In Match 66 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will compete with Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Both teams need a win desperately in order to stay alive in the competition. In their last meeting, the KL Rahul-led Lucknow had comprehensively beaten the Knight Riders by a massive margin of 75 runs in Pune on May 07.

Pitch report:

With the pitches tiring out at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, batting first seems to be the best choice for captains after winning the toss. In fact, both KKR and LSG have been comfortable in defending targets this season.

Head-to-head record:

Played: 01 | KKR won: 0 | LSG won: 01 | No result: 0

Probable XIs:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Baba Indrajith/Sheldon Jackson, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer(c), Sam Billings(w), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy

Lucknow Super Giants: Quinton de Kock(w), KL Rahul(c), Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Ayush Badoni/Manish Pandey, Marcus Stoinis/Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Mohsin Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Avesh Khan

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

KKR wins the toss and bats first
Powerplay score: 40-45
KKR total: 155-165

Case 2:

LSG wins the toss and bats first
Powerplay score: 45-55
LSG total: 160-170

Team batting first to win the contest.

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