IPL 2022, Match 42: PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury And Weather Updates – Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants

Prediction for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Contest - Playing XI, Injury Updates, Pitch Report and Weather report for the clash between Punjab Kings  and Lucknow Super Giants in Match 42 of the IPL 2022 season.
PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Prediction Team IPL 2022 Match 42

PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match Preview

Lucknow Super Giants are at the 4th position with 5 wins in 8 matches. They defeated the Mumbai Indians in their last game by 36 runs. Their batters are looking good especially KL Rahul but he hasn’t got enough support from the others. Quinton de Kock has failed to score from the last 2-3 games now while Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badoni too have failed to get going. Krunal Pandya has played well while Marcus Stoinis has been in decent touch as well.  

Their bowlers have been in great form. Jason Holder, Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera are in good form and are bowling well. Krunal Pandya and Ravi Bishnoi have been good as well in the spin department. Lucknow needs consistency from the top order to support KL Rahul in the batting department and they will look to do the same in this game.

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Punjab Kings, on the other hand, are in the 6th position with 4 wins after 8 matches. They defeated CSK by 11 runs in their last game. They performed as a team with the batters and bowlers assisting each other quite well. Shikhar Dhawan has been in good form while Mayank Agarwal is also looking good. Bhanuka Rajapaks, Liam Livingstone, and Jonny Bairstow form a very explosive middle-order. Punjab Kings will look to play very aggressively with the bat and they can score heaps of runs with this batting unit. 


Their bowlers are doing a great job and they will expect them to continue the same. Kagiso Rabada has been bowling well while Sandeep Sharma will be their new ball bowler. Arshdeep Singh has been terrific especially in the death overs. Rahul Chahar has been in good form as well with his leg spin bowling. Rishi Dhawan too did well in his first game of the season. Punjab will look to continue their good form in this match and the upcoming matches.


PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match Venue, Date and Time

Match: Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Match 42, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 

Venue: MCA Stadium, Mumbai

Date and Time: 29th April 2022, Friday, 7:30 PM IST


Pitch Report for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

The pitch at Pune like all the other venues is a good one for batting. There will be good help for the pacers with the new ball while the spinners will come into play as the game progresses. The dimensions of the ground is decent as well. The average first innings total here has been 170 runs. Teams will look to bat first and put up a good total on the board. Chasing sides have won 3 out 7 games played here in IPL 2022.


PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Prediction 

It will be an even contest as both the sides are coming off a win in their last game and are in good form as well. Punjab Kings, however, will be the favorites to win this game.


PBKS vs LKN Playing XI

Punjab Kings are expected to be unchanged for this game .

 Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuk Rajapaksa, Johnny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh


Lucknow may bring in Manan Vohra for Manish Pandey. 

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


Top Captaincy Choices for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

  • KL Rahul: KL Rahul has been in terrific form in iPL 2022. He scored a brilliant century in the last game against Mumbai. It was his second of the season. He is the second-highest run-scorer with 368 runs at an average of 61.33. He will be the best captaincy choice for this game. 

  • Liam Livingstone: Livingstone hasn’t performed in the last two games but he is an excellent all-rounder and is in good form as well. He is very brutal with the bat and can turn the game on its head in a matter of few deliveries. He will be a great captaincy option as well. 

  • Shikhar Dhawan: Shikhar Dhawan is one of the most consistent batters in the IPL. He is in great form in IPL 2022. He scored 88* against CSK in the last game and has a total of 302 runs to his name. Dhawan is an excellent captaincy pick.


Budget Picks for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa (8.5 Credits): Bhanuka Rajapaksa is a very aggressive batter and will bat at number 3 for Punjab. He attacks from the first ball and plays very freely. He scored 42 in the last game. He will be a great budget pick for this game.

  • Krunal Pandya (8.5 Credits): Krunal Pandya has been in excellent form for Lucknow. He is batting at number 4 and is bowling really well. He will contribute with both bat and ball. Krunal picked 3 wickets in the last game. He is a great budget pick as well.


Differential Pick for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

  • Dushmantha Chameera: Dushmantha Chameera will bowl with the new ball and then in the death overs for Lucknow. He has good pace and can swing the new ball as well. He can pick wickets in clusters on his day and will be the best differential pick for this match.

Small/Head-to-Head League Team for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

If PBKS Bats First: C - KL Rahul, VC - Liam Livingstone

IF LKN Bats First: C - Kagiso Rabada, VC - Quinton de Kock

PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Team


Mega League Team for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match

PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Team


If PBKS Bats First: C - Shikhar Dhawan, VC - Jason Holder

If LKN Bats First: C - Avesh Khan, VC - Krunal Pandya


Which Contests to Join for PBKS vs LKN Dream11 Match 

Joining small league contests of upto 7 members are recommended from the small/head-to-head league team. Join Mega contest and all the other contests with a big prize pool with the mega league team.