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Colombo Kings vs Galle Gladiators, free match prediction 07 Dec 2020

07 Dec 2020 | 15:30 | Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
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Colombo Kings Vs Galle Gladiators betting odds

CLK

1.51

GGD

2.40

Toss Winner - Colombo Kings won the toss and chose to bat first

winner Galle Gladiators beat Colombo Kings by 8 wickets

Galle Gladiators face uphill task against in-form Colombo Kings

  • Andre Russell, Dinesh Chandimal and Qais Ahmed delivered spectacular performances for Colombo Kings in the previous game.
  • Colombo Kings registered a comfortable win over Jaffna Stallions.
  • Galle Gladiators have lost all their previous matches in the competition.

Expect Colombo Kings to register a convincing win over Galle Gladiators!

  • Tournament: Lanka Premier League 2020
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
  • Toss: To Bowl

Lanka Premier League 2020

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Jaffna Stallions 5 4 1 0 0 8 1.243
Colombo Kings 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.844
Dambulla Viiking 5 4 1 0 0 8 -0.203
Kandy Tuskers 6 1 5 0 0 2 -0.871
Galle Gladiators 5 0 5 0 0 0 -0.958
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
8 1.243 5 4 1 0 0
8 0.844 5 4 1 0 0
8 -0.203 5 4 1 0 0
2 -0.871 6 1 5 0 0
0 -0.958 5 0 5 0 0
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clk vs ggd Match Prediction & Analysis

Colombo Kings will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Galle Gladiators in the 11th match of 2020 Lankan Premier League at Hambantota on Monday.

In their previous match, bowlers put in a splendid performance to help Colombo Kings a comfortable win over Kandy Tuskers. With this result, Colombo Kings have claimed the second position in the league table with eight points to their name.

On the other hand, Galle Gladiators will be desperate to break their winless streak against Colombo Kings. Captain Bhanuka Rajapaksa will be keen to make changes to their playing XI for this game.

Teams Preview

Colombo Kings Preview

The franchise has managed to win four matches out of five played this season. Captain Angelo Matthews will be hoping that the side can maintain their disciplines with the bat and ball in this fixture.

In their previous encounter, Colombo Kings bowled first after Kandy Tuskers won the toss and opted to bat first. Afghanistan’s Qais Ahmed was the standout bowler for the side and claimed two wickets. Besides Qais Ahmed, pacers Ashan Priyanjan and Thikshila de Silva bowled well and claimed two wickets each to restrict Kandy Tuskers to a below-par score of 105 runs.

Chasing 106 runs for victory, Laurie Evans and Angelo Matthews perished for low scores. Opener Dinesh Chandimal put in a splendid performance and kept scoring at a decent rate for Colombo Kings. He stitched a match-winning partnership of 56 runs with Ashan Priyanjan to help Colombo Kings complete the chase in the 14th over of the innings.

For Colombo Kings, Dinesh Chandimal was the standout batsman for the side in this fixture. He smashed unbeaten 35 runs off 39 balls with the help of seven boundaries. He was well supported by the likes of Ashan Priyanjan, who chipped in with unbeaten 26 runs off 27 balls with the help of five boundaries.

Colombo Kings Predicted Playing XI:

Angelo Mathews (c), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Laurie Evans, Thikshila de Silva, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Andre Russell, Ashan Priyanjan, Isuru Udana, Qais Ahmad, Dushmantha Chameera, Tharindu Kaushal

Colombo Kings Key Players From Previous Game Of Lanka Premier League 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
A Priyanjan 31 29 6 0 106.9
D Chandimal 30 37 6 0 81.08
D Bell-Drummond 11 10 1 1 110
Bowlers O M R W Econ
Q Ahmad 4.0 0 8 2 2
A Priyanjan 1.0 0 4 2 4
T de Silva 1.2 0 6 2 4.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
Q Ahmad 4.0 0 8 2 2
A Priyanjan 1.0 0 4 2 4
T de Silva 1.2 0 6 2 4.5

Colombo Kings Actual Playing XI:

Isuru Udana, Angelo Mathews, Ashan Priyanjan, KTGD Prasad, PHT Kaushal, Andre Russell, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Laurie Evans, Dinesh Chandimal, Thikshila de Silva, Qais Ahmad

Galle Gladiators Preview

In the absence of Shahid Afridi, Galle Gladiators will be looking to make improvements in their bowling performance in this fixture.

In their previous fixture, Galle Gladiators bowled first after losing their toss against Dambulla Viking.

The bowlers failed to create any breakthroughs and conceded more than 200 runs against Dambulla Vikings. Pacer Mohammad Amir was the pick of the bowlers and conceded less than six runs an over in his four-over spell.

Dhananjaya Lakshan claimed two wickets, while Lakshan Sandakan and Asitha Fernando claimed one wicket each.

Chasing a mammoth 208 runs to break their winless streak, openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Ahsan Ali got the side off to an excellent start with 42-run partnership in the initial four overs.

Interim captain Bhanuka Rajapaksa perished for a low score to see Gladiators lose their second wicket with 47 runs on the board.

Danushka Gunathilaka and wicket-keeper Azam Khan led the fightback for Galle Gladiators and put on a 94-run partnership in space of eight overs.

For Gladiators, Danushka Gunathilaka was the standout player with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 78 runs off 52 balls with the help of ten four and one six. He was well supported by Azam Khan, who scored a quick-fire 55 runs off 24 balls with the help of seven boundaries and three sixes.

The lower-order failed to produce quick runs at the back end of the innings.

Galle Gladiators Predicted Playing XI:

Danushka Gunathilaka, Ahsan Ali, Azam Khan (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (c), Chadwick Walton, Milinda Siriwardena, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Mohammad Amir, Lakshan Sandakan, Asitha Fernando

Galle Gladiators Key Players From Previous Game Of Lanka Premier League 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
D Gunathilaka 78 52 10 1 150
A Khan 55 24 7 3 229.17
A Ali 19 16 3 0 118.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Lakshan 3.0 0 39 2 13
A Fernando 4.0 0 56 1 14
L Sandakan 3.0 0 30 1 10
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Lakshan 3.0 0 39 2 13
A Fernando 4.0 0 56 1 14
L Sandakan 3.0 0 30 1 10

Galle Gladiators Actual Playing XI:

Ahsan Ali, Nuwan Thushara, Sahan Arachchige, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shehan Jayasuriya, Mohammad Amir, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lakshan Sandakan, Azam Khan, Chadwick Walton

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 25 0 mm. 1.69 k/h From: NW 97%
03h 26 0 mm. 1.22 k/h From: WNW 43%
06h 28 0 mm. 1.9 k/h From: SSW 19%
09h 28 0 mm. 3.24 k/h From: S 1%
12h 27 0 mm. 2.23 k/h From: SSE 0%
15h 27 0 mm. 0.74 k/h From: S 2%
18h 26 0 mm. 1.24 k/h From: N 23%
21h 25 0 mm. 2.47 k/h From: NNE 55%

Weather Conditions

Given rain expected during the game, the pitch will certainly favor the batting units. The bowlers will have to adjust their lengths in order to pick up wickets in this contest.

Venue Details

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota is going to host 14th game of 2020 Lankan Premier League between Colombo Kings and Galle Gladiators.

Colombo Kings have won three matches at this venue.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a modest score. The last three matches played in the competition have been won by sides batting second.

CLK vs GGD Winning Prediction

Due to recent performances in Lankan Premier League, Colombo Kings will be expected to win their game against Galle Gladiators.

With likes of Qais Ahmed, Dinesh Chandimal and Dushmantha Chameera in excellent form this season, Kings will be looking to put in another clinical performance against Galle Gladiators.

 

Expect Colombo Kings to register a convincing win over Galle Gladiators!

Author: Shoaib Z.