In the match between Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Supergiants in Mohali, both the teams will compete hard for victory. Lucknow Supergiants won one of the two matches between the two teams so far. In the second match, Punjab Kings won by 2 wickets in the last over.
Two teams are preparing to compete for the top spot in the Indian Premier League today. In this match, the battle between Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants will be held at the stadium in Mohali. Lucknow Supergiants won one of the two matches between the two teams so far. In the second match, Punjab Kings won by 2 wickets in the last over. The winning team has a chance to rise to the top.
Lucknow Super Giants team has won 4 out of the 7 matches they have played so far and are in the fourth position with 8 points with 3 losses. Punjab Kings team is in sixth place with 8 points with 4 wins and 3 losses. So, if they win this match, both the teams hope to improve their run rate and stay at the top and save their play off chances in the tournament.
There will be changes in the XI of both the teams in the match to be held in Mohali on Friday. Lucknow may field Quinton de Kock as the opening batsman. Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out for the last few matches after suffering a shoulder injury in the match against Gujarat Titans. Shikhar is likely to take the lead again as he is busy in practice. Lucknow Mark Wood may not be available.
Before this match, the Punjab Kings team will come into the ring with the same spirit as they won against the Mumbai Indians team by 13 runs in the last match. On the other hand, Lucknow Supergiants lost their last match against Gujarat Titans by 7 runs. In the first match between the two teams in this edition, Lucknow lost by two wickets at home. Now Rahul’s team needs revenge by defeating Punjab in Mohali.
Probable Squad: Punjab Kings: Atharva Tyde, Matthew Short, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran (captain), Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.
Lucknow Supergiants: KL Rahul (captain), Kyle Meyers/Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Shivam Mavi, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
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