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| On Mar 25, 2022 11:13 PM IST

Predicted Lucknow Super Giants Playing 11 for their first IPL 2022 match

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LSG Playing 11: While making its debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year, things will definitely be a lot challenging for the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). The RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group owned IPL franchise picked KL Rahul as their captain for the upcoming season and also retained the duo of Marcus Stoinis and Ravi Bishnoi ahead of the mega auction. With an experienced mentor in Gautam Gambhir, the LSG team management also did a remarkable work on the auction table.

Predicted LSG Playing 11 for their first IPL 2022 match

LSG Playing 11 (likely)
1. KL Rahul (C)
2. Quinton de Kock (WK)
3. Evin Lewis

4. Manish Pandey
5. Deepak Hooda
6. Krunal Pandya
7. Krishnappa Gowtham

8. Ravi Bishnoi
9. Avesh Khan
10. Dushmantha Chameera
11. Ankit Rajpoot

Both the new IPL teams, Lucknow Super Giants will be locking horns with Gujarat Titans on 28 March (Monday) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Before the start of the season, Lucknow suffered a huge blow as their premier fast bowler Mark Wood got ruled out with an elbow injury. LSG will have their skipper KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock as the two openers. The middle-order will include the likes of Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda and Ewin Lewis.

Both Marcus Stoinis and Jason Holder will not be available for the first few matches. In its first choice playing 11, Lucknow Super Giants have some really good power-hitters in Evin Lewis, Hooda and Krunal Pandya. In the absence of Wood, Sri Lanka’s Dushmantha Chameera will accompany Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan and Holder in the pace bowling contingent. LSG will have Ravi Bishnoi, Krishnappa Gowtham and Krunal Pandya as their frontline spinners with Hooda as the part-time option.

LSG 2022 Squad: KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, Quinton de Kock, Manish Pandey, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, K Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav.

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1. KL Rahul Stats in IPL

Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul will definitely be an important performer to watch out for due to his fabulous performances over the past few IPL seasons. KL Rahul notched up a remarkable tally of 626 runs from just 13 matches in IPL 2022.

Matches Runs 50/100 IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
94 3273 27/2 626 runs (13 Games) 49, 9, 55, 12, 12, 10

 

2. Quinton de Kock Stats in IPL

For the Lucknow Super Giants, explosive wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock can surely be the gamechanger in this edition of the IPL. Quinton de Kock has been in a tremendous form coming into this tournament having delivered consistent match-winning performances at the international level.

Matches Runs Strike-rate IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
77 2256 130.93 297 runs (11 Games) 62, 9, 0, 34, 43

 

3. Jason Holder Stats in IPL

For the Lucknow Super Giants, Jason Holder will be someone who can contribute amazingly well both with the bat and ball especially due to his experience. Jason Holder ended up picking as many as 16 wickets at an impressive economy of below 8 and also played some goods knocks with the bat.

Matches Wickets Runs IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
26 35 189 16 Wickets & 85 runs 12, 1/76, 45, 37*, 2/24, 1/56, 1/29, 4/34

 

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