DG vs KW: Possible Kandy Warriors Playing 11 for Match 2 of Lanka Premier League

Updated on: Dec 5, 2021 7:01 pm IST

  • DG vs KW

    KW Playing 11: The Kandy Warriors will meet the Dambulla Giants in their opening fixture of the Lanka Premier League 2021 at Colombo. In the last season, they could not seal the place in playoffs with 2 wins in 8 matches, and would look to improve their performances in this edition.


    Team News

    • The Kandy Warriors will be led by Angelo Perera in this season.
    • The team released the likes of  Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Perera, and Kusal Mendis, who did not perform well in the season.
    • Few of the key retained players are Asela Gunaratne and Nuwan Pradeep.
    • The new additions to the squad are Kennar Lewis, Rovman Powell, Charith Asalanka and Ahmed Shehzad in batting unit.
    • The bowlers that have been aded are Al Amin Hossain, Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, and Mohammad Irfan.

    KW Playing 11 (likely)

    Although the Kandy Warriors could not perform well in the last season, they are expected to do quite good this time around. This is due to the power packed batting line up of the team. Some of the players like Lewis, Perera, Powell are coming into this tournament after blistering performances in the Abu Dhabi T10, while Asalanka has been impressive in the international cricket.

    In the bowling unit, the Sri Lankan bowlers Lahiru Kumara and Binura Fernando played the T20 World Cup 2021. While Mohammad Irfan and Al Amin Hossain have done well in the T20 format.

    Related: Possible Dambulla Giants Playing 11 for Match 2

    KW Playing 11 (likely)

    1. Charith Asalanka
    2. Kennar Lewis (wk)
    3. Ahmed Shehzad/ Minod Bhanuka
    4. Angelo Perera (c)
    5. Rovman Powell
    6. Asela Gunaratne
    7. Milinda Siriwardena
    8. Binura Fernando
    9. Nimesh Vimukthi
    10. Al Amin Hossain
    11. Lahiru Kumara


    Kandy Warriors Squad

    Kandy Warriors Squad: Ayana Siriwardena, Kamil Mishara, Charith Asalanka, Nimesh Vimukthi, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Perera, Devon Thomas, Ishan Jayaratne, Binura Fernando, Asela Gunaratne, Udara Jayasundara, Kamindu Mendis, Shashika Dulshan, Kalhara Senaratne, Rovman Powell, Milinda Siriwardena, Ahmed Shehzad, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Irfan, Al Amin Hossain


    Who are Dream11 captain, vice captain picks for Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors from KW?

    1.  Rovman Powell Stats in Abu Dhabi T10 2021

    Name Matches Runs Average
    Rovman Powell 10 305 33.88

    Related: Rovman Powell Age, Wife, Stats, CPL Team


    2.  Charith Asalanka Stats in T20

    Name Matches Runs Average
    Charith Asalanka  39 894 28.83

    3. Asela Gunaratne Stats in Lanka Premier League

    Name Matches Wickets Runs
    Asela Gunaratne 8 9 168

    4. Kennar Lewis Stats in Abu Dhabi T10 2021

    Name Matches Runs Average
    Kennar Lewis 10 197 21.88

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