KKR vs LSG Match Prediction– Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 28

Updated - 14 Apr 2024, 02:32 PM

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR),  Lucknow Super Giants (LSG),  IPL 2024
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) lock horns with each other in their next match of IPL 2024. KKR vs LSG clash is match 28 of IPL 2024. It takes place at KKR's home ground Eden Gardens on Sunday, April 14. Below is the prediction for the KKR vs LSG encounter. 

Team Analysis

Kolkata Knight Riders

Shreyas Iyer is the skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024. They have made a wonderful start in the league. Out of the first 4 games, KKR has won 3 and lost only 1. They have 6 points. They faced a defeat against CSK in their previous match. 

Lucknow Super Giants

KL Rahul leads Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2024. LSG have also played 4 games in the league, winning 3 and losing 1. They have 6 points. After losing their opening game, Lucknow won three consecutive matches in the tournament. 

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Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

The KKR vs LSG match takes place at Eden Gardens Stadium, which offers a good batting pitch. The stadium often witnesses 200+ totals in T20s. Out of 12 T20I games at Eden Gardens, 7 were won by the chasing sides. The spinners also enjoy a great advantage while bowling. 

Form and Fitness

KKR batter Nitish Rana got injured in the opening game vs SRH and did not feature in any match later. However, he has joined the squad and will be part of the next match. There are no other injuries in the KKR camp.

For Lucknow Super Giants, Mayank Yadav has suffered an injury and will not be able to play in the next game. Reports also suggest that he might miss the entire IPL 2024 season. 

Tactical Acumen

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders have a strong batting unit in the Indian Premier League 2024. Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Phil Salt, and Rinku Singh form a strong set of batters for KKR. Their bowlers have also done a decent job. 

Lucknow Super Giants

Lucknow Super Giants have banked upon their bowling strength in the last three games to win the match. Their bowlers like Yash Thakur, Naveen-ul-Haq, M Siddharth, and Krunal Pandya have executed magnificent teamwork while bowling. 

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KKR vs LSG Match Prediction– Who Will Win Today IPL Match? IPL 2024 Match 28

Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
KKR 180-200 170-190
LSG 160-180 160-180

Players to perform prediction

Kolkata Knight Riders- Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and Angkrish Raghuvanshi have delivered brilliant form with the bat. Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, and Andre Russell are the top wicket-takers in bowling after 4 games.  

Lucknow Super Giants- Nicholas Pooran, Quinton de Kock, and Marcus Stoinis have impressed in the batting zone. Mayank Yadav, Yash Thakur, and Naveen-ul-Haq are the leading wicket-takers for the team. 

Best Batsman

Who will score the most runs for KKR in the match: Sunil Narine or Andre Russell 

Who will score the most runs for LSG in the match: Quinton de Kock or Nicholas Pooran 

Best Bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for KKR in the match: Varun Chakravarthy or Harshit Rana

Who will pick the most wickets for LSG in the match: Yash Thakur or Ravi Bishnoi 

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Who will win the Match?

Kolkata Knight Riders enjoy home conditions in KKR vs LSG match. Their batting and bowling department looks settled. On the other hand, LSG will be short of Mayank Yadav.

They have a strong bowling unit but their batters have failed with teamwork. Hence, KKR has an upper hand over LSG in IPL 2024 match 28. 

Conclusion

Kolkata have always lost to Lucknow in their three clashes across the last two seasons. However, they look quite powerful in IPL 2024. They will aim for their first-ever victory vs Lucknow Super Giants at their home.

LSG have won three back-to-back games in IPL 2024 and will aim to keep their winning momentum running against the Shreyas Iyer and Co.