Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Giants

The Lucknow Super Giants were one of the two new franchises who had made their way into the prestigious Indian premier league for the first time in their history. The immense pressure and burden of expectations of all the fans were certainly good enough to take a toll on the performance of this newly built franchise in the IPL 2022

The challenge for the management was to find the best possible combination of players to represent the franchise on the big stage and give a tough fight to the other sides in the league who were already pretty much settled with their plans right from the first edition of the tournament.

 A newly appointed captain of the side, KL Rahul was seemingly the most suitable option to lead the side right from day 1 since his being purchased by the Lucknow management in the auction. Other star players including Quinton De Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda and many more also made the squad a strong looking one. 

The only concern that seemed to be there was that most of the players who had a big name in the world of cricket weren’t really coming off from good IPL seasons in the past except a few in their previous seasons with their earlier franchises. Most of the players failed to make a pact either on an individual or on a collective basis in the earlier seasons. Much to the surprise of everyone the team displayed quality performances one after the other throughout the group stages as it ran riot against several quality sides regularly. 

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Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul

The team most importantly made sure that all the players contributed to the team’s success in every match. The team used to find a new hero at the end of each victory which drew the attention of all fans. Players upon whom the franchise has rested their trust stood up to their tasks respectively as they paved the path for their team to finish at the third position in the points table at the end of the group stages. 

Lucknow Super Giants though went on to lose the eliminator match vs RCB and got knocked out of the IPL, they’ll have plenty of positives to draw from their impressive debut season in the IPL 2022.

Lucknow Super Giants: Predictions for IPL 2023

The team as it’s pretty much clear has been absolutely phenomenal in terms of temperament and character that it has shown in its debut season of the IPL. They will have plenty of things to cheer about and also a fair bit of lessons to learn from their errors this season which led to their exit. 

Lucknow Super Giants may be looking to end all their miseries in the lower middle order by laying their hands on a powerful big hitter who could finish the matches for them in style. The bowling department too hopefully will be in need of a specialist spinner who could choke the runs in the middle overs thereby letting the side put pressure on the opposition batters regularly. 

Lucknow Super Giants will be looking to leave behind the miseries of a disappointing end to their campaign last year and bank on all sorts of positives that they’ve achieved in the past seasons and emerge the best amongst the rest in IPL 2023.

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IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) IPL 2023 Predicted Squad, Playing XI, Schedule and Prediction 4

Lucknow Super Giants: Predicted Squad for IPL 2023

KL RahulBatsman15 Crore
Marcus StoinisAll-Rounder11 Crore
Ravi BishnoiBowler4 Crore
Quinton De KockBatsman/Wicket-keeper6.75 crore
Manish PandeyBatsman4.6 crore
Jason HolderAll-Rounder8.75 crore
Deepak HoodaAll-Rounder5.75 crore
Krunal PandyaAll-Rounder8.25 crore
Avesh KhanBowler10 crore
Ankit RajpootBowler50 lakh
Mark WoodBowler7.5 crore
K GowthamAll-Rounder90 lakh
Dushmanta ChameeraBowler2 crore
Shahbaz NadeemBowler50 lakh
Manan VohraBatsman20 lakh
Mohsin KhanBowler20 lakh
Ayush BadoniAll-Rounder20 lakh
Kyle MayersAll-Rounder50 lakh
Karan SharmaAll-Rounder20 lakh
Evin LewisBatsman2 crore
Mayank YadavBowler20 lakh
Varun AaronBowler50 lakh
B Sai SudharshanBatsman20 lakh
Vicky OstwalAll-Rounder20 lakh

Lucknow Super Giants: IPL 2023 Tentative Schedule 

Match No.DayDateMatchTime (IST)Venue
5TuesdayMarch 29, 2023GT vs LSG7:30 PMWankhede Stadium
7ThursdayMarch 31, 2023LSG vs CSK7:30 PMBrabourne – CCI
12MondayApril 4, 2023SRH vs LSG7:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
16FridayApril 8, 2023LSG vs DC7:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
20SundayApril 10, 2023RR vs LSG7:30 PMWankhede Stadium
26SaturdayApril 16, 2023MI vs LSG3:30 PMBrabourne – CCI
31TuesdayApril 19, 2023LSG vs RCB7:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
37SundayApril 24, 2023LSG vs MI7:30 PMWankhede Stadium
42FridayApril 29, 2023PBKS vs LSG7:30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
46MondayMay 2, 2023DC vs LSG3:30 PMWankhede Stadium
53SaturdayMay 7, 2023LSG vs KKR3:30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
57TuesdayMay 10, 2023LSG vs GT7:30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
63Sunday May 15, 2023LSG vs RR7:30 PMBrabourne – CCI
67ThursdayMay 19, 2023KKR vs LSG7:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
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IPL 2023: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) IPL 2023 Predicted Squad, Playing XI, Schedule and Prediction 5

Lucknow Super Giants: Predicted Playing XI for IPL 2022

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.

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