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RCB vs LSG in IPL today: Lucknow lost 3 matches against Bengaluru, the only win came in Chinnaswamy; today's competition

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will face Lucknow Supergiants (LSG) today in the 17th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 15th match of the league will be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from 7:30 pm. The toss will take place at 7:00 pm.

This will be the fourth match of RCB this season. The team lost two and won only one. On the other hand, this will be LSG's third match of the season, the team has won one and lost only one. In the points table, Lucknow is at sixth and Bengaluru is at 9th.

Bengaluru ahead in head to head
A total of 4 matches have been played between the two teams in IPL so far. RCB won in 3 and LSG won only one. The team had also got this one win in Bengaluru last season, when LSG had won the thrilling match till the last over by one wicket.

Rahul played against Punjab as an impact player
Lucknow's captain Nicholas Puran did it against Punjab. Regular captain KL Rahul did not come to field due to injury. He batted as an impact player. In such a situation, there is a possibility that Rahul will play today's match also as an impact player.

Virat is the top scorer of RCB, Dayal has the most wickets in his name.
The first match of the season was played between Bengaluru and Chennai Super Kings, where Bengaluru lost by six wickets. The team defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by four wickets in its second match. In the third match, the team had to face defeat by 7 wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at home ground.

Virat Kohli is the top run scorer of RCB, he has 181 runs in his name with the help of 2 fifties in 3 matches. Both Fifty came to Bengaluru. On the other hand, Yash Dayal is the top wicket taker of the team, he took 1-1 wicket in every match.

Nicholas Pooran LSG top scorer
This will be the third match of LSG. The team lost by 20 runs against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the first match. In the second match, the team defeated Punjab Kings by 21 runs.

Nicholas Pooran is LSG's top scorer. Puran has played innings of 64 and 42 runs in 2 matches this season. Mayank Yadav, who impressed everyone with his speed in the team's second match, became the team's top wicket taker. He has 3 wickets to his name.

pitch report
The pitch of Bengaluru's M Chinnaswamy Stadium proves to be helpful for the batsmen. There is no help for the bowlers here and batting first is the most harmful. So far 90 IPL matches have been played here. 37 matches were won by the team batting first and 49 matches were won by the chasing team. Here 4 matches also remained inconclusive.

weather condition
The weather of Bengaluru has just started getting very hot. There is no possibility of rain in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The temperature on the match day will be between 22 to 36 degrees Celsius.

Possible playing-11 of both the teams
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Faf du Plessis (captain), Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Anuj Rawat, Alzarri Joseph/Lockie Ferguson, Mayank Dagar, Yash Dayal and Mohammed Siraj.
Impact Player: Suyyash Prabhudesai, Vijaykumar Vyashak, Karan Sharma.

Lucknow Supergiants: Nicholas Pooran (Captain)Quinton de Kock, Devdutt Padikkal, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Mayank Yadav and Yash Thakur.
Impact Player: KL Rahul.

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