Lucknow Super Giants will clash against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the 7th match of the IPL 2022 on Thursday. Super Giants had set massive expectations with the kind of players they had bought but they lost their opening game against Gujarat Titans by 5 wickets in the final over of the match. They had control over the match for the most part however leaked runs at the death which went against them. Lokesh Rahul needs to be more proactive while making decisions on the field.
Chennai Super Kings on the other hand weren’t at their best in the inaugural match of the tournament, they lost to 2-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets. They lost 5 wickets inside 11 overs and later rescue act from former skipper MS Dhoni gave them something to bowl at however they failed to defend the marginal score of 131. Moeen Ali who missed the first game is all set to take the field against Giants.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 7
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date &Time: March 31st at 7:30 PM IST and local time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
LSG vs CSK, Match 7 Pitch Report:
It’s the middle phase of the game where the teams will face a lot of challenges to score runs here. The wicket is conducive for the spinners and it’s not easy to go against them. Taking the pace off the ball will help the quick bowlers a lot on this surface.
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LSG vs CSK, Match 7 Probable Playing XIs:
Lucknow Super Giants
Lokesh Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Mohsin Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Shivam Dube, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner / Devon Conway, Tushar Deshpande, Adam Milne