Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Delhi Capitals (DC) to face each other at D.Y. Patil Stadium. Match 15 of IPL 2022, KL Rahul’s Super Giants to clash with and Delhi Capitals in Mumbai on Thursday. The new entrant Lucknow Super Giants are playing sober so far with two wins against Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
The first match against Gujarat Titans didn’t turn in their favor but their excruciating effort proved they are here to win their maiden trophy in their debut season. And since then, they have aimed winning and kept stepping upwards in the points table.
Delhi Capitals will play their third match after the loss against Gujarat Titans. Rishabh Pant-led DC is looking for a strong comeback against LSG, and with their win in today’s match, DC will most probably lead ahead of Super Giants in points table.
The pitch of DY Patil Stadium has a proven record of chasing team winning the match since the start of IPL 2022. With an inevitable side of team batting first winning the game, the captain will make an interesting choice at the toss.
DC has many players in bag they are yet to experiment. However, skipper Rishabh and coach Ricky pointing will be applying permutations and combinations to get the best team on board in different situational matches, it will be great to see new faces like U-19-star Yash Dhull getting a chance early in the season.
With few-a-little but experienced side to LSG, Rahul will try to balance it with the team they have been playing till now only if LSG decides to experiment in the all-rounding and bowling side.
Probable Playing XI for both the teams
Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Yash Dhull/Mandeep Singh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mustafizur Rahman/Chetan Sakariya
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Cock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya/Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Avesh Khan, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi
Top picks for Fantasy Game
Captain: KL Rahul
Vice-Captain: Shardul Thakur/David Warner
Wicket-keeper: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant
Batters: David Warner, Ayush Badoni, Prithvi Shaw/Manish Pandey
Bowlers: Shardul Thakur, Anrich Nortje, Ravi Bishnoi
All-rounders: Deepak Hooda, Lalit Yadav, Jason Holder
There are chances that the team defending in the second innings will face dew effect, that might benefit the chasing team. A target of 180+ can be chased as well as defended on this pitch with attacking bowling and powerful hitting.
Super Giants have an upper hand with the tough side in the team and can win the match if they chase in the second innings. While batting first, the team might look forward to score a high total between 175-190 runs or more. A target set lower than this will incline towards DC winning the side due to their depth in batting line-up and dew playing a factor.
Match Details of LSG vs DC, Match 15
Venue: DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: 7 April 2022, 7:30 PM onwards
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar
Prediction of playing XI is based on the writer’s understanding of the game considering the situation and team. It is subjected to risk, hence, do not rely on it completely for making your fantasy team. Study the pitch report an hour before the toss to make a better team.
Published By : Ankit Singh
Edited By : Khushi Thakur