In the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are all set to take on each other in the Eliminator at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.

Both teams will only look to win the contest in order to stay alive in the competition. In their previous meeting,  Challengers had beaten Super Giants by 18 runs. The winner of this contest will face the loser of Qualifier 1.

Pitch report:

In the Qualifier 1, played between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), the track at the Eden Gardens produced a cracker of a game. Just like the previous game, fans can expect another high-scoring contest as the short boundaries at this venue come in as an advantage for batters, especially in the slog overs. The dew factor is likely to push captains opting to bowl first after winning the toss.

Head-to-head record:

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

Probable XIs:

Lucknow Super Giants: Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (c), Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik, Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga Harshal Patel/Akash Deep, Siddarth Kaul/Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

LSG wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 50-55
RCB total: 175-185

Case 2:

RCB wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 45-50
LSG total: 170-185

Team batting second to win the contest.

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