LSG (Lucknow Super Giants) has come into the IPL 2022 for the first time. And ever since they came in, they did well. LSG reached in the top 4 with 9 wins in 14 games. They finished at No. 3 with 18 points and an NRR of +0.251.
We have seen some of the big players playing for this franchise like KL Rahul, Q de Kock, J Holder, etc. Today, we will talk about the stats and records of LSG in detail.
Top 5 run scorers for LSG (Lucknow Super Giants) in IPL 2022
(1) KL Rahul
KL Rahul is a beast when it comes to the Indian Premier League. He is always there on the list of top run scorers for the last 4-5 years of IPL (Indian Premier League).
The elegant right-hander has all the shots in his armory and he scores those runs on a consistent basis. He loves to play cricketing shots and he didn’t rely on unorthodox shots. Still, he finds a way to score runs and score big runs.
Sometimes, people point to his strike rate and says he took too much time to accelerate, but he makes up those start by scoring big runs.
In IPL 2022, KL Rahul scored 616 runs with an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 135. He has scored 4 fifties and two hundred with the highest score of 103 not out.
(2) Quinton de Kock
The South African complimented his LSG opening partner KL Rahul and got the pressure off him. He plays aggressively right from ball one, which helps KL Rahul to take his time to settle.
Q de Kock’s ability to hit the ball from the word go makes him an x-factor in any team. And the bowlers feared to bowl him, especially in the powerplay. Because he uses that field restrictions very well.
In 15 games in the IPL 2022, he scored 508 runs with an average of 36.28 and a strike rate of almost 149. He has scored 3 fifties and a hundred with the highest score of 140 not out.
(3) D Hooda
D Hooda has been a revelation in the last 12 months. He has done well in the domestic circuit and then in the IPL 2022.
After his outstanding performance in the IPL 2022, he has been rewarded a place in the Indian team. And now, he is a part of the squad of the Indian team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.
In the 14 innings of the 15 games he played in the IPL 2022, he scored 451 runs with an average of 32.21 and a strike rate of 136.66. He has scored 4 fifties with the highest score of 59.
(4) K Pandya
The middle order has done really well for LSG in the IPL 2022. And one of the reasons for this is K Pandya. The left-arm spinning all-rounder scored 183 runs with an average of 20.33 and a strike rate of 126. His highest score in the tournament was 42.
Not with the bat, he contributes to the team’s good performance with the ball as well.
(5) A Badoni
The young sensation A Badoni came into the picture when he has done well in the domestic circuit. His ability to hit the ball a long way makes him one of the most dangerous batters.
He is an uncapped international player but he is mature enough to know the game situation. In a few games, when the situation was tense, he kept his cool and finish the game for Lucknow Super Giants.
In the 11 innings of the 13 games he played in the IPL 2022, he scored 161 runs with an average of 20 and a strike rate of almost 124. His highest score was 54 and that is the only half century he has scored in the IPL 2022.
Top 5 wicket-taker for Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022
(1) Avesh Khan
The right-arm pacer took 17 wickets playing for LSG in the IPL 2022. He took those wickets in 12 games.
Avesh has bowled 43.4 overs in total and took 17 wickets with an average of 21.88 and a strike rate of 15.4. His economy is a bit higher (8.51) but he has bowled those tough overs in the powerplay and in the death overs. Avesh Khan’s best figures in the tournament were 4 for 24.
(2) J Holder
The tall West Indian has generated so much bounce while bowling. And it is an advantage that he uses to good effect.
His line and length are accurate and with extra bounce, it makes the batter’s life difficult.
In 12 games, he took 14 wickets with an average of 28 and a strike rate of 17.7. His economy is almost 9.5 but he is a genuine wicket-taker for his team. J Holder’s best figures in the IPL 2022 is 3 for 31.
(3) Mohsin Khan
A youngster Mohsin Khan is a revelation for the team. His ability to take wickets makes him a valuable asset to the team.
M Khan is an uncapped player but he uses his domestic experience very well.
In 8 games, he took 13 wickets with an average of 13.23 and a very good strike rate of 13.3. His economy is also quite impressive (5.93).
Mohsin Khan’s best figure in the tournament was 4 for 16.
(4) R Bishnoi
A leg spinner is always a wicket-taker nowadays. He is an out-and-out wicket-taker and he bowled quicker through the air. The batter has to adjust to the pace which is difficult. Also, he has a very good googly in his armory.
In 13 games, he has taken 12 wickets for Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL 2022. His average in bowling is 34 and a strike rate of 25. R Bishnoi’s best bowling figures are 2 for 22 and an economy of 8.22.
(5) K Pandya
He is a typical line and length bowler who bowled wicket to wicket. But he is very much effective. In 13 games he played for Lucknow Super Giants, he took 9 wickets with an average of 25 and a strike rate of 22.6.
His economy is very good (6.64) with the best figures of 3 for 19.
Lucknow Super Giants current squad-
KL Rahul (c & wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Evin Lewis, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye, Kyle Mayers, Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Ayush Badoni, Manan Vohra, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Ankit Rajpoot, Mayank Yadav, Mohsin Khan, Karan Sharma.
So this is the overview of the Lucknow Super Giants franchise. They just came into the tournament for the first time in the IPL 2022. We will see more good performances from this team in the future.
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