide solid depth to Lucknow’s batting. Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera and Holder have been spot on in terms of their bowling, while Krunal Pandya and Ravi Bishnoi are trapping the best of the batters with their spin.
Meanwhile, opener Shikhar Dhawan, who hit an unbeaten 88 in Punjab’s previous match, is back among the runs, which is a big plus. Mayank Agarwal’s food is a major concern for the team, having a single fifty-plus score in the seven matches this season. He would be keen to find consistency and provide a solid start at the top with flamboyant Dhawan. Bhanuka Rajapaksa was vital against CSK the other night, and he will have to play some similar knock against Punjab Kings.
Liam Livingstone and Jonny Bairstow will have to chip in their best capacities to outplay Lucknow bowlers. Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Rishi Dhawan and Sandeep Sharma were instrumental against CSK, and management will hope for a similar performance from all.
Considering the high voltage game, let’s look at everything you need to know about the upcoming encounter.
Time: 7:30 PM
Date: April 28, 2022
Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune
Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul
Punjab Kings: Kane Williamson
Head to Head:
This will be the first match between both teams.
When will the match between Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants be played?
The match between both the quality sides will take place on April 29, 2022 at 7:30 PM IST.
Where will the match take place?
The match will be held at MCA Stadium, Pune.
Where can one watch the match?
Star Sports will live telecast the IPL 2022 PBKS vs LSG match. Star Sports 1/1HD/1 Hindi/1HD Hindi will be the different channels where one can watch the broadcast.
Where can one live stream the match?
Disney+Hotstar will live stream the matches on its app & website.
Where to tune in for Latest Updates?
One can visit www.sportstiger.com for live ball-by-ball updates. He/She can also download the SportsTiger App, available on Google Play Store & Apple App Store.
Playing XI: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh
Bench: Odean Smith, Benny Howell, Baltej Singh, Writtick Chatterjee, Prerak Mankad, Ishan Porel, Atharva Taide, Prabhsimran Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ansh Patel, Raj Bawa, Nathan Ellis, Shahrukh Khan, Vaibhav Arora
Lucknow Super Giants:
Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan
Bench: Manan Vohra, Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis, Ankit Rajpoot, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Andrew Tye, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav, Avesh Khan