The first match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore was a biting thriller that went down to the last ball of the innings, with LSG claiming victory by just one wicket. Now, the two teams are preparing to face each other again in the second game of the season. Currently located in the middle of the table, Lucknow and Bangalore are battling every point of their remaining games as they approach the halfway point of the tournament and strive to secure a place in the playoffs.
The Lucknow Super Giants were once again brilliant and ran like a well-oiled machine. Their hitter was absolutely exceptional, but now they have to focus on their bowling game. KL Rahul also needs to be aware of his own strike rate when he comes out at bat. There will be discussions around Quinton de Kock and whether or not they play him in this game against RCB.
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For Royal Challengers Bangalore, their middle order has been a worry all season and they need to find ways to plug the holes and get things done. There is a lot of pressure on Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Faf du Plessis and the rest of the stick needs to step up and make themselves relevant.
LSG vs RCB IPL 2023: Ekana Stadium Pitch Report
The Ekana Stadium pitch may well be batter-friendly, but the strip could also offer spinner-friendly assistance. With LSG boasting a number of spinners alongside them, we could well see a slightly dry surface. The captain winning the toss may well choose to play first given that there will be dew on offer towards the end of the second innings.
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LSG vs RCB IPL 2023: Lucknow Weather Report
The weather in Lucknow is slightly dodgy on May 1. Temperatures will soar to around 27 degrees. The wind speed will be around 6 km/h and the humidity will be around 85 degrees, it might challenge players. There could also be light showers.
LSG vs RCB TV and Live Stream Details
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The Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2023 match will be broadcast on the Star Sports Network. The live broadcast of the same will be available on the JioCinema app and website.
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