Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Supergiants, LSG Playing 11 vs PBKS (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 42, PBKS vs LSG
PBKS vs LSG: Lucknow Super Giants’s Predicted Playing XI Against Punjab Kings.
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Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Supergiants, LSG Playing 11 vs PBKS (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 42, PBKS vs LSG. Punjab Kings will face Lucknow Supergiants in the 42nd match at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on 29th April, at 7:30 pm.

Punjab Kings are placed 6th in the IPL 2022 points table with 8 points with 4 wins and as many losses while Lucknow Supergiants are placed 4th in the IPL 2022 points table with 10 points after winning 5 and losing 3 games.

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Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings. Image: BCCI

The 42nd game between the Punjab Kings and Lucknow Supergiants would be an important one for both teams. The Punjab Kings come here having defeated the Chennai Super Kings while the Lucknow Supergiants also won their last game against the Mumbai Indians by a big margin.

KL Rahul’s side delivered a crushing blow to the Mumbai Indians in their last game and has almost knocked the 5-time IPL champions out of the contention for a berth in the playoffs. Their bowlers aggressively defended the average score of 168 runs to win the game by 36 runs. They are placed 4th on the points table and tied on the same points as three other sides. KL Rahul would like his side to get a move on with a win against Punjab.

Avesh Khan. (Image Credits: IPL)
Avesh Khan. (Image Credits: IPL)

Lucknow skipper KL Rahul hit a splendid hundred in the last game against MI and together with Quinton de Kock forms a strong opening wicket pair. Manish Pandey needs to score at a better strike rate as he hasn’t had a great season. He must add runs with Marcus Stoinis and Krunal Pandya in the middle order. They have good depth in the batting with Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, and Jason Holder to follow.

Manan Vohra
Manan Vohra (Image Credit: Twitter)

Dushmantha Chameera bowled magnificently in the last game and look to bowl tight spells at the start of the game with Jason Holder. Avesh Khan is likely to make a comeback into the side after sitting out against the Mumbai Indians due to an injury. He adds strength to this attack along with Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, and Ayush Badoni. Manish Pandey is the only weak link in the otherwise excellent batting unit and might get replaced by someone like Manan Vohra.

Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Supergiants, LSG Playing 11 vs PBKS (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 42, PBKS vs LSG

KL Rahul

KL Rahul. Photo- Twitter
KL Rahul. Photo- Twitter

KL Rahul has been Mr. Consistent of IPL in the last couple of seasons, scoring over 500 runs in each of the last four editions. LSG would want their skipper back in the 2018 form though, the season where he had scored 659 runs at 54.91 at a strike rate of 158.41.

The right-handed batsman was picked as a draft player by the team. Last season, he was part of Punjab Kings. He scored 626 runs in 13 IPL 2021 games. He has amassed 368 runs in 8 IPL 2022 games averaging 61.33 including successive tons against Mumbai.

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