PBKS will look to carry on their winning momentum after securing their fourth win of the season, while KL Rahul-led LSG will look to bounce back after suffering their third defeat of the campaign.
In the recent outings, PBKS defended a total of 214 against Mumbai Indians in Mumbai. But before that the Punjab-based side had lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore at home after an impressive win over the Lucknow Super Giants in Lucknow.
Earlier in the season, PBKS, who beat LSG away from home, lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans after victories over Rajasthan Royals away from home and Kolkata Knight Riders at home.
LSG, on the other hand, suffered a 7-run loss to defending champions GT in Lucknow after an impressive win over RR in Jaipur. Also, before those two results, LSG lost at home to PBKS.
Earlier, they registered victory over Delhi Capitals at home, but followed that with an away loss to Chennai Super Kings in Chennai. However, LSG responded with back-to-back away wins, starting with a 5-wicket win over SRH in Hyderabad before a 1-wicket win over RCB in Bengaluru.
This will be the third meeting between the two sides in IPL. This will also be the first meeting between the two sides at the PCA Stadium, which hosts it’s fourth IPL 2023 match.
Now, we take a look at the stats and records preview of PBKS and LSG along with stats for previous franchises against team, interesting facts and players chasing milestones ahead of PBKS vs LSG in IPL 2023:
PBKS vs LSG Head-to-Head
In the two meetings between the sides in IPL, PBKS and LSG have one match each. In IPL 2022, LSG rode Quinton de Kock’s 46 to set a target of 154 before Mohsin Khan did the damage with the ball, taking a 3-wicket haul to restrict PBKS to 133.
In the reverse fixture in IPL 2023, stand-in captain Sam Curran’s three-wicket haul helped PBKS restrict LSG to 159 and the Punjab-based side chased down the target thanks to Sikandar Raza fifty and Shahrukh Khan cameo.
PBKS vs LSG stats
|STAT||For PBKS vs LSG||For LSG vs PBKS|
|Wins Batting 1st||0||1|
|Most Runs||Sikandar Raza (57 runs)||KL Rahul (80 runs)|
|Highest scorer||Sikandar Raza (57)||KL Rahul (74)|
|Most wickets||Kagiso Rabada (6)||Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi & Mohsin Khan (3)|
|Best Bowling||Kagiso Rabada (4/38)||Mohsin Khan (3/24)|
LSG players’ overall IPL record (previous teams included) vs PBKS
Most Runs: Quinton de Kock – 369 runs in 11 matches for DC, MI, SRH, RCB & LSG
Highest Score: KL Rahul – 74
Most Wickets: Amit Mishra – 22 wickets in 20 matches for SRH, Deccan Chargers & DC
Most Sixes: Quinton de Kock – 11 sixes
Most Fours: Quinton de Kock – 39 fours
Best Bowling: Amit Mishra – 4 for 9
Most Fifties: Quinton de Kock – 4 fifties
Players Who Can Cross Milestones in PBKS vs LSG 2023
▶ Ravi Bishnoi (Lucknow Super Giants) is 5 wickets away from completing 50 wickets in IPL.
▶ Amit Mishra (Lucknow Super Giants) if selected is just 1 wicket away from surpassing Lasith Malinga (170) to become the third highest wicket-taker in IPL history.
▶ Deepak Hooda (Lucknow Super Giants) is 37 runs away from completing 3000 runs in T20 cricket (overall).
▶ Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Lucknow Super Giants) is 10 runs away from 3000 runs in T20 cricket (overall).
► Shikhar Dhawan (Punjab Kings) if fit and plays has the chance to become the second player to score 50 fifties in IPL after David Warner, who has scored 57 so far. Kohli is joint second with 49 fifties to his name. Dhawan is also 23 runs away from completing 6500 runs in IPL.
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