Gujarat vs Lucknow Preview: Dream Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Top Fantasy Picks
The two newest additions to the Indian T20 League will lock horns with one another as familiar friends KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya will face-off with a chance to claim a first-ever win in the Indian T20 League.
The key players that will be missing in today’s fixture are Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers and Jason Holder, due to international commitments. Gujarat also have replaced Jason Roy with Afghanistan batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Since both the teams are making the Indian T20 League debut today, it will be interesting to see the team combinations.
For Gujarat, the players to watch out for will be Hardik Pandya & Rashid Khan, who have vast experience in the Indian T20 League. Lucknow will bank on the dangerous opening duo of Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul to set up their scores.
Indian T20 League 2022
7:30 PM IST
Expected Weather Conditions
32°C, humid conditions, dew factor
Early skidding conditions for bowlers. Good for batting. Spin assist
KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan
Gujarat vs Lucknow – Match 4: Venue Details
The match between Gujarat vs Lucknow will be played at the Wankhede in Mumbai & telecasted live at 7:30 pm IST.
- Average 1st Innings score on this ground: 140+ (Par score here)
Chennai vs Kolkata: Pitch Report & Weather Conditions
This match will be played at the Wankhede in Mumbai. Batsmen have usually done better on this pitch with some high-scoring encounters. Spinners are effective in the middle overs. The weather is expected to be humid, with a dew factor.
Top Picks for Your Dream Fantasy Team 11:
Following should be top picks for playing fantasy cricket on Gujarat vs Lucknow match:
- KL Rahul was in ultimate form last year, scoring 626 runs in 13 matches and finishing as the 3rd Highest run-getter.
- Rashid Khan has 93 wickets in 76 matches with an amazing economy rate of just 6.33
- New captain Hardik Pandya is still a doubt to be bowling, but will be an assured batsmen.
Expert Opinion on Gujarat vs Lucknow match
Since it is the first game for both the teams in the Indian T20 League, you can pick fantasy players that have performed well in the tournament previously. Good captaincy picks include KL: Rahul, Rashid Khan. Aggressive teams should have at least 4 bowlers.
Captain & Vice-Captain choices for your fantasy XI team
- Captain choices: KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Quinton de Kock
- Vice-Captain choices: Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Manish Pandey