Lucknow Super Giants has been a consistent performer throughout the tournament of IPL 2023 they have a good batting lineup and their opener, Quinton always performs well with consistent runs & scores. The strategy that LSG has used up until now has worked in their favor really well & along with a strong lineup of players, their strategy will help them to keep a good fight.
During the start of the tournament, Mumbai Indians were very inconsistent & lacked that winning streak. It was quite visible that they might not be able to leave their mark this around. But MI did a quick turn around & decided to show what they are really capable of. Currently, LSG is at the third position while MI stands at fourth & this match will decide who stays where.
The two teams have faced each other 3 times up until now with LSG winning each time. This match will be the 4th time the teams will face other at a very crucial stage.
Lucknow Super Giants Playing 11:
Quinton de Kock (wk), Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya (c), Prerak Mankad, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Amit Mishra, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan
Mumbai Indians Playing 11:
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Kumar Kartikeya, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal
The pitch at MA Chidambaram Stadium offers a balance to both batter & bowlers who get equal chances for a fair fight. The teams will have to make use of the chance this pitch offers to defend or create a good score.
In the past 3 matches, LSG has won each one of them while MI has a strong lineup of players & LSG has a winning strategy up their sleeves each time. Both teams will fight hard to win because this match will either one into the finals or will send one home.
Analyzing the pitch conditions at the stadium the winning team might choose to bat first, which gives them the chance to create a score to be defended well with a good strategy & bowlers.