JS vs KT Lanka Premier League Fantasy Prediction: Jaffna Stallions vs Kandy Tuskers – 1 December 2020 (Hambantota)
Jaffna Stallions will take on Kandy Tuskers 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 Stallions have played really well in the tournament and have won both of their games in the tournament so far. Kandy Tuskers, on the other hand, have played well but have won a single match of their three. Both teams have some aggressive batsmen, whereas they lack in their bowling department. This can be a brilliant game to watch out for.
Pitch Report – This pitch is brilliant for batting and, we can expect a high-scoring game.
Match Details :
Time:- 8:00 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Jaffna Stallions – Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Tom Moores, Shoaib Malik, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chaturanga de Silva, Usman Shinwari, Duanne Olivier, Binura Fernando.
Kandy Tuskers – Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Brandan Taylor, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dilruwan Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Munaf Patel.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Thisara Perera, and Brendan Taylor.
JS vs KT Team Wicket-Keeper
Kusal Perera (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Perera is a T20 superstar and has scored 118 runs in the tournament so far. He is going to open the innings for his side and must be picked.
JS vs KT Team Batsmen
Avishka Fernando (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Jaffna Stallions. Fernando is a prodigy of Sri Lankan cricket and has scored 96 runs in just a couple of innings. He is a wonderful player and just cannot be dropped.
Brendan Taylor (Price 9), Kusal Mendis (Price 9.5), Asela Gunaratne (Price 9.5), and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Kandy Tuskers. Tayor made his LPL debut in the last game and scored a brilliant half-century at a brilliant strike-rate as well. Mendis has scored 113 runs in the tournament whereas, Gurbaz has scored 102 runs. All three of them are brilliant batsmen and are going to be lethal on this batting wicket. Gunaratne, on the other hand, has bowled really well and has picked a couple of wickets.
JS vs KT Team All-Rounders
Thisara Perera (Price 9.5) and Wanindu Hasaranga (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Jaffna Stallions. Perera is a T20 superstar whereas, Hasaranga has impressed everyone with his wrist-spin. Perera played a blinder of 97 runs in the last game whereas, he has picked three wickets in his bowling as well. Hasaranga, on the other hand, has been economical and has picked three wickets as well, plus he is a good hitter too.
JS vs KT Team Bowlers
Usman Shinwari (Price 8.5) and Duanne Olivier (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Jaffna Stallions. Olivier has been impressive and has picked five wickets so far, whereas Shinwari is also an experienced campaigner. Both of them are wicket-taking bowlers.
Naveen ul Haq (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from Kandy Tuskers. Naveen was brilliant in CPL 2020 and picked 11 wickets whereas, he has picked five wickets in LPL too. He is a brilliant young bowler.
Match Prediction: Kandy Tuskers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Kusal Perera and Thisara Perera
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kusal Mendis and Rahmanullah Gurbaz
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