Dambulla Viiking (DV) will lock horns against the Jaffna Stallions (JS) in 5th match of Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota on 30th November.
DV vs JS Match Details:
The match is scheduled to be started at 03:30 PM IST on 30th November, the live scorecard can be seen on FanCode and Cricbuzz.
DV vs JS Match Preview:
Dambulla Viiking won their opening game against the Kandy Tuskers with 4 runs (DLS), they posted 195 onboard while batting first with the help of Dasun’s blistering 73 runs of 37 balls. They have a powerful batting lineup which can tear the opponent bowlers on their day.
Jaffna Stallions, on the other hand, won their first game while chasing 175 against Galle Gladiators, Avishka Fernando scored an unbeaten 92 runs in winning cause for the Stallions. Oliver, in the bowling department, took 4 wickets and helped Stallions restrict the opponent at a below-par score.
DV vs JS Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 30 degree Celsius on the match day, the sky will be cloudy and there are 60% chances of rain during the game time, 75% humidity will also be there.
DV vs JS Match Pitch Report:
The surface at Mahindra Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium is batting friendly and it has no assistance for bowlers, and a score of around 180 is also not safe. The average score here this season has been 196 runs.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Won- 1 ; Lost- 2; Tie-1 (Last 4 games)
DV vs JS Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
DV vs JS Match Probable XIs:
Jaffna Stallions: Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Shoaib Malik, Minod Bhanuka, Tom Moores, Thisara Perera, Wanundu Hasaranga, Chaturanga de Silva, Kyle Abbot, Duanne Olivier, Binura Fernando
Bench: Johnson Charles, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwanidu Fernando, Prabath Jayasuriya
Dambulla Viiking: Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Ramesh Mendis, Samit Patel, Malinda Pushpakumara, Lahiru Kumara, Sudeep Tyagi
Bench: Paul Sterling, Angelo Perera, Kasun Rajitha.
DV vs JS Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Dasun Shanaka is the captain of Viikings, he played a match-winning 72 runs innings in the first match and looked in great touch. He will be a vital player for his team in the upper-middle order.
Samit Patel is spinning all-rounder and is batting in top three, and scored a fifty in the first game. He also bowled few overs but couldn’t take wickets, but he will be a perfect captaincy option for the fantasy managers.
Avishka Fernando took the opponent bowlers to the cleaners in the first game when he scored an unbeaten 92 on the winning cause. He batted freely and it seems like the team management have given him a certain role of getting the team to a speedy start.
Duanne Olivier took 4 wickets in his first game in Lanka Premier League, he bowled his variations to perfection and was phenomenal in death overs. He will be a must pick in fantasy teams.
DV vs JS Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Avishka Fernando, Samit Patel
Vice-Captain – Dasun Shanaka, Duanne Olivier
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DV vs JS Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tom Moores
Batsmen – Avishka Fernando (c), Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando
All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka (vc), Samit Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Madushanka
Bowlers – Anwar Ali, Duanne Olivier, Malinda Pushpakumara
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DV vs JS 5th match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen – Avishka Fernando, UpuL Tharanga, Oshada Fernando
All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Parera(vc)
Bowlers – Duanne Olivier, Kyle Abbott, Sudeep Tyagi
DV vs JS 5th match Expert Advice:
The pitch at Hambantota is a belter and it supports stroke-making and batters love to bat on this pitch. A score of 196 is an average on this pitch so try to pick as many top order players and bowlers that have variations in your fantasy teams.
DV vs JS Match Probable Winners:
Dambulla have a better bowling lineup to restrict the opponents to a below-par score, so they will be the favourites to win this game.