Two new added teams Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans are doing well this year. Lucknow is currently placed 4th in the points table and Gujarat is 1st in the table with only 1 loss. Interestingly Hardik plays for Gujarat and captains his side, while Krunal plays for Lucknow. Both Pandya brothers have left Mumbai Indians and have made their marks in their new teams. Krunal and Hardik both have faced each other this season. Krunal took Hardik’s wicket when the bot faced each other in LSG vs GT clash. Hardik trying to play a lofted shot mistimed it and went straight to the long-off fielder. Fans can once again witness the Pandya brothers play against each other on the 10th of May.
We can witness LSG vs GT clash in the finals making it an even bigger final that both the new teams have reached finals in the first season itself. Gujarat has a bunch of very good all-rounders, the team also has a very good coaching unit with the likes of Ashish Nehra and Gary Kirsten. Lucknow too has a good combination of batsmen, all-rounders and the bowlers. KL Rahul leads Lucknow Super Giants. He opens along with Quinton de Kock. Both the sides are having a really good IPL2022 season, if they continue to play well and be in the top 4, the chances of LSG vs GT finals are very high. Gujarat has only lost once this
a season that makes them the top contender to reach playoffs.
Hardik this season is in great touch, followed by David Miller and Abhinav Manohar. Their bowling department is also sorted with Shami and Rashid leading it. RCB can make things harder for Lucknow, Hyderabad after losing the first 2 games have won 5 consecutive matches. Hyderabad is in a real mood to make a statement and go into the playoffs. Kane Williamson has a very sharp tactical captaincy mind, and his ability to stay calm in any given situation makes him stand out among others. Hyderabad is currently at the number 2 position. Lucknow has a very strong batting unit. Hooda, Lewis, Badoni and Krunal can take the game till the very end even after Rahul and QDK get out. Avesh Khan is another very good bowler in LSG along with Chameera. Lucknow has won 5 out of their 7 matches this IPL. Gambhir in the coaching unit makes it even stronger, a player with a very sharp mind. Gambhir is a very good reader of the game and knows what are LSG’s strengths and weaknesses going ahead in the tournament. Gambhir after Defeating Sides like CSK and MI will be pleased with the performance of LSG till now.
The last time GT met LSG at Wankhede, Tewatia and Abhinav won it for Gujarat. Tewatia Smashed 40 runs off just 24 balls. LSG when they meet GT again will look to take revenge. Gujarat also has Lockie Ferguson, who consistently bowls at 140, his line and lengths are very accurate which makes it even harder for the batsman to hit him down the fence. Ferguson can prove to be crucial for the team going ahead this season. Chameera has the ability to swing it both ways which is another good addition to the GT side. Hardik till now at the number 3 position has done a flourishing job, he makes it easier for