The fight between the two most consistent teams in the competition will be seen in the last league stage match of the inaugural Lanka Premier League edition. In what ought to be a great cricket game, Dambulla Viiking and Colombo Kings will lock horns, but without much at play.
The semi-finals have already been achieved by both Dambulla Viiking and Colombo Kings. The Viikings remain at the top of the table with 11 points from 7 games. The Kings are put just behind them, with their account worth 10 points. The winner of this game would thus complete the league stage as the table-toppers.
In Hambantota, it will be a good day for cricket, with the temperature hovering around 28 ° C. The chance of precipitation is considerably low.
In Hambantota, despite there being some support on offer for the bowlers, a high-scoring game beckons. With the new ball, the pacers enjoyed conditions that made life tough for the batsmen early on.
The spinners should also come into play with an absolute turn on offer. Both teams will look to chase after winning the toss in this high-octane clash, with dew expected to play a role.
Dasun Shanaka (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Samit Patel, Samiullah Shinwari, Anwar Ali, Ramesh Mendis, Malinda Pushpakumara, Kasun Rajitha, Paul Stirling
Angelo Mathews (c), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Laurie Evans, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Ashan Priyanjan, Tharindu Kaushal, Andre Russell, Isuru Udana, Qais Ahmad, Dhammika Prasad, Thikshila de Silva
Colombo Kings vs Dambulla Viiking Dream 11:
Dasun Shanaka (c), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Paul Stirling, Angelo Perera, Laurie Evans, Andre Russell, Samit Patel, Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Qais Ahmad
The last time between the two sides met, the Colombo Kings were defeated by 28 runs by the Dambulla Viiking. As we are backing Dambulla Viiking to win this match against the Kings, the Viiking will be eyeing a double over them.