LSG vs MI: 63rd IPL match prediction
LSG vs MI: Lucknow Super Monsters will take on Mumbai Indians in an immensely significant game at home. Both teams' chances of making the playoffs would rise significantly with a victory here. Prerak Mankad, Stoinis, and Pooran all performed flawlessly in their roles in LSG's run-chase victory over SRH in their most recent match.
However, LSG's batting power is insufficient for the conditions at home. The Mumbai Indians, who have played their previous matches in Mumbai and one in Chepauk, will also face difficulties.
Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, and Tilak Verma are among MI's middle-order players in good form, and Tim David and Tilak Verma are reliable finishers. By the by, the Lucknow pitch will toss an extreme test with its absence of speed to the in-structure MI hitters.
On this surface, LSG has used the ball quite effectively, but they have not been able to chase a modest total. The team that gets on the board first will have an advantage in this possible low-scoring encounter.
LSG vs MI: Match details
Match: LSG vs MI 63rd Match (Indian Premier League 2023)
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
LSG vs MI: Match Overview
Lucknow Super Giants
To maintain their spot in the top four, LSG must win both of their remaining matches. They could finish with a maximum of 15 points if they lose this game, which may not be enough to qualify.
LSG's home season began with consecutive victories, but they have since lost three games. Their battles in this setting have just expanded. LSG was 125-7 in the 20th over of their previous match at this venue before the game was washed out by rain.
Their confidence will undoubtedly grow following their recent victory over SRH while attempting to score 183 runs. Regardless of a frightfully sluggish beginning to their run-pursue, the Super Giants figured out how to return the kindness of Stoinis and Pooran.
For their three most recent games, LSG used a different number three batsman. It was Prerak Mankad who conveyed a huge thump at the situation after Hooda and Karan Sharma flopped in past games. At the appropriate positions in this batting order, Mayers, Stoinis, and Pooran are big-hitting players.
Notwithstanding, what LSG would require on this ground is a batsman in an anchor's job who can play a more extended inning. The best candidates for this position are Prerak Mankad at three and Quinton de Kock as an opener. QDK is adept at adjusting to new circumstances and pacing his innings accordingly.
The spinners in the bowling office will play a critical part. A solid spin-bowling unit is made up of Amit Mishra, Ravi Bishnoi, and skipper Krunal Pandya himself.
The Mumbai Indians have done extremely well since. They were far from making it to the top four in the points table after three wins from seven matches.
With 14 points from 12 matches, MI is now third in the points table, having won 4 of their 5 matches. Mumbai India will face their greatest obstacle in Lucknow after witnessing Surya's comeback in recent matches.
They won't be able to chase 200 or more totals on this pitch. In their most recent home game against GT in Lucknow, they defended the 218-run total, but the game would be very different.
When batting first, Rohit Sharma ought to aim for a total of between 165 and 170 if the pitch stays the same. He can rely on his bowlers to carry on the momentum from the previous match, despite the fact that the bowling attack is somewhat inexperienced. Piyush Chawla will be the vital bowler for MI in the center overs.
He will have to get rid of the big guys like Pooran and Stoinis. Madhwal is another player to keep an eye on, despite the fact that he costs a little bit more. Especially at the end, he showed a lot of promise. While the batters will need to make some adjustments, the bowlers will enjoy their time here.
In the middle order, it will be interesting to see if Nehal Wadhera can maintain his good form.
LSG vs MI: Probable XI
Lucknow Super Giants
Amit Mishra, Yash Thakur, Quinton de Kock (wk), Kyle Mayers, Ravi Bishnoi, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Krunal Pandya (c), Prerak Mankad, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Avesh Khan
Jason Behrendorff, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Ishan Kishan (wk), Kumar Kartikeya, Rohit Sharma (c), Nehal Wadhera, Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Vishnu Vinod, Piyush Chawla
LSG vs MI: Pitch report
This season's last home game for LSG will take place at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium. LSG scored 190+ points in their debut game at the arena, but things have become worse since then. We believe
that on this field, where the boundaries aren't very short and the pitch is level, a first innings score of 165–170 may be pretty competitive.
LSG vs MI: Weather report
Due to the Indian summer, it will be instead hot throughout the day, with the highest temperature increasing from 38 C in May, but it will become a little cooler at night, with a temperature drop to 23 C. A temperature increase from 41 degrees Celsius in April to 41 in May might be considerable. Between the start of April and the middle of May, there could be a few summer showers.
LSG vs MI: Toss prediction
Teams that choose to bat first often prevailed this season. Because the field frequently travels slower than usual in these circumstances, teams would feel comfortable defending a total. In Ahmedabad, it seems to be harder to score goals than to prevent them, as we saw in the last game. There has been a strong desire for large scores. The toss-winning side will not regret deciding to bat first in this match.
LSG vs MI: Pre-play prediction
Best batter: Quinton de Kock (LSG), Suryakumar Yadav (MI)
Best bowler: Yudhvir Singh Charak (LSG), Kumar Kartikeya (MI)
Best all-rounder: Krunal Pandya (LSG), Cameron Green (MI)
Player of the match: Suryakumar Yadav (MI)
LSG vs MI: Match Prediction
Both teams' recent performances are in sharp contrast. LSG has lost three of their previous five games, while MI has won four. While both teams' hitters may find the circumstances difficult, the MI lineup has depth with dependable and in-form players. LSG is in serious trouble if they lose Stoinis and Pooran on the cheap. We believe MI will start with an advantage over the hosts in what promises to be an entertaining game with a lot on the line. MI to win the game
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