Lucknow Super Giants will clash against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the 7th match of the IPL 2022 on Thursday. Super Giants had set massive expectations with the kind of players they had bought but they lost their opening game against Gujarat Titans by 5 wickets in the final over of the match. They had control over the match for the most part however leaked runs at the death which went against them. Lokesh Rahul needs to be more proactive while making decisions on the field.
Chennai Super Kings on the other hand weren’t at their best in the inaugural match of the tournament, they lost to 2-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets. They lost 5 wickets inside 11 overs and later rescue act from former skipper MS Dhoni gave them something to bowl at however they failed to defend the marginal score of 131. Moeen Ali who missed the first game is all set to take the field against Giants.
Lucknow Super Giants vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 7
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date &Time: March 31st at 7:30 PM IST and local time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
LSG vs CSK, Match 7 Pitch Report:
It’s the middle phase of the game where the teams will face a lot of challenges to score runs here. The wicket is conducive for the spinners and it’s not easy to go against them. Taking the pace off the ball will help the quick bowlers a lot on this surface.
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LSG vs CSK, Match 7 Probable Playing XIs:
Lucknow Super Giants
Lokesh Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Mohsin Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Shivam Dube, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner / Devon Conway, Tushar Deshpande, Adam M
Top Picks for LSG vs CSK Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Deepak Hooda came when his side was struggling at 3 for 20 and played his natural game to score 55 runs from 41 balls, while with the ball picked up a wicket as well.
Highest run-getter in the last edition, Ruturaj Gaikwad bagged a duck in the first match against Kolkata Knight Riders. It’s just a matter of time for him to get back to the form.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Krunal Pandya gave his everything with both bat and ball against Gujarat Titans however ended up on the losing side. He gave the finishing touches by scoring 21* runs from 13 balls and later bowled a brilliant spell by picking up a wicket at an economy of 4.25.
Moeen Ali’s inclusion will further strengthen the Chennai batting line-up and his ability to bowl will make him a perfect all-rounder.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Playing in his first IPL game, Dushmantha Chameera picked up 2 important wickets of Shubman Gill and Vijay Shankar. He bowled with a good rhythm and expected to deliver the same in this match as well.
Dwayne Bravo used all his experience and bagged 3 wickets against Knight Riders. He returned with the figures of 3 for 20 in his full quota of 4 overs.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Lokesh Rahul got out in the first ball he faced against Gujarat Titans. He is a high-caliber player and knows ways how to make comebacks.
LSG vs CSK Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (This Tournament)||Dream11 Points|
|Ayush Badoni||54 runs||78|
|Deepak Hooda||55 runs and one wicket||118|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LSG vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock, Lokesh Rahul (c), Robin Uthappa, Deepak Hooda, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali (vc), Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Dwayne Bravo, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LSG vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Hooda (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Krunal Pandya, Dwayne Bravo, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
LSG vs CSK Risky Captaincy Choices:
‘Talent meets opportunity’ perfectly suits Ayush Badoni, he was sent ahead of Krunal Pandya and he repaid the faith with his inspirational batting performances. He struck 54 runs from 41 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Ravindra Jadeja scored 26 * runs from 28 balls in the last game against Kolkata Knight Riders and went wicketless with the ball. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Player you should avoid:
Considering a lot of competition among the all-rounders it’s hard to pick Shivam Dube in the final eleven.