JS vs KT Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Lanka Premier League 2020, Match 8

JS vs KT Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Lanka Premier League 2020, Match 8

Jaffna Stallions are expected to keep their wonderful run going by beating Kandy Tuskers.

Match Details:

The 8th match of the Lanka Premier League League will be played between Jaffna Stallions and Kandy Tuskers 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 continues to enthral us with some high-quality display of batting and it is going to be another run feast today, as the only two teams to have scored 200+ runs an innings will take on each other in the eighth match of the tournament. The team that will bat first will have a slight advantage, as chasing has not been an easy task at this track.

Jaffna Stallions have won both their games so far and are placed at the top of the table. They have looked like a formidable unit and will be looking to extend their winning streak. Meanwhile, Kandy Tuskers finally got over the line after two losses, one of which was in super over. Having gained confidence, they will now look to build on it and carry the momentum forward.

JS vs KT Weather Report for Match 8:

The weather will be mostly cloudy and there is a 22 percent chance of rain during the match. The temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

It is a great pitch to bat on. The bowlers have been thrashed mercilessly in almost every inning of this tournament so far. Teams winning the toss will look to bat first.

Average first innings score:

201 (Last 5 matches with completed first innings of 20 overs)

Record of Chasing Teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 3, Tie – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

JS vs KT Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Jaffna Stallions:

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


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

Kandy Tuskers:

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Perera (c & wk), Kusal Mendis, Brendan Taylor, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dilruwan Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Naveen-ul-Haq, Munaf Patel


Kaveeshka Anjula, Dale Steyn, Ishan Jayaratne, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Samarakoon, Kevin Koththigoda, Nishan Madushka, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Irfan Pathan, Lasith Embuldeniya, Priyamal Perera

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

Avishka Fernando has scored 96 runs in 2 innings. He has amassed those runs at a strike rate of 145.45.

Thisara Perera came to bat at a tough situation in the last game and hammered 97 runs in just 44 balls, which included 8 fours and 7 sixes.

Kusal Perera has mustered 118 runs in 3 matches, at an impressive strike rate of 151.28.

Kusal Mendis has been in good touch. He has amassed 113 runs in 3 innings while maintaining an average of 56.50.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera

Vice-Captain Options – Kusal Mendis, Rahmanullah Gurbaz

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

Keeper – Kusal Perera (C)

Batsmen – Avishka Fernando, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (VC), Kusal Mendis, Brendan Taylor

All-rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera

Bowlers – Duanne Olivier, Usman Shinwari, Naveen-ul-Haq

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

Keeper – Kusal Perera

Batsmen – Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Mendis (VC), Shoaib Malik, Asela Gunaratne

All-rounders – Seekkuge Prasanna, Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Perera (C)

Bowlers – Duanne Olivier, Naveen-ul-Haq, Nuwan Pradeep

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to have more batting options in your Dream11 Fantasy teams, as the pitch is a batting paradise.

Today’s JS vs KT Probable Winners:

Jaffna Stallions are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram Channel if the information is available.
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.