DC vs LSG Live on Sunday, Delhi Capitals BIG TEST


IPL 2022 – DC vs LSG LIVE SCORE: Delhi Capitals (DC) is at No. 6 position in IPL Points Table. This means they have good chance to Qualify for Playoffs but at the same time they are on a slippery wicket. DC will aim for a victory against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) on Sunday. On the other hand LSG will attempt to take step closer to IPL Playoff DOOR: Follow IPL 2022 live Updates on InsideSport.IN

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DC vs LSG LIVE – How today’s Result will impact their chances in IPL 2022 Playoff Race?

  • Delhi Capitals: DC is lying at the middle of the IPL Points table with 4 wins and 4 losses. Can they afford more defeats? Answer is NO. The GAP between DC and top 4 teams will increase if they lose to LSG.
  • Lucknow Super Giants: LSG will play to further strengthen their claim on PLAYOFF SPOT. LSG has 6 victories from 9 matches. One more on Sunday will take them closer to their target.

Here’s the latest updated IPL 2022 Points table after LSG beat PBKS Highlights

Pos Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts NRR
1 Gujarat Titans 8 7 1 0 0 14 0.371
2 Rajasthan Royals 8 6 2 0 0 12 0.561
3 Lucknow Super Giants 9 6 3 0 0 12 0.408
4 Sunrisers Hyderabad 8 5 3 0 0 10 0.6
5 Royal Challengers Bangalore 9 5 4 0 0 10 -0.572
6 Delhi Capitals 8 4 4 0 0 8 0.695
7 Punjab Kings 9 4 5 0 0 8 -0.47
8 Kolkata Knight Riders 9 3 6 0 0 6 -0.006
9 Chennai Super Kings 8 2 6 0 0 4 -0.538
10 Mumbai Indians 8 0 8 0 0 0 -1.000

 

IPL 2022 DC vs LSG LIVE: Delhi Capitals TARGET victory over Lucknow Super Giants to stay alive in IPL Playoff Race: Follow DC vs LSG LIVE Updates

Will Delhi Capitals Batting Click? Delhi have endured a tough couple of weeks.

With a mini COVID outbreak in their camp and a no-ball controversy, Rishabh Pant and his troops came out from it to march to a four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders.

While the win boosted the Capitals’, who are sixth on the points table, playoff chances, the middle order collapse while chasing an easy total will be a cause of concern.

David Warner continued his sparkling form but his fellow opener Prithvi Shaw, who despite looking in good touch, hasn’t been able to convert his starts.

Rishabh Pant DC Skipper Post Match

The Capitals have tried various batters at number three, including skipper Rishabh Pant, but are yet to find a suitable candidate for the job. Mitchell Marsh, who returned to the side after finishing his quarantine, is expected to make it his own but the Australian all-rounder must shake off the rust.

Pant himself has failed to play the explosive innings he is known for. He will need to take greater responsibility along with the likes of all-rounders Lalit Yadav, Shardul Thakur and Axar Patel.

IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals eye collective batting effort, Lucknow aim to shake off overdependence on Rahul

Pant’s captaincy also drew some flak as he chose not to give Kuldeep Yadav, who posted superb figures of 4/14 in three overs, a fourth over against KKR.

Delhi would breathe a sigh of relief that their faith in the Rovman Powell as a finisher is finally paying off. After a string of low scores, the big-hitting West Indian almost pulled off a near-impossible task against Rajasthan Royals before sealing the match against KKR.

Delhi’s bowling department, on the other hand, has done well. The bowlers, after leaking runs against the Royals, came back strongly to lay the foundation for a comfortable win.

Kuldeep is enjoying his best IPL season, producing match-winning spells. The left-arm spinner has two four-wicket haul this edition, taking his tally to 17 wickets.

Khaleel Ahmed has been bowling economically, snapping 11 wickets in six games at the economy of 7.91. He has been complemented well by Mustafizur Rahman, while spinners Axar and Lalit have also played their parts.

IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals eye collective batting effort, Lucknow aim to shake off overdependence on Rahul

LSG, meanwhile, are on course to sealing a playoffs berth, sitting at number three on the points table with six wins from nine outings.
However, LSG will hope they can breakaway from the overdependence on captain Rahul, who has been in sublime form.

Rahul has two centuries and a fifty under his belt this season and his innings have been the bedrock of LSG’s wins.

Such is the dependence on the skipper that all three of LSG’s losses have come when Rahul has failed to get going.

LSG do have enough fire power in the form of Quinton de Kock, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda and Krunal Pandya and they need to shoulder more responsibility. They also have the multi-talented duo of Jason Holder and Marcus Stoinis.

IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals eye collective batting effort, Lucknow aim to shake off overdependence on Rahul

In the bowling department, Krunal and pacer Dushmantha Chameera did well to help defend a modest total against Punjab but Ravi Bishnoi has been on the expensive side.

SQUADS – DC vs LSG Playing XI

Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant (Captain), Ashwin Hebbar, David Warner, Mandeep Singh, Prithvi Shaw,Rovman Powell, Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kamlesh Nagarkoti,Lalit Yadav, Mitchell Marsh, Pravin Dubey, Ripal Patel, Sarfaraz Khan, Vicky Ostwal, Yash Dhull, KS Bharat and Tim Seifert

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (c), Manan Vohra, Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Quinton De Kock, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohsin Khan, Mayank Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Andrew Tye, Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya and Jason Holder



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