IPL 2022, SRH vs LSG: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI
Former champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) would be battling it out against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the 12th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 on Monday. SRH started the season with a 61-run drubbing at the hands of the Rajasthan Royals. Meanwhile, LSG beat CSK in their last fixture to script their maiden win in the tournament. Here is the match preview.
Pitch report, timing, and TV listing
The match is slated to take place at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. The chasing side has managed a win on two out of three occasions in the season underway. The match will start off at 7:30 PM IST. The match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network. For live streaming, the viewers can tune into Hotstar app (paid subscription).
SRH have a daunting attack on offer
In spite of the defeat in their opening game, SRH are still quite a competent side to tackle. Batting-wise, they have a stunning cast on board. It all comes down to their execution. The likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, and Umran Malik can be expected to make early inroads. Ace spinner Washington Sundar could be backed to return with better numbers.
Can LSG script another win?
LSG obliterated CSK's bowling attack in the last fixture, chasing 211 runs in 19.3 overs. To take on the defending champions in that manner speaks volumes of LSG's prowess as a batting line-up. Andrew Tye, Avesh Khan, and Ravi Bishnoi scalped two wickets each in the previous outing. Meanwhile, Dushmantha Chameera would have to improve on his last game's show.
A look at the H2H record
Both SRH and LSG would be facing each other for the first time in IPL. Add to that, neither of them have played a game at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy.
A look at the probable XI of both sides
SRH (probable XI): Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Kane Williamson (c), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Aiden Markram, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Romario Shepherd, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik LSG (probable XI): KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Dushmantha Chameera, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
Who are the key performers?
As per Cricketpedia, Kane Williamson (SRH) has amassed 1,887 runs in 65 matches in IPL. He averages 39.31. Against SRH, Quinton de Kock (LSG) has slammed 371 runs in 10 innings. He averages 41.22. KL Rahul (LSG) has scored 365 runs in 10 innings versus SRH. He has struck 3 fifties. Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH) has scalped 143 wickets in 133 matches in IPL.
Dream11 Fantasy Cricket options
Fantasy XI (Option 1): Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Kane Williamson, Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Romario Shepherd, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Andrew Tye, T Natarajan, Ravi Bishnoi Fantasy XI (Option 2): Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul, Kane Williamson, Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Aiden Markram, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Andrew Tye, T Natarajan, Ravi Bishnoi