Mumbai Indians clash against Lucknow Super Giants (MI vs LKN) in the 26th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The Brabourne Stadium will host this game.
Mumbai Indians have lost five games in a row as their losing streak continues in IPL 2022. Chasing 199 against Punjab Kings, they were restricted to 186/9, losing by 12 runs. Dewald Brevis (49), Tilak Varma (36) and Suryakumar Yadav (43) were their bright spots in the chase.
Meanwhile, Lucknow Super Giants have three wins and two defeats from five games in IPL 2022 so far. They lost their previous game against Rajasthan Royals. Chasing 166, they finished at 162/8, falling agonizingly short by 3 runs. Quinton de Kock top-scored with 39 while Stoinis remained unbeaten on 38.
Match: Mumbai Indians vs Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2022 Match 26
Date and Time: April 16, Saturday 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
MI vs LKN Predicted Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Jaydev Unadkat, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (vc), Krishnappa Gowtham, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
All the matches at this venue have been high scoring so far. It is a good batting wicket. Therefore, teams will look to bat first, put a big score on the board and defend the same. Batting will be slightly difficult in the second innings.
MI vs LKN Match Prediction
Mumbai Indians have struggled with their bowling and batting as well. Meanwhile, despite their previous defeat, Lucknow Super Giants are well balanced and have enough depth in both batting and bowling. Therefore, they will start as favorites to win. However, it is a must-win situation for Mumbai, which can make it an interesting contest.
MI vs LKN Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Tilak Varma, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Dewald Brevis, Jasprit Bumrah, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
Captain: Quinton de Kock, Vice-captain: Suryakumar Yadav
Fantasy Team #2: Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Dewald Brevis, Avesh Khan, Tymal Mills, Ravi Bishnoi
Captain: Suryakumar Yadav, Vice-captain: Ishan Kishan