In the crucial Eliminator match of the IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians will face each other. The match is scheduled to take place at MA Chidambaram Stadium on 24th May.
LSG finished the league stage at the 3rd spot with 8 wins and 17 points while MI also won 8 matches and accumulated 16 points. MI finished at the 4th position after winning their last match in the league stage on Sunday.
Let’s take a look at the Pitch Report for the LSG vs MI Eliminator Match.
We saw more of the chasing matches on this ground this year and we can witness another chase in this match. Both the sides will pick up quality spinners for this match as the ball grips well on this pitch. The toss winner will go bowling first. The par score is around 180. Anything above the par score can be defendable.
The weather forecast predicts a clear and sunny day on Wednesday with temperature to hover around 32°C. The wind speed is expected to be around 21-23 km/h and the humidity levels will be 77%.
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LSG and MI have played three head to head matches so far and LSG have emerged victorious in all three. They have never faced each other on this ground but they both have faced home team CSK once in the league stage and both the teams have lost to CSK.
MA Chidambaram Stadium is among the oldest cricket stadiums in the world. It was established in 1916 and currently has a seating capacity to cater 50,000 spectators. The stadium is popularly known as Chepauk Stadium because of its location in Chepauk locality of Chennai.
Chepauk Stadium serves as the home ground of Tamil Nadu team and IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. It is owned and operated by Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA).
The stadium hosted the first ever Ranji match in 1936 and later on in 1952 it witnessed India’s first ever Test match victory which came against England.
Former Indian batsman, Virender Sehwag became the first Indian to score a triple century in Tests and the feat was achieved at this ground. Sehwag has scored two triple-centuries in his Test career.