LSG and MI have faced each other thrice in IPL so far, and LSG have won all these three games.
Today, May 24, the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will play in the IPL 2023 elimination game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. With eight victories in 14 games, LSG finished third in the standings. Additionally, MI finished fourth in the points standings with eight victories out of 14 games.
LSG has won three straight games, most recently against Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR chose to bowl after winning the toss. Nicholas Pooran’s half-century contributed to LSG’s 176 runs in 20 overs for the loss of eight wickets. In response, KKR scored 175 runs in 20 overs while losing seven wickets and fell one run short of victory.
In their previous match, MI played Sunrisers Hyderabad. While batting first, SRH amassed 200 runs in 20 overs while losing five wickets. Vivrant Sharma and Mayank Agarwal, the team’s openers, gave them a strong start by scoring 140 runs together for the first wicket.MI chased down this total in 18 overs. Cameron Green scored his maiden IPL century to help MI reach the target and won the Player of the Match award. LSG and MI have faced each other thrice in IPL so far, and LSG have won all these three games. This year, LSG scored 177 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs while batting first against MI. Marcus Stoinis scored 89 runs off 47 deliveries and played a crucial role for the team. In reply, MI managed to post a total of 172 runs and lost the game by a mere margin of five runs.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI (Lucknow Super Giants)
MP Stoinis , KH Pandya(C) , Krishnappa Gowtham , PN Mankad , A Badoni , Karan Sharma, Nicholas Pooran , Q de Kock(wk) , Ravi Bishnoi , Naveen-ul-Haq , Mohsin Khan
BENCH: KL Rahul, Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda , Mark Wood, YS Thakur, Avesh Khan, Jaydev Unadkat, DR Sams, A Mishra, Romario Shepherd, M Vohra, Swapnil Singh, Mayank Yadav, Yudhvir Singh, AN Guleria , Karun Nair
PROBABLE PLAYING XI (Mumbai Indians)
Rohit Sharma(C), SA Yadav, Tim David, C Green, Piyush Chawla, N Wadhera, Ishan Kishan(wk), JP Behrendorff, K Kartikeya, Akash Mandwaal, CJ Jordan
BENCH: T Stubbs, Tilak Varma, H Shokeen, Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, S Sandeep Warrier, AS Tendulkar, Vishnu Vinod, Dewald Brevis, Raghav Goyal, Jofra Archer, Riley Meredith, SZ Mulani, D Jansen, JA Richardson
Fans may anticipate an entertaining fight between bat and ball at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium given the pitch conditions and recent performances. Batters should be able to play their strokes freely since the pitch is anticipated to be flat with consistent bounce. The side winning the toss may decide to chase since the pitch is favourable for batting.