The third match of Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) will take place between Kandy Tuskers (KT) and Dambulla Viiking (DV).
KT vs DV Match Details:
Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020o) 3rd match is between Kandy Tuskers and Dambulla Vikings in the Mahindra Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota at 3:30 PM IST.
KT vs DV Match Preview:
The third match of Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) will be on Saturday where Kandy Tuskers will take on the Dambulla Vikings. Both the teams are pretty strong and the players are in great form as well. Kusal Perera will be the one Kandy Tuskers will bank on for this match and on the other hand, Upul Tharanga can turn out to be a crucial contributor.
KT vs DV Weather Forecast:
The temperature is expected to stay around 30° Celsius on Saturday with very little chances of precipitation, and the wind speed is expected to be around 12-14 km/hr.
KT vs DV Pitch Report:
The surface of Mahindra Rajapaksa International Stadium is a batting-friendly one and is expected to remain the same for this game as well. The average score on this wicket is 150 runs.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won- 4, Lost- 3, Tied- 0(Last 7 matches on this ground).
KT vs DV Probable XIs:
Kandy Tuskers: Kusal Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Irfan Pathan, Kamindu Mendis, Seekkuge Prasanna, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Nuwan Pradeep, Kavishka Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya.
Bench: Brendan Taylor, Ishan Jayaratne, Munaf Patel.
Dambulla Vikings: Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Parera, Paul Stirling, Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel, Samiullah Shinwari, Ramesh Mendis, Kasun Rajitha, Anwar Ali, Lahiru Kumara.
Bench: Ashen Bandara, Oshanda Fernando, Pulina Tharanga.
KT vs DV Top Picks for Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket:
Kusal Perera is in great form and has the ability to convert good starts into big innings with the bat. He can also provide additional points with the gloves. Asela Gunaratne is known for his rapid scoring skills and he is coming off a score of 33 runs in the last match.
Nuwan Pradeep mixes his lengths quite nicely and that is what makes him a top choice bowler for this game. Niroshan Dickwella is an aggressive wicketkeeper-batsman who can provide his team with a flying start at the top with the bat. Upul Tharanga can be a game-changer for his team considering his experience and form.
KT vs DV Captain and Vice-Captain choices:
Captain options– Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella.
Vice-Captain options– Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis.
Suggested playing XI No.1 Team KT vs DV Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper– Kusal Perera (c), Niroshan Dickwella (vc).
Batsmen– Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Kusal Mendis.
All-Rounders– Kamindu Mendis
Bowlers– Anwar Ali, Naveed-Ul Haq, Lahiru Kumara
Suggested Playing XI No.2 team KT vs DV Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper– Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella.
Batsmen– Paul Stirling (vc), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis.
All-Rounders– Samit Patel, Dasun Shanaka (c)
Bowlers– Nuwan Pradeep, Kavishka Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya.
KT vs DV Expert Advice:
The all-rounders will have a major role to play in this match and they will get the maximum opportunities to score points. So prefer adding as many in-form all-rounders as possible. Two strong wicketkeeper-batters are pretty good multiplier’s choice for this game.
KT vs DV Probable Winners:
Kandy Tuskers are expected to win this match.