KT vs DV Lanka Premier League Fantasy Prediction: Kandy Tuskers vs Dambulla Viiking – 28 November 2020 (Hambantota)
Dambulla Viikings 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 Tuskers lost their first game of the tournament in the super-over and would be eager to get their first win. Perera and Gurbaz handled the batting really well whereas, the bowling is looking weak. However, Nuwan Pradeep and Naveen ul Haq bowled beautifully in the last game. This game is going to be important for this side.
Dambulla Viikings are going to start their campaign from this game. The Sri-Lankan batting core of this side is brilliant but, the bowling of this side looks really good on paper. They have some brilliant all-rounders in their game as well.
Pitch Report – This pitch is brilliant for batting and, we can expect a high-scoring game.
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 PM, Live on Sony Six/HD
Probable XI for both sides:-
Kandy Tuskers – Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Munaf Patel, Nuwan Pradeep, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Lasith Embuldeniya, Kaveeshka Anjula
Dambulla Viiking – Upul Tharanga, Paul Stirling, Oshada Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Madushanka, Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel, Anwar Ali, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Aftab Alam
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Kusal Perera, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Paul Sterling, Niroshan Dickwella, and Samit Patel.
KT vs DV Team Wicket-Keeper
Kusal Perera (Price 9.5) and Niroshan Dickwella (Price 9) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Perera played a knock of 87 runs in the last game whereas, Dickwella is also an aggressive batsman. Dickwella has scored 1224 T20 runs at an S/R of 138.93. Both of them are really aggressive players.
KT vs DV Team Batsmen
Upul Tharanga (Price 10) and Paul Sterling (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Dambulla Viikings. Sterling is in fine form and scored a century in England whereas, Tharanga is an experienced campaigner. Sterling’s T20 strike-rate is 142.5 whereas, Tharanga has scored 3188 T20 runs. Both of them are reliable players.
Kusal Mendis (Price 9.5) and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Kandy Tuskers. Gurbaz is a T20 specialist and scored 53 runs in 22 balls last time around whereas, Mendis is also a reliable player. Both of them play in the top-order and just cannot be dropped from this game.
KT vs DV Team All-Rounders
Samit Patel (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Dambulla Viikings. Patel is a T20 specialist and was brilliant in the PSL 2020. He picked ten wickets in bowling whereas, he also scored 188 runs at an S/R of 145.73.
KT vs DV Team Bowlers
Kasun Rajitha (Price 9) and Lahiru Kumara (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Dambulla Viikings. Rajitha has picked 60 wickets in 36 T20 games, whereas Kumara is also a test regular. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers of this side.
Naveen ul Haq (Price 8.5) and Nuwan Pradeep (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Kandy Tuskers. Naveen was brilliant in CPL 2020 and picked 11 wickets whereas, Pradeep is also a really good new-ball bowler. Both of them picked a couple of wickets in the last game as well.
Match Prediction: Kandy Tuskers will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Kusal Perera and Paul Sterling
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Niroshan Dickwella
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