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Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports

Lucknow Super Giants have won three out of the four head-to-head encounters against Delhi Capitals

Match 64 of the Indian Premier League, 2024, will be played between Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants (DC vs LSG) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, on Tuesday. Delhi Capitals have played 13 matches and are ranked sixth on the points table with 12 points, while Lucknow Super Giants have played 12 matches and are ranked seventh on the points table, also with 12 points. In their last match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Delhi Capitals lost by 47 runs. The top fantasy player for Delhi was Axar Patel who scored 98 points.

In their last match against SunRisers Hyderabad, Lucknow Super Giants lost by 10 wickets. The top fantasy player for Lucknow was Ayush Badoni who scored 82 points.

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking will not be easy. The average first-innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 172 runs. Depending on the ground conditions, the team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

Weather Report

The temperature is expected to be around 41 degree C and humidity is expected to be around 8%. 3.13 m/s winds are expected.

Head-to-Head

In the four matches between these two teams, Delhi does not have a good record against Lucknow. Based on our analysis and trends, We predict the trend to continue. The bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

In their previous encounter, Kuldeep Yadav was the Man of the Match as he scored the highest fantasy points for Delhi Capitals with 95 points while Ayush Badoni topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Lucknow Super Giants with 78 points.

Fantasy Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

KL Rahul

KL Rahul is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 65 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In 12 matches, Rahul has scored 460 runs averaging 38.3 per match.

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant is a wicket-keeper with an average of 64 fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In 12 matches, he has scored 413 runs averaging 41.3 per match.

Axar Patel

Axar Patel is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 61 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. He is a left-handed batter. In 11 matches, he has scored 221 runs at an average of 27.6 per match. Axar also bowls decently, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in recent matches, he has taken 10 wickets at an average of 31.7 per match.

Marcus Stoinis

Marcus Stoinis is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 60 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In 12 matches, he has scored 355 runs at an average of 35.5 per match. Stoinis also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, he has taken four wickets, averaging 31.5 per match.

Jake Fraser-McGurk

Jake Fraser-McGurk can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 54 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In eight matches, he has scored 330 runs at an average of 41.3 per match.

Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 52 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. He is a slow left-arm chinaman bowler and in 10 matches, he has taken 15 wickets at an average of 22.7.

Tristan Stubbs

Tristan Stubbs is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 50 fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. He is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In 12 matches, Stubbs has scored 321 runs at an average of 45.9.

Rasikh Dar

Rasikh Dar is a bowler with an average of 48 fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Fantasy Team. He bowls right-arm medium and in seven matches, he has taken nine wickets at an average of 26.6.

Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keepers: KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant

Batters: Tristan Stubbs, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran

All-Rounders: Marcus Stoinis and Axar Patel

Bowlers: Yash Thakur, Mukesh Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav

Captain: Marcus Stoinis

Vice-Captain: Nicholas Pooran

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