RCB vs LSG IPL 2024 Match Preview, Head-to-head, Possible XIs and Dream11 Team Prediction

Read the full match preview, head-to-head stats, possible playing XIs, and Dream11 team prediction of the RCB vs LSG match in IPL 2024 at the M. Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium in Bangalore on 2nd April, Tuesday.

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RCB vs LSG IPL 2024 Match Preview

RCB vs LSG IPL 2024 Match Preview

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Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants are all set to face each other in match 15 of the ongoing IPL 2024 season on Tuesday, 2nd April, at the M. Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium in Bangalore. Royal Challengers Bangalore have only won one out of three matches this season so far while Lucknow Super Giants finally registered their first victory this season after starting the season with two straight losses. RCB and LSG both would like to register their second victory of the season so it is going to be an exciting contest in Bangalore. From possible playing XIs to Dream11 predictions, here is everything you need to know about the RCB vs LSG match in IPL 2024.

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Match Details

  • Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Luknow Super Giants  - IPL 2024

  • Date: 2/4/2024

  • Time: 7:30 pm

  • Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium, Bangalore

How to watch the RCB vs LSG IPL 2024 Match?

The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Luknow Super Giants IPL 2024 match will be televised on Star Sports Network. All the Indian Premier League matches will be streamed free on the Jio Cinema app and website.

Pitch & Weather Report

The Bengaluru pitch offers enough support for batters. The pitch favours the chasing side. Out of the 90 games, 49 have been won by teams batting second. The team, winning the toss will usually go for fielding first. The average innings score is 166 but it can be much higher, depending on the pitch. The stadium at Bengaluru has short boundaries with a fast outfield, making it possible for the teams to score high.

The temperature is expected around 32 degrees in Bengaluru when the match starts. It will slightly dip to 27 degrees during the match. There is no chance of rain.

RCB vs LSG: Head-to-Head Record

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants have faced each other in 4 matches. RCB have been the dominant side, winning 3 of them while LSG have won only 1 match. 

  • Matches Played: 4
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore Won: 3
  • Lucknow Super Giants Won: 1
  • No Result: 0

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Team News

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore haven't started the campaign as their fans expected. They lost their first game to CSK, then won against PBKS but KKR dominated and destroyed them in their first home game of the season. The performances haven't been up to the mark and these are not good signs for the franchise. Faf du Plessis has failed to replicate his first match performance in the next two games which has put extra pressure upon Virat Kohli's shoulders.

Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell did contribute with the runs to the scoreboard against KKR but threw away their wickets at the end. Anuj Rawat hasn't scored runs after his first match performance while DK has consistently scored runs after coming down the under to bat.

Mohammed Siraj is having a poor season and has to make a strong comeback or it will be very tough for RCB to continue him further in the playing xi. Vyshak Vijay Kumar bowled brilliantly in front of KKR's batters and he was the only positive for RCB from the last game. Alzarri Joseph is clearly a flop in the Indian Premier League and Bangalore should consider Reece Topley or Ferguson against LSG. RCB would like to put in some team effort this time around or they'll face their third loss of the season. 

Lucknow Super Giants

Lucknow Super Giants are finally relieved, registering their first win of the season. Quinton de Kock finally looked sharp and scored a half-century in the match against PBKS but Kl Rahul and Paddikal's struggle continues. Marcus Stoinis is also a mystery so far this season as he has been inconsistent in every department. On the other side, Pooran has consistently scored runs after coming down the under to bat. Krunal Pandya is having an underrated season. He is either contributing with the bat or ball in every game.

LSG have found a real gem and it is Mayank Yadav. The fast bowler is actually fast and not only fast but his strict line and length impress the fans. He picked up 3 wickets in the previous game and would be hoping to remain consistent throughout the season. Mohsin Khan has also bowled well so far this season and he will lead the pace attack alongside Mayank. Naveen-ul-Haq has never been the standout performer for LSG and they might consider someone else as the Afghan is failing consistently to drop a good spell. They should finally include the 24-year-old Shamar Josepth in their system as he might be the missing piece of the puzzle. 

Possible XIs

Royal Challengers Bangalore: F du Plessis (C), Virat Kohli, C Green, GJ Maxwell, RM Patidar, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Anuj Rawat, MJ Dagar, Vijaykumar Vyshak, L Ferguson, Mohammed Siraj

Impact Player Subs: SS Prabhudessai, S Chauhan, MK Lomror, Swapnil Singh, M Bhandage, TK Curran, WG Jacks, Rajan Kumar, Alzarri Joseph, RJW Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Yash Dayal, KV Sharma, Akash Deep

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul, Q de Kock (wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Nicholas Pooran (C), MP Stoinis, KH Pandya, A Badoni, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Mayank Yadav, Manimaran Siddharth

Impact Player Subs: AJ Turner, PN Mankad, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Arshin Kulkarni, Kyle Mayers, YS Thakur, Shivam Mavi, DJ Willey, Yudhvir Singh, Naveen-ul-Haq, Arshad Khan, A Mishra, Shamar Joseph, MJ Henry

RCB vs LSG: Dream XI Team Prediction

RCB vs LSG IPL 2024 Fantasy XI Prediction
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