DV vs GG Lanka Premier League Fantasy Prediction: Dambulla Viiking vs Galle Gladiators – 5 December 2020 (Hambantota)
Dambulla Viiking will take on Galle Gladiators in the League Match of LPL 2020, aka Lanka Premier League which, will be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota. The Island nation finally got its own T20 league and, some big names will be on the cards.
The Viikings have been brilliant in the tournament and have won three of their four games whereas, Galle Gladiators have lost all four of their games. This should be an easy win for the Dambulla Viiking as the Gladiators are struggling in the tournament.
Pitch Report – This pitch is brilliant for batting and, we can expect a high-scoring game. However, spinners and slow-bowlers are going to have some advantage.
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Dambulla Viiking – Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga, Samit Patel, Dasun Shanaka, Angelo Perera, Samiullah Shinwari, Ramesh Mendis, Malinda Pushpakumara, Sachindu Colombage, Kasun Rajitha, Anwar Ali.
Galle Gladiators – Ahsan Ali, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Azam Khan, Chadwick Walton, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Akila Dananjaya, Mohammad Amir, Lakshan Sandakan, Dhananjaya Lakshan.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Samit Patel, Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Upul Tharanga, and Ahsan Ali.
DV vs GG Team Wicket-Keeper
Niroshan Dickwella (Price 9.5) and Azam Khan (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Both of them are brilliant players but have failed to prove their impact till now in the tournament. Dickwella is an aggressive opener whereas, Azam played some brilliant knocks in the PSL and is a young talent.
DV vs GG Team Batsmen
Danushka Gunathilaka (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Galle Gladiators. Gunathilaka has scored 206 runs in the tournament whereas, he has scored over 1500 T20 runs in his career. He is currently the highest run-scorer of the league.
Upul Tharanga (Price 10) and Angelo Perera (price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Dambulla Viiking. Tharanga has scored more than 3000 T20I runs whereas, Perera has scored 88 runs in the last couple of innings. Both of them are skilled players and play a big part for their side.
DV vs GG Team All-Rounders
Samit Patel (Price 9) and Dasun Shanaka (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Dambulla Viikings. Patel has scored 139 runs in the tournament whereas, Shanka has scored 197 runs. Samit has picked five wickets in his bowling as well. Both of them are the best players of this Viikings squad.
DV vs GG Team Bowlers
Anwar Ali (Price 9) and Malinda Pushpakumara (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Dambulla Viikings. Ali has picked four wickets in the tournament whereas, Malinda has picked five. Both of them are veteran players of this format.
Mohammad Amir (Price 9) and Lakshan Sandakan (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Galle Gladiators. Amir was the highest wicket-taker of Karachi in PSL 2020 whereas, Sandakan is a brilliant chinaman bowler. Both of them have picked a couple of wickets in the tournament.
Match Prediction: Dambulla Viiking are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Samit Patel and Danushka Gunathilaka
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Dasun Shanaka and Upul Tharanga
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