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Lucknow Super Giants


ABOUT
LSG

Full NameLucknow Super Giants

Nick NameLSG

Founded2021

GroundBRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium

Team Owner(s)RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group

Prominent PlayersKL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi, Marcus Stoinis

SQUAD

PLAYER ROLE STYLE AGE
KL Rahul Wicketkeeper Right Handed 30
Quinton de Kock Wicketkeeper Left Handed 29
Manish Pandey Batsman Right Handed 32
Deepak Hooda Batsman Right Handed 27
Marcus Stoinis Batsman Right Handed 32
Krunal Pandya All Rounder Left Handed 31
Jason Holder All Rounder Right Handed 30
Krishnappa Gowtham All Rounder Right Handed 33
Ravi Bishnoi Bowler Right Arm 21
Avesh Khan Bowler Right Arm 25
Dushmantha Chameera Bowler Right Arm 30
Ankit Rajpoot Bowler Right Arm 28
Shahbaz Nadeem Bowler Left Arm 32
Manan Vohra Batsman Right Handed 28
Mohsin Khan Bowler Left Arm 23
Ayush Badoni Batsman Right Handed 22
Karn Sharma All Rounder Right Handed 23
Mayank Yadav Bowler Right Arm -
Kyle Mayers All Rounder Left Handed 29
Evin Lewis Batsman Left Handed 30
Andrew Tye Bowler Right Arm 35
ABOUT

Squad


PlayerRoleAge
KL Rahul (c)Wicket-keeper Batter30
Ayush BadoniBowling All-rounder23
Karan SharmaBatting All-rounder22
Manan VohraBatter29
Quinton de KockWicket-keeper Batter30
Marcus StoinisAll-rounder33
Krishnappa GowthamBowling All-rounder34
Deepak HoodaAll-rounder27
Kyle MayersAll-rounder30
Krunal PandyaAll-rounder31
Avesh KhanBowler26
Mohsin KhanBowler24
Mark WoodBowler32
Mayank YadavBowler20
Ravi BishnoiBowler22
Nicholas PooranWicketkeeper Batsman27
Jaydev UnadkatBowler31
Yash ThakurBowler23
Romario ShepherdBowler28
Amit MishraBowler40
Prerak MankadAll-rounder28
Daniel SamsAll-rounder30
Naveen-ul-HaqAll-rounder23
Yudhvir Singh CharakAll-rounder25
Swapnil SinghAll-rounder31


About


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Captain - KL Rahul

Vice Captain - NA

Ambassador(s) - NA for 2023

Jersey- Aqua Marine Blue kit

Team Anthem - Ab Apni Baari Hai

Major Rivals - Gujarat Titans, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings

Logo - A bat, with a ball placed in the middle of it and tri-coloured wings coming out of the bat.


Lucknow Super Giants joined the Indian Premier League as one of the two new franchises ahead of the IPL 2022 season. The RPSG Group, which previously owned the Rising Pune Supergiant team, successfully bid for the first-ever Lucknow-based franchise on October 25, 2021.


There were six bidders in the race to buy the new franchise. RPSG Group submitted the biggest bid worth INR 7,090 crore to buy the team.


History


2022


  • Lucknow Super Giants finished fourth in their debut IPL season. They lost to RCB in the Eliminator.


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Administration and Support Staff


Head Coach : Andy Flower

Assistant Coach : Vijay Dahiya

Mentor : Gautam Gambhir

Bowling Coach : Andy Bichel

Fielding Coach : Richard Halsall

Strength and Conditioning Coach : Warren Andrews


Team Sponsors


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The title sponsor of the team is My11Cricle, a fantasy sport game. It is owned and a part of Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd. Gigabyte Technologies and AORUS, and Too Yum! are the official partners of the team. Along with them, Credenc.com, Acko, Greenply Industries and Darwin Platform Group of Companies are the associate sponsors.


LSG - Batting Stats


Most Runs: KL Rahul: 616 runs

Most Centuries: KL Rahul: 2

Most Fifties: KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda: 4

Best Average: KL Rahul: 51.33

Best Strike Rate: Manan Vohra: 172.72

Most Sixes: KL Rahul: 30

Highest Score: Quinton de Kock: 140*


LSG - Bowling Stats


Most Wickets: Avesh Khan: 18 wickets

Best Economy: Ayush Badoni: 5.50

Best Bowling Figures: Mohsin Khan- 4-16-4

Best Average: Ayush Badoni: 5.50

Most 4 Wickets: Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan: 1


LSG - Team Stats


Highest Total: 211/4

Lowest Total: 82/10

Fan Base


Lucknow Super Giants took over the social media handles of Rising Pune Supergiant team soon after the RPSG Group bought the Lucknow IPL franchise. Initially, the handle’s name was the official IPL Lucknow IPL team, and later it was updated to the Lucknow Super Giants. Despite it being a new team, the fans have already showed their love for the team on most social media platforms.


The official Instagram handle of LSG has over 1.2 million followers while their Twitter handle has 639k followers. On YouTube, the official Lucknow Super Giants account has 34k subscribers. Royal Challengers Bangalore's Facebook page is also very active with regular updates and has over 280k followers.


Performance over the years


YearCaptainResultTop BatterRunsTop BowlerWicketsWin%
2022KL Rahul4thKL Rahul616Avesh Khan1860



LSG 2023 Squad - Players to watch out


#1. KL Rahul


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The captain, KL Rahul, is the most dangerous player in the team. He can hit the ball in all parts of the ground and can pace his innings masterfully. Additionally, he has scored 500-plus runs in the last five seasons, making him the core batter of his team.


#2. Quinton De Kock


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Another opening batter, Quinton De Kock, will be a player to watch out for. He can score runs quickly and also make big scores, helping his team gain momentum and stability. The South African will be a big asset for LSG in 2023.


#3. Deepak Hooda


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Deepak Hooda will be looking to make a big impact in the upcoming season. After getting a few matches to play for the Indian team, Hooda will be looking to impress the Indian selectors by showing his batting prowess alongside his bowling aptitude.


#4. Ravi Bishnoi


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The young leg-break bowler, Ravi Bishnoi, will be lethal against the opposition batters. After getting rejected for the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup, Bishnoi will be looking to surpass his previous performances and hope to get selected in the upcoming Cricket World Cup. With his brilliant game awareness, Bishnoi is an important wicket-taker for the team.


#5. Mohsin Khan


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The young quickie, Mohsin Khan, is an important asset for his ability to bowl at both ends of an innings. He can bowl great fast and slow balls, and also mix them accordingly to fool the batter. Being a powerplay bowler, he had an impressive economy rate of below 6 runs per over. This time around, he will try to pick more wickets and get selected for the Indian team.


FAQs on Lucknow SuperGiants



The list of players retained by LSG before the 2023 auction: KL Rahul (capt), Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi



The list of players released by LSG before the 2023 auction: Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Dushmantha Chameera, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem.



The first match of LSG is on 27 March, against Gujarat Titans.


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