IPL 2023 : Match 45 Lsg vs CSK Dream 11 prediction along with playing 11 & Pitch report

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The 45th match of the season 16 is scheduled between Lucknow Super Giants & Chennai Super Kings . Lucknow Super Giants is a new team and gained a massive fan following in no time, whereas Chennai Super Kings have been enjoying the popularity and the love they received since the IPL season 1 . Chennai Super Kings have lifted the IPL trophy four times , whereas LSG has not got the opportunity yet . It is believed to be a crucial & thrilling match for both LSG & CSK as the players of both the respective teams play really well . Here , in this article we are going to make some predictions about the match winner , the dream 11 team and the possible playing 11 :

Match details

Team 1LSG
Team 2 CSK
VenueEkana sports Stadium
Date3 May 2023
Time3:30 pm

Pitch report of Match 45 ( LSG vs CSK )

Ekana Stadium is well known for having black soil pitches which seem to favour the Pacers, but is believed to be beneficial for the spinners as well at the same time . Ekana stadium is the home ground or Stadium of Lucknow Super Giants , as per the announcement in 2023 . As the pitch is believed to be a bowler-friendly pitch , the batsmen are observed to be a little bit struggling to make a score . The highest score ever made at the Ekana stadium is 193 by Lucknow Super Giants and the lowest score recorded here is 121 by Sunrise Hyderabad . The captains of both the teams, LSG and CSK, are expected to elect batting first .

Overview of both the teams : LSG and CSK

Lucknow Super Giants are doing really well in the 16th season of the Indian Premier League . They are currently at the second position in the IPL point table with 5 victories , 3 defeats and a net run rate of +0.841 . The players are in form as well . Kyle Mayers and KL Rahul of LSG are in the top 10 contenders for the orange cap . Mark wood of LSG is at the number 10 for grabbing the purple cap . LSG also defeated PBKS in their 2nd last match by a margin of 56 runs .

Chennai Super Kings , the four-time ipl champions , are at the number 4 position in the points table with 5 victories and 3 defeats in their account . The net run rate of Chennai Super Kings is recorded as +0.376 . The team players are performing well and in good form too . Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad are at number 3 and 4 in the race to grab the orange cap . Tushar Deshpande and Ravindra Jadeja are in the top 10 bowlers list for the people cap . CSK is very famous for its strong comebacks .

Head to Head performance of LSG & CSK

Total matches2
CSK won1
LSG won1
Highest score of LSG against CSK205
Highest score of CSK against LSG210

Although both the teams have the equal chances of winning , CSK is believed to grab the match as per the stats and experience .

LSG VS RCB batting , playing 11 predictions & Dream 11 team

Key players of LSG

  • Kl Rahul
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Krunal Pandya
  • Avesh khan
  • Ravi Bishnoi

Key players of CSK

  • Devon Conway
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • MS Dhoni
  • Tushar Deshpande
  • Moeen Ali
LSG playing 11 ( Prediction )
KL Rahul ( c )
Kyle Mayers
Krunal Pandya
Nicholas Pooran
Ayush Badoni
Marcus Stoinis
Deepak Hooda
Avesh khan
Naveen ul haq
Amit Mishra
Prerak Mankad
CSK playing 11 ( Prediction )
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Devon Conway
Ajinkya Rahane
Shivam Dube
Ambati Rayudu
Moeen Ali
Ravindra Jadeja
MS Dhoni
Matheesha Pathirana
Tushar Deshpande
Maheesh Theekaana



In conclusion , we can say that it is going to be an extremely crucial and important match for both teams as both have 8 points each . Chennai Super Kings are likely to win the game as they have better strategies and experience than LSG . But underestimating LSG shouldn’t be done either as LSG equally has the potential to defeat CSK . The excitement level in the stadium is going to be at a peak level as both Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings are going to put their best efforts to pull the match in the favor.

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