DV vs JS Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Lanka Premier League, Semi-Final 2
Dambulla Viiking are expected to trounce Jaffna Stallions to seal a ticket to the grand finale.
Updated - Dec 13, 2020 5:58 pm
The Semi-Final 2 of the Lanka Premier League 2020 will be played between the Jaffna Stallions and the Dambulla Viiking at the Mahinda International Stadium in Hambantota.
The match is scheduled to start at 07:00 PM Local Time and IST. The game will be telecasted on Sony Six and streamed live on Sony Liv.
The two teams who will clash in the 2nd semi-final of the inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League have had a fairly easy run in the league phase of the competition. Dambulla Viiking looked very formidable as they went on to secure 5 wins in 8 games.
They finished second in the points table by merely a point. Just behind them were their opposition Jaffna Stallions. The Stallions secured 4 wins from their 8 games and finished 3rd. They were 5 points clear fro the scrap for fourth place. Having done everything right in the league stage, they will now want to make it all count and seal a ticket to the final.
DV vs JS Weather Report for Semi-Final 2:
The weather in Hambantota will be ideal for a cracking game of cricket. There is just a 10 percent chance of rainfall, while the temperature will be around the 27 degree Celsius mark.
The pitch is mostly a balanced one, with perhaps a bit more help for the batsmen than the bowlers. Anything around 175 should be a good score here.
Average first innings score:
164 (Last 5 matches of the tournament)
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won – 4, Lost – 1, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there’s an update)
DV vs JS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Samit Patel, Dasun Shanaka (c), Samiullah Shinwari, Anwar Ali, Ramesh Mendis, Malinda Pushpakumara, Kasun Rajitha, Sudeep Tyagi
Sachindu Colombage, Paul Stirling, Aftab Alam, Lahiru Madushanka, Pulina Tharanga, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Dilshan Madushanka, Kavindu Nadeeshan
Tom Moores, Kyle Abbott, Charith Asalanka, Prabath Jayasuriya, Binura Fernando, Nuwanidu Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Kanagarathinam Kabilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth
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DV vs JS Top picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Thisara Perera has excelled both as a captain and as an all-rounder. He has scored 215 runs at a brilliant average of 45 and has also scalped 5 wickets.
Just like Perera, his Dambulla Viiking counterpart Dasun Shanaka has also been a splendid skipper and a brilliant all-rounder simultaneously. He has scored 273 runs and has also registered 4 wickets to his name.
Samit Patel is another player from Dambulla Viiking who can grab the headlines both with his batting and bowling exploits. The all-rounder veteran has 179 runs and 7 wickets to his name.
Wanindu Hasaranga has been brilliant with the ball in hand for the Stallions. He has not only scalped 13 wickets but has also maintained a fantastic economy rate of well under 6 runs per over.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga
Vice-Captain Options – Thisara Perera, Samit Patel
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DV vs JS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella
Batters – Angelo Perera, Shoaib Malik, Johnson Charles
All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel (VC), Ramesh Mendis
Bowlers – Anwar Ali, Suranga Lakmal, Duanne Olivier
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DV vs JS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Minod Bhanuka
Batters – Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Samiullah Shinwari, Johnson Charles
All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Perera (VC), Dasun Shanaka (C)
Bowlers – Malinda Pushpakumara, Anwar Ali, Usman Shinwari
Avishka Fernando has been in great touch for the Stallions, having scored 209 runs at an average of over 40 and a strike rate of nearly 135. Despite his huge price tag, he should get a place in at least one of your Dream11 Fantasy teams.
DV vs JS Probable Winners:
Dambulla Viiking are expected to win this match.