PBKS vs LSG: Punjab Kings is hosting Lucknow Super Giants in game number 38 of the ongoing 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. Punjab Kings is coming into this game, riding on a stellar win against Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede. Sam Curran, who is the most expensive recruit in the history of IPL auction scored a fifty and helped take his side past the 214-run mark. Later on, PBKS restricted Rohit Sharma’s side to 201/6.
Punjab Kings Won The Toss And Opted To Bat First
Meanwhile, Punjab Kings Captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and opted to bowl first. Speaking at the toss, Dhawan stated that his shoulder is much better and pointed out that the side want to win most matches of the remaining 7. He said:
“Going to bowl. Shoulder is much better – painfree now. We’re quite happy. Have got 7 matches ahead, and looking to win most of them. Two changes – Matthew Short is out, Sikandar Raza comes in,”
Captain of LSG, KL Rahul said he is quite familiar with the conditions. KL Rahul pointed out that dew would come into the action. LSG named an unchanged playing 11. He said:
“Going to bowl. Shoulder is much better – painfree now. We’re quite happy. Have got 7 matches ahead, and looking to win most of them. Two changes – Matthew Short is out, Sikandar Raza comes in,
He added: “Motivation remains the same wherever I play. But yeah, lot more familiar with these conditions. Looks like a good wicket. Dew does become a factor, that’s why teams opt to bowl. same team”
PBKS vs LSG: Playing XI And Impact Player List Of Both The Teams:
Punjab Kings’ Playing XI: Atharva Taide, Shikhar Dhawan(c), Sikandar Raza, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma(w), Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Gurnoor Brar, Arshdeep Singh
Punjab Kings’ subs: Prabhsimran Singh, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Matthew Short, Harpreet Brar.
Lucknow Super Giants’ Playing XI: KL Rahul(c), Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran(w), Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Yash Thakur
Lucknow Super Giants’ subs: Krishnappa Gowtham, Daniel Sams, Prerak Mankad, Amit Mishra, Mark Wood
A look at the Playing XI for #PBKSvLSG
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