IPL 2024 Today: Mumbai vs Lucknow - Can MI Upset LSG?

IPL: Mumbai vs. Lucknow Today: MI Has Won Only 1 of 5 Matches Against LSG; Check Out the Possible Playing XI

IPL 2024: Mumbai vs Lucknow - Full Match Preview & Fantasy Tips

In the 67th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, the Mumbai Indians will face the Lucknow Super Giants today. The match will be held at Mumbai's home ground, Wankhede Stadium, starting at 7:30 PM, with the toss at 7:00 PM. This will be the second encounter between the two teams this season. In their previous match, Lucknow won by 4 wickets at their home ground.

The Mumbai Indians are already out of the playoff race. However, the Lucknow Super Giants still have a slim chance, needing a win in this final match and also relying on other results. Mumbai has 8 points from 4 wins and 9 losses in 13 matches, placing them at the bottom of the points table in 10th position. In contrast, Lucknow has 12 points from 6 wins and 7 losses, placing them 7th on the table.

Head-to-Head: Lucknow Dominates Mumbai

Mumbai and Lucknow have played 5 IPL matches so far, with Lucknow winning 4 and Mumbai just 1. At Wankhede, they have clashed once, where Lucknow triumphed by 36 runs.

Tilak Varma is Mumbai's top scorer.

Mumbai's performance has been lackluster this season. Tilak Varma tops the team's scoring chart with 416 runs in 13 matches. Star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is the leading wicket-taker for the team, with 20 wickets in 13 matches. He aims to perform well in this match to reclaim the Purple Cap from Punjab Kings' Harshal Patel, who leads with 22 wickets.

Rahul is Lucknow's top scorer.

LSG captain KL Rahul hasn't been in his best form but remains the team's top scorer with 465 runs. Naveen-ul-Haq, with 12 wickets, is their leading wicket-taker, followed by Yash Thakur.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Wankhede is batting-friendly, offering some assistance to fast bowlers. Out of 115 IPL matches played here, 53 have been won by teams batting first and 62 by teams chasing.

Weather Conditions

The weather in Mumbai on Friday is expected to be good with no chance of rain, though a storm is anticipated in the afternoon. Temperatures are expected to range from 37 to 29 degrees Celsius.

Possible Playing XI for Both Teams

Mumbai Indians: Hardik Pandya (captain), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Namr Dhira, Gerald Coetzee, Piyush Chawla, Nuwan Thushara, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Impact Player: Rohit Sharma.

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Yudhvir Singh, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, and Mohsin Khan.

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