Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler up against KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock
- LSG appear well-rounded as a unit
- Rajasthan Royals have a solid bowling attack
Lucknow Super Giants have odds of 1.88 to beat Rajasthan Royals as the teams face off for the first time ever. The KL Rahul-led side has been superb with bat and ball in the last few games and have won three games on the trot. They will be challenged by Rajasthan Royals though.
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Rajasthan Royals have a superb batting line-up till No.5 and some good bowlers who can impact the early overs. As such, they stand in good stead to beat Lucknow Super Giants in this fixture, the odds of which are at 1.90
Contest between batters
Jos Buttler and Quinton de Kock are among the top five run-scorers in IPL 2022 so far and have been superb for their respective teams upfront. The batting has been strong for both teams this season and this contest could well depend on which team has a better batting day.
Rajasthan Royals have a formidable bowling attack to tackle Lucknow’s powerplay batting and are favourites to win this one.Recommended Bet by 10CRIC
Lucknow are placed third in the points table before Saturday and have three wins in four games. Rajasthan Royals are right behind with two wins in three matches. This contest could help both teams edge ahead of the other and consolidate their position.
Keep an eye on…
Jos Buttler: Two massive knocks in the season has given Jos Buttler the Orange Cap already and he is in stunning form as RR head into Lucknow Super Giants. Rajasthan will want Buttler to bat deep to make an impact.
KL Rahul: KL Rahul has been in decent form, but his strike-rate issues persist and it’s something Lucknow Super Giants will want resolved at the start of this season. Against a strong Rajasthan attack, it will be interesting to see how Rahul plays.
TIP: Jos Buttler is in terrific form and you can back him at 3.46 to be the top batter for RR.