Lanka T20 League 2023, Match 13: CS vs JK Preview and Fantasy Prediction

By Real11 - Aug 8 2023 284 Views


Lanka T20 League 2023 

Match 13: CS vs JK



Colombo Strikers will square off against Jaffna Kings in the 13th match of the Lanka T20 League 2023. The game is scheduled at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, August 8. 

Colombo have experienced ups and downs in this season of the Lanka T20 League so far. The Niroshan Dickwella-led team has won and lost two games each this season and will be looking to improve in the next matches in order to qualify for the playoffs. However, in their most recent match, they completely destroyed Galle Titans. Pakistan skipper batsman, Babar Azam, smashed a century, while his opening pair, Pathum Nissanka, scored 54 runs off 40 deliveries.

As a result, they have the necessary motivation before they face Jaffna on August 8. Notably, JK thrashed them earlier in the season, thus CS cannot afford to underestimate them. In the meantime, their bowlers are in phenomenal form, so it should be an entertaining match for the viewers.


Match Details

Match: CS vs JK, 13th Match, Lanka T20 League 2023

Date:  Tuesday, August 08, 2023

Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele


Pitch and Weather Report

The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium favours the spinners which could turn out to be helpful while restricting the rival side from getting to a big score. However, the pitch also allows batters to play out their shots when they are set. The par score of this pitch is 150 runs and it will surely be a competitive total for both sides to compete. 

The weather forecast for this encounter is good with almost no chances of rain.

CS vs JK Squads

CS: Niroshan Dickwella (c & wk), Pathum Nissanka, Babar Azam, Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Mohammad Nawaz, Lahiru Udara, Ramesh Mendis, Naseem Shah, Lakshan Sandakan, Matheesha Pathirana, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nipun Dhananjaya, Angelo Perera, Yashodha Lanka, Lorcan Tucker, Kavishka Anjula, Shashika Dulshan, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Movin Subasingha, Eshan Malinga

JK: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Thisara Perera (c), Charith Asalanka, Towhid Hridoy, David Miller, Shoaib Malik, Dunith Wellalage, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Priyamal Perera, Nandre Burger, Asitha Fernando, Hardus Viljoen, Nishan Madushka, Ashan Randika, Zaman Khan, Theesan Vithushan, Asela Gunaratne, Pathum Kumara, Ratnarajah Thenurathan, Asanka Manoj


CS vs JK Probable Playing XIs

CS: Niroshan Dickwella (c & wk), Babar Azam, Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Mohammad Nawaz, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana, Jeffrey Vandersay

JK: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Charith Asalanka, Towhid Hridoy, Priyamal Perera, David Miller, Thisara Perera (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Nandre Burger, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Nuwan Thushara


Match Prediction

JK will be the favourites to beat CS based on their current streak. With dynamic batsmen like David Miller, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Charith Asalanka and Towhid Hridoy in their batting guild, the Kings will be expecting a clinical batting effort in this fixture. Jaffna Kings are expected to beat Colombo Strikers in a nail-biting thriller at Pallekele.


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