Rajasthan Royals take on Lucknow Super Giants (RR vs LKN) in the 20th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is the venue for this fixture.
After winning their first two games, Rajasthan Royals suffered their first defeat of IPL 2022 against RCB. Batting first, Rajasthan rode on an unbeaten 70 from Jos Buttler and an unbeaten 42 from Hetmyer to post 169/3 on the board. They had Bangalore in trouble at 87/5. However, RCB chased the target down with five deliveries to spare. Trent Boult and Chahal picked up two wickets each.
Meanwhile, Lucknow Super Giants, have three wins from four games, making a brilliant start to their maiden IPL season. They have won three consecutive games and are in great form. Chasing 150 in the last game against Delhi, a 52-ball 80 from Quinton de Kock steered them home with six wickets to spare.
Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2022 Match 13
Date and Time: April 10, Sunday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
RR vs LKN Predicted Playing XI
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Snaju Samson (c&wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag/James Neesham, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
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.
RR vs LKN Match Prediction
Lucknow Super Giants have won all of their last three games. They have quality all-rounders and depth in the side. Lucknow have enough options and variety. Rajasthan Royals are also a strong unit. However, they have an issue with the fifth bowler and lack of depth in batting. Therefore, Lucknow are expected to win this match.
RR vs LKN Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Jos Buttler, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Shimron Hetmyer, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
Captain: Jos Buttler, Vice-captain: Yuzvendra Chahal
Fantasy Team #2: Jos Buttler, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan
Captain: Jos Buttler, Vice-captain: KL Rahul