Table-toppers Colombo Kings (CK) are coming off a two-game winning streak in the Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) and will be high on confidence against the Dambulla Viiking (DV). Dambulla lost their last contest against Stallions with a 66 runs margin.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Details:
Dambulla Viiking will lock horns against the Colombo Kings in the 7th match of Lanka Premier League at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota on 1st of December. The match is scheduled to be started at 03:30 PM IST.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Preview:
Colombo Kings last played a five-overs a side game in which they won by 43 runs against Galle Gladiators, in which Andre Russell came to open and blasted 65 runs off 19 balls. They are currently leading the points table with 4 points.
Dambulla Viiking was defeated by a margin of 66 runs in their last contest against Jaffna Stallions, they were chasing a mammoth score of 218 in which they were reduced to 152 with the loss of 10 wickets.
Colombo looks a much better team and is expected to do well in the tournament.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 29 degree Celsius on the match day, the sky will be cloudy and there are high chances of moderate rain during the game time.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Pitch Report:
The surface at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium is batting-friendly and it has no assistance to bowlers, and a score of around 180 is also not safe. The average score here this season has been 185 runs.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Won- 1 ; Lost- 3; Tie-1 (Last 5 matches)
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Probable XIs:
Colombo Kings: Thikshila de Silva, Laurie Evans, Dinesh Chandimal, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Andre Russell, Angelo Mathews, Ashan Priyanjan, Isuru Udana, Qais Ahmad, Dushmantha Chameera, Amila Aponso
Bench: Ravinderpal Singh, Navod Paranavithana, Dhammika Prasad, Karim Sadiq
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.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Andre Russell played a thunderous knock in the last game when he opened the innings and scored 65 runs in 19 balls if this game also gets shortened then expect him to open again.
Isuru Udana is a top tier bowling all-rounder, he has variation to take wickets and will bat in the middle order hence he can be a good pick for fantasy managers.
Dasun Shanaka is the captain of Viikings, he played a match-winning 72 runs innings in the first match and he looked in great touch. He can score quickly in case of a shortened game.
Samit Patel is a spinning all-rounder, he is batting in top three and scored a fifty in the first game, and played another match-winning innings in last game. He can be productive with both batting and bowling.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Andre Russell, Samit Patel
Vice-Captain – Isuru Udana, Dasun Shanaka
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CK vs DV Match 7 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen – Andre Russell (C), Laurie Evans, Ashan Priyanjan
All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka (VC), Samit Patel, Isuru Udana
Bowlers – Qais Ahmed, Malinda Pushpakumara, Anwar Ali
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CK vs DV Match 7 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen – Andre Russell, Laurie Evans, Upul Tharanga
All-rounders – Angelo Mathews (VC), Samit Patel (C), Dasun Shanaka, Ramesh Mendis
Bowlers – Anwar Ali, Malinda Puspakumara, Qais Ahmed
LPL 2020- CK vs DV Match 7 Expert Advice:
The pitch at Hambantota is a belter, it supports stroke-making and batters love to bat on this pitch. Also, this match can be shortened due to rain so try to pick top-order batsmen more and main bowlers to have a well-balanced fantasy team.
LPL 2020- CK vs DV match 7 Probable Winners:
Colombo Kings are overall a better team and they should win this contest.