IPL 2023 | LSG vs MI : Eliminator | Pre-Match Analysis

Eliminator: Lucknow v Mumbai, Pre-match show Lucknow Super Giants are set to face off against Mumbai Indians in the Eliminator of the Indian Premier League 2023 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. Throughout the league stage, Lucknow have been very consistent as an overall unit and their performances have peaked in the lead-up to the playoffs. Meanwhile, for Mumbai Indians, the batting department has been extraordinary in the IPL, while their bowling department is coming into its own in the last few games. With that, the upcoming Eliminator match between Lucknow and Mumbai promises to be a very keenly contested affair. Pitch Report The pitches at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium have been providing quality T20 cricket in this year’s tournament. The average first innings score at this venue in the history of the IPL is 163, but during the league stage of the 2023 season, it has gotten up to 168. Hence, the first innings score when LSG takes on MI in the Eliminator might hover around the 165-175 range. Playing XI of LSG Deepak Hooda, Quinton de Kock (wk), Prerak Mankad, Krunal Pandya (c), Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Pooran, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq Mohsin Khan (Potential Impact Substitute - Yash Thakur for Prerak Mankad) Playing XI of MI Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal (Potential Impact Substitute - Vishnu Vinod for Suryakumar Yadav)