Delhi Capitals lock horns with Lucknow Super Giants (DC vs LKN) in the 45th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium.
Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets in their last clash. Kuldeep Yadav (4) and Mustafizur Rahman (3) picked up wickets as they restricted Kolkata to 146/9. After a bit of a stumble, they eventually got home with an over to spare. David Warner (43) and Rovman Powell (33*) were they key scorers.
Meanwhile, Lucknow Super Giants, beat Punjab Kings. Batting first, Lucknow Managed to get to 153/8 with contributions from De Kock (46) and Deepak Hooda (34). They then held Punjab at 133/8. It was a combined bowling effort as Mohsin Khan (3), Chameera (2) and Krunal (2) were all amongst wickets.
Match: Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2022 Match 45
Date and Time: May 01, Sunday, 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
DC vs LKN Predicted Playing XI
Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Rishabh Pant (c&wk), Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya
Lucknow Super Giants
Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
The wicket at this venue is expected to be flat and batting friendly. Bowlers will find it hard and thus, need to be accurate with their lines and lengths. It is one of the best batting surfaces. Defending will not be easy and therefore, chasing is a good option on this track.
DC vs LKN Match Prediction
Both teams are coming off wins in their previous games. Thus, this should be a tight contest. The performance has been good with both bat and ball. However, Lucknow seem to have a better balance and will start with a slight edge over Delhi in this match.
DC vs LKN Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda, Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Lalit Yadav, Dushmantha Chameera, Chetan Sakariya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman
Captain: KL Rahul Vice-captain: David Warner
Fantasy Team #2: KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Prithvi Shaw, Rovman Powell, David Warner, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman
Captain: David Warner Vice-captain: Kuldeep Yadav