KT vs JS Dream11 Team Prediction | Match 16 | Lanka Premier League T20 | 09th Dec 2020
This is a match between teams with contrasting fates in the Lanka Premier League. Jaffna Stallions have been the best team of the tournament so far with 4 wins in 6 games and have occupied the position of table toppers. On the other side are kandy Tuskers who have won just 1 game out of their 6 and they are currently placed at number 5 at the bottom of the points table. So, let’s go through our Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming Lanka Premier League game between KT vs JS.
Date & Time- 09th December 2020, 3:30 PM IST
Venue Name: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota
The pitch is getting slower with every game. So expect the ball to grip off the surface but at the same time, batsmen who back themselves will be able to play their shots.
Average 1st inns score at this venue- 187
Average 2nd inns score at this venue- 169
Highest team score at this venue- 211
Lowest team score at this venue- 104
Matches won by the team batting first- 17
Matches won by the team batting second- 11
Kandy Tuskers: Kusal Janith Perera, Brendan Taylor, Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunerathne, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kavisha Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nishan Madushka Fernando, Chamika Edirisinghe, Ishan Jayaratne, Irfan Pathan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sohail Tanvir, Munaf Patel, Dale Steyn, Kevin Kottigoda, Vishwa Fernando
Jaffna Stallions: Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Dananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Binura Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Chaturanga de Silva, Mahesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kanagaratnam Kapilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Yiyakanth Yiyaskanth, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Duanne Olivier, Kyle Abbott, Tom Moores
KT vs JS Dream11 Team News:
Kandy Tuskers :
- K Perera will be the wicket-keeper.
- The batting will revolve around Sri Lankan batters A Gunaratne and K Mendis. R Gurbaz will complete the middle order. Watch out for B Taylor as he is experienced and can be an X factor.
- N Pradeep and S Tanvir will be the strike bowlers. Expect M Patel to feature in the bowling line-up while K Anjula will be effective too.
- W Fernando and M Bhanuka will be the openers.
- T Moores will be the wicket-keeper and he will bat at number 3. All-rounder S Malik will bat at number 4 while skipper N Perera will support him in the middle order. D Silva will be the finisher.
- B Fernando and K Abbott will be the strike bowlers for the team.
KT vs JS Dream11 Prediction, Line-Ups:
KT Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: K Perera
Batsmen: A Gunaratne, K Mendis, R Gurbaz, B Taylor
All-rounders: I Pathan, K Mendis
Bowlers: N Pradeep, S Tanvir, M Patel, K Anjula
JS Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: T Moores, M Bhanuka
Batsmen: A Fernando, S Malik, N Fernando
All-rounders: T Perera, D de Silva, W Hasaranga,
Bowlers: K Abbott, D Olivier B Fernando,
Captain Pick for KT vs JS Dream11 Team
Option 1: WIA Fernando
WIA Fernando has been outstanding at the top of the order with his consistent batting. He has made 2 fifties in 5 games and has scored 209 runs is the leading run-getter for his team. He averages 52.25 in LPL this season and has a strike-rate of 136.00. Considering his form, he is the perfect choice for the captain.
Option 2: Thisara Perera:
The Jaffna skipper has already played two memorable knocks in 4 innings. Thisara Perera has made 192 runs so far at an average of 64.00 and has a stunning strike-rate of 215.73. He has been very solid in the middle-order and has played some important innings when the team is in trouble. He is also a very effective bowler and claimed 5 wickets in 5 innings at a strike-rate of 14.6.
Option 1: PWH de Silva
PWH de Silva has been a revelation in this tournament so far. He has been the stand-out bowler for Jaffna and is their leading wicket-taker with 10 wickets and has a bowling strike-rate of 12.6. His economy rate of 5.00 has been very impressive too.
Option 2: DAS Gunaratne
DAS Gunaratne is a must-have all-rounder in the team. The right-handed batsman has taken 7 wickets in 5 innings and taken a wicket every 15.4 balls. He has made useful contributions with the bat too. He has scored 104 runs so far at an average of 34.66.
Top 5 Players For KT vs JS Dream11 Team Prediction:
- WIA Fernando: 6 matches- 209 runs
- BKG Mendis: 6 matches – 193 runs
- T Perera- 6 matches–192 runs – 5 wickets
- PWH de Silva– 6 games – 10 wickets
- DAS Gunaratne- 6 matches –104 runs- 7 wickets
Best KT vs JS Dream11 Fantasy Team Combinations:
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KT vs JS Dream11 Prediction: Who will win the match
Jaffna is a very strong team and they will be the favorites in this game too. So expect Jaffna to win this game. Both the teams looks jam-packed with some convincing bowlers and batsmen. But, our Dream11 Team Prediction experts have given an edge to Jaffna going ahead in the upcoming game.