New Delhi. In the 57th match of IPL 2022, the top-2 teams in the points table, Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants will compete at Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune at 7.30 pm today. This debut of both these teams is in the IPL season. But the performance has been like a champion team. Both the teams have won 8 and lost 3 out of 11 matches played so far and both have equal 16-16 points. Just because of the run rate, Lucknow is on the top and Gujarat is on the second place. Whichever team wins today, it will get 18 points and will reach the playoffs.
Super Giants will play this match by winning 4 consecutive matches. At the same time, Gujarat had to lose both their previous matches against Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings. In such a situation, the Gujarat team of Hardik Pandya will put full emphasis to return. During this match, what is the mood of the pitch and the weather, let us know.
How will the weather be?
The match between Lucknow Supergiants and Gujarat Titans will be played today at 7.30 pm. According to Accuweather, the temperature of Pune will be around 28 degrees in the evening and the humidity will be slightly above 55 percent. That is, the players will face-to-face with the humidity. The good thing is that in the evening the wind will blow at a speed of 37 kmph. This will definitely give relief to the players from the humidity. It will be cloudy for sure. But there is no chance of rain.
Know who will get help from the pitch
Most of the matches of the 15th season of the IPL have been high scoring at the Maharashtra Cricket Association ground in Pune. So far 11 matches have been played on this ground. Out of this, the team that chased the run only 3 times has won. Whereas on 8 occasions the team batting first has won. In the last five matches, only the team batting first has won. In such a situation, any team would like to bat first and make a big score. 200 plus score has been scored twice this season on this ground.
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Competition between table topper teams, will Gujarat team be able to break the losing streak?
After the increase in heat, the effect of dew is not visible as much. In such a situation, after winning the toss, the team can decide to bat first. Lucknow and Gujarat have a lot of depth in the batting, so high scoring matches can be seen.
Tags: Gujarat Titans, Hardik Pandya, IPL 2022, KL Rahul, Lucknow Super Giants
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 10, 2022, 11:50 IST