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Updated: 15 May 2024

IPL 2024 Math No 64 DC vs LSG: Who Takes The Crucial Clash In The Playoff Race? Delhi Capitals (DC) cross swords with Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in their upcoming match. Both sides will face off at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi in the 64th match of the league on Tuesday, May 14.

The Capitals enter the match after a 47-run defeat against Royal Challengers Bengaluru. The hosts, with 12 points from 13 games, need a win to stay alive in the playoff race, and ideally with a big margin. Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals will be looking to win their upcoming match to remain in contention for the playoffs.

On the other hand, the Super Giants also enter into the contest after the heart breaking ten-wicket defeat to the Sunrisers Hyderabad. KL Rahul’s side needs to win both remaining matches to secure a place in the top four spots.

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IPL 2024 DC vs LSG Pitch Report

The pitch in Delhi has been batting-friendly so far in the league. It is the fifth game in Delhi in this ongoing league, and the average first-innings score is 242. So far, seven out of eight innings have seen over 200. In the last four games team batting first has won all of their matches. The team that wins the toss tends to bat first and post a huge target to win the game.

DC vs LSG Head-To-Head Records:

The teams have faced each other four times in the  Indian Premier League, with Lucknow Super Giants being the dominant side as they have registered three victories over Delhi Capitals. However, in their lasting meeting capitals beat the Super Giants by six wickets with 11 balls remaining.

Predicted 11 for DC vs LSG

Delhi Capitals (DC) :

Jake Fraser-McGurk, Abishek Porel, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Tristan Stubbs, Gulbadin Naib, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG):

Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Yash Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq/Matt Henry.

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Players To Watch Out For:

Delhi Capitals (DC) :

Rishabh Pant: The skipper missed out last match due to suspension; his performance will be crucial for the Capitals’ success, but he has been in good form, scoring 413 in 12 innings with a good strike rate of 156.43 and an impressive average of 41.30. Jake Fraser-McGurk is also great touch with the bat his start is too important for DC’s success in recent times.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

KL Rahul: The skipper KL Rahul is known for his consistent batting hence, so far scored 460 runs in 12 innings with an average of 38.41 needs to take charge and score more runs for his side to beat DC. Nicholas Pooran and Marcus Stoinis were also in good form.

DC vs LSG Match Prediction :

Scenario 1 

Delhi Capitals win the toss and Bat.

Power Play score – 70-80

First Innings – 220-230

Delhi Capitals will win the match.

Note: Delhi Capitals have never lost a match while defending 200+ totals in the IPL history

Scenario 2

LSG win the toss and bat first

Power Play Score: 60-70

First Innings Score – 210-220

Lucknow Super Giants win the match.