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Lanka T20 League 2023, Match 9: BK vs JK Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Lanka T20 League 2023

Match 9: BK vs JK


Preview

On Saturday, August 5, the Lanka T20 League 2023 will witness an intense clash between B-Love Kandy and the Jaffna Kings at the Pallekele International Stadium.

Wanindu Hasaranga leads the Kandy team, who are currently positioned at the bottom of the league table. With just two points and a net run rate of -1.601, they face a challenging task to climb up in the tournament.

However, Kandy's spirits are high after their convincing seven-wicket victory against Dambulla Aura in their previous match. Mujeeb Ur Rahman's exceptional performance, where he secured figures of 2/17 from four overs, earned him the Player of the Match award and bolstered the team's confidence.

On the contrary, the Jaffna Kings are dominating the league, comfortably seated at the top with four points and an impressive net run rate of +0.894. They have secured victories in two out of three matches, the latest being an eight-wicket win against the Galle Titans.

Dunith Wellalage stood out in the last game, claiming figures of 4/10 from his four overs and earning the Player of the Match accolade. Thanks to his brilliant spell, the Kings limited the Galle Titans to a below-par score of 117 for the loss of nine wickets.

As the two teams prepare to clash, Kandy will be eager to build on their recent success and strive for a higher position in the league, while the Jaffna Kings will aim to maintain their dominant form and further solidify their position at the top. Cricket fans can expect an enthralling contest at the Pallekele International Stadium.


Match Details

Match: BK vs JK, 9th Match, Lanka T20 League 2023

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2023

Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele


Pitch and Weather Report

The Pallekele venue offers a balanced pitch with opportunities for both batsmen and bowlers. Opting to field first after winning the toss appears to be the favorable choice. However, the playing conditions might not be ideal due to a moderate chance of rain, around 30 to 40 percent. The temperature is expected to hover around 27 degrees Celsius


BK vs JK Squads

BK: Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Fakhar Zaman, Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Ashen Bandara, Asif Ali, Isuru Udana, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Abeyratne, Lahiru Madushanka, Chaturanga de Silva, Navod Paranavithana, Sahan Arachchige, Mohammad Haris, Avishka Tharindu, Malsha Tharupathi, Aamer Jamal, Thanuka Dabare

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


BK vs JK Probable Playing XIs

BK: Fakhar Zaman, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Ashen Bandara, Asif Ali, Isuru Udana, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Dushmantha Chameera.

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


Match Prediction

The Jaffna Kings are expected to enter the match as the favorites, despite facing some challenges in the tournament. They will feel confident about their prospects against the opposing team, the Kings.

Based on our analysis, we anticipate that the Jaffna Kings will emerge victorious in this particular match.


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