Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants will face off against each other in the 42nd match of IPL 2022. With 4 wins and as many losses, PBKS are placed in the seventh position in the points table. They come into this game after defeating Chennai Super Kings by 11 runs after defending 187.
Lucknow, on the other hand, are placed in the fourth position in the points table after winning five of their eight matches. They come into this game with momentum, having defeated Mumbai Indians by 36 runs after scoring 168 runs batting first.
For Punjab, Shikhar Dhawan will be the player to watch out for. He scored 88 runs off 59 balls in the previous game, for which he was also named the Player of the Match. Liam Livingstone has also done well with the bat, having scored 245 runs in eight matches at an average of 30.62 and a strike rate of 187.02
For Lucknow, all-rounder Jason Holder has taken 9 wickets in 6 matches while captain KL Rahul is the top run-scorer with 368 runs in 8 matches at an average of 61.33 and a strike rate of 147.79.
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Kagiso Rabada, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Krunal Pandya, Manish Pandey, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Marcus Stoinis, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
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