The Delhi capitals are all set to face the Lucknow supergiants in match 45 of IPL 2022 at the Wankhede stadium. Both teams are coming after a convincing win in their previous games. While the Lucknow super giants managed to beat the Punjab Kings in their previous game by 20 runs, Delhi capitals on the other hand achieved a comfortable win over Kolkata Knight Riders. Both the teams will be looking to enhance their position in the points table with another victory tomorrow.
DC vs LSG: Match Details
- Venue: Wankhede Stadium
- Match 45, DC vs LSG
- Date & Time: May 1, 3:30 PM IST
Lucknow Super Giants: Analysis
Gameplan: Having won six of the nine games so far, Lucknow is sitting at the third position in the points table presently. The team has shown pretty wonderful combined brilliance in all departments so far. The batters fought their way to a total of 153 in the previous match which was then ably defended by the bowlers. The team was highly benefited by the addition of Mohsin Khan to the lineup and thus is expected to play an unchanged team versus Delhi.
Possible Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan.
Delhi Capitals: Analysis
Gameplan: With a comprehensive victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous match Delhi definitely seems to have gained some bit of confidence. The better showed a great amount of character to chase down the total set by the Knights in spite of being jolted by regular blows. The lower middle-order partnership of Axar Patel and then wonderful finishing touches from Rovman Powell handed Delhi the crucial win. Another combined billion from all the players is all the team management would be expecting in the upcoming games.
Possible Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya.
DC vs LSG: Probable Top Performers
Probable best batsman of the match – KL Rahul
In spite of having a rare bad day in the previous match versus Punjab KL Rahul will be looking to come back stronger in the upcoming match. Rahul’s contributions with the bat have proved to be vital for his team to win the matches this season so far. The right-hander has amassed 384 runs in 9 games so far which includes two centuries. The skipper will look to notch up another big total tomorrow.
Probable best bowler of the match – Kuldeep Yadav
With his crucial spell of 4/14 in the previous match, Kuldeep Yadav won the man of the match award versus Kolkata Knight Riders. His brilliant economical Bowling in the middle part of the innings besides his wonderful wicket-taking ability make him highly lethal. Be it in the first of the second innings, the chinaman spinner has always proven to be highly impactful with the ball for his side. The team management will be hoping the left-arm spinner to deliver another wonderful performance with the ball in the upcoming match.
DC vs LSG: Winning Prediction
Match predictions – Lucknow Super Giants
The Lucknow Super Giants are possibly going to beat the Delhi capitals in a closely contested match tomorrow. Some highly inform prayers in addition to a much more strong bowling line up is what Lucknow will majorly be banking on to win tomorrow’s crunch match in our opinion.