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Lanka T20 League 2023, Match 16: DA vs CS Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Lanka T20 League 2023 

Match 16: DA vs CS

Preview 

Dambulla Aura (DA) and Colombo Strikers (CS) will lock horns in match number 16 of the Lanka T20 League 2023 on Saturday, August 12.  DA led by Kusal Menis, are currently placed at the top of the points table with 8 points and a net run rate of +0.469. They are coming off a seven wicket win over Galle.

After being asked to hunt down a total of 134, DA won with 14 balls to spare. Avishka Fernando remained unbeaten on 70 with the help of three fours and as many sixes. The Strikers led by Babar Azam, on the other hand, are placed fourth in the points table with four points and a net run rate of -0.541. They lost their last game to JK by six wickets    

After electing to bat first, CS could only muster 146 runs on the scoreboard. The Strikers’ bowlers were then pulverised as the Kings romped home with 33 balls left in their innings. 

Ahead of this tantalising encounter, let us have a look at how these two teams will fare out in Saturday’s clash. 


Match Details

Match: DA vs CS, 16th Match, Lanka T20 League 2023

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023

Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo


Pitch and Weather Report

The pitch at R.Premadasa Stadium has been a sporting one so far. The team winning the toss should elect to bowl first. There is a 50 percent chance of rain throughout the duration of the game. Temperature forecast- 27 degree celsius mark.     


DA vs CS Squads

DA: Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Avishka Fernando, Ben McDermott, Kusal Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Hayden Kerr, Dushan Hemantha, Hasan Ali, Noor Ahmad, Binura Fernando, Alex Ross, Janith Liyanage, Praveen Jayawickrama, Pramod Madushan, Lungi Ngidi, Sachitha Jayathilake, Jehan Daniel, Ravindu Fernando, Wanuja Sahan, Treveen Mathew, Lakshan Edirisinghe, Manelker De Silva, Kavidu Lakshan

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


DA vs CS Probable Playing XIs

DA: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Ben McDermott, Kusal Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Hayden Kerr, Dushan Hemantha, Hasan Ali, Noor Ahmad, Binura Fernando

CS: Pathum Nissanka, Babar Azam (c), Nuwanidu Fernando, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Lahiru Udara (wk), Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Naseem Shah, Lakshan Sandakan, Matheesha Pathirana


Match Prediction

Colombo has favoured the team batting second in the ongoing season of the Lanka T20 League. Both teams have formidable batting lineups and the chasing team will have a stronger chance of winning this game.

We predict CS to win this encounter. 



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