It is time for match number 57 in the 2022 Indian T20 League. It sees a contest between the two newly added sides in the competition Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Gujarat Titans (GT).
This will be a thrilling matchup between the tournament’s top two teams this season. Gujarat Titans had a tremendous run until their last two games when they were defeated.
Meanwhile, this will be the second meeting between the two sides this season. In the previous encounter, Titans defeated Super Giants by 5 wickets in a last-over chase.
Lucknow Super Giants, on the other side, had been outstanding throughout the campaign, winning four of their last four games. The KL Rahul-led team has excelled in all three sectors, with every member of the squad raising their hands.
The winner of this match will go to the top of the table and be the first team to qualify for the playoffs.
LSG vs GT – Match Details
Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune
Date & Time: May 10, 7:30 PM
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network for Television and Disney + Hotstar app for live streaming.
Both LSG and GT have won their two matches at MCA Stadium, Pune. LSG’s batsmen had a tremendous showing in their last game against KKR, scoring over 170 runs. The bowlers didn’t allow the KKR batters to settle in during the second innings, allowing the club to win by 75 runs.
The pitch is likely to perform similarly, so batting first might be the best option. While spinners could be crucial in this contest.
Shubman Gill is only 12 runs away from being GT’s best run-scorer this season. Gill has been a fiery starter for the club in the last couple of games and is likely to do so again in this one.
Lucknow Super Giants
KL This season, Rahul has been the outstanding batsman for the Lucknow Super Giants, with 451 runs in 11 games. He was ejected for a diamond duck in the last game due to a run-out, so he’ll be trying to make amends with a big score this time. The right-hander has been in superb form and is capable of leading the side from the front.
Lucknow Super Giants: 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.
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Pradeep Sangwan/Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami.