LSG vs KKR, 66th Match IPL 2022: Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Updates, Pitch & Weather Report

Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants will meet in the 66th match of the IPL 2022, which will also be both teams’ final group stage encounter. KKR has won six of their last thirteen games and needs a win to qualify for the playoffs. They’ve won their last two games, with their lone setback coming against the Lucknow Super Giants. KKR were defeated by LSG by 75 runs in their first league match. While chasing a 177-run target, the hitters could score 101 runs. The win over KKR was also LSG’s last, as they had lost their previous two matches. They’ve won 8 of their last 13 games, and a win in this game would put them in second place in the standings.

Pitch and Weather Report

The Pitch is favourable for batters and is best suited for pacers than spinners. Average runs scored on this venue is 166 and have 60% chances of winning if bowling first. Weather will be normal with few clouds and average temperature at 31.04 C.

Venue Stats (T20)

Total Matches 35
Matches Won Batting First 15
Matches Won Bowling First 20
Average 1st Innings Scores 166
Highest Total Record 216 by CSK vs RCB
Lowest Total Record 128 by KKR vs RCB

Top Wicket Keeper Picks

1) Lokesh Rahul: Lokesh Rahul of the Lucknow Super Giants is a right-handed batter. With 469 runs scored in 13 matches at an average of 42.63 and a strike rate of 135.54, he is LSG’s highest run scorer. Rahul has two centuries and two half-centuries to his belt.

Matches – 185

Runs – 6211

Highest Score – 132*

Average – 44

2) Quinton de Kock: Quinton de Kock of the Lucknow Super Giants is a left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman. In their most recent match, he hammered Rajasthan Royals for 39 runs. He may undoubtedly be a valuable addition to your LSG vs RR fan2play Prediction squad.

Matches – 259

Runs – 7686

Highest Score – 126*

Average – 33.33

Top Batsman Picks

1) Deepak Hooda: Deepak Hooda of the Lucknow Super Giants is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Hooda has scored 406 runs at an average of 31.23 and a strike rate of 133.55 in 13 matches, including four half-centuries. Hooda was the team’s top scorer in the last game against Rajasthan Royals, with 59 runs off 39 deliveries.

Matches – 157

Runs – 2599

Highest Score – 108

Average – 24.39

2) Nitish Rana – He is a left hand middle order batter. Nitish Rana has three 40+ scores in the previous five games and has been an important component of KKR’s middle-order. In 13 matches, he has scored 319 runs at an average of 26.58 and a strike rate of 139.30, with two half-centuries.

Matches – 152

Runs – 3503

Highest Score – 97

Average – 27.8

3) Shreyas Iyer – He is a right hand batter. He scored good runs in the overall matches of the tournament. He is in good form..

Matches – 177

Runs – 4760

Highest Score – 147

Average – 33.37

4) Venkatesh Iyer – He is a left hand batter. He scored 43 runs against MI recently and can be a good pick in fantasy playing 11.

Matches –73

Runs – 1564

Highest Score – 88*

Average – 34.00

Top Bowler Picks

1) Mohsin Khan– He is a left arm medium fast bowler. He is in terrific form and almost consistent in taking wickets and is very economical for his team. He took 9 wickets in his last five matches.

Matches – 33

Wickets – 43

Economy – 6.81

2) Tim Southee – He is a very experienced New Zealand right arm fast bowler. In the final five games of the season, he has taken six wickets. Southee has been a prominent member of the KKR bowling team and is expected to play a significant role in this encounter.

Matches – 224

Wickets – 259

Economy – 8.21

3) Avesh Khan: He is a right arm fast medium bowler. He has taken the most wickets for LSG this season. In 11 matches, he has 17 wickets at an average of 18.35, an economy rate of 7.86, and a strike rate of 14.

Matches – 61

Wickets – 84

Economy – 7.84


Top All-rounder Picks

1) Andre Russell – He is a right hand batter and a right arm medium fast bowler. For KKR, he has retained his status as the finest all-rounder. Russell has 330 runs with an average of 41.25 and a strike rate of 182.32% in 13 matches. He also has 17 wickets at an average of 13.7, an economy of 9.25, and an 8.8 strike rate.

Matches – 411

Runs – 6904

Highest Score – 91

Average – 25.5

Wickets – 371

Economy – 8.5

2) Jason Holder: He is a right hand hitter and has bowling style as right arm medium fast. He hasn’t had many chances to show off his batting ability, but he has been one of LSG’s finest bowlers. Holder has 14 wickets at an average of 24.71, with an economy rate of 9.22 and a strike rate of 16.

Matches – 175

Runs – 1482

Highest Score – 69

Average- 15.41

Wickets – 168

Economy – 7.87


Predicted Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders

Baba Indrajith, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rinku Singh, Sam Billings (wk), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy.

Lucknow Super Giants

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Krunal Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Mohsin Khan, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan


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