In the IPL 2023 in Lucknow on Tuesday (May 16), Lucknow Super Giants will be trying to stop Mumbai Indians’ momentum as they are on a roll towards the business end of the competition.
With 14 points, Mumbai Indians are third on the standings, and LSG are holding on to fourth place with one point fewer from the same number of games.
Eight teams are still in the running for the playoffs, so both clubs will be trying to escape the danger zone. Suryakumar Yadav is back to his stunning best, and his contribution to Mumbai’s victories in the past two games was significant.
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LSG vs MI, players ready themselves as IPL 2023 is slowly coming to an end:
Rohit Sharma, who has struggled for runs throughout the competition, found some consistency against Gujarat Giants and will be aiming to play a big game at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cricket Stadium. Mumbai has a capable substitute for Tilka Varma in Nehal Wadehra, who appears to get stronger with each chance she has on the big stage.
On the bowling front, newcomer Akash Badhwal has given the speed attack a much-needed lift while veteran spinner Piyush Chawla continues to make life difficult for the hitters.
With Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer’s substitute, leaking runs in the last two games, death bowling is still a problem. The spinners on either side could determine the outcome of this game, which is predicted to be another low-scoring contest.
Leggie The most successful wicket-taker for LSG has been Ravi Bishnoi, and interim captain Krunal Pandya also displayed his left-arm spin against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Given the circumstances, it is also anticipated that veteran spinner Amit Mishra will participate. Avesh Khan in particular, who has an economy rate of 9.75 after nine games, has shown the pacers to be a little on the pricey side.
Despite K.L. Rahul’s injury, the batting appears menacing. As Rahul’s replacement at the top, Quinton de Kock has already had an impact, and Kyle Mayers is LSG’s leading scorer so far this season.
Then there have players who, like Nicholas Pooran against the Sunrisers, can salvage a game even in the most dismal of circumstances.
LSG vs MI will be one of those matches of the IPL 2023 season which will be worth a watch as both teams look greatly forward into entering the playoffs.
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