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LSG vs RCB IPL 2022: Is Mohammed Siraj Playing Today? Here’s the update


Mohammed Siraj LSG vs RCB IPL 2022: It is now time for one of the most important game of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) playoffs. The big Eliminator encounter will witness an exciting between the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 25 May, 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Mumbai. The Lucknow Super Giants defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in their last league match while Royal Challengers Bangalore are coming off from a brilliant victory over Gujarat Titans.

LSG vs RCB IPL 2022: Is Mohammed Siraj Playing Today? Here’s the update

During their final league stage game of IPL 2022 season against Gujarat Titans, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team management took a brave selection call as they dropped premier pace bowler Mohammed Siraj from the playing 11. The Indian speedster has not experienced the best of forms with the ball in the ongoing edition of the IPL so far especially after RCB retaining him for a whopping price of INR 7 Crore ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction. Siraj has taken as many as 8 wickets from 13 games in the competition and more importantly, he has gone wicketless in the last four games.

However, the RCB team management will be considering to bring back Mohammed Siraj for this crucial today IPL match against Lucknow Super Giants. The 28-year-old pacer can be a very useful bowler for Royal Challengers Bangalore especially in the first six overs of the powerplay at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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Mohammed Siraj Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
63 58 8.69 8 wickets (13 games) 0/36, 0/27, 0/22, 0/35, 2/30


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Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Probable RCB Playing 11

To accommodate Mohammed Siraj in the RCB playing 11, right-arm pacer Siddharth Kaul will unfortunately have to make way. While playing in his first match of IPL 2022, Kaul ended up with quite expensive figures of 0 for 43 in his quota of four overs.

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RCB Playing 11
1. Faf du Plessis (C)
2. Virat Kohli
3. Rajat Patidar
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. Mahipal Lomror

6. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
7. Shahbaz Ahmed
8. Wanindu Hasaranga
9. Harshal Patel

10. Siddarth Kaul/Mohammed Siraj
11. Josh Hazlewood

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