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Jaffna Kings vs Galle Gladiators, LPL 2021, Today Match Prediction

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, Sri Lanka

124/10 in 16.5

7.37

188/5 in 20.0

9.40 Star
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Jaffna Kings won the toss and chose to bowl first

Galle Gladiators beat Jaffna Kings by 64 runs

Jaffna Kings to take on Galle Gladiators in the first qualifier.

  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore is the leading run-scorer for Jaffna Kings and is the 3rd highest run-getter of this season by scoring 220 runs in the last 8 matches he played at an average of 31.42.
  • Samit Patel is the current leading wicket-taker of the season and has picked up 15 wickets in the last 8 matches while playing for Galle Gladiators.
  • In the last 5 head to head matches, Jaffna Kings managed to win 3 matches whereas Galle Gladiators won 2 games.

We predict that the Jaffna Kings will defeat the Galle Gladiators.

Tournament: Lanka Premier League 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Toss: To Bowl

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Name
JSK
GGD
CLS
DHG
KDW
M
Won
Lost
Tied
NR
PTs
NRR
8
6
2
0
0
12
2.21
8
4
3
0
0
9
0.143
8
4
4
0
0
8
-0.571
8
3
4
0
0
7
-1.003
8
2
6
0
0
4
-0.668

Defending champions Jaffna Kings will face Galle Gladiators in the first qualifier of the Lanka Premier League 2021 on 19th December 2021 at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota. Both teams were in the finals of the last season and this year also, they have dominated the current season to play the first qualifier of the season. Jaffna Kings have finished the league stage at the top of the table by scoring 12 points in the 8 matches with 6 wins and 2 losses whereas, Galle Gladiators managed to win 4 from 8 they played and with 9 points, they finished their league stage at the 2nd place.

In the last season, Jaffna Kings had shown a complete display of dominance over a Galle Gladiators by winning 3 out of 3 matches which were played between them, but in this season, Galle Gladiators have defeated Jaffna Kings in both the league matches and now they are looking forward to making it 3 and will try to revenge of the last season’s final when they will meet in the qualifier 1.

Jaffna Kings Preview

Champions of the inaugural season of LPL; Jaffna Kings once again reached the playoffs to play the 1st qualifier against runners up of the last season Galle Gladiators. Jaffna Kings have been phenomenal this season and finished their league campaign at the top of the points table. Jaffna Kings have lost just 2 games this season and both were against Galle Gladiators. In the last game between these two, Jaffna Kings couldn’t manage to chase down even 130 runs in the 20 overs and lost the game by 20 runs after a disappointing batting performance. While in the first game between these two, the Kings got defeated by 54 runs.

Jaffna Kings are heavily dependent on their batting lineup. Avishka Fernando and Tom Kohler-Cadmore, both have been scoring runs for them this season. Tom Kohler-Cadmore is the 3rd highest run-scorer of this season and has scored 220 runs in the last 8 matches. Also, all-rounders; Wanindu Hasaranga who has taken 12 wickets with the ball this season, and Thisara Perera are key players for this team. The overall team looks balanced and they will try to use their experience in this important game of the season which will help them to reach their second consecutive finals of the LPL on 19th December 2021.

Key Players to bet on with the best betting apps in India: Avishka Fernando, Thisara Parera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wahab Riaz.

Jaffna Kings Predicted Playing XI:

Avishka Fernando, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, Thisara Perera (c), Wahab Riaz, Ashen Bandara, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Suranga Lakmal, Praveen Jaywickrama.

Jaffna Kings Key Players From Previous Game Of Lanka Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
S Malik
23
27
1
1
85.19
R Gurbaz
21
15
3
1
140
A Bandara
18
9
0
2
200
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
W Riaz
4.0
0
31
2
7.75
P Jayawickrama
3.0
0
13
2
4.33
V Viyaskanth
4.0
0
21
2
5.25

Jaffna Kings Actual Playing XI:

Avishka Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Ashen Bandara, Wahab Riaz, Chaturanga de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera, Wanidu Hasaranga, Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Galle Gladiators Preview

Runners up of the last season; Galle Gladiators have once again managed to reach the qualifier of this season and they will face defending champions Jaffna Kings in qualifier 1 of the LPL 2021 on 19th December in Hambantota. Galle Gladiators is the only team to win both the games against Jaffna Kings this season and by winning 4 games out of 8 they have played in the league stage, they finished at the 2nd spot in the points table. With the help of the fiery spells from the team’s bowling unit. They have restricted Jaffna Kings from chasing 130 runs only.

Bowling remains the weapon for Galle Gladiators so far this season. Samit Patel has been phenomenal this season with the ball and led the bowling unit of this team. He has taken 5 wickets so far this season and is the current leading wicket-taker of the season. Also, Isuru Udana and Mohammad Amir, have bowled attacking spells and led the pace attack of the team. Galle Gladiators will try to put pressure on Jaffna Kings’ batsmen with attacking bowling and will try to take revenge for last year’s final in this 1st qualifier of the ongoing season.

Key Players: Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Isuru Udana, Samit Patel.

Galle Gladiators Predicted Playing XI:

Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (c), Sahan Arachchige, Isuru Udana, Pulina Tharanga, Mohammad Amir, Noor Ahmad, Pramod Madushan.

Galle Gladiators Key Players From Previous Game Of Lanka Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
B Rajapaksa
23
25
1
0
92
D Gunathilaka
19
32
1
0
59.38
M Hafeez
15
13
3
0
115.38
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
S Patel
4.0
0
15
2
3.75
N Ahmad
4.0
0
12
2
3
M Amir
2.3
0
25
1
10

Galle Gladiators Actual Playing XI:

Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Isuru Udana, Pulina Tharanga, Samit Patel, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Amir, Kusal Mendis, Anwar Ali, Nuwan Thushara, Sahan Arachchige, Danushka Gunathilaka

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
06h
26
0.11 mm.
5.25 k/h
From: NE
79%
09h
28
0.52 mm.
3.5 k/h
From: NE
70%
12h
27
0.75 mm.
0.61 k/h
From: NNE
73%
15h
26
0.15 mm.
3.36 k/h
From: NE
88%
18h
25
0 mm.
5.54 k/h
From: NE
61%
21h
24
0 mm.
5.46 k/h
From: NNE
41%

Weather Conditions

The maximum and minimum temperatures are predicted to be  31°C and 22°C respectively. Dew is expected to play a big role in this match which might be helpful for the team that will chase the target. Also, there will be 40-50% chances of rain on the matchday.

Venue Details

The game will be played at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, in Srilanka. The venue has been one of the prime cricket grounds in the world which has conducted many memorable games so far having a seating capacity of 35,000.

Toss: To Bowl

The pitch of Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium has been offering equal advantages to both bowlers as well as batsmen. The ground has conducted 7 T20Is games so far and many T20 domestic games. In the last 5 matches played here, the team who bowled first managed to win 2 out of those 5. In this current edition of LPL, the pitch has favoured a chasing team many times, so the team which will win the toss will try to chase the target here.

By looking at the overall performances of all teams in this season, Jaffna Kings have dominated so far and they have a balanced squad this year. With a good batting depth and attacking bowling lineup, they have an upper hand in this qualifier 1 against Galle Gladiators. Jaffna Kings will try to execute their plans well to make it through the finals of the consecutive second season against Galle Gladiators in this match.

We predict that the Jaffna Kings will defeat the Galle Gladiators.

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