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IPL: Mumbai Indians vs Lucknow Super Giants Predictions



Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) will face Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 37th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.

LSG have snatched four wins from seven outings, while MI have been win-less so far.

LSG have won against Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.

However, they have lost to Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Bangalore.

They are placed at no.4 in the points table.

On the other hand, Mumbai have lost all of their previous seven matches.

They are placed right at the bottom of the points table.

Mumbai have surprised everyone with some shocking changes this season and are paying for it.

In the last match between the two teams, LSG (199/4) battered MI (181/9) by 18 runs earlier this season.

Match and pitch details

The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will host this face-off.

So far, seven matches have been played here this season.

The average score for the Wankhede pitch is expected to be around 170-180.

The team bowling first has better chances of winning this match.

In the last match here, RR scored a massive 222 by RR versus DC.

The match can be watched live on Star Sports Network (7:30 PM IST) or streamed on the Hotstar app.

MI analysis

MI’s bowling continues to be their chief cause of concern, especially in the death overs.

Though Jasprit Bumrah has been economical, the pacer has struggled to affect dismissals.

Among batters, Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan’s abysmal run at the top has made matters worse for Mumbai Indians.

The likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Dewald Brevis, and Tilak Varma have been the only positives this season.

LSG analysis

LSG made some laudable decisions during the auction, which are paying off.

Opener KL Rahul, who smashed 103* in the last match-up against MI, would be raring to dispatch a similar show.

LSG’s middle-order has laid impressive shows as well.

Given it is Wankhede, the pace trio of Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, and Jason Holder can pose a serious threat to the rivals.

LSG Likely 11

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi.

MI Likely 11

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Hrithik Shokeen, Riley Meredith, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah.
Vital stats of key players

Suryakumar Yadav has been an important member in the middle order for MI.

In just five matches, he has scored 232 runs at an average of 58 and a strike rate of 153.64, including two half-centuries.

MI’s leading run-scorer in the event is Tilak Varma. In seven matches, he has scored 234 runs at an average of 46.80 and a strike rate of 140.11.

Jason Holder has been a consistent wicket-taker for LSG. He has 8 wickets at an average of 21.62 and an economy of 8.65.

Marcus Stoinis has only played three games for LSG and has yet to create an impact but can explode into form any time.

LSG’s leading wicket-taker in the tournament is Avesh Khan. He has 11 wickets at an average of 20.09 with an economy of 8.28 in seven matches.

KL Rahul has been in excellent form for LSG, both as a batsman and as a skipper.

In seven matches, he has scored 265 runs at an average of 44.16 with a strike rate of 141.71. He has already smashed a century and a half-century in IPL 2022.

Who will win

MI is having a dreadful run with all their top players out of form.

The pressure on them is huge and the players have been clearly affected by it.

Hence, we predict a win for LSG.

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Smriti Mandhana and Ellyse Perry star in RCB women’s comeback win against UP Warriorz in WPL 2024




Smriti Mandhana and Alyssa Healy (Source - X)

RCB women overcame UP Warriorz by 23 runs to clinch their third win of the season. The home side outperformed Warriorz in all the facets of the game and emerged victorious. A collective team effort, particularly with the bat, helped RCB women to beat Warriorz for the second time in the season. They now have three wins in their five matches in the WPL 2024.

Alyssa Healy won the toss and opted to field first. Given how things have panned out in the league so far, it needed a great batting performance from RCB to challenge the chasing side. The home side did exactly that. They were full of intent which was lacking in the last few games. Right from the start, S Meghana and Smriti Mandhana smashed the bowlers.

It was the night of the RCB skipper. The Southpaw scored 80(50) in her stay. S Meghana perished after a valuable 28(21). Ellyse Perry batted well and registered her first fifty of the WPL 2024. She was aided well towards the end by Richa Ghosh whose 21(10) propelled RCB to a score of 198 on the board. It was the highest team total in the WPL 2024.

Alyssa Healy’s efforts go in vain

Chasing the daunting total, UP Warriorz were off to a flier. The opening duo of Healy and Kiran Navgire gave a fiery start to the visiting side. When the two were batting in the PP overs, it seemed like the Warriorz could pull off an insane chase. However, Sophie Devine brought RCB back into the game with crucial wickets. At Bengaluru, the home crowd was literally behind the RCB women.

It helped the home side to stay calm and do their job with ease. Sophie Molineux and Asha Sobhana were the pick of the bowlers, who claimed 2/29 each in their spell of four overs. While Healy scored a fifty and Deepti tried her best in the death overs, ten daunting targets could not be chased down. Despite the early hiccups, RCB managed to restrict UP Warriorz to a score of 175 and won by 23 runs.

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WATCH: Ellyse Perry in disbelief as her six breaks car’s window




Ellyse Perry smashed a six in the match against UP Warriorz in the WPL 2024. It was an interesting six as the ball travelled towards the boundary ropes and fell exactly on the window of the car. As a result, the glass of the window was broken. The car is set to be provided as a reward for the player of the tournament.

It was the over of Deepti Sharma towards the last few moments of RCB’s innings. Before Perry struck, the home side was in a great position in the match, thanks to a great start provided by Smriti Mandhana. The star batter scored 80 (50) and shined in front of the home crowd. Her form helped RCB to have a good momentum towards the death overs.

Watch the viral video here –

Perry, who was struggling till that point, opened up and smashed the bowlers for fun. She went hard against the spinners like Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Deepti Sharma who were asked to bowl at the death. The right-handed batter smashed back-to-back sixes in the over of Sharma. One of those travelled towards the mid-wicket region where the car was stationed. The video of her shot has gone viral on X.

RCB teammates laugh, Ellyse Perry in disbelief

As the ball fell on the car and damaged the window, the fans erupted. There was no end to the joy of the fans who started chanting “Perry.. Perry..” and lit the atmosphere of the stadium. However, Perry was in disbelief. As she saw the impact of the ball damaging the car’s window, the Australian batter could not believe her eyes and thought about what she had just done.

On the other hand, the RCB teammates of Perry were in awe of the shot. They looked at the replays and appreciated the shot of Perry. At the same time, players like Sophie Molineux and Sophie Devine had a laugh about the car’s window getting damaged. Ellyse scored a fifty and helped her team score 198 runs with her batting in front of the home crowd.

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Praveen Kumar addresses Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer’s negligence of taking part in Ranji Trophy




Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar has given his opinion on the preferences of Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer in recent times. The duo did not take part in the Ranji Trophy matches for their respective teams despite being fit. It did not go well with the Indian Cricket Board which landed the duo without a ventral contract which was announced a few days back.

Praveen Kumar has reacted to the issue recently. The former India pacer claimed that he has been of an opinion on the issue for a long time. Praveen felt that one should definitely earn money but not at the cost of neglecting to play for domestic and national teams. The right-arm pacer felt that players today are having a certain mentality which is not good.

The former pacer claimed that the players have a mindset that they can rest for a month before taking part in the IPL, thereby bypassing playing for their national team or the domestic teams. Praveen felt that the players could not resist letting go of money which they could earn by taking part in the IPL and other T20 leagues (For foreign players).

‘Ye mentally hota hai, ki mai itne paise kaise chodun’ – Praveen Kumar

“This thing is now firmly in the mind of players. Mai ek mahine pehle rest kar lunga, fir IPL khel lunga. Ye mentally hota hai, ki mai itne paise kaise chodun,” said Praveen in the interview. He claimed that youngsters these days are spoilt and are behind money. The former RCB pacer felt that it is not fair on the part of the young players to neglect the country over the IPL.

Kumar felt that a player needs to maintain a balance between playing for the IPL team and for the country. He felt that money is an important factor, but not at the cost of playing for the national team. “But this is not fair at all. A player needs to balance things. Money is important, but this (giving franchise cricket the priority) is wrong,” said the former Indian bowler in the interview.

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