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Lucknow Super Giants take on in-form Kolkata Knight Riders in key IPL 2024 clash


Lucknow Super Giants will look to consolidate their playoff chances when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in an important Indian Premier League match today. Both teams find themselves in the top 4 and will be keen to earn full points.

Lucknow Super Giants are currently placed 3rd with 12 points from 10 games. A win today will strengthen their position. Kolkata Knight Riders occupy the 2nd spot with 14 points and will be hoping to maintain their slot with a victory.

The previous encounters between these two teams have been close contests. In 4 matches played so far, Lucknow have won 3 while Kolkata have emerged victorious once. This promises to be another exciting battle between two well-matched sides.

KL Rahul's Lucknow will expect key contributions from Marcus Stoinis and Ayush Badoni. The trio will need to fire to get past Kolkata's varied attack. For Kolkata, Shreyas Iyer and Venkatesh Iyer stepped up last game with valuable half-centuries. Their performances will again be crucial.

The pitch in Lucknow has provided varying conditions so far. While one match saw a batting-friendly surface, another was slower. This could make life difficult for both teams. Long spells under the scorching sun may also test the players.

The is predicted to be sunny with negligible chances of rain. Humidity levels will remain moderate. Both captains will hope their players can handle the heat and give optimal performance.

An exciting contest is on the cards as the top 4 race intensifies. Fans can look forward to another compelling battle between these skilled lineups on Sunday.

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