PBKS vs LKN: The 38th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) will see Punjab Kings (PBKS) locking horns with Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) on Friday, April 28 at Punjab Cricket Association, Mohali.
Lucknow’s Super Giants have played seven matches so far in the tournament, winning four and losing three. They currently occupy the fourth position on the points table with eight points. In their last game against the Gujarat Titans, they suffered a narrow seven-run defeat, but they must be looking to make a comeback and return to their winning ways.
As for Punjab Kings, they have also won four matches out of the seven they played thus far in the tournament. They are currently sitting at the sixth spot of the points table with eight points in their kitty. They must be brimming with confidence after registering a 13-run victory over Mumbai Indians in the last match. They would be looking to keep their winning momentum going.
Speaking of the head-to-head record, Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants have already gone head-to-head in the tournament, with Punjab Kings coming out on top with a tight two-wicket victory. Nevertheless, Lucknow Supergiants will be eager to turn the tables and make up for their previous loss.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Match 38 of the Indian Premier League, 2023.
PBKS vs LKN Match Details
- Match: Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants, Match 38
- Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) | 2:00 PM (GMT) | 7:30 PM (Local)
- Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Pitch Report For PBKS vs LKN, Match 38 of IPL 2023
The Mohali pitch is renowned for its shorter boundaries, which often leads to high-scoring matches. As we prepare for another encounter at this venue, we can expect a similarly high-scoring affair. Moreover, it’s worth noting that teams chasing on this pitch have had a slight advantage. Hence, whoever wins the toss will likely look to maintain this trend. A total of 180-200 runs should be competitive in this game.
Pitch Stats of Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali For PBKS vs LKN, Match 38 of IPL 2023
Stats based on previous five matches played at this venue-
- Average First Innings Score: 158
- Average Total Score: 152
- Team Batting First Won: 2
- Team Bowling First Won: 3
Probable Playing XI For PBKS vs LKN, Match 38 of IPL 2023
Punjab Kings Playing XI
Atharva Taide, Matthew Short, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran (C), Jitesh Sharma (WK), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.
Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI
KL Rahul (C), Kyle Mayers/Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Shivam Mavi, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.
PBKS vs LKN Head-to-head Records for Match 38 of IPL 2023
Stats of Punjab Kings & Lucknow Super Giants Form in Last 5 Matches
PBKS vs LKN Top Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for Match 38 of IPL 2023
Although KL Rahul, the captain of Lucknow Supergiants, had a sluggish start to the tournament, he seems to have found his groove in the last few matches. Given his current form, we can expect him to continue his good run in the upcoming game as well.
He has been in fantastic touch with the bat and has been instrumental in finishing games for Punjab Kings. With his current form, we can expect him to make a significant contribution in the upcoming match as well.
With the absence of their regular captain Shikhar Dhawan, Sam Curran has risen to the challenge and has been delivering some exceptional performances with both bat and ball in the last few matches for Punjab Kings.
PBKS vs LKN Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For Match 38 of IPL 2023
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|KL Rahul||262 Runs|
|Nicholas Pooran||171 Runs|
|Prabhsimran Singh||159 Runs|
|Arshdeep Singh||13 Wickets|
|Ravi Bishnoi||8 Wickets|
|Nathan Ellis||7 Wickets|
|Krunal Pandya||103 Runs & 6 Wickets|
PBKS vs LKN Captaincy Picks For Match 38 of IPL 2023 Between Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants
- KL Rahul
- Sam Curran
- Liam Livingstone
PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For Match 38 of IPL 2023
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Nicholas Pooran, Jitesh Sharma
- Batters: KL Rahul, Shahrukh Khan
- All-Rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Krunal Pandya
- Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
- Captain: KL Rahul
- Vice-Captain: Sam Curran
Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh
- Batters: KL Rahul, Shahrukh Khan
- All-Rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran
- Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
- Captain: Liam Livingstone
- Vice-Captain: KL Rahul
PBKS vs LKN Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
Lucknow Super Giants are expected to win this match.
PBKS vs LKN – Match 38 of IPL 2023, Live Broadcast & Online Streaming Details, Where to Watch in India?
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.