Tata IPL 2022 – KKR vs LSG, match preview, predicted lineups

Match no. 66 of IPL 2022 between KKR and LSG takes place today

Lucknow Super Giants will play Kolkata Knight Riders for the second time in Tata IPL 2022 as the season nears it’s conclusion. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Date & Time : 18th May 2022, 7:30 PM IST

Venue : Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai

Lucknow Super Giants have been one of the top teams in this IPL and they would wanna finish the league phase on a high and ensure qualification to the playoffs.

LSG are currently third in the points table after 13 games with 16 points.

Lucknow batsman have been quite good in the tournament this far but under pressure they need to thrive. Bowling wise too they have good bowlers but pressure situations finds the real men.

LSG have won against CSK, SRH, DC (2), MI (2), RCB, PBKS & KKR. They lost to GT (2), RR (2) & RCB.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have been what they have been so far but definitely would need to win the final one to stay in contention for the playoffs.

KKR are currently sixth in the points table after 13 games with 12 points.

Kolkata needs to find the right combination for the opening slot as they have batsman after that who can build an innings. Bowling wise they have the bowlers but need to complete the role.

KKR have won their games against, CSK, PBKS, MI (2), RR & SRH. They have lost to RCB, DC (2), SRH, RR, GT & LSG.

In terms of the head to head, this is just the second meeting between the two sides. The first game was won by Lucknow.

As for the wicket, the batsman will be aided with good bowlers rewarded.

Team news and possible lineups

Ajinkya Rahane is injured and unavailable for KKR for this fixture.

LSG XI : KL Rahul (C), Q. de Kock (WK), K. Pandya, Hooda, Stoinis, Badoni, M. Khan, Holder, Chameera, Bishnoi, A. Khan.

KKR XI : B. Indrajith (WK), V. Iyer, Rana, S. Iyer (C), R. Singh, Billings, Narine, Russell, Southee, U. Yadav, Chakravarty.


I expect it to depend on the toss with teams looking to chase.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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