Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore will meet each other in the 31st match of IPL 2022. LSG have won 4 out of 6 matches in the tournament and are placed in the second position in the points table. They defeated Mumbai Indians in the last game by 18 runs after scoring 199 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.
RCB defeated Delhi Capitals in their previous game by 16 runs after scoring 189 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Dinesh Karthik played the role of a finisher perfectly for RCB and scored 66 runs off 34 deliveries. In reply, DC could make only 173 runs in 20 overs. Both RCB and LSG have 8 points across their name in the points table.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match 31
Venue: Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
Date & Time: 19th April at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
LSG vs RCB, Match 31 Pitch Report:
The pitch is expected to provide a lot of support to the batters as seen in the tournament. In the last game, Gujarat Titans made 192 runs while batting first. Pacers are also likely to find a lot of help from the pitch.
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LSG vs RCB, Match 31 Probable Playing XIs:
Lucknow Super Giants
Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Suyash Prabhudessai, Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
Top Dream Team Picks for LSG vs RCB Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Faf du Plessis made 88 runs off 57 deliveries in the very first game against Punjab Kings, however, failed to win the match for his team. Since this innings, du Plessis failed to score over 30 runs. This might be the game where he announces his comeback.
Deepak Hooda has scored 2 half-centuries in the tournament. He is an important player in LSG’s middle-order and might play a key role in this match.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Glenn Maxwell made 55 runs off 34 deliveries in the last game against Delhi Capitals. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes in that match. He has scored 89 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 189.36.
Jason Holder is yet to score a significant amount of runs in the tournament. He has taken 6 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 24.66, an economy of 9.25, and a strike rate of 16.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Avesh Khan has taken 11 wickets in 6 matches at an average of 17.09, an economy of 8.29, and a strike rate of 12.3. He picked 3 wickets for 30 runs in the last game against Mumbai Indians.
Wanindu Hasaranga is the leading wicket-taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has picked 11 wickets in 6 matches at an average of 17.72, an economy of 8.47, and a strike rate of 12.5.
Top Picks – Wicketkeeper
KL Rahul became the second player to score a century in the tournament. He made 103 runs off 60 deliveries in the previous match against Mumbai Indians and won the player of the match award. He has made 235 runs in 6 matches at an average of 47 and a strike rate of 144.17.