The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is nearing its conclusion, with each team attempting to stay ahead of the other in the points table. Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans were the two newest teams in the IPL season. Both teams have had a fantastic season thus far and are almost certain of aply-off spots in the league phase. They comfortably hold the top two spots in the points and will be eager to maintain their inning form and finish inside the top two to take the direct route to the finals. A win in this match will give them a psychological advantage over a potential lay-off opponent and will almost certainly guarantee them a spot in the top two.
The 57th match between Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans will take place on May 10th, 2022 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
Match Details to Note
Match: Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans, 57th Match, Indian Premier League 2022
Date: May 10, 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans Team Previews
After a quick wicket of KL Rahul, Quinton De Kock (50 runs) and Deepak Hooda (41 runs) built their innings. Krunal Pandya (28 runs) and Ayush Badoni (17 runs) struggled to time the ball consistently in the middle overs, but Marcus Stoinis (28 runs) and Jason Holder (13 runs) helped them to 176/5 in 20 overs.
The Lucknow Super Giants bowlers then ran through the opposition, bundling them out for 101 runs and winning by 75 runs. Avesh Khan and Jason Holder each took three wickets, while Mohsin Khan and Dushmantha Chameera’s fiery top-order spell set up the match. Ravi Bishnoi also contributed a wicket in the game. Krunal pandya could have a big role with the ball in this game.
The top players of Lucknow Super Giants to watch for in this match are Quinton De Kock, Marcus Stoinis and Mohsin khan.
Lucknow Super Giants Squad
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Manan Vohra, Krunal Pandya, Ankit Rajpoot, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Evin Lewis, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav
Predicted XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan
Team Gujarat Titans has lost two consecutive matches and will be looking to get back on track in this match. Their openers, Wriddhiman Saha (55 runs) and Shubman Gill (52 runs), set the tone for their innings with a 106-run opening stand. However, their middle order of Hardik Pandya, Sai Sudharsan, and David Miller got starts but failed to make them count in crucial moments as they lost by 5 runs.
Their bowlers allowed 177 runs in 20 overs. Rashid Khan was outstanding with the ball, taking two wickets for 24 runs in four overs. Lockie Ferguson, Pradeep Sangwan, and Alzarri Joseph each took a wicket, while Mohammed Shami went for runs at more than 10 RPO but failed to take a wicket.
The top players of Gujarat Titans to watch for in this match are Rashid Khan, Hardik Pandya, and Shubman Gill.
Gujarat Titans Squad
Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (wk), Wriddhiman Saha, Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Hardik Pandya (c), Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Pradeep Sangwan, Varun Aaron, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Darshan Nalkande, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Dominic Drakes, Sai Sudharsan, Yash Dayal, Noor Ahmad
Predicted XI: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Pradeep Sangwan/Ravi Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami
Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans Toss Prediction
Teams have chosen to bowl first in nearly 90% of the matches, but the last 5 matches played here have been won by teams batting first. So we anticipate the captains to follow suit in this match.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch in Pune has been a little tacky, with uneven bounce, and it may become slower as the game progresses. Spinners may have an advantage on this pitch. In this match, we anticipate average scores of 160-180 runs.
The weather in Pune is bright and sunny, with little to no chance of rain on match day. In the second inning, Dew could cause problems for the bowlers.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans Match Prediction
The Lucknow Super Giants’ batting lineup has a lot of all-rounders in the lower order and quality batters at the top and middle of the order. In addition, they have a well-balanced bowling unit with a variety of pace and spin options. Gujarat Titans’ batting unit has been shaky in the middle order and has relied heavily on their finishers to win games thus far. Due to the conditions of play, Gujarat Titans will look to add an additional spinner to their pace attack. We believe Lucknow Super Giants will win this match because of their team balance and depth in the batting and bowling departments.
Lucknow Super Giants is the favourite to beat Gujarat Titans at the odds of 1.84.
- Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans have 16 points from 11 games and are ranked first and second in the table, respectively.
- Team Lucknow Super Giants is on a four-match winning streak, while Gujarat Titans has lost their last two games.
- In their previous match this season, Gujarat Titans defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 5 wickets.