KKR vs LSG Match 28 IPL 2024: 3 Key Player Battles to Watch Out in Today Match

3 Key Battles to Look Forward During the Clash between Kolkata and Lucknow in IPL 2024

The match 28 of the TATA IPL 2024 will witness clash between the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). The match is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 14 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. KKR with 6 points is on the 2nd position on the points table. While LSG with 3 wins and 2 losses in the IPL 2024 is on the 4th position.

Shreyas Iyer is the skipper of KKR, while KL Rahul is captaining LSG. Lucknow has dominated Kolkata in the head to head encounters with 3 victories. In this article, we will take a look at the 3 key player battles to watch out for in the match 28 of the TATA IPL 2024 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants.

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Here are the three key player battles to watch out for during the KKR vs LSG match:

1) KL Rahul vs Mitchell Starc

KL Rahul has been brilliant with the bat, but has struggled to convert good starts into big scores. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc has finally found his rhythm and consistently taking wickets with his lethal fast bowling. Starc has troubled Rahul in the past. Therefore, this battle between the two will set the tone for the upcoming match between Kolkata and Lucknow.

2) Andre Russell vs Naveen-ul-Haq

The battle between Andre Russell and Naveen-ul-Haq will be an pivotal one in the upcoming match between KKR and LSG. Andre Russell is in superb form and is attacking in the final overs. On the other hand, Naveen-ul-Haq has been bowling well in the final overs. The batter has scored 41 runs off 33 balls bowled by the bowler, and Naveen has dismissed Russell twice.

3) Sunil Narine vs Krunal Pandya

Sunil Narine is giving fiery starts to KKR and has scored the most runs for the team in this season. He bats well against pacers, and has seen struggling against the spinners. Therefore, he will be challenged by Krunal Pandya, who bowls close to stumps and is less economical. Hence, it will be an interesting battle when the two all-rounders clash against each other.

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