LSG vs PBKS Today Match Forecast & Live Odds – IPL 2024

LSG vs PBKS Today Match Forecast & Live Odds – IPL 2024

LSG will host PBKS in the 11th match of the 2024 IPL. The match will be played in Lucknow at the Ekana Stadium and will begin at 7.30 PM IST on 30th March 2024. 

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LSG didn’t get off to a good beginning to the tournament as they endured a 20-run defeat to RR. LSG had a ton to take out from the match. The outcome didn’t go their way but they can take heart from the performance of their bowlers. Indeed, RR managed to score a gigantic 193-4 but LSG bowled reasonably well as well. 

It was solely the excellence of Sanju Samson that assisted the team post a major score. With the bat, KL Rahul got his tournament off to an excellent start and scored 58 runs. Nicholas Pooran also attained handy runs in his pocket and scored 64. There was a time when LSG was in the hunt for the chase but the wicket of Rahul swung the game in favor of RR. On paper, LSG is an extremely firm side, and playing at home will be a major advantage. 

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On the other hand, PBKS defeated DC but lost to the RCB team. There are a couple of concerns for PBKS. Dhawan has been great but Bairstow has not fired. Liam Livingstone thus far has been below par. With the ball, Rabada has been the best but lacks the support. These problems are not new to PBKS and have previously worried the team. PBKS have maintained the core team for the 2024 IPL so they will have to play out of their skin to win their initial IPL title. 

PBKS vs LSG T20 Live Streaming 

TV Channels – fans can watch this match live on Star Network, Willow TV, Fox Sports, and Sky Sport NZ. 

2024 IPL Live Streaming – the match will be live-streamed on Jio Cinema, Kayo and SkyGo. 

PBKS vs LSG Match Toss Forecast 

The teams would choose to bat first on the Lucknow pitch. In the previous season, the pitch got slower as the game moved forward, and chasing became exceedingly tough. 

PBKS vs LSG Pitch Report 

The Lucknow surface is likely to be sluggish once again. There haven’t been tons of international games played here since the last IPL as well. The wicket is possible to be sluggish against, with spinners being the biggest threat. A score of close to 170 can be extremely difficult to chase. 

Weather Report of Lucknow 

The temperature will vary between 22 and 36 degrees and the conditions will be warm. The elevated temperature will make sure that dew won’t be an element in the match. 

LSG Playing 11 and Team News 

Lucknow Super Giants Team News 

Given the slowness of the surface, this team can play an additional spinner. Pacer Yash Thakur can be replaced by the Veteran cricketer Amit Mishra. The batting should stay the same, with Deepak Hooda coming in as an impact player. 

LSG Main Players 

  • KL Rahul – he has been the most consistent performer in the IPL tournament. Every year, Rahul has piled on runs for his team. He got his 2024 IPL campaign off to an excellent beginning as he scored a magnificent 58 runs against RR.
  • Nicholas Rooran – he has taken his game to the next level recently. Irrespective of the tournaments he has played since the former IPL, he has performed exquisitely well. He put on a show against RR and played a splendid innings of 64 runs in 41 balls. 
  • Krunal Pandya – he can be more than handy on the Lucknow surface. Being a spinner, his 4 overs will be crucial for the team. He was the most economical bowler against the RR team and gave away just 19 runs in 4 overs. He is anticipated to create a ton of issues for the PBKS batters. Also, he can chip in with helpful runs down the order. 
  • Ravi Bishnoi – he was taken for plenty against Rajasthan Royals, but the conditions in Lucknow will assist him in getting into the grind. Ravi Bishnoi has the master card for LSG in middle overs and he’ll be searching to mimic his performance of last season this year as well. 

LSG Probable Impact Player Substitutes 

Mayank Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Prerak Mankad, Amit Mishra and K Gowtham 

Deepak Hooda is most probable to be utilized as an impact player by the LSG team. However, if they are bowling second and they have not utilized him, there is a possibility of Amit Mishra getting a game as well if he’s not included in playing XI. but Hooda is the most probable Impact player. 

Team Form of LSG 

LSG has been consistent in the 2 seasons thus far, making it to the playoffs in both editions. During the Eliminator round last year, they lost to Mumbai Indians 

LSG Forecasted & Playing 11

KL Rahul (wk & c), Mohsin Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Quinton de Kock, Devdutt Padikkal, Yash Thakur/Amit Mishra and Nicholas Pooran. 

PBKS Playing 11 and Team News 

Punjab Kings Team News 

Rilee Rossouw is sitting tight in the wings for a chance but does PBKS have the courage to drop Liam Livingstone, who has been a complete flop? No. not right now. Given the match-winning capabilities Livingston offers, it’s extremely difficult to drop him. Smae Curran and Rabada are sure to feature. Jonny Bairstow can be the one to make the path for Rilee but not so prematurely in the tournament. 

PBKS Main Players 

  • Shikhar Dhawan – is the most critical player in the team lineup. If PBKS have to triumph in the tournament, Dhawan will have to be at the pinnacle of his prowess. The veteran got off to a decent beginning of the tournament and played an excellent hand of 45 against the RCB team. 
  • Liam Livingstone – indeed, his is inconsistent but if he has a decent day, he will make sure that PBKS ends up on a succeeding note. He offers so much quality to the table but it’s a shame that he has not been able to spark up the IPL as anticipated. However, he is working on his weaknesses and PBKS will pray that he finds his form soon enough. 
  • Kagiso Rabada – he has been a consistent performer for PBKS. He has been greatly consistent but sadly, he hasn’t got much support from the other end. Kagiso Rabada will have a major responsibility on his shoulders to get early wickets for LSG. He took 2 wickets for 23 runs against RCB. 
  • Harpreet Brar – he was brilliant against RCB and took 2 wickets for just 13 runs. He will appreciate the conditions in Lucknow and might as well turn out the match-successor for PBKS. 

PBKS Probable Impact Player Substitutes

Rilee Rossouw, V Kaverappa, Prabhsimran Singh, Harpreet and T Thyagarajan  

Prabhsimran Singh will be the impact player in the majority of scenarios. However, if PBKS is defending and any bowler has an off day, V Kaverappa can be placed in but still, Prabhsimran has the finest opportunities of getting the game. 

Team Form of PBKS 

PBKS has been one of the most contrary teams in IPL. Last year, the team failed to reach the playoffs once again and concluded in the second portion of the table. 

PBKS Forecasted Playing 11 

Shikhar Dhawan (c), Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, and Arshdeep Singh. 

PBKS vs LSG Head-to-Head 

The 2 teams have played just 3 times in the IPL thus far, with LSG triumphing 2 games and PBKS taking the victory in just 1 match. 

PBKS vs LSG Head-to-Head Statistics in T20’s 

Matches Played PBKS Won LSG Won NR Tie 
General 31200
Overall 31200

PBKS vs LSG Betting Odds 

LSG is getting the favorite tag on betting sites. LSG is better equipped for the conditions with an admirable spin attack. Also, they have played a ton of cricket on this surface so they are the preferred to triumph. 

Who will Triumph the Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants in the T20 Match? 

The Winbaji official site recommends backing LSG to succeed. Thus far, all the former 9 games have been triumphed by the home team and this match should also see the home team emerging as victorious. LSG has a better spin attack and a more solid batting unit. Given the conditions that should be sufficient for them to overthrow PBKS. 

Pbks VS LSG Leading Team Batsmen 

Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul, and Nicholas Pooran can be backed as leading performers for LSG. Pooran and Rahul were in brute form in the initial game and scored 64 and 58 respectively. De Kock did fail in the final game but he is a leading batter and will open with Rahul. He will be searching to get his team off to a flying beginning. De Kock is best when he’s playing his authentic game. 

Dhawan will be the primary man with the bat for PBKS. He began the tournament on a positive note and attained 45 against RCB. Also, Sam Curran and Liam Livingstone will be crucial with the bat. Livingstone is one of their finest batters against spin while Curran scored 50 runs in their initial game of the tournament for Punjab Kings. 

PBKS vs LSG Leading Team Bowlers 

Ravi Bishnoi and Krunal Pandya will be the prime threats on the sluggish Lucknow pitch. Both performed decently well here in the previous season and will be searching to make all types of issues for Punjab Kings. Also, Mohsin Khan with the new ball can be tough to face. The pace has frequently given the team premature wickets with the new ball. 

Kagiso Rabada will be the team’s leading pacer and a ton of their bowling anticipation reside in him. He was their finest pacer against RCB and bagged 2 wickets. Also, Arshdeep Singh with the new ball can get the ball to swing and worry the likes of de Kock. Singh is also extremely good at death and therefore there are chances he can select numerous wickets. Harpreet Braar was brilliant against RCB and bagged a few wickets. He would appreciate continuing the good run against LSG as well. 

LSG vs PBKS Forecast 

Lucknow Super Giants will begin the match today as the favorite. On paper, they are the better side. They have more quality in the batting while the existence of 3 quality spinners makes them look better equipped for the sluggish conditions of Lucknow. They will have the home benefits to their side with all the crowd support that can also play a decent role. The team has played a majority of their cricket in Lucknow so LSG are the favourites to succeed. 

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