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Lanka Premier League 2021: Match 6, Colombo Stars vs Dambulla Giants, Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

The team batting first is expected to win the clash.

Kusal Perera
Kusal Perera. (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

Preview

Colombo Stars and Dambulla Giants are set to lock horns in Match No.6 of the Lanka Premier League 2021 on Wednesday, December 8 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Colombo have kicked off their journey on a winning note while Dambulla stand in balance with one win and loss each in the tournament so far.

It was Tom Kohler-Cadmore’s fantastic finish of 45* off 30 balls that pushed Jaffna Kings to an eight-wicket victory over Dambulla in the last game. It remains to be seen if they can come back to winning ways with this game.

Match Details

Match – Colombo Stars vs Dambulla Giants– Match 6

Venue – R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Time – 03:00 PM IST, 09:30 AM GMT

Where to watch live – Sony Sports Network, Sony LIV

Pitch Report

The pitch in Colombo was excellent for batting in the first two games. However, the scores came down a wee bit in the third and fourth games. Batting seems to have gotten a tad difficult. But since both teams have power-packed batting units, a high-scoring game can be expected.

Avg score: 146 (4 matches in T20Is at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 2, N/R – 0

Probable Playing XIs

Colombo Stars

Pathum Nissanka, Tom Banton, Kusal Perera (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Sherfane Rutherford, Dhananjaya de Silva (c), Seekkuge Prasanna, David Wiese, Dushmantha Chameera, Naveen-ul-Haq, Akila Dananjaya

Bench: Angelo Mathews, Ravi Rampaul, Ashan Priyanjan, Jeffrey Vandersay, Jehan Daniel, Keemo Paul, Lakshan Sandakan, Thikshila de Silva, Shiran Fernando, Himesh Ramanayake, Ravindu Fernando

Dambulla Giants

Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Philip Salt, Lahiru Udara, Dasun Shanaka (c), Najibullah Zadran, Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Marchant de Lange, Imran Tahir

Bench: Sohaib Maqsood, Sacha De Alwis, Dilshan Munaweera, Joshua Little, Kalana Perera, Janith Liyanage, Muditha Lakshan, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Tharindu Ratnayake, Sachitha Jayathilake, Madushan Ravichandrakumar

Head-to-Head

Played – 3 | Dambulla Giants – 1 | Colombo Stars– 2 | N/R – 0

Probable best batter of the match

Kusal Perera — Colombo Stars

Though Perera couldn’t score much in the last game played by Stars, he is expected to come up well in this particular contest. In 123 T20s so far, the Lankan has scored 2712 runs while striking over 130.00

Probable best bowler of the match

Akila Dananjaya – Colombo Stars

In the last game played by Stars, Danajaya picked two wickets while conceding at a stunning economy of 4.75 and was instrumental in pushing his team towards a four-wicket victory over Gladiators. Hence, he is expected to be the pick of the bowler for the given contest.

Today’s match prediction: The team, batting first, to win the match.

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