The 15th match of the IPL 2022 will see KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) take on Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals (DC) at the DY Patil Stadium on April 7, 2022. LSG have played 3 matches, winning 2 and losing one, while DC has played 2 matches with one win and one loss.
LSG’s last game saw them beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) pretty easily, while DC was thumped by Gujarat Titans (GT) and will be looking to get back into the winning streak. Both the teams are still trying to find their best playing combination.
Keeping that in mind, Team COC presents to you the Predicted Playing XIs for the LSG v DC match.
LUCKNOW SUPER GIANTS
Lucknow Super Giants have probably one of the best batting depths in the IPL 2022. Their first three batters have been one of the most destructive ones with KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, and Evin Lewis all capable of winning the matches on their own.
The middle order is a good combination of an anchor in Manish Pandey and then two big hitters in Deepak Hooda and Krunal Pandya sprinkled with the talent of young Ayush Badoni, who has been the most impressive of all.
On the bowling side of things, Avesh Khan and Andrew Tye have done well and the addition of Jason Holder has only strengthened their attack. But they still have an issue with their death bowling with Avesh Khan being the one to be leading the way in that department.
Ravi Bishnoi has been in good form, keeping the runs down, but he needs to pick the wickets in middle overs to have an impact of sorts.
Delhi Capitals will be very happy as they welcome David Warner back into the fold, and will also have him opening with the explosive Prithvi Shaw, who will be looking to get consistent runs. Expect either KS Bharat, Sarfaraz Khan, or Yash Dhull to come in at no.3 with Mandeep Singh not having contributed much in the opportunities he got.
The rest of the DC batting lineup will have Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, and Akshar Patel handling the burden, with Patel and Yadav also joining Kuldeep Yadav in the spin department.
The one place where DC will be happy is their pace department as Anrich Nortje is fit and ready to play giving Shardul Thakur and ever-impressive Mustafizur Rahman more support and cushion.
LSG COC Predicted Playing XI:
KL Rahul (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
DC COC Predicted Playing XI:
David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Sarfaraz Khan, Rishabh Pant (C-WK), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman