DG vs JK Dream11 Prediction: In the Qualifier 2 of the Lanka Premier League T20 2021 season, the Dambulla Giants will be crossing swords with the Jaffna Kings on 21 December (Tuesday) at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota. Both these sides are coming into this match after witnessing quite contrasting results unfold in their respective previous outings. The Dambulla Giants are very much high on confidence having registered a brilliant 6-wicket victory over the Colombo Stars in the Eliminator encounter and they have now won as many as four matches in this competition. On the other hand, defending champions Jaffna Kings ended up losing the Qualifier 1 at the hands of Galle Gladiators after performing impressively well throughout the league stage of the Lanka Premier League T20 where they managed to win 6 out of their 8 games. Both these teams will be looking forward to come up with the best of their efforts as the winning side will qualify for the finals.
Fixture Name: Qualifier 2, Dambulla Giants vs Jaffna Kings
Competition: Lanka Premier League T20
Date: 21 December
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Ground: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
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The surface and the conditions at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium will offer a balanced contest between the bat and ball. There will be enough help for the batsmen and bowlers. However, bowling first will be the perfect decision as the spinners are bound to get some extra assistance. Therefore, picking more of batters in your respective fantasy teams.
Team Form Guide:
DG (recent last): W L L L W
JK (recent last): L L W W W
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Philip Salt Stats in T20
Dambulla Giants overseas opener Philip Salt has been in a terrific form in the shorter format of the game recently. Philip Salt has played two amazing match-winning knocks for the Dambulla Giants so far in the ongoing edition of the Lanka Premier League T20.
Najibullah Zadran Stats in T20
For the Dambulla Giants, big-hitting middle order batter Najibullah Zadran looked in an excellent touch in the last win against Colombo Stars. Zadran played an impressive innings of 54 runs off 40 balls that included 6 fours and 2 sixes.
Tom Kohler Cadmore
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Avishka Fernando Stats in T20
For the Jaffna Kings, opening batter Avishka Fernando will surely be a key player to watch out for in this Qualifier 1 encounter. Fernando contributed with a brilliant match-winning knock of 53 runs off only 23 balls that consisted a total of 7 sixes in the game against Kandy Warriors.
Wanindu Hasaranga Stats in T20
Jaffna Kings leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga contributed with quite a few brilliant match-winning performances for his side in this T20 tournament. Hasaranga picked up three vital wickets and ended up giving away just 16 runs in his quota of four overs.
The Dambulla Giants will bank upon the likes of Niroshan Dickwella, Sandun Weerakkody, Philip Salt and Najibullah Zadran to come good in the batting department. The likes of Imran Tahir, Joshua Little, Ramesh Mendis and Chamika Karunaratne will have to put up a consistent show with the ball. On the other hand, Jaffna Kings will have the upper hand as the likes of Avishka Fernando, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Thisara Perera and Tom Kohler Cadmore will be their mainstay clogs with the bat. The trio of Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana and Suranga Lakmal will form a crucial part of the bowling attack. It is expected to be an exciting tussle between two quality teams. According to the DG vs JK today match prediction & Dambulla Giants vs Jaffna Kings cricket betting tips, JK are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Niroshan Dickwella
BATTERS: Tom Kohler Cadmore, Avishka Fernando, Philip Salt, Najibullah Zadran
ALL-ROUNDERS: Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis
BOWLERS: Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Pradeep, Wahab Riaz
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Philip Salt, Avishka Fernando.
For Grand League: Najibullah Zadran, Wanindu Hasaranga.
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