Lucknow Super Giants

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have emerged as a formidable force in the Indian Premier League (IPL), captivating fans with their stellar performances. Established in 2021, LSG is based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, and calls the iconic BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium its home. Owned by the RPSG Group, the team boasts a rich legacy, having previously owned the Rising Pune Supergiant franchise. Led by the dynamic KL Rahul and mentored by the seasoned Justin Langer, LSG is a force to be reckoned with in the IPL arena.

Lucknow Super Giants Team Info

LeagueIndian Premier League
Personnel
CaptainKL Rahul
CoachJustin Langer
ChairmanSanjiv Goenka
OwnerRPSG Group
Chief executiveVinod Bisht
ManagerAvinash Vaidya
Team information
CityLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Founded25 October 2021; 2 years ago
Home groundBharat Ratna Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Capacity50,000
History
Indian Premier League wins0
Official websiteLucknow Super Giants
Official KitLucknow Super Giants Team Kit

Franchise History

The journey of Lucknow Super Giants began with the Indian Premier League’s invitation to tender for two new teams in August 2021. Amid stiff competition, the RPSG Group emerged victorious, securing the rights to operate the Lucknow franchise with a staggering bid of ₹7,090 crore. The team’s moniker, “Super Giants,” was chosen through a fan competition, reflecting the grandeur and ambition of the franchise.

Team History

LSG made waves in the IPL from the outset, making significant player acquisitions during the 2022 mega auction. With stars like KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, and Marcus Stoinis in their ranks, the team set its sights on glory. Under the leadership of Rahul and the guidance of head coach Andy Flower, LSG stormed into the playoffs in their debut season. The subsequent season saw a continuation of their dominance, with LSG once again securing a playoff berth.

Seasons Summary

In both the 2022 and 2023 seasons, Lucknow Super Giants displayed consistency, finishing third in the league standings and making it to the playoffs. Despite facing formidable opponents, LSG’s resilience and skill were on full display. Their encounters with teams like Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders showcased their mettle and determination on the field.

SeasonLeague standingFinal standing
20223rd out of 10Playoffs
20233rd out of 10Playoffs

Home Ground

The BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium stands as a symbol of LSG’s home turf, where fans gather to witness thrilling encounters. Although the inaugural season saw restrictions preventing matches at the venue, subsequent seasons have witnessed the fervor of home support fueling LSG’s performance on familiar turf.

Captains

PlayerNationalityFromToMatchesWonLostTiedNRWin%Best Result
KL Rahul23px Flag of India.svgIndia2022Present2414100058.33Playoffs (2022,2023)
Krunal Pandya23px Flag of India.svgIndia202320236320150Stand-In

Current Squad

The current LSG squad boasts a blend of seasoned veterans and promising talents from around the globe. Players like Ashton Turner, David Willey, and Nicholas Pooran bring international flair, complementing the depth and diversity of the squad. Under the astute leadership of captain KL Rahul, LSG aims to scale new heights in the IPL.

Squad No.NameNationalityBirth dateBatting styleBowling styleSigned yearSalaryNotes
Batters
3Ayush Badoni23px Flag of India.svgIndia3 December 1999(age 24)Right-handedRight-arm off break2022₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
37Devdutt Padikkal23px Flag of India.svgIndia7 July 2000(age 23)Left-handedRight-arm off break2023₹7.75 crore(US$970,000)
70Ashton Turner23px Flag of Australia %28converted%29.svgAustralia25 January 1993(age 31)Right-handedRight-arm off break2023₹1.00 crore(US$130,000)Overseas
Wicket-keepers
1KL Rahul23px Flag of India.svgIndia18 April 1992(age 31)Right-handedRight-arm medium2022₹17 crore(US$2.1 million)Captain
12Quinton de Kock23px Flag of South Africa.svgSouth Africa17 December 1992(age 31)Left-handed2022₹6.75 crore(US$850,000)Overseas
29Nicholas Pooran23px WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svgWest Indies2 October 1995(age 28)Left-handedRight-arm off break2023₹16 crore(US$2.0 million)Overseas;Vice Captain
All-rounders
Arshad Khan23px Flag of India.svgIndia20 December 1997(age 26)Left-handedLeft-arm medium2023₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
Arshin Kulkarni23px Flag of India.svgIndia15 February 2005(age 19)Right-handedRight-arm medium2023₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
David Willey23px Flag of England.svgEngland28 February 1990(age 34)Left-handedLeft-arm fast-medium2023₹2 crore(US$250,000)Overseas
7Krishnappa Gowtham23px Flag of India.svgIndia20 October 1988(age 35)Right-handedRight-arm off break2022₹90 lakh(US$110,000)
17Marcus Stoinis23px Flag of Australia %28converted%29.svgAustralia16 August 1989(age 34)Right-handedRight-arm medium2022₹9.2 crore(US$1.2 million)Overseas
25Krunal Pandya23px Flag of India.svgIndia24 March 1991(age 32)Left-handedLeft-arm orthodox2022₹8.25 crore(US$1.0 million)
71Kyle Mayers23px WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svgWest Indies8 September 1992(age 31)Left-handedRight-arm medium2022₹50 lakh(US$63,000)Overseas
57Deepak Hooda23px Flag of India.svgIndia19 April 1995(age 28)Right-handedRight-arm off break2022₹5.75 crore(US$720,000)
46Prerak Mankad23px Flag of India.svgIndia23 April 1994(age 29)Right-handedRight-arm medium2023₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
Pace bowlers
Shamar Joseph23px WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svgWest Indies31 August 1999(age 24)Left-handedRight-arm fast2024₹3 crore(US$380,000)Overseas
34Yudhvir Singh23px Flag of India.svgIndia13 September 1997(age 26)Right-handedRight-arm medium2023₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
47Mohsin Khan23px Flag of India.svgIndia15 July 1998(age 25)Left-handedLeft-arm medium-fast2022₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
32Shivam Mavi23px Flag of India.svgIndia26 November 1998(age 25)Right-handedRight-arm fast2024₹6.40 crore(US$800,000)
9Yash Thakur23px Flag of India.svgIndia28 December 1998(age 25)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast2023₹45 lakh(US$56,000)
78Naveen-ul-Haq23px Flag of Afghanistan %282013%E2%80%932021%29.svgAfghanistan23 September 1999(age 24)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast2023₹50 lakh(US$63,000)Overseas
8Mayank Yadav23px Flag of India.svgIndia17 June 2002(age 21)Right-handedRight-arm medium2022₹20 lakh(US$25,000)
Spin bowlers
99Amit Mishra23px Flag of India.svgIndia24 November 1982(age 41)Right-handedRight-arm leg spin2023₹50 lakh(US$63,000)
Manimaran Siddharth23px Flag of India.svgIndia3 July 1998(age 25)Right-handedSlow left arm orthodox2023₹2.4 crore(US$300,000)
56Ravi Bishnoi23px Flag of India.svgIndia5 September 2000(age 23)Right-handedRight-arm leg spin2022₹4 crore(US$500,000)

Administration and Support Staff

Behind every successful team lies a dedicated support staff, and LSG is no exception. Led by CEO Vinod Bisht and team manager Avinash Vaidya, the franchise benefits from the expertise of coaches like Justin Langer and Lance Klusener. With strategic guidance from consultants like M. S. K. Prasad and Pravin Tambe, LSG is well-equipped to tackle the challenges of elite-level cricket.

PositionName
CEOVinod Bisht
Team managerAvinash Vaidya
Strategic consultantM. S. K. Prasad
MentorNIL
Head coachJustin Langer
Assistant coachLance KlusenerSridharan Sriram
Spin bowling consultantPravin Tambe
Fast bowling coachMorne Morkel
Fielding coachJonty Rhodes

Conclusion

Lucknow Super Giants have firmly established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the IPL landscape. With a rich history, talented squad, and unwavering support, LSG is poised to leave an indelible mark on the cricketing world. As they continue their quest for glory, fans can expect thrilling performances and unforgettable moments from this powerhouse of Indian cricket.

Results

7:30 pm
IPL
2024
Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium

Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans

7:30 pm
IPL
2024
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium

Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Lucknow Super Giants

7:30 pm
IPL
2024
Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium

Lucknow Super Giants vs Punjab Kings

3:30 pm
IPL
2024
Sawai Mansingh Stadium

Rajasthan Royals vs Lucknow Super Giants