GG vs JS Dream11 Prediction: It's time for the Judgement Day! Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota is all set for the big final of the inaugural Lanka Premier League T20. The two teams who have made it to this juncture are Jaffna Stallions and Galle Gladiators.
Both teams have had an outstanding show in their respective semifinal games. The Stallions thumped Dambulla Viiking by 37 runs on Monday evening, whereas, the Gladiators who won only two games before heading into the semifinals secured a surprising victory over the star-studded Colombo Kings by 2 wickets.
Talking about their previous two meetings that took place in this season before, it was the Jaffna Stallions who had the better of their counterparts on both the occasions convincingly and would be looking to hit the last nail in the coffin to claim the elite cup. Can they do it, or will the Gladiators spoil their party? Well, the match is surely going to be mouthwatering, and we will have to wait to see which team will claim the title.
Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna Stallions
Sri Lanka T20
Date: 16th December 2020
Time: 07:00 PM IST
Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Jaffna Stallions 165/9 (20 Overs) beat Dambulla Viiking 128 (19.1 Overs) by 37 runs.
Galle won: 00
Jaffna won: 02
Not much could be said about how the wicket will behave. The semifinals saw the pitch getting slower and batsmen found it tough to score runs. Therefore, a similar sort of wicket could be on offer for this all-important game.
Where to watch the match live: Watch live cricket streaming on Sony Six and online streaming will be available on the Sony LIV app.
Injury update, unavailability: Shahid Afridi who flown back home to see his ill daughter is the only unavailability for GG vs JS Dream11 team prediction game. Also, Chadwick Walton is out due to a hamstring.
Expected changes and team combination: They look settled and should not opt for changes in this all-important clash. In case they decide to tinker, Sahan Arachchige might get replaced by Milinda Siriwardena or Akila Dananjaya.
GG Playing 11 (probable):
Injury update, unavailability: There are no injury concerns or unavailability in the camp. Therefore, all players are available for selection
Expected changes and team combination: After a comprehensive victory in the crucial semifinal game against Dambulla, the management won't look for any changes in the eleven. No way they are going for any changes.
JS Playing 11 (probable):
Dhananjaya de Silva
Chaturanga de Silva
Going into this fixture, the Stallions would be having their tails-up. This is because they have defeated Gladiators comprehensively in the league stages and also were clinical in the semifinals. Therefore, we are backing Jaffna Stallions for a win in this fixture of GG vs JS Today Match Prediction. and claim the coveted title.
Thisara Perera: Stallions skipper is also their second-highest run-getter in the competition. From 7 innings, he has smashed 222 runs at a staggering strike-rate of 215.53.
Avishka Fernando: The Stallions opener is their leading run-getter in the competition with 248 runs from 7 innings at an average of 41.33 and a brilliant strike-rate of 137.02.
Danushka Gunathilaka: Leading the batting charts all the way, Gladiators' left-hand opening batsman has amassed 475 runs from just 9 innings at a phenomenal average of 67.86 and striking at 145.26.
Usman Khan Shinwari: From just 6 games in the season, Jaffna's left-arm pacer has scalped 7 wickets and also has an unbelievable fifty to his name.
Wanindu Hasaranga: Jaffna's leggy has ticked all the boxes when it comes to the bowling department. Leading the wickets charts of the competition, he has scalped 16 wickets from 9 matches at an unbelievable average of 10.88.
Dhananjaya Lakshan: Fresh from a heroic effort with the bat in the last game, the all-rounder's confidence would be sky-high. He is one of the most impactful bowlers in the season for Gladiators with 10 scalps.