Lucknow Super Giants are in an amazing run of form in their very first season of the IPL. Lucknow has 16 points in 11 games. They have won 8 games and lost 3, staying in the first position on the points table. Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans occupied the first place for so long before LSG beat KKR with a huge margin to make it to the top. As both the new franchise of IPL is highly likely to make it to the playoffs of IPL 2022. Let’s have a look at the players who can be crucial for LSG for playoffs.
Lucknow Super Giants’ x-factor players for playoffs (IPL 2022):
1. KL Rahul: The skipper KL Rahul is himself is one of the x-factor players as he is been amazing again this season. KL Rahul has 451 runs in 11 matches he played this season so far and is placed in the second position on the ‘orange cap’ list. The LSG’s skipper is only behind RR’s explosive batter Jos Buttler who has 618 runs in the same number of matches. KL Rahul has also scored two centuries this season and thus it makes him the most important player for LSG for the playoffs.
2. Deepak Hooda: Deepak Hooda is been very good this season so far as he also named himself in the list of top 10 run-getters in this year’s IPL. The batter has scored a lot of runs and that is also in the crucial times as compared to other seasons he played and that’s what makes him one of the x-factor players for LSG for playoffs.
3. Dushmantha Chameera: The Sri Lankan pacer is one of the x-factor players for LSG as he bowled some great deliveries in the powerplay for LSG this year and also took so many crucial wickets which helped the team register victories.
4. Mohsin Khan: The Indian uncapped pacer is also one of the best bowlers for LSG this season. Mohsin Khan’s economy is so good this season and is been quite amazing in the death overs as well. So, he can also be one of the x-factor players for LSG for playoffs of IPL 2022.