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IPL 2022 – The BEST Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI to face the Mumbai Indians

On April 24, the Lucknow Super Giants will face the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022 Match 37 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Lucknow will be trying to complete the double against Mumbai, having defeated them by 18 runs in the last match. Meanwhile, LSG comes into this match on the heels of an 18-run loss to the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Despite the loss in the last game, the Lucknow team management will be reluctant to make too many changes and will prefer to continue with the same lineup. The team’s management wants to put their trust in great Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, which means West Indies power-hitter Evin Lewis will have to warm the bench.

Let’s take a look at the BEST Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI to face the Mumbai Indians.

 

KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock continue to open the innings

 

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Skipper KL Rahul was in good form, having hit 30 runs off 24 deliveries before being removed by Josh Hazlewood at the wrong time against RCB. That was a watershed moment for LSG, and they eventually suffered in the run chase when the asking rate rose. The Karnataka cricketer will now look to create a firm foundation against the same opposition that he scored his first century of the season against.

His starting partner, Quinton de Kock, on the other hand, has been inconsistent throughout the tournament. The Proteas wicketkeeper-batter has 215 runs from seven matches at a strike rate of 134.38, with two half-centuries and an 80-run top score. He’ll be trying to give it his all against the Mumbai bowlers.

 

Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badoni stabilise the middle order

 

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LSG’s middle-order has been a source of worry in recent encounters. Manish Pandey’s performance on the 22 yard line has been disappointing, with only 66 runs from five games and a maximum score of 38. Lucknow would undoubtedly be looking for a much improved performance from him.

Deepak Hooda has been a standout this season, scoring 183 runs at a strike rate of 129.78 with a couple of 50s. He is a consistent middle-order performer for them and would like to see his bat do the talking once more. Meanwhile, in his debut season in the IPL, teenager Ayush Badoni has scored 120 runs from seven innings, going unbeaten in two of them.

 

Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder and Krunal Pandya bring the all-rounder reinforcements

 

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Marcus Stoinis, the star Australian all-rounder, has not been able to feature in the wickets column and has also not been able to execute the finisher’s role to perfection. He’ll be trying to get back on track against MI. Krunal Pandya, on the other side, has 111 runs, three not-outs, and four wickets to his name.

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder has not run, but he has made an impression with the ball in hand. He made an impression by bowling a match-winning final over against SRH, taking three wickets, and now has eight scalps from five games.

 

Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi form the bowling attack

 

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Marcus Stoinis, the star Australian all-rounder, has not been able to feature in the wickets column and has also not been able to execute the finisher’s role to perfection. He’ll be trying to get back on track against MI. On the other hand, Krunal Pandya has 111 runs, three not-outs, and four wickets to his name.

All-rounder Jason Holder has not run, but he has made an impression with the ball in hand. He made an impression by bowling a match-winning final over against SRH, taking three wickets, and now has eight scalps from five games.