Dambulla, April 11 at 09:45 AM IST
The Super Provincial One Day Tournament 2019 final will be played tomorrow between Galle and Colombo at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla. Both the teams have managed two wins in three encounters after the last fixture ended in a no result.
Owing to better run rate, Galle has grabbed the top spot in the ladder. They started their campaign with a massive 156 runs win over Kandy on the back of 7-wickets haul from skipper Lasith Malinga. In the second fixture against Dambulla, Galle registered 76 runs win while the last fixture against Colombo ended in a no result due to heavy rain.
On the other side, Colombo has grabbed the second spot with 82 runs win over Dambulla and 3 runs win over Kandy under the DLS method. The dress rehearsal between Colombo and Galle ended in a no result after rain played the spoilsport in the second innings. Earlier, after to bat first, Galle posted 258-9 with the help of Wanidu Hasaranga’s fifty and Lahiru Madhushanka’s unbeaten 42.
Read on for COL vs GAL team news and COL vs GAL dream11 prediction.
Average 1st Inns scores – 216
Average 2nd Inns scores – 181
Highest total recorded – 385/7 (50 Ov) by PAK vs BAN
Lowest total recorded – 88/10 (46.1 Ov) by Eng vs SL
Highest score chased – 289/4 (46.3 Ov) by SL vs PAK
Lowest score defended – 156/8 (50 Ov) by NZ vs SL
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The probable COL vs GAL playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Chandimal (c)
Batsmen: Upul Tharanga, Avishka Fernando, Angelo Perera
All-rounders: Shehan Jayasuriya, Seekkuge Prasanna, Kamindu Mendis
Bowlers: Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Asitha Fernando, Mohamed Shiraz/S Lakmal
Wicket-keeper: Minod Bhanuka
Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sandun Weerakkody, Milinda Siriwardana
All-rounder: Dhananjaya de Silva, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanidu Hasaranga
Bowlers: Nishan Peiris/Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera, Dhammika Prasad
Kamindu Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c & wk), Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Chamara Silva, Angelo Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Ashan Priyanjan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Amila Aponso, Seekkuge Prasanna, Akila Dananjaya, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Mohamed Shiraz
Lasith Malinga (c), Sandun Weerakkody (wk), Wanidu Hasaranga, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dushmantha Chameera, Dhammika Prasad, Dhananjaya de Silva, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Madushanka, Minod Bhanuka, Shammu Ashan, Shehan Madushanka, Mahela Udawatte, Nishan Peiris
Colombo fantasy picks:
Avishka Fernando, Shehan Jayasuriya and Angelo Perera have been the top contributors with the bat so far in the tournament.
Shehan Jayasuriya slammed a ton against Kandy while A Fernando and A Perera have scored a fifty. Kamindu Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga are other key batters in the side but have looked off colour
Akila Dhananjaya bagged 5 wickets against Galle in the last fixture which got abandoned. Suranga Lakmal and C Karunaratne are the leading wicket-takers for the side.
Suranga Lakmal missed the last encounter but is expected to return.
Galle fantasy picks:
Sandun Weerakkody, Kusal Mendis, L Thirimane, Dhananjaya de Silva and Milinda Siriwadana have scored the fifties in the tournament so far
Lasith Malinga has bagged 8 wickets so far including 7 wickets haul against Kandy
Dushmantha Chameera, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dhamika Prasad are other wicket-taking bowlers in the side
Lasith Malinga is set to play the final after missing out the previous encounter.
In wicketkeeper, M Bhanuka will be the right pick as D Chandimal has looked off-colour so far.
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