New Delhi. Double header will be played in IPL 2023 on Saturday. In the first match of the day, Lucknow Super Giants will face defending champions Gujarat Titans. This match will be played at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. The Lucknow team led by KL Rahul defeated Rajasthan Royals in the last match. While Gujarat Titans, captained by Hardik Pandya, had to face defeat by 3 wickets against Rajasthan Royals in their last match. In such a situation, the Gujarat team will be looking for a comeback. Lucknow Super Giants is in second place in the points table.
Lucknow has won 4 out of 6 matches. While Gujarat Titans have won 3 out of 5 matches and Pandya’s team is at the fourth position. Lucknow Super Giants have played 3 matches at home in IPL 2023 so far. Out of this, the team has won 2. In the match against Delhi Capitals, fast bowler Mark Wood wreaked havoc with his pace and took 5 wickets. While the spin bowlers showed their mettle against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Krunal Pandya took 3 wickets and Amit Mishra took 2 wickets. Ravi Bishnoi was also economical. In such a situation, it has to be seen against Gujarat that with which combination the Lucknow team comes down.
Rashid Khan is the only experienced spinner near Gujarat Titans. However, Rashid has bowled well so far this season. The last time the two met, Rashid Khan broke the back of Lucknow’s batting. Then Rashid took 4 wickets in the match and Lucknow Super Giants were all out for 82 runs.
In the 16th season of IPL, Lucknow Super Giants have done amazing bowling in the last 5 overs. The team has taken 19 wickets in the last 5 overs, which is the highest this season. His economy of 9.7 in this phase is jointly second best in the league.