IPL: Rajasthan Royals vs Lucknow Super Giants Predictions

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Lucknow Super Giants will face Rajasthan Royals in the 20th match of IPL 2022.

The match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network and Disney+hotstar.

Rajasthan Royals is currently standing at the 4th spot on the points table of IPL 2022 whereas Lucknow Super Giants is placed at the third position on the points table.

Rajasthan Royals played three games this season where they won two matches while Lucknow Super Giants have won 3 games out of the 4 matches they played so far.

Rajasthan Royals lost their last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Rajasthan gave a target of 170 runs while batting first as Buttler and Hetmyer scored 70 and 42 runs respectively. But RCB chased down the total with 9 balls to spare.

On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants won their last game against Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets.

Quinton de Kock smashed 80 runs for his side in that match.

Team analysis

Buttler has been the key batter for RR but Devdutt Padikkal and Sanju Samson have failed after the first game and will look to do well in this match.

Yashasvi Jaiswal needs to get going as well.

Chahal has been their best wicket-taking bowler so far. Boult has been decent with the new ball but RR needs to improve their death bowling.

For LSG, Deepak Hooda has been the rock in the middle-order and Ayush Badoni has impressed in every match.

Evin Lewis also looks high on confidence after his match winning innings as well.

Match details

Teams: RR vs LSG

Venue: Wankhede Cricket Stadium

Date: 10th April, Sunday

Time: 7:30 pm IST

Head to head record

This will be the first-ever match between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants

Total Matches Played: 0

Mumbai Indians won: 0

Royal Challengers Bangalore won: 0

Tie/no results: 0

RR Probable Playing 11

Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna

LSG Probable Playing 11

KL Rahul ©, Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan

Star bowler of the match

Yuzvendra Chahal is proving a match-winner for Rajasthan Royals this season as he is taking crucial wickets in the middle overs and also blocking runs.

He will most likely be the best bowler of the match.

Star batsman of the match

Jos Buttler is in great form and he is the leading run-scorer of this season.

Buttler has also scored a hundred this season and he is expected to shine once again for his side.

Star Wicketkeeper of the match

Sanju Samson has been brilliant behind the stumps with his wicket-keeping gloves.

Rajasthan’s skipper has also scored some good runs with the bat as well and he will be the star wicketkeeper in this match.

Star all-rounder of the match

Jason Holder is a wicket-taking bowler in the middle overs and he provides the firepower to the batting lineup in the death overs.

Who will win?

Both Lucknow Super Giants and Rajasthan Royals are very strong batting sides.

Their batting line-ups have the ability to chase down any total but bowling can prove to be the difference between these two sides.

Lucknow has a good but quite an inexperienced bowling attack while Rajasthan Royals seems to have all bases covered in their bowling line-up with the likes of Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Ashwin, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, and Prasidh Krishna.

Hence, our prediction for match 20 is that Rajasthan Royals will beat Lucknow Super Giants.


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