Lanka Premier League: In the 7th match of the LPL 2021, Kandy Warriors and Jaffna Kings will lock horns against each other. It will be the third game for the teams in this edition of the league.
When and Where
R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo will host this match between Kandy Warriors and Jaffna Kings on Wednesday, 8th December at 7:30 (PM).
The live telecast of this Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings game will be there on the Sony Ten and Sony Six. You can catch the live streaming of this game on the Sony LIV app and website.
Kandy Warriors is the only team in the tournament that has not won a single game. The Warriors played their first game against Dambulla Giants. The Giants made 190 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs while batting first. The Warriors made 170 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 20 runs.
In the second game against Galle Gladiators, the Warriors batted first and made 143 runs for the loss of six wickets. Ahmed Shahzad made 56 runs off 51 balls and was the highest scorer for the team. The Gladiators made 147 runs in 19.2 overs and won by four wickets.
Jaffna Kings opened their campaign against Galle Gladiators on Sunday. The Gladiators made 164 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s 56 runs off 31 balls, and Samit Patel’s 42 runs off 31 balls helped the team reach this total. In reply, the Kings made only 110 runs and lost the match by 54 runs.
In the second match, Dambulla Giants made 110 runs while batting first. Wanindu Hasaranga and Maheesh Theekshana picked three wickets each for the Kings. The team chased down this total in 12.3 overs and won the match by eight wickets.
Lanka Premier League – Squad News and Injury News
There has been no injury update from any side regarding a player.
Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings Probable Playing 11
Ahmed Shahzad, Kennar Lewis (wk), Angelo Perera (c), Charith Asalanka, Rovman Powell, Kamindu Mendis, TM Sampath, Ishan Jayaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Sachindu Colombage, Al-Amin Hossain
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Upul Tharanga, Avishka Fernando, Shoaib Malik, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Perera (c), Chaturanga de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Suranga Lakmal, Jayden Seales
Lanka Premier League – Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings Head to Head
Kandy Warriors and Jaffna Kings played two group stage games in the last season. Both the teams won one game each.
Lanka Premier League – Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings Key Players
Ahmed Shahzad played his first game in the last match when he made 56 runs off 51 balls at a strike rate of 109.80. He is the only player from Kandy Warriors to score a half-century in the tournament.
Sachindu Colombage is the leading wicket-taker for the Kandy Warriors. He has picked four wickets in two matches at an average of 16.50, an economy of 8.25, and a strike rate of 12.
Tom Kohler-Cadmore has made 55 runs in two matches at an average of 55 and a strike rate of 130.95 for Jaffna Kings. Cadmore is going through an exceptional form and will be a key for the Kings’ middle-order throughout the tournament.
Wanindu Hasaranga has picked the second-most wicket in the tournament. He has five wickets at an average of 9.20, an economy of 5.75, and a strike rate of 9.6.
Lanka Premier League – Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen: Ahmed Shahzad (vc), Angelo Perera, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Rovman Powell
All-rounders: Ishan Jayaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Kamindu Mendis
Bowlers: Lahiru Kumara, Jayden Seales, Sachindu Colombage
Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen: Rovman Powell, Avishka Fernando, Ahmed Shahzad, Angelo Perera
All-rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Kamindu Mendis, Thisara Perera
Bowlers: Suranga Lakmal, Jayden Seales, Sachindu Colombage
Lanka Premier League – The12thMan Prediction
The match between Kandy Warriors and Jaffna Kings might be a high-scoring encounter as both the teams have batters who can strike the ball right from the word go.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.