LSG & MI to Fight in Clash for Playoff Spot | Predicted XIs, Pitch Report, Fantasy Tips
LSG will lock horns with MI for the first time in IPL 2023 (IPLT20.com)
In a highly anticipated clash set to transpire on Tuesday, the Match 63 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will witness a riveting encounter between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI). The clash is scheduled to unfold at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
As the stakes reach an unprecedented level, the head-to-head record tips the scales in favour of the Super Giants, who have emerged victorious in both previous clashes against the Mumbai Indians last season, thereby establishing a commanding 2-0 lead. However, Tuesday's encounter will mark the first meeting between these two cricketing juggernauts in the ongoing season, further intensifying the anticipation surrounding this contest.
Lucknow Super Giants
The campaign of the LSG has been characterized by a perplexing blend of inconsistency and resilience. While they have struggled to maintain a consistent winning streak, they have demonstrated their mettle by securing crucial victories during pivotal junctures of the tournament.
Presently positioned at a respectable fourth place in the points table, the Super Giants have notched up six wins, suffered five losses, and experienced a match against CSK that ultimately ended in a no-result due to inclement weather conditions.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians commenced their IPL journey at a leisurely pace, only to rapidly gather momentum and exhibit scintillating form as the tournament progressed. With their batters consistently amassing runs and their bowlers delivering commendable performances, the five-time IPL champions have tasted victory in four out of their last five matches, firmly establishing themselves as formidable contenders for the playoffs spot.
Currently occupying the third spot in the points table, with seven victories, and five defeats, a triumph in this impending encounter would undeniably elevate their prospects of sealing a coveted position in the final four.
Date and Time: May 16, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema, Star Sports Network
Predicted Playing XIs
Lucknow Super Giants
Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Krunal Pandya (c), Marcus Stoinis, Prerak Mankad, Amit Mishra, Yash Thakur, Avesh Khan, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Ravi Bishnoi.
Impact Players: Swapnil Singh, Daniel Sams, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Arpit Guleria
Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma (c), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera,Vishnu Vinod, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya, Tim David, Chris Jordan.
Impact Players: Akash Madhwal, Ramandeep Singh, Dewald Brewis, Hrithik Shokeen, Sandeep Warrier
Cricket Exchange Fantasy Tips
Wicket-keepers: Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran
Batters: Kyle Mayers, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav
All-rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Piyush Chawla, Chris Jordan
Captain: Suryakunar Yadav
Vice-captain: Krunal Pandya
Mumbai Indians are the favourites to win the contest based on their current form.