LSG prediction for IPL 2023: Probable XI, squad list, injury updates and IPL team news | Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Giants will begin their IPL 2023 campaign with a night match against the Delhi Capitals in Lucknow on April 1 – here is the predicted LSG XI for the match, along with tournament prediction, squad and schedule.
In their first IPL season, in 2022, the Lucknow Super Giants finished third in the league stage, but lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Eliminator.
Ahead of the 2023 auction, Lucknow released Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Dushmantha Chameera, Evin Lewis, Shahbaz Nadeem, Andrew Tye, and Ankit Rajpoot.
At the auction, the Super Giants acquired Nicholas Pooran (for INR 1.6 crore), Daniel Sams (INR 75 lakh), Jaydev Unadkat (INR 50 lakh), Romario Shepherd (INR 50 lakh), and Yash Thakur (INR 45 lakh).
Lucknow Super Giants squad at IPL 2023
(Overseas players underlined)
KL Rahul (c & wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Manan Vohra, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Sams, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karan Sharma, Prerak Mankad, Amit Mishra, Mark Wood, Jaydev Unadkat, Romario Shepherd, Naveen-ul-Haq, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Yudhvir Singh, Yash Thakur, Mayank Yadav, Swapnil Singh.
Lucknow Super Giants schedule at IPL 2023: Click here for match timings
LSG in IPL 2023: Team news
Lucknow is set to start without Mohsin Khan, the left-arm seamer who finished as the second-most economical bowler of the 2022 IPL, after Sunil Narine of the Kolkata Knight Riders. He has not played competitive cricket since a shoulder surgery last year, though he has joined the Lucknow camp.
The in-form Quinton de Kock will not be available until April 3 either: he will feature in the ODIs against the Netherlands. As with 2022, the LSG will bank on their enviable assortment of all-rounders.
LSG probable XI for first game of IPL 2023
KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ayush Badoni, Manan Vohra, Krunal Pandya, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Bishnoi, Mark Wood.
Lucknow Super Giants: IPL 2023 prediction
Lucknow’s long string of all-rounders will be bolstered further when de Kock returns. They have every reason to back themselves for a Playoffs spot.
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