LSG vs CSK IPL Prediction 03 May 2023

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Lucknow Super Giants vs Chennai Super Kings

Indian Premier League 2023

Lucknow Super Giants
Chennai Super Kings
  • Date: 2023-05-03
  • Start Time: 15:30
  • Location: Ekana Cricket Stadium

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  • Prediction:
    Chennai Super Kings to win.
  • Best Odds:
    Chennai Super Kings: 2.15
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The Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow will be the venue for match no. 45 of IPL 2023 between Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings on May 3rd.

  • The two teams are currently tied on 10 points each, with LSG in third place and Chennai in fourth.
  • LSG will have to figure out a way to capitalize on their home conditions, having lost their last three matches played in Lucknow.
  • Meanwhile, CSK will be looking to bounce back from their previous loss against PBKS.

LSG vs CSK – IPL – Venue Details

Venue: Ekana Cricket Stadium

Date: May 3rd 2023

Time: 15:30 (local)

LSG vs CSK – IPL – Team Previews

Lucknow Super Giants

With the Kohli-Gambhir fiasco still very much doing the rounds on social media, LSG will feature again with a day’s break at the same venue. Despite having a day’s break, LSG’s recent performance has been disappointing, with three consecutive losses at their home ground.

In their last match against RCB, LSG lost by 18 runs, which deflated their spirits. Their batting has been weak, especially on the slow surface at the Ekana Stadium, where most of their batters got out trying to attack. The foreign players have also struggled to adapt to the pitches in Lucknow, resulting in little contribution from them.

Furthermore, Rahul’s injury might force LSG to bring in Quinton de Kock, who is yet to play a game this season, to strengthen their batting. If De Kock makes it to the side, Avesh Khan could replace Naveen-ul-Haq.

Chennai Super Kings

Both LSG and CSK are coming off losses in their previous games. While LSG suffered three consecutive losses at their home ground, CSK lost a last-ball thriller against PBKS. However, CSK’s bowling attack has the potential to control the game in Lucknow, and they will be looking for a better performance from their bowlers.

The middle overs are CSK’s preferred period of play, and with Conway, Gaikwad, and Rahane in good form, they have a solid batting line-up. Adaptability will be crucial for both teams in this contest.

It remains to be seen if Ben Stokes, who is recovering from an injury, will be fit for the game. CSK might stick to the same combination of players that they have used in recent games. Despite two consecutive losses, CSK will feel confident going up against LSG.

LSG vs CSK – IPL – Probable Playing XI’s

Lucknow Super Giants: Ayush Badoni, K Mayers, D Hooda, Krunal Pandya, M Stoinis, Nich Pooran, Gowtham, Naveen ul Haq, Amit Mishra, R Bishnoi, Avesh Khan

Chennai Super Kings: D Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, A Rahane, A Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Ravi Jadeja, Theekshana, M Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh

LSG vs CSK – IPL – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction

The Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow is set to host a challenging game as both LSG and CSK prepare to play on a sluggish track. The pitch at this venue is notoriously difficult for batters, and run-scoring is not easy. Spinners are expected to be crucial in deciding the outcome of the game.

LSG vs CSK – IPL – Win Prediction

Lucknow have been struggling at home and the conditions might play into the hands of CSK. We expect Dhoni’s men to take the win.