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GG vs JK Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between Galle Gladiators and Jaffna Kings, Lanka Premier League 2021 Final. Galle Gladiators and Jaffna Kings are set to lock horns with each other in the final of Lanka Premier League 2021. The GG vs JK final of LPL 2021 will take place on December 23 (Thursday) at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota.

Jaffna Kings topped the points table after the league stage. The team played 8 matches, winning 6 and losing only 2. With 12 points, they finished on the peak spot in the Lanka Premier League 2021 points table. In the qualifiers, Jaffna Kings lost to Galle Gladiators in the Qualifier 1 game. However, they defeated Dambulla Giants in Qualifier 2 match to reach the final of Lanka Premier League 2021.

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Jaffna Kings
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In the Qualifier 2 match of Lanka Premier League 2021, Jaffna Kings batted first and slammed a mammoth 210-4 on the scoreboard. Opener Avishka Fernando smacked a century (100) while Rahmanullah Gurbaz smashed 70 runs. Later, Dambulla Giants could only reach 187-9 in 20 overs. Chamika Karunaratne shattered an unbeaten 75 runs but the rest of the batsmen could not go big with the bat. Jaffna Kings won the match by 23 runs in the end.

Talking about Galle Gladiators, the team played 8 matches during the league stage. They won 4 matches and lost 3. With 9 points, they finished on the 2nd spot in Lanka Premier League 2021 points table. During playoffs, Gladiators defeated Jaffna Kings in Qualifier 1 match to enter the final.

Nuwan Thushara
Nuwan Thushara (Image: Twitter)

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In the Qualifier 1 encounter of Lanka Premier League 2021, Galle Gladiators batted first. With half-centuries by openers Kusal Mendis (85) and Danushka Gunathilaka (55), Gladiators reached 188-5 on the scoreboard. Later, they restricted Jaffna Kings to just 124 all-out. Rahmanullah Gurbaz was the only good scorer for the team with his 59 runs. Nuwan Thushara picked a fabulous 5-wicket haul. Winning by 64 runs, Galle Gladiators reached the final of Lanka Premier League 2021.

GG vs JK Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between Galle Gladiators and Jaffna Kings, Lanka Premier League 2021 Final

GG vs JK Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches GG Won JK Won No Result
Overall 6 3 3 0
At Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota 4 1 3 0
In the last 5 matches 5 3 2 0
In LPL 2021 3 3 0 0

Recent Venue Records (Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota) 

Stats- T20

Total Matches- 7

Matches won batting first- 5

Matches won bowling first- 2

Average 1st innings score- 130

Average 2nd innings score- 103

Highest total recorded- 182/4 (20 Ov) by SL vs ZIM

Lowest total recorded- 95/10 (17.4 Ov) by PAK vs SL

Highest score chased- 164/4 (18.1 Ov) by SL vs RSA

Lowest score defended- 78/4 (7 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Toss Prediction for GG vs JK Match

The team winning the toss might aim to bat first. At Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, the team batting first has a better record of winning matches.

Predicted Scores for GG vs JK Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
GG 180-200  170-190
JK 170-190 160-180

Players’ Form- Galle Gladiators- Batting

Galle Gladiators
Galle Gladiators (Image: Twitter)

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Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Kusal Mendis 9 288 36.00
Danushka Gunathilaka 9 172 21.50
Bhanuka Rajapaksa 9 165 20.62
Samit Patel 9 116 19.33
Mohammad Hafeez 8 79 11.28
Ben Dunk 5 70 17.50

Who will score the most runs for Galle Gladiators in the match: Kusal Mendis or Bhanuka Rajapaksa

Players’ Form-Galle Gladiators-Bowling

Galle Gladiators
Galle Gladiators (Image: Twitter)
Players Matches  Wickets  Average 
Samit Patel 9 15 12.46
Nuwan Thushara 7 11 14.45
Noor Ahmad 8 8 24.25
Dhananjaya Lakshan 5 6 15.50
DHAP Tharanga 5 5 19.60
Mohammad Amir 5 5 22.60

Who will pick the most wickets for Galle Gladiators in the match: Samit Patel or Nuwan Thushara

Players’ Form- Jaffna Kings – Batting

Jaffna Kings
Jaffna Kings (Image: Twitter)

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Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Avishka Fernando 9 249 31.12
Tom Kohler-Cadmore 10 239 26.55
Thisara Perera 10 173 34.60
Shoaib Malik- 9 141 28.20
Wanindu Hasaranga – 9 89 17.80
Ashen Bandara 6 75 25.0

Who will score the most runs for Jaffna Kings in the match: Avishka Fernando or Tom Kohler-Cadmore

Players’ Form- Jaffna Kings – Bowling

Jaffna Kings , Lanka Premier League 2021
Jaffna Kings (Image: Twitter)

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Players Matches Wickets Average 
Maheesh Theekshana 9 15 14.46
Jayden Seales 6 14 8.78
Wahab Riaz 5 9 16.22
Wanindu Hasaranga 9 9 6.71
Suranga Lakmal 8 5 21.20
Vijayakanth Viyaskanth 8 106 21.20

Who will the pick most wickets for Jaffna Kings in the match: Maheesh Theekshana or Jayden Seales

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