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The Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings are all set to encounter each other on the fields in the 42nd Indian Premier League match which is scheduled to be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, Pune on April 29 (Friday) from 7:30 p.m. onwards. Both the teams have unmatchable batting squads and the cricket fans are excited to witness a powerful game today.
Currently, the Lucknow team has grabbed the fourth position on the points table by marking five victories in their pocket. LSG has been the youngest IPL team and joined the series this season, however, they purveyed outstanding manoeuvre by defeating Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals, and Mumbai Indians, in their previous matches. The team has unfortunately lost 3 matches against Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
After defeating Mumbai India for the second time in their previous match, the Lucknow Super Giants seem to be unstoppable. The team will be high on confidence and it would be great to witness how the experienced Punjab Kings will stop these newcomers with their proficient gameplay.
This will be the second match the second time that both the teams will be facing each other in the IPL 2022 challenge. PBKS is currently at the sixth position on the points table and is looking to capture every possibility to improve its score. They have played eight matches this season and managed to secure four wins. Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa of Punjab have showcased tremendous batting strategies in the previous matches.
PBKS vs LSG Tata Match 42 of the IPL 2022: Weather Report
Today, the temperature is expected to be around 35°C with humidity ranging between 33-35% and wind speed would vary between 16-19 km/hr. There are no circumstances of showers during the game.
Pitch Report for PBKS vs LSG Tata IPL 2022 Match 42
The pitch at the MCA Stadium Pune is believed to be good for batting initially, along with assisting spinners as the game proceeds. The chasing team is expected to have an advantage on the wickets and the boundary size is between 80-85 meters.
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants Full Squads
Punjab Kings Squad for 2022 IPL
Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal(C), Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Jitesh Sharma(WK), Odean Smith, Rishi Dhawan, Harpreet Brar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Porel, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Baltej Singh, Nathan Ellis, Prabhsimran Singh(WK), Benny Howell, Vaibhav Arora, Ansh Patel, Writtick Chatterjee, Prerak Mankad, Atharva Taide, Rajangad Bawa, Jonny Bairstow(WK), Kagiso Rabada
Lucknow Super Giants Squad for 2022 IPL
KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, K Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan,Andrew Tye, Dushmantha Chameera, Ankit Rajpoot, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav, Kyle Mayers, K Gowtham, Evin Lewis.
PBKS vs LSG Probable Playing 11 Today
Punjab Kings Probable Playing 11s
Mayank Agarwal©, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Jitesh Sharma(wk), Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora
Lucknow Super Giants Probable Playing 11s
Quinton de Kock (wk), Lokesh Rahul (c), Manish Pandey, Evin Lewis, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants Match Details
Match: PBKS vs LSG, Match 42, Tata IPL 2022.
Date and Time: April 29, 2022, Friday; at 7:30 PM IST.
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, Pune
PBKS vs LSG Head to Head Records
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Punjab Kings will face Lucknow Super Giants first time in IPL.
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants Suggested Playing XI – 1 (IPL 2022)
Lokesh Rahul (c), Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Mayank Agarwal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ayush Badoni, Rishi Dhawan, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
PBKS vs LSG Suggested Playing XI – 2 (IPL 2022)
Jonny Bairstow, Quinton de Kock ( C ), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Arshdeep Singh and Kagiso Rabada ( VC ).
PBKS vs LSG IPL Match 42 Prediction
Considering the team combination and previous performances, Lucknow Super Giants is expected to win this match.