Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports

Apr13,2024



The 28th match of the Indian Premier League, 2024 will be played on Sunday between Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants (KKR vs LSG) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders have played four matches in the series and are placed second on the points table, while Lucknow Super Giants have played five matches in the series and are placed fourth on the points table. In the last match played by KKR against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), CSK defeated Kolkata by seven wickets. The top fantasy player for Knight Riders was Sunil Narine who scored 73 fantasy points.

Other top scorers are Vaibhav Arora with 65 match fantasy points and Shreyas Iyer with 45 match fantasy points.

In their last match of this series against Delhi Capitals (DC), DC defeated LSG by six wickets. The top fantasy player for the Super Giants was Ayush Badoni who scored 78 fantasy points. Other top scorers are Yash Thakur with 173 match fantasy points, Krunal Pandya with 91 match fantasy points and Marcus Stoinis with 80 match fantasy points.

Pitch report and weather conditions

The pitch at Eden Gardens, Kolkata will allow good stroke play and the batsmen will find the surface easy to bat on. The surface will not provide much help to the bowlers and taking wickets will not be easy. The average first innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 176 runs. The pitch is balanced and both the batsmen and bowlers are getting good support. The team winning the toss can decide to bat or bowl depending on the field conditions.

Speed ​​or spin?

This venue is equally suitable for both fast bowlers and spinners.

weather report

The temperature is expected to be around 37 degrees Celsius with 23% humidity. Winds are expected to blow at a speed of 5.71 m/s.

head to head

In the three matches played between these two teams, Lucknow Super Giants have won all their matches. KKR's record against LSG is not good. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict that Super Giants will win this match. Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Lucknow Super Giants.

Both teams last played against each other in Match 68 of the Indian Premier League, 2023, where Rinku Singh scored the highest fantasy points for Kolkata Knight Riders with 107 match fantasy points, while Nicholas Pooran scored the highest fantasy points for Kolkata Knight Riders with 90 match fantasy points. Also topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Lucknow Super Giants. imaginary point.

Fantasy top captain and vice-captain choices

andre russell

Andre Russell is an all-rounder with an average of 77 match fantasy points in the last 10 matches, who has a fantasy rating of 9.7 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 team. He is a right-handed batsman. In the recent four matches, Russell has scored 115 runs at an average of 57.5 per match. Russell can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling right-arm fast and he has taken five wickets at an average of 15.2 in recent matches.

Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya has been a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Krunal has an average of 58 match fantasy points in his last 10 matches and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and has taken three wickets at an average of 37 in the five recent matches he played. Krunal is also a useful batsman. In recent matches he has scored 51 runs at an average of 51 per match.

nicholas puran

Nicholas Pooran is a wicketkeeper who has averaged 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 matches, with a fantasy rating of 9.2 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 team. He is a left-handed batsman and also does wicketkeeping. In the last five matches, Puran has scored 178 runs at an average of 89 per match.

Yash Thakur

Yash Thakur is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk and high return player on your team. In the last 10 matches, he has an average of 55 match fantasy points and a fantasy rating of 7.9. He is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recent four matches, Thakur has taken seven wickets at an average of 20.3.

Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh is a good player for your Dream11 fantasy team. Rinku Singh has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 matches and the fantasy rating is 8.7. He is a left handed batsman. In the four matches played recently, he has scored 63 runs at an average of 21 per match.

Varun Chakraborty

Varun Chakravarthy has been a very consistent player in terms of fantasy numbers. In the last 10 matches, he has an average of 41 match fantasy points and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He bowls the leg break googly and in the last four matches, Chakraborty has taken four wickets at an average of 33.5.

philip salt

Phil Salt can be a unique option for your Dream11 team. Salt is averaging 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and has a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a top-order, right-handed batsman and also keeps wickets. In the four recently played matches, this player has scored 102 runs at an average of 25.5 per match.

Ravi Bishnoi

Ravi Bishnoi is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. In the last 10 matches, he has an average of 33 match fantasy points and a fantasy rating of 7.6. He bowls the leg break googly and in the last five matches, Bishnoi has taken four wickets at an average of 32.2.

KKR vs LSG, Fantasy Team

Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul and Phil Salt

Batsmen: Rinku Singh, Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran

All-rounder: Andre Russell, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis and Sunil Narine

Bowlers: Varun Chakravarthy and Ravi Bishnoi

Captain: Krunal Pandya

Vice-Captain: Sunil Narine

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