RCB vs LSG, IPL Preview: Royal Challengers Bengaluru aim for turnaround against Lucknow Super Giants | Cricket News

Apr1,2024



New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore The players, who are preparing to host Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL match on Tuesday, are feeling the dire need of change in themselves. Sitting at the bottom of the points table with just two points from three matches, RCB's inconsistent form has raised concerns, especially after the recent heavy defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders.
RCB's batting lineup is different under Faf du Plessis Virat KohliContinuity is struggling to perform. Despite boasting talents like Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar and Cameron Green, the team has failed to establish a solid partnership.
With individual performances falling short of expectations, reliance on late-order batsmen like Dinesh Karthik has become a necessity for RCB. To address their batting problems, RCB may consider a change in their lineup, possibly resting Patidar in favor of Suyyash Prabhudesai.
Furthermore, the bowling department led by Mohammed Siraj and Alzarri Joseph has also underperformed, failing to get crucial early wickets to put pressure on the opponents.
In contrast, Lucknow Super Giants are facing uncertainties regarding their regular captain. KL Rahul's fitness. While Rahul's Impact Sub appearance in their recent win over Punjab Kings was impressive, questions are being raised over his role in the upcoming match. Nicholas Pooran's captaincy in Rahul's absence adds to the team's dynamism.
Amidst these challenges, the emergence of Lucknow Super Giants has brought relief Mayank Yadav is a promising fast bowler who is capable of touching a speed of 150 km/hr. As they face RCB at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Yadav's ability to capitalize on RCB's current batting struggles offers a ray of hope for the super giants.
With both teams struggling with their own issues, the RCB vs LSG clash promises to be an interesting battle as each side looks to rectify its shortcomings and pick up a crucial win in the IPL campaign.
Teams (from):
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (captain), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, Suyyash Prabhudesai, Will Jacques, Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Manoj Bhandage, Mayank Dagar, Vijaykumar Vishak, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Rajan Kumar, Cameron Green, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Tom Curran, Lockie Ferguson, Swapnil Singh, Sourav Chauhan.
Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (captain), Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Krunal Pandya, Yudhveer Singh, Prerak Mankad, Yash Thakur, Amit Mishra, Shamar Joseph, Mayank Yadav, Mohsin Khan, K. Gautam, Shivam Mavi, Arshin Kulkarni, M. Siddharth, Ashton Turner, Matt Henry, Mohd. Arshad Khan.
The match will start at 7:30 pm Indian time.
(With inputs from PTI)



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