In the 43rd match of the Indian Premier League 2023, Lucknow Super Giants will face Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match will take place at Lucknow’s Ekana Cricket Stadium. The Lucknow Super Giants won the last encounter between these two teams earlier this season, defeating RCB by 1 wicket off the last ball. The match had a heated and thrilling end. Expect nothing less from the reverse fixture. Read more to find out about LKN vs RCB Dream11 Prediction, Player Stats, Captain & Vice-Captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Playing XI, Injury and weather updates.
With four wins and four losses in eight games, Royal Challengers Bangalore are fifth in the points table. They were defeated by the Kolkata Knight Riders by 21 runs in their last encounter. They have been inconsistent throughout the season, and their batters have struggled to make an impression except Kohli, du Plessis, and Maxwell.
With 5 wins and 3 losses in 8 games, Lucknow Super Giants are third in the points table. They defeated Punjab Kings by 56 runs in their previous encounter. The Super Giants will be perplexed about returning to Lucknow. Their batting squad, which scored a staggering 257 at Mohali, has struggled on slow home wickets.
- Match: – Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Date & Time: – 1 May 2023, 7:30 PM
- Venue: – Ekana Stadium, Lucknow
- Live Streaming: – Star Sports Network and Jio Cinema
The playing surface at Ekana Stadium seems rather slow. This season’s average first innings score of 152 is the lowest across all venues. Spinners will be extremely beneficial in this instance. The side that wins the toss may choose to bat first. Thunderstorms are forecast one hour before the game, although it is expected that they will have little effect on the game.
LKN V RCB Head-to-Head Records
RCB 2 – 1 LKN. Royal Challengers Bangalore won both their games against the Super Giants last season. But their only meeting this season has gone in favour of the Lucknow Super Giants.
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LKN vs RCB: Dream 11 Top Picks
KL Rahul (LKN)
KL Rahul has 274 runs in 8 matches at an average of 34.25 and will be looking for a huge score. He has a great record against RCB, and his highest score of 132 came against them at Dubai in 2020.
Faf du Plessis (RCB)
Faf du Plessis has scored 422 runs in 8 matches, averaging 60 and striking at a strike rate of 167. He has been consistently scoring runs, and he struck a captivating fifty the previous time these two sides met.
Virat Kohli (RCB)
Virat Kohli is the most prolific run scorer in IPL history and has 333 runs in eight matches at an average of 47 so far this season.
LKN vs RCB Dream11 Prediction Team
- Wicketkeepers: Nicholas Pooran
- Batters: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, KL Rahul
- All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers, Wainindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Ravi Bishnoi
Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Choice for Today’s Match
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Marcus Stoinis
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LKN V RCB Probable XI & Injury Update
LKN Probable XI: KL Rahul (c), Kyle Mayers, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Naveen-ul-Haq, Avesh Khan, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi
RCB Probable XI: Virat Kohli (c), Faf du Plessis, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
LKN vs RCB Dream11 Match Prediction: Who Will Win?
Royal Challengers Bangalore will win the game.
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