Lucknow Super Giants will face Delhi Capitals in their opening encounter of IPL 2023 to be played at Ekana Stadium, Lucknow on 1 April.
David Warner would lead the Delhi Capitals side in the absence of Rishabh Pant. On another side, Lucknow Super Giants will miss the services of Quinton de Kock who is doing the national duties against the Netherlands.
Details: IPL 2023 Match 3 Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals
Venue: Ekana Stadium, Lucknow
Date and Time: 1 April, 7.30 PM
Lucknow Super Giants took on Delhi Capitals last year twice winning the first encounter by 7 wickets on 7 April 2022 and then defeated the second time on 1 May by 6 runs at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Top Run Getter
Quinton de Kock is the highest run-getter between Lucknow Super Giants and Delhi Capitals. He made 103 from 2 matches (2 innings) in 2022. De Kock made 80 runs off 52 balls in the first match on 7 April. In the second match, the South African opener made a quickfire 23 off 13 deliveries.
Top Wicket Taker
Mohsin Khan is the leading wicket-taker between Lucknow Super Giants and Delhi Capitals. He featured only in 1 match grabbing 4 wickets for 16 helping LSG win the match. The left-arm pace bowler did not feature during the first encounter.
Lucknow Super Giants won both of their matches. They won the first match by electing to field first and then won their next encounter by batting first.
This will be the first time that an IPL match is being played at the Ekana Stadium, Lucknow. The average first innings total in T20 is 151 while batting second drops down to 126. A total of 9 T20 matches were played with 5 teams winning batting first while 4 bowling first.
The highest total recorded in T20I was by India with 199 for 2 in 20 overs against Sri Lanka while the highest number of runs chased was 159 for 4 by South African women against Indian women.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) vs Delhi Capitals (DC)- Predicted XI
Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul (C), Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Nicolas Pooran (WK), Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Jaydev Unadkat, Mark Wood, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
David Warner (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Manish Pandey, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakaryia, Khaleel Ahmed.
Fantasy Team Selection- Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals
Team 1: KL Rahul David Warner (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Nicolas Pooran (VC) Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood
Team 2: Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Sarfaraz Khan, Mitchell Marsh, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed
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