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Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report (Batting or bowling) | LSG vs MI: IPL Records & Stats, Weather Report for IPL 2023


Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report (Batting or bowling): The 63rd match of TATA IPL 2023 will be on May 16th between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Ekana Stadium, Lucknow.

LSG won their last match against SRH by seven wickets at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium. LSG’s batsmen changed the momentum of the match by playing fantastically in the last few overs of the match. The Finishers of LSG played well in the last match and helped his team to chase the target of 180 runs against SRH.

The Youngster Prerak Mankad played a match-winning inning of 64 runs in just 45 balls with seven fours and two sixes. After winning the last match, LSG came to the 4th spot on the points table with 14 points. LSG played 12 matches this season, in which they won 6 and lost five matches.

MI defeated the table topper Gujarat titans in the last match by 27 runs at Wankhede Stadium. The Batsmen and bowlers of MI performed outstandingly in the last match against the strong side of Gujarat. Suryakumar Yadav knocked his first century of his IPL career, and he played 103* runs innings in just 49 balls at a strike rate of 210.20 with 11 fours and six sixes.

Mumbai played twelve matches, in which they won seven and lost five matches. Mumbai is at the third spot on the points table with 14 points. This match will be important for LSG to secure their position in the playoffs.

Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report:

Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report (Batting or bowling)
Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report (Batting or bowling) | Image Credit: Twitter

The Pitch of Ekana Stadium is good for bowling, especially for spin bowlers, who can get good turns and low bounce on the slow and dry surface. Fast Bowlers may get some assistance from the Pitch at the start of the inning but later on, spinners will dominate the game.

Ekana Stadium Lucknow Pitch Report Batting or bowling?

As per recent matches on this ground, It is difficult to bat on this ground as the Pitch is slow and dry, and Average Score on this ground is around 140 runs. Sometimes, it is suitable for batsmen to bat on this Pitch, but it is rare. If there is no dew, then the Team, who won the toss will choose to bat first because in the second inning, the Pitch will get slower and challenging to play.

Ekana Stadium IPL Records:

Matches Played: 6

Batting 1st won: 3

Batting 2nd won: 2

Highest Score: 193/6 by Lucknow SuperGiants

Lowest Score: 121/8 by Sunrisers Hyderabad

Average score: 145

Ekana Cricket Stadium Details:

  • The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium has a seating capacity of approximately 50,000 spectators, making it one of the largest cricket stadiums in India.
  • Ekana Stadium hosted the IPL matches for the first time in the IPL history. The Stadium has hosted several international matches of Team India, including the T20I match of India vs New Zealand in 2023, in which India won by six wickets.
  • Ekana Stadium is the home ground of Lucknow SuperGiants Franchise in the Indian Premier League. Lucknow played a total of six matches in IPL at this venue, in which they won two games and lost three matches, with one match having no result.
  • The Ekana Stadium witnessed some memorable matches, including Rohit Sharma’s inning of 111* runs against West Indies in T20I cricket, with this inning, he became the first player who scored four centuries in T20 International.

Ekana Stadium Lucknow Weather Report:

The Weather in Lucknow will be sunny and sky will be clear. During the day, the temperature will rise to 45 degrees celsius, and In the night, it will drop to 37 degrees celsius. The Wind will flow at 17 Km/h, which is relatively high.

During the match, the humidity will be approx. 11%, and There is no chance of rain in this match. The weather will be good to play on this ground.

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Amit Patel
Amit Patel is a cricket writer on ICC Cricket Schedule website. He loves cricket and writes about it. His articles cover cricket news, match analysis, and fantasy cricket tips.

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