Lucknow Super Giants take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (LKN vs BLR) in the 31st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022). The DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai will host this game.
Lucknow Super Giants have four wins from six games, gathering eight points. They are coming on the back of an 18-run win against Mumbai Indians. Skipper KL Rahul led with an unbeaten 103 as they posted 199/4 before restricting Mumbai to 181/9. Avesh Khan picked up three wickets.
Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a similar campaign in IPL 2022 so far. With fours wins from six games, they also have eight points. RCB beat Delhi by 16 runs. Fifties from Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik powered them to 189/5 before holding Delhi at 173/7.
Match: Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2022 Match 31
Date and Time: April 18, Tuesday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: DY Patil Sports Academy Stadium, Mumbai
LKN vs BLR Predicted Playing XI
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj
The wicket is good for batting as the ball comes onto the bat nicely. However, setting a target is difficult. Spinners will have a key role to play. Winning the toss and bowling first is the way to go.
LKN vs BLR Match Prediction
Lucknow Super Giants have a strong batting line-up and decent bowling attack as well. Royal Challengers Bangalore are also a similar side with momentum. It will be another thrilling clash as both sides collide. Bangalore will start as favorites to win this match.
LKN vs BLR Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Faf du Plessis, Jason Holder, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Avesh Khan, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel
Captain: KL Rahul, Vice-captain: Glenn Maxwell
Fantasy Team #2: KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Jason Holder, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Avesh Khan, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazelwood
Captain: Glenn Maxwell, Vice-captain: KL Rahul