IPL 2024 Match 54, LSG vs KKR – Match Prediction

Lucknow Super Giants vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Preview – LSG vs KKR

The 54th match of the IPL 2024 will feature Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) facing off at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on May 5. During their previous encounters, LSG has always had an advantage over KKR, winning every match they have played, including a nail-biter last year where they narrowly won. After the latest auction, both teams have adapted significantly, with key players likely to make a difference in this high-stakes contest. The slim win probabilities (LSG 49%, KKR 51%) indicate another tight match is likely.

LSG vs KKR Match Details

Match Details
MatchLucknow Super Giants Vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024
VenueBharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Date & TimeSunday, May 5, 7:30 PM (IST)
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LSG vs KKR Chance of Winning

Lucknow Super GiantsKolkata Knight Riders

LSG vs KKR Today Match Prediction Cricket Betting Tips

  • Lucknow Super Giants
    • With the LSG team entering the 2024 season, they have been known for their resilience and strategic play. The team has been consistently putting on a strong showing, with KL Rahul leading the team as a top scorer in the current season. A number of key players such as Quinton de Kock and Avesh Khan have maintained their form, which has significantly contributed to the team’s overall performance. Their bowling department, however, could present challenges in crucial matches as a result of injuries and occasional inconsistencies.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    • With Shreyas Iyer at the helm, KKR is blending aggressive batting with strategic bowling this season. As well as having a deep batting lineup, the team has versatile bowlers like Sunil Narine and Andre Russell, who play in tight matches. For them to fully leverage their high potential, they need more consistency, as recent performances have been a mix of spectacular wins and unexpected losses.

LSG vs KKR Head-to-Head Record

In the brief history of encounters between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), LSG holds an unblemished record with three wins out of three matches. The teams have met in some closely fought contests, such as their last encounter on May 20, 2023, at Eden Gardens, where LSG edged out KKR by just 1 run. In their matchups, key performers like Quinton de Kock, who leads the batting chart with 218 runs across the fixtures, and bowlers like Mohsin Khan and Ravi Bishnoi, each with four wickets, have prominently figured. Despite spirited performances from players like Rinku Singh for KKR, tactical missteps at critical moments have seen them fall short each time. KKR will have to overcome this head-to-head dominance by LSG in their upcoming IPL 2024 encounter if they wish to reverse their fortunes.

Cricket Teams Preview of the Match

  • Lucknow Super Giants
    • KL Rahul (C), Quinton de Kock, Devdutt Padikkal, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mayank Yadav
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    • Shreyas Iyer (C), Philip Salt, Venkatesh Iyer, Ramandeep Singh, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell

Weather Conditions

The weather forecast for May 5th in Lucknow predicts a sunny day with a peak temperature reaching 42°C around midday, accompanied by a 17% humidity level and winds at 19 km/h. Given the extreme heat and low humidity, players may experience challenging conditions, especially during the afternoon. Adequate hydration and frequent breaks could become necessary to manage the intense heat. However, the clear skies mean there will be no interruptions due to rain, ensuring a full day of uninterrupted cricket action.

Venue and Pitch Conditions

In the Indian Premier League, this pitch favors hitters and gives bowlers very little to work with. Slower bowlers (especially spinners), however, may find some benefit from it. 

As the game progresses, the pitch becomes more difficult to bat on, which could lead the captain to choose to bat first. Last year, the team that batted second won just twice.


Based on my analysis of both teams’ recent form and historical matchups, I anticipate a thrilling encounter between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders. While LSG has consistently outperformed KKR in their past meetings, the narrow odds suggest that KKR is gearing up to challenge this trend with their rejuvenated squad and tactical insights. I expect a closely contested match that could very well hinge on the performances of key players in high-pressure moments. As a cricket enthusiast, I’m particularly excited to see how strategic decisions and individual brilliance will unfold in this high-stakes game. It promises to be an exhilarating match, likely to be decided in the final overs.