KKR vs LSG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 66

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KKR vs LSG IPL Fantasy Tips
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Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants will take on each other in the 66th match of IPL 2022 which will also be the last group stage game for both the teams. KKR have won 6 out of 13 matches and would need a win to have a chance to feature in the playoffs. They have won their last 2 games and the last loss came against Lucknow Super Giants only. KKR lost the first league game against LSG by 75 runs. The batters could score 101 runs while chasing a target of 177 runs.

The win against KKR was also the last one for LSG, who have lost their previous two matches. They have won 8 out of 13 matches and a win in this game would help them finish in the second position in the points table.

Match Details:

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants, Match 66

Venue: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai

Date & Time: 18th May at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

KKR vs LSG, Match 66 Pitch Report:

It will be the last game of the season at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy. The pitch is expected to remain dry as we saw in the last game here and spinners might play a key role. The team winning the toss might look to bowl.

Injury News:

Ajinkya Rahane has been ruled out of the tournament due to a hamstring injury.

KKR vs LSG, Match 66 Probable Playing XIs:

Kolkata Knight Riders

Baba Indrajith, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rinku Singh, Sam Billings (wk), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy.

Lucknow Super Giants

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Krunal Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Mohsin Khan, Jason Holder, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.

Top Picks for KKR vs LSG Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Batters

Deepak Hooda:

He is the second-highest run-scorer for LSG this season. Hooda has made 406 runs in 13 matches at an average of 31.23 and a strike rate of 133.55 including 4 half-centuries. In the last game against Rajasthan Royals, Hooda scored 59 runs off 39 deliveries and was the highest scorer for the team.

Nitish Rana:

In the last 5 matches, Nitish Rana has made three 40+ scores and has been a key part of KKR’s middle-order. He has made 319 runs in 13 matches at an average of 26.58 and a strike rate of 139.30 including two half-centuries.

Top Picks – All-Rounders

Andre Russell:

He has maintained the reputation of being the best all-rounder for KKR. Russell has made 330 runs in 13 matches at an average of 41.25 and a strike rate of 182.32. He has also taken 17 wickets at an average of 13.7, an economy of 9.25, and a strike rate of 8.8.

Jason Holder:

He has not got many opportunities to showcase his batting skills, however, he has been one of the top-performer for LSG with the ball. Holder has taken 14 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 24.71, an economy of 9.22, and a strike rate of 16.

Top Picks – Bowlers

Avesh Khan:

He is the leading wicket-taker for LSG this season. He has taken 17 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 18.35, an economy of 7.86, and a strike rate of 14.

Tim Southee:

He has picked 6 wickets in the last 5 matches this season. Southee has been an important part of KKR’s bowling lineup and is likely to play a key role in this match. He has taken 14 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 15.57, an economy of 7.03, and a strike rate of 13.2.

Top Picks – Wicketkeeper

Lokesh Rahul:

He is the leading run-scorer for LSG with 469 runs in 13 matches at an average of 42.63 and a strike rate of 135.54. Rahul has made 2 centuries and 2 half-centuries.

KKR vs LSG Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Lokesh Rahul 469 runs 728 points
Andre Russell 330 runs and 17 wickets 981 points
Umesh Yadav 16 wickets 631 points
Deepak Hooda 406 runs 658 points
Quinton de Kock 362 runs 623 points

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KKR vs LSG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Lokesh Rahul (c), Sam Billings, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell (vc), Krunal Pandya, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KKR vs LSG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Quinton de Kock, Lokesh Rahul, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana (vc), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Tim Southee, Avesh Khan (c), Mohsin Khan

KKR vs LSG Dream11 Fantasy Team
This picture is the Dream11 fantasy team for IPL 2022 Match 66 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants with Avesh Khan as Captain and Nitish Rana as Vice Captain.

KKR vs LSG Risky Captaincy Choices:

Sam Billings:

He made his highest score this season in the last game against SRH. He scored 34 runs off 29 deliveries and added 63 runs for the sixth wicket along with Andre Russell.

Marcus Stoinis:

He is a key player for LSG and has not been able to showcase his skills this season. You can back him in this match due to the importance of this match.

Player you should avoid:

Baba Indrajith:

He might get another chance to open the innings for KKR in place of Ajinkya Rahane. However, you can avoid him in your fantasy team as he has not been able to deliver decent performance for the team.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided on our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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