LSG vs CSK Match Preview- IPL 2024, Match 34

Updated - 19 Apr 2024, 06:02 PM

LSG vs CSK,  Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
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Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) are set to lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their next match of IPL 2024 at home. The LSG vs CSK match is the 7th match of both teams in IPL 2024. Below is the preview of LSG vs CSK encounter of IPL 2024. 

LSG vs CSK Date and Venue

The match takes place on Friday, April 19. The venue of the encounter is Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. The match begins at 7 PM IST. The toss will take place at 7 PM. 

LSG vs CSK Match Preview- IPL 2024, Match 34

Lucknow Super Giants 

KL Rahul is the captain of Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2024. The team has won 3 games and lost 3 games out of 6 in IPL 2024. They lost their previous game against KKR by a huge margin of 8 wickets. Out of 3 games at home, LSG has won 2 and lost 1. 

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad leads Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024. The men-in-yellow have played 6 matches in the tournament. They have won 4 games and lost 2. CSK outplayed Mumbai Indians in their previous match. 

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LSG vs CSK Key Battles

Quinton de Kock vs Mustafizur Rahman 

Quinton de Kock will open the innings for LSG in the match. He has slammed 2 half-centuries in IPL 2024. Mustafizur Rahman will look to demolish him in the powerplay overs. 

Nicholas Pooran vs Matheesha Pathirana 

Nicholas Pooran has been a star batter for Lucknow in IPL 2024, smacking big knocks down the order. Matheesha Pathirana bowled a wonderful spell in the last match and will have to halt him. 

Shivam Dube vs Yash Thakur 

Shivam Dube owns an amazing form in IPL 2024 and has also slammed 2 half-centuries. He bats in the middle order. Yash Thakur has been quite a successful bowler for LSG and will look to outplay Dube with his pace attack. 

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LSG vs CSK Key Players

Lucknow Super Giants- Nicholas Pooran, Quinton de Kock, and KL Rahul are the in-form batters for LSG. Yash Thakur, Naveen Ul-Haq, and Mohsin Khan have done an amazing job in bowling. 

Chennai Super Kings- Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Daryl Mitchell are the leading run-getters for CSK in IPL 2024. Matheesha Pathirana and Mustafizur Rahman have got the most number of wickets, followed by pacer Tushar Deshpande. 

LSG vs CSK Weather And Pitch Reports

There is no chance of rain in Lucknow City during the LSG vs CSK clash on Friday, April 19. Hence, the encounter will not be affected by rain. The pitch at Ekana Stadium is bowling-friendly and bowlers find more advantage than batters. Hence, bowlers will take the driver's seat during the match. 

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Conclusion

Lucknow Super Giants have a strong set of players. However, their batters have failed to give a consistent show. Nicholas Pooran has driven the team to a good total in most games. Hence, LSG needs to pull up their socks while batting. CSK has shown amazing teamwork in both batting and bowling. However, they have lost 2 out of 3 away games in IPL 2024.

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