We are in the Indian Premier League 2023 Eliminator game, and the Lucknow Super Giants will face the five-time champion Mumbai Indians. The Super Giants won their previous game against the Kolkata Knight Riders and will look to continue their winning streak. The Mumbai Indians have been in good form with the bat in recent games, including a convincing victory over the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Lucknow had won the previous match between the two teams. However, the Mumbai Indians are back in form, and their batsmen have performed admirably. Due to KL Rahul’s injury, the Super Giants have struggled to find the right opening combination. The loser of this game would be eliminated from the tournament, and the stakes for both teams would be high. Mumbai’s batsmen and Lucknow’s bowlers are expected to compete closely.
The Eliminator between Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians will take place on May 24th, 2023 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Match Details to Note
Match: Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians, Eliminator, Indian Premier League 2023
Date: May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Krunal Pandya’s team has won three straight games. They won by one run in their last game against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Pandya will want to see his bowlers put on a strong performance against a destructive batting lineup. They had defeated Mumbai Indians in the league stage, and Pandya wants his players to be inspired by that victory.
Krunal Pandya’s team has won three games in a row. In their most recent game, they defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by one run. Pandya will want to see his bowlers perform well against a dangerous batting lineup. Pandya wants his players to be inspired by their victory over the Mumbai Indians in the league stage.
The bowlers would feel the heat as they faced a formidable batting lineup. Mohsin Khan and Naveen-ul-Haq must score early to put the team in a good position. Ravi Bishnoi has been a standout for the team, and he will need to perform well in the middle overs alongside Pandya and Krishnappa Gowtham. They will also require a strong performance from Yash Thakur.
KL Rahul, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Nicholas Pooran, Jaydev Unadkat, Yash Thakur, Romario Shepherd, Daniel Sams, Amit Mishra, Prerak Mankad, Swapnil Singh, Naveen-ul-Haq, Yudhvir Charak
Players to watch out for:
Quinton de Kock
The South African 30-year-old has scored over 9000 T20 runs in his career and has a strike rate of 140.20 in the IPL 2023.
Nicholas Pooran was named Player of the Match after scoring 58 runs off 30 balls in the win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.
The spinner has taken 16 wickets this season, including Nitish Rana and Andre Russell in the final group stage.
Possible Playing XI:
Krunal Pandya (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Karan Sharma, Prerak Mankad, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mohsin Khan, Yash Thakur (Impact Player)
In their last league game, Rohit Sharma’s team put in a strong performance. The five-time champions won by eight wickets over the Sunrisers Hyderabad to finish fourth in the points table. Sharma is well aware of his team’s dismal record against the Lucknow Super Giants. He would like to see his bowlers put on a better performance, as bowling has been a major weakness for the team.
Rohit Sharma has returned to form, which is great news for the team. He’ll try to put together a big opening wicket stand with Ishan Kishan. Cameron Green hit a match-winning hundred in the final game, bolstering the middle order, which already included power hitters Suryakumar Yadav and Tim David. In the lower middle order, the side will also look for strong performances from Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal, and Chris Jordan.
Throughout the season, the bowling attack has given the team nightmares. At the start of the game, they’ll need Green and Jason Behrendorff to pitch tight spells. Piyush Chawla has performed admirably and will play an important role in the middle overs alongside Chris Jordan. Because LSG has a very strong batting lineup, Kumar Kartikeya and Akash Madhwal will have to step up in the supporting role.
Rohit Sharma (c), Tim David, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis, Jofra Archer, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Cameron Green, Piyush Chawla, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal
Players to watch out for:
The attacking batter needs just one more run to equal his highest IPL season run total (512). He is in good form and is regarded as one of the best T20 batters in the world.
The Australian batting all-rounder demonstrated his talent in the previous game, hitting 16 boundaries in his unbeaten 100 from 47 balls.
The experienced spinner went wicketless against Sunrisers Hyderabad but dismissed Quinton de Kock in their previous meeting.
Possible Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Kumar Kartikeya, Jason Behrendorff Raghav Goyal (Impact Player)
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Batsmen Worth Watching
We suggest From the Lucknow Super Giants, we recommend Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, and Nicholas Pooran. Stoinis made a two-ball duck on Saturday but had previously hit 40 and 89 not out. In T20 cricket, Pooran has a best score of 100 not out.
Our batting choices for the Mumbai Indians are Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, and Cameron Green. Kishan scored 59 runs on 39 balls in the previous game against the Lucknow Super Giants. Yadav has scored over 6400 runs in T20 cricket over the course of his career.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Bowlers Worth Watching
Our bowling picks for the Lucknow Super Giants are Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, and Krunal Pandya. In the previous match, Thakur defeated Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Shardul Thakur. Bishnoi is having a good season and now has 53 wickets in his IPL career.
For the Mumbai Indians, we have Jason Behrendorff, Piyush Chawla, and Akash Madhwal on the field. Madhwal took 4-37 in the final group stage game and 3-31 earlier this month against Gujarat Titans. This season, Behrendorff has 14 wickets.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Head to Head
This will be the fourth meeting between the Lucknow Super Giants and the Mumbai Indians, with the Super Giants winning the previous three, including the group stage this year by five runs.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Head to Head Stats in IPL
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Toss Prediction
The track has slowed in recent games played here. The ball isn’t coming off the bat very easily, which makes scoring difficult. Bowlers would have a good time bowling here during the first half of the game. As a result, the team that wins the toss will almost certainly choose to bowl first in the game.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Pitch Report
The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is known for its slow surface, and batsmen must work hard to get their runs on this track. Spinners love bowling on this surface because the ball grips the surface and turns sharply. On this wicket, fast bowlers who mix their lines and lengths have done well.
On May 24, the skies over Chennai will be mostly clear, but batting conditions will be difficult. The bowlers have found a lot of help on this surface in the last few games. A score of 180 runs would suffice for the team batting first here.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Prediction
The Lucknow Super Giants have a winning record against the Mumbai Indians. But they’re up against a side that’s found its groove. Their bowlers haven’t been consistent, so they’ll need a strong effort to win. Mumbai’s batsmen are in excellent form and can destroy any bowling attack. Their batting power tips the scales, making them the favorite in this game. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
Mumbai Indians is the favourite to beat Lucknow Super Giants at the odds of 1.70.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians Most Recommended Player for Bet:
Suryakumar Yadav is averaging 42.58 runs per game this season and is our pick to be Mumbai Indians’ leading run scorer against Lucknow Super Giants.