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IPL 2022 Eliminator – The BEST Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI to face the Royal Challengers Bangalore

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) will meet Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Eliminator match after playing some good cricket throughout the competition. To be sure, LSG won their previous group stage match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by just two runs.

The newcomers performed admirably during the group stage matches, finishing third on the points table behind Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals. They will now have an uphill battle against the Red Army in their elimination match. Former RCB captain Virat Kohli was impressive in his last game, and the Super Giants will be aware of his threat.

Meanwhile, the newcomers LSG are set to make some changes to their starting XI, with Krunal Pandya perhaps returning to the squad in lieu of Manan Vohra. LSG’s erratic middle-order has been one of their key problems, and the hitters will seek to bring their A-game in the forthcoming match.

Let’s take a look at the BEST Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI to face the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock open the innings

 

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Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul of LSG crushed the KKR bowlers in their final league encounter of the IPL 2022. The opening pair had an unbroken partnership of 210 runs, with De Kock taking the lead. The KKR bowlers had no answers for the LSG opening pair, who toyed with the two-time champions.

While De Kock smashed 140* runs in 70 balls, Rahul produced a brilliant supporting performance of 68 runs off 51 balls. The duo will once again be called upon to produce against RCB’s formidable bowling attack. It remains to be seen how De Kock and Rahul handle themselves in the elimination round.

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Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, and Marcus Stoinis strengthen the middle order

 

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West Indies hitter Evin Lewis has only had a couple of opportunities to play for the newcomers this season. He did, however, bowl a superb match-winning knock against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an IPL group stage encounter. Lewis did not bat in the previous match, but we all know how dangerous he can be on any given day.

Similarly, Indian batsman, Deepak Hooda has contributed some crucial runs for the Supergiants and would like to contribute more in the forthcoming encounter against RCB. Hooda takes some time to calm down, but once he’s settled in the middle, he can deliver some lusty strikes. The same may be said about Marcus Stoinis, an Australian all-rounder. The Australian right-handed hitter has played a few brief but nice knocks for LSG and would like to add more with his all-around ability in the crucial eliminator.

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Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, and Krishnappa Gowtham come in as the all-rounders

 

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KKR hitters hammered West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder all over the park in their final group stage match. The 30-year-old conceded 45 runs and was wicketless in his four-over quota. Spinner Krishnappa Gowtham took one wicket, but he was costly, giving up 23 runs in his two-over quota.

Both Holder and Gowtham are known for their consistent line and length in bowling and will like to forget about the previous match and concentrate on the eliminator against RCB at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Meanwhile, Krunal Pandya, LSG’s ace all-rounder, is likely to make a comeback in the Eliminator match.

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Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, and Ravi Bishnoi form the bowling attack

 

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Mohsin Khan, a young bowler, wreaked havoc on the KKR batting line-up, taking three important wickets: Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, and Abhijeet Tomar. Khan was thrifty, conceding only 20 runs in his four-over limit, and his variations astonished everyone. Mohsin would like to repeat his strong performance against RCB in the Eliminator.

Avesh Khan, on the other hand, had a disastrous last outing, giving out 60 runs in his four-over quota and failing to pick up a single wicket. In addition, spinner Ravi Bishnoi failed to make an impression with his bowling, taking only one wicket while conceding 34 runs in four overs. Both Avesh and Bishnoi would like to do well for their team against RCB’s powerful batting lineup.