Indian Premier League debutants Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore will face each other in match number 31 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday. The match will start at 7:30 PM IST.
Both LSG and RCB have looked like the teams to beat this year with their top players firing on all cylinders in IPL 2022.
LSG openers KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock have scored at top of the order while their bowlers Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi have kept things tight for Lucknow in the bowling department.
RCB, meanwhile, will be high on confidence despite Virat Kohli’s lack of runs in six matches so far. Dinesh Karthik and Glenn Maxwell have looked in fine form with Harshal Patel and Wanindu Hasaranga doing the damage with the ball.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2022 standings
Lucknow Super Giants are currently placed second on the points table with four wins from six matches with a healthy net run-rate of +0.296.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are third on the points table with the same number of wins in as many matches but with an inferior net run-rate of +0.142.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2022 odds
- Dafabet: Lucknow Super Giants 2.05, Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.83
- Bet365: Lucknow Super Giants 2.00, Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.80
- 10Cric: Lucknow Super Giants 1.98, Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.80
- Parimatch: Lucknow Super Giants 1.97, Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.78
- 1xBet: Lucknow Super Giants 2.06, Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.86
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
LSG vs RCB head-to-head
This is the first-ever meeting between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2022 probable playing XI
LSG: KL Rahul (captain), Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.
RCB: Faf du Plessis (captain), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, Suyash Prabhudessai, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood.
LSG vs RCB top picks
Lucknow Super Giants: Captain KL Rahul and bowler Avesh Khan have expectedly been the top players for LSG in their debut season. Both players performed well against the Mumbai Indians in their last match. While Avesh Khan has picked up 11 wickets in six matches. KL Rahul has scored 235 runs this season which includes an unbeaten 103 off 60 balls against MI.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Dinesh Karthik is in great form this season and has been dismissed only once in six innings. Against the Delhi Capitals in the last match, Karthik scored an unbeaten 66 off 34 balls to help RCB post a match-winning score on the board.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2022 prediction
The odds are tilted in the favour of Royal Challengers Bangalore for this game. While both teams look equally balanced on paper, RCB looks like a team that has all of its bases covered.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 35°C
Wind: 21 km/h