The Indian Premier League 2023 has reached its most critical stage. The competition has heated up, and teams are competing not only for points but also for run rate. The 58th game between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Lucknow Super Giants will be crucial in this context for both teams. The Sunrisers won their last game against the Rajasthan Royals to keep their hopes alive. The Super Giants were defeated by the Gujarat Titans and must now mount a comeback.
This season, the Sunrisers Hyderabad have had a disastrous home record. In five games played in their own backyard, they have only won once. It lacks confidence because the top order has been inconsistent. The Lucknow Super Giants have suffered a major injury setback, which has harmed the squad’s balance. We anticipate a close game with high stakes for both teams.
The 58th Match between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants will take place on May 13th, 2023 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
Match Details to Note
Match: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants, 58th Match, Indian Premier League 2023
Date: May 13, 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Aiden Markram’s team put on its best performance of the season in the final game. They defeated the Rajasthan Royals by four wickets in a high-scoring match. It was a much-needed victory for the team, which had struggled with consistency and form. Markram would like to use this momentum and win to keep their playoff hopes alive. They must improve on their poor home record this season.
Abhishek Sharma and Anmolpreet Singh performed admirably in the previous game, and the duo must deliver a strong start this time. Rahul Tripathi has been consistent in the middle order, and he will need to build innings with Markram and Heinrich Klaasen. They’ll appreciate late-game runs from Glenn Phillips, Marco Jansen, and Abdul Samad.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Marco Jansen have struggled with the new ball, and the team would like them to find form in this game. Mayank Markande and T Natrajan have been the best bowlers this season, and their contributions in the middle overs have been critical. In the supporting cast, Vivrant Sharma and Abhishek Sharma play critical roles.
Aiden Markram (c), Abdul Samad, Rahul Tripathi, Glenn Phillips, Abhishek Sharma, Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Kartik Tyagi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Umran Malik, Harry Brook, Mayank Agarwal, Heinrich Klaasen, Adil Rashid, Mayank Markande, Vivrant Sharma, Samarth Vyas, Sanvir Singh, Upendra Yadav, Mayank Dagar, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Akeal Hosein, Anmolpreet Singh
Possible Playing XI:
Aiden Markram (c), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Marco Jansen, Vivrant Sharma, Mayank Markande, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Anmolpreet Singh (Impact Player)
Krunal Pandya’s team has suffered two losses and a tie in their last three games. With KL Rahul out injured, the team is missing its best batsman. They were defeated by the Gujarat Titans by 56 runs in their previous game. Pandya will look to put these upsets behind them and win this game, as their opponents have a number of flaws up their sleeves.
Kyle Mayers and Quinton de Kock combined for an 88-run outing in the previous game, and this duo must establish a strong foundation at the top. Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, and Nicholas Pooran will be needed for runs in this game because the middle order has been inconsistent. Pandya can hit the ball cleanly and must perform well in the lower middle order alongside Swapnil Singh and Ayush Badoni.
Their bowlers struggled in the previous game, and they will need strong starts from Avesh Khan and Krunal Pandya. To put the Sunrisers under pressure, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, and Amit Mishra must bowl good lines in the middle overs. Swapnil Singh and Stoinis must perform admirably in supporting roles.
KL Rahul (c), 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
Possible Playing XI:
Krunal Pandya (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Swapnil Singh, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Ayush Badoni (Impact Player)
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Head to Head
Both teams have faced each other twice so far and both those matches have been won by the Lucknow Super Giants.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Head to Head Stats in IPL
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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Toss Prediction
On this track, sides batting first have won four of the five games this season. The wicket is becoming slower, making run chases more difficult. It’s an afternoon game, so batting conditions will be ideal early on. In this game, the team that wins the toss will bat first.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Pitch Report
The batting surface at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is excellent. Batsmen have done well in the past when the ball comes to the bat nicely. There isn’t much for fast bowlers on this track; they must rely on their variations. Spinners have enjoyed and been successful in these conditions.
On May 13, the skies over Hyderabad will be clear. The pitch has been flat here, but spinners have done well as well. Batsmen can freely use their strokes against fast bowlers. The team batting first would be content with 180 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Prediction
Sunrisers Hyderabad have struggled at home this season. It has entered their minds. The batting lineup has been inconsistent, and no bowler has threatened batsmen other than Markande. The Lucknow Super Giants have depth in both their batting and bowling lineups. They have a perfect record against the Sunrisers, having won both of their meetings with them. It will give them an advantage. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
Lucknow Super Giants is the favourite to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad at the odds of 1.80.
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants Most Recommended Player for Bet:
The Lucknow Super Giants are expected to start Kyle Mayers and Quinton de Kock. While the former is the team’s leading run-scorer this season, de Kock delivered an excellent knock in his previous appearance.