The match 12 of Lanka Premier League 2020 will be held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, played between Dambulla Viiking and Galle Gladiators. The match will be kicked off on 5th December (Saturday) at 16:00 (GMT+6).
With three victories in four matches, Dambulla Viiking are having a great tournament. They have only lost to the Jaffna Stallions who are undefeated thus far. From the Galle Gladiators side who are out of form, the Dambulla Viiking will aim to make the most of this.
On the other hand, the Galle Gladiators have lost all 4 of their matches. They don’t seem to find the correct combination and they’ll find it hard to fill his void with the unavailability of their captain, Shahid Afridi. To be in contention for the semi-finals, they will have to win all 4 of their remaining games.
It will be partially cloudy with a 10% chance of rainfall, The temperature will stay around 30 Degrees Celsius and the humidity is going to be 72%.
The pitch has been great for batting. As all the matches are played at the same venue, it is slowing down a little. In the 2nd half of the competition, the spinners might have a major role to play.
Average first innings score: 173 (Last five games) (Updated till 10th game)
Chasing Teams Records: 2 Won, 3 Lost, 0 Tied
Probable Playing XIs
Dasun Shanaka (C), Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Sachindu Colombage, Samit Patel, Anwar Ali, Samiullah Shinwari, Ramesh Mendis, Malinda Pushpakumara, Kasun Rajitha
Bhanuka Rajapaksa (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Azam Khan (wk), Ahsan Ali, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Chadwick Walton, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan, Mohammad Amir, Akila Dananjaya, Asitha Fernando
Dambulla Viiking vs Galle Gladiators Dream11:
Samit Patel (C), Malinda Pushpakumara (VC), Niroshan Dickwella, Chadwick Walton, Danushka Gunathilaka, Ahsan Ali, Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Anwar Ali, Kasun Rajitha
It is crucial to have a few spinners in your Dream11 team with the pitch slowing down. According to our cricket expert’s predictions, this match is predicted to be won by Dambulla Viiking. Let’s back the team at baji.live!