IPL 2024, Match 54, LSG vs KKR: Ekana Stadium Pitch Report & IPL Stats

Kolkata Knight Riders is going to play for the first time at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow in IPL history. Both KKR and Lucknow Super Giants are comfortably placed in the points table at number 2 and 3 respectively. A win for KKR will almost guarantee them a playoff berth. On the other hand, LSG needs two wins to secure a playoff spot. The battle for playoffs in heating up and today’s match is going to play a key role in that.

IPL 2024, Match 54, LSG vs KKR: Ekana Stadium Pitch Report

The bowlers in this IPL might be eager for this match. Firstly, it’s a used pitch, evident from the footmarks. With both square sides measuring 66 meters, there’s no shorter boundary today. The straight boundaries are around 71m to 76m. Last time, a score of 163 was successfully defended, boosting the bowlers’ confidence. While there’s some grass on the surface, it’s not expected to be a major factor. The pitch seems slower, with visible bare patches throughout, indicating potential spin and grip, favoring the Lucknow side. The slight breeze could further assist the bowlers tonight.

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Ekana Stadium IPL Stats

Matches Played13
Matches Won Batting First6
Matches Won Batting Second6
Matches Won Winning Toss8
Matches Won Winning Toss4
Matches With No Result1
Highest Team Total199/7
Lowest Team Total108
Highest Total Successfully Chased177
Average First Innings Total160
IPL 2024

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