Dambulla Giants will square off against Kandy Warriors in the second match of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2021/22 on 6th December at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
The Dambulla Giants were impressive with their performances last season, finishing second in the league stage but unfortunately fell short of the title as they loosed in the semi-finals. Dasun Shanaka and Niroshan Dickwella were the team’s top performers last season, and they are expected to do so again this season. With full of the talented dugout, Dambulla will be looking to follow their previous match form and kick off this season on a winning note
Although the Kandy Warriors did not have a fantastic season last year, they are anticipated to do much better this year. Kandy Warriors will be led by Sri Lanka’s star player Angelo Perera. This season, many new names have been introduced to the team, including Lewis, Perera, Powell, Charith Asalanka, and Ahmed Shehzad, who have been in impressive form in the Abu Dhabi T10. With new teams, the Kandy Warriors will be hoping to get off to a good start this season.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Match Details
Match: Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors
Date and Time: 6th December, 3:30 pm IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Head to Head
Kandy Warriors do not have a strong record against Dambulla Giants, as they have lost both of their matches against them. They last met in December 2020 where Dambulla Giants won by 5 wickets.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Pitch Report
A competitive pitch of R. Premadasa Stadium awaits the two sides. While the pacers will get the ball to move around early on, dew could make it difficult for the spinners to grip the ball despite there being a turn on offer. Change of pace will be a handy asset at this venue, with the pitch likely to slow down as the game progresses. With the short dimensions of the ground playing into the hands of the batsmen, 160 should be a competitive total in this high-octane game.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Weather Report
The weather in Colombo is expected to be around 29°C. It is expected that there can be scattered thunderstorms during the match.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Probable Playing XI
Niroshan Dickwella, Najibullah-Zadran, Sohaib Maqsood, Janith Liyanage, Muditha Lakshan, Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Marchant De Lange, Imran Tahir, Joshua Little.
Mohammad Mithun, Rovman Powell, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Perera, Cameron Delport, Asela Gunaratne, Kamindu Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Amjad Khan.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors D11 Team
Niroshan Dickwella, Rovman Powell, Charith Asalanka (C) , Najibullah-Zadran, Angelo Perera, Asela Gunaratne (VC) , Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne, Marchant De Lange, Imran Tahir, Lahiru Kumara.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Prediction
Because of the good record against Kandy Warriors, Dambulla Giants will start as favourites in this encounter. Although the Kandy Warriors have a strong team, the Giants are projected to win this match due to their superior head-to-head record.
Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors Live Stream
The match between Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors will be streamed live on the Sony Sports Network, Sony LIV, and Jio TV.