Lucknow and Delhi will go head to head with each other in the 15th match of IPL 2022.
The match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network and Disney+hotstar.
Lucknow Super Giants have a decent start to their IPL campaign as they have managed to win 2 out of the 3 games they have played so far.
In their previous game, Lucknow defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs.
They posted 169 runs on the board due to the excellent half-centuries from KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda.
Sunrisers Hyderabad was restricted to only 157-9, Avesh Khan claimed a superb 4-wickets haul.
Delhi Capitals have won one and lost one game out of their two matches.
Delhi Capitals lost their previous match against Gujrat Titans by 14 runs.
Due to an excellent 84 run inning from Shubman Gill, Gujarat posted 172 runs in their 1st innings.
Delhi Capitals were able to reach only 157-9 from their 20 overs. Rishabh Pant scored 43 runs and Lockie Ferguson picked up 4 wickets.
Delhi will be looking to field their strongest team of the season.
Australian opener David Warner and Proteas pacer Anrich Nortje are expected to play the game which will strengthen the side substantially.
Teams: DC vs LSG
Venue: DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.
Date: 7th April, Thursday
Time: 7:30 pm IST
Head to head record
This will be the first-ever match between Lucknow and Delhi in IPL as Lucknow Super Giants are playing in their maiden IPL season.
Total Matches Played: Not played yet
Lucknow Super Giants won: Not played yet
Delhi Capitals won: Not played yet
Tie/no results: Not played yet
DC Probable Playing 11
Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Yash Dhull, Rishabh Pant (C/WK), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mustafizur Rahman
LSG Probable Playing 11
KL Rahul ©, Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Andrew Tye
Star bowler of the match
Avesh Khan picked up 4 wickets in the previous match and he will also most likely be the leading wicket-taker in this match
Star batsman of the match
KL Rahul scored a brilliant half-century in the last game and he is expected to continue his form in this match also and score valuable runs for his side
Star Wicketkeeper of the match
Rishabh Pant played a 43 run knock against Gujarat but still, we haven’t seen the best of him so far in this season.
Pant will be the best wicketkeeper of the match
Star All-rounder of the match
Jason Holder is an excellent all-rounder and he will most probably shine with both bat and bowl today against the Delhi Capitals.
Who will win?
Both Lucknow and Delhi have a very balanced and strong squad.
Delhi Capitals will get more stronger with the addition of David Warner who is available for this match.
The batting lineup of the Delhi Capitals is very strong and they also have some excellent bowlers in their lineup.
On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants also have all bases covered.
Both batting and bowling departments are in good form which is helping them to win matches in their maiden IPL season.
The team combination of Lucknow Super Giants is much better than Delhi Capitals.
Hence, our prediction for match 15 is that Lucknow Super Giants will beat Delhi Capitals.