IPL 2023: Match 21, LSG Vs PBKS Preview – Playing 11, Key Stats, Prediction & More
Written by Sanjay Kumar
On Saturday, April 21, the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow will host the 21st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 between the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and the Punjab Kings (PBKS). Ahead of the match, we have prepared a comprehensive guide with all the necessary details about LSG vs PBKS.
IPL 2023 LSG vs PBKS Match No 21 Details
- Match: Lucknow Super Giants Vs Punjab Kings
- Venue: Ekana Stadium, Lucknow
- Day & Day: Saturday, 15 April
- Time: 7:30 PM IST
- TV Channel: Star Sports
- Streaming Platform: JioCinema
With three wins in four games, Lucknow Super Giants occupy the second spot on the IPL 2023 points table, boasting a net run rate of +1.048 and six points to their credit. In contrast, Punjab Kings have secured two victories in four matches and are currently placed sixth on the table with a net run rate of -0.226 and four points. These two teams have faced each other only once in IPL history, with Lucknow Super Giants emerging victorious. Another exciting contest is expected as these two sides meet again.
LSG Vs PBKS Head-To-Head
LSG Vs PBKS Probable Playing 11
PBKS Playing 11: Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Matthew Short, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh
LSG Playing 11: KL Rahul (c), Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Jaydev Unadkat, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Amit Mishra
LSG Vs PBKS Pitch Report
Ekana Stadium, an average-sized cricket ground in India, features square boundaries that span approximately 65 meters, while the straight boundaries measure 70 meters. The surface at this stadium favors spin bowlers, making batting increasingly difficult as the game progresses. Hence, it’s highly probable that the team winning the toss would opt to bat first.
In IPL 2023 at the Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
- 1st-innings average score: 157
- 2nd-innings average score: 130
- Matches won by the team batting 1st: 1
- Matches won by the team batting 2nd: 1
Result prediction – Considering the combination, Lucknow Super Giants are expected to win this match.
IPL 2023 Points Table
|2||Lucknow Super Giants||4||3||1||6|
|4||Kolkata Knight Riders||3||2||1||4|
|5||Chennai Super Kings||4||2||2||4|
|7||Royal Challengers Bangalore||3||1||2||2|