DV vs JS Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Lanka Premier League 2020, Match 5

DV vs JS Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Lanka Premier League 2020, Match 5

After a brilliant outing in ther opening encounter, Jaffna Stallions are expected to beat Dambulla Viiking.

Match Details:

The 5th match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 will be played between Dambulla Viiking and Jaffna Stallions at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota.

The match is scheduled to start at 03:30 PM Local Time and IST. This match will be telecasted on Sony Six.


The Lanka Premier League has lit up cricket in Sri Lanka and it has been very entertaining so far. All the games have been high scoring and we have already seen numerous individual brilliant performances in the tournament. Dambulla Viiking and Jaffna Stallions would like to add to the entertainment and at the same time try and win this encounter.

Both the teams had a fantastic start to the tournament, winning their respective opening games. Dambulla Viiking were a bit lucky as they managed to win by 4 runs on the D/L method against Kandy Tuskers, while Jaffna Stallions beat Galle Gladiators by 8 wickets. The two teams are currently placed second and third on the table respectively and would like to continue their good form with a win.

DV vs JS Weather Report for Match 5:

The weather for this match doesn’t look good as thunderstorms are predicted with the precipitation chances being 71 percent. The temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch is tailor-made for batting. The pitch has decent pace and bounce and the ball comes on to the bat nicely. All the games so far have been high scoring and teams winning the toss would prefer chasing.

Average first innings score:

196 (Last 3 matches with completed first innings of 20 overs)

Record of Chasing Teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 1, Tie – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

DV vs JS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Dambulla Viiking:

Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Lahiru Madushanka, Dasun Shanaka (C), Samit Patel, Anwar Ali, Lahiru Kumara, Sudeep Tyagi, Malinda Pushpakumara, Ramesh Mendis


Kasun Rajitha, Aftab Alam, Angelo Perera, Ashen Bandara, Sachindu Colombage, Dilshan Madushanka, Paul Stirling, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Samiullah Shinwari, Pulina Tharanga

Jaffna Stallions:

Tom Moores (wk), Binura Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Avishka Fernando, Shoaib Malik, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera (c), Duanne Olivier, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kyle Abbott, Chaturanga de Silva


Usman Shinwari, Nuwandinu Fernando, Johnson Charles, Prabhath Jayasuriya, Mahesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Kanagaratnam Kapilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Vijayakanth Vijayakanth, Sebastianpillai Vijeyaraj, Suranga Lakmal

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DV vs JS Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Avishka Fernando was in blistering form in the first match, where he smashed an unbeaten 92 off 63 balls which included 5 fours and 7 sixes.

Duane Olivier, the South-African bowler, picked up 4 important wickets in the first game for Jaffna Stallions.

Veteran English all-rounder Samit Patel played a vital inning of 58 runs off 38 balls in the first game, which helped his side to get to a good total.

Dasun Shanaka, the Dambulla captain, had a fantastic first game where he hammered 73 runs off just 37 balls and also picked up a wicket.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Avishka Fernando, Dasun Shanaka

Vice-Captain Options – Samit Patel, Niroshan Dickwella

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DV vs JS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella, Tom Moores

Batsmen – Avishka Fernando, Shoiab Malik, Upul Tharanga

All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka (C), Samit Patel (VC), Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers – Duanne Olivier, Kyle Abbott, Anwar Ali

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DV vs JS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella (VC)

Batsmen – Avishka Fernando (C), Shoiab Malik, Oshada Fernando

All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka, Samit Patel, Lahiru Madushanka, Thisara Perera

Bowlers – Duanne Olivier, Malinda Pushpakumara, Anwar Ali

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to have more batsmen in your Dream 11 fantasy team as the pitch favours batsmen.

Today’s DV vs JS Probable Winners:

Jaffna Stallions are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.