Newcomers Lucknow take on Bangalore in the Eliminator of Indian T20 League 2022 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday, May 25. The match will start at 7:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
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Lucknow vs Bangalore recent form
KL Rahul’s Lucknow team registered a hard-fought two-run win over Kolkata to qualify for the playoffs.
Quinton de Kock’s 140 not out and three-wicket hauls by Mohsin Khan (3/20) and Marcus Stoinis (3/23) propelled Lucknow to a thrilling win over Kolkata. At the end of the group stage, KL Rahul and Co. finished third on the league standings with 18 points from 14 matches.
On the other hand, Bangalore relied on Mumbai’s win over Delhi to seal their place in the playoffs. Faf du Plessis’ men beat table-toppers Gujarat by eight wickets in their last outing to end the league phase with 16 points from 14 games and a run rate of -0.253.
Lucknow: W, L, L, W, W
Bangalore: W, L, W, W, L
Lucknow vs Bangalore head-to-head in Indian T20 League
The Lucknow vs Bangalore head-to-head record in the Indian T20 League is in favour of the latter, who claimed an 18-run victory when the teams met for the first time in April.
Put to bat first, Bangalore posted 181/6 riding on Faf du Plessis’ 64-ball 96. In reply, Lucknow were restricted to 163/8 in their allotted 20 overs as Josh Hazlewood tormented the batting order with a haul of 4/25.
Lucknow vs Bangalore prediction and tips for Indian T20 League 2022 Eliminator
Lucknow are the odds-on favourites against Bangalore in the Indian T20 League 2022 Eliminator encounter on Wednesday.
Going by overall form, Lucknow are likely to beat Bangalore and enter the Qualifier 2 playoff match, where they will meet the losing team from Qualifier 1.
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