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Colombo Kings vs. Dambulla Viikings || Lanka Premier League 2020 || Match Prediction

Lanka Premier League 2020 Match 7

Colombo Kings vs. Dambulla Viikings- Tue, 1st December

LPL 2020 Match Prediction

Match 7 of the ongoing Lanka Premier League 2020 has the Dambulla Viiking taking on the Colombo Kings at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota on Tuesday. Both the sideshave played two matches each. Colombo Kings have impressed with winning both those matches while Dambulla Viikings have only managed to one match.

With the quick succession of matches and the tournament being short, both the teams will be eyeing a win to give them an upper hand. Colombo Kings seem to have a more poised roster than the Dambulla Viikings. Hence as per our Lanka Premier League predictions, we predict Colombo Kings will win this upcoming game on Tuesday.

 Colombo Kings win this game. 

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The Colombo Kings have been undeniably dazzling this time and have fashioned two outstanding performances with the bat. The Kandy Tuskers in the tournament opener had Dinesh Chandimal and Isuru Udana to acknowledge as they won a close meeting in a Super Over.

The Colombo Kings’ next game was a rain-shortened meeting, but Andre Russell’s flashes of brilliance safeguarded that there wasn’t any lack of action or entertainment. Asela Gunaratne and Naveen-ul-Haq have been handy with the ball picking crucial wickets are regular intervals. They are second in place in the points table at the time of writing, although they are in for a strong test against the Dambulla Viiking on Tuesday.

The Viiking, who have a powerful batting roster, has also revealed what they are talented. With adequate depth in both the departments and Dasun Shanaka starring with the bat, the Viiking look set for a playoff seat even though it’s still initial stages in the Lanka Premier League. They will fancy their odds against Russell and co, who might be many picks leading into this game. Viikings have a stronger bowling line up led by multi-talented Samit Patel, who also scored a brilliant 41 runs in the previous game.

Either way, another furious game of cricket summons at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, with both teams considering to sustain their offer for a top-two finish.

The venue, Pitch Report, and Toss Prediction:

The pitch in Hambantota in the Lanka Premier League 2020 has been good to bat on. Another high-scoring match beckons at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium. There is not much to offer. There is a little swing witnessed in the initial stage of the innings, but the ground’s size comes in handy for the batsmen.

The dew will prevail throughout the game. Hence the skipper winning the toss should choose to chase. Thus, the toss will be critical.

Key Players to watch:

  • Opening batsman Paul Stirling, veteran player Upul Tharanga and English all-rounder Samit Patel of Dambulla Viikings, will be key players to watch in this match.
  • Pacer Isuru Udana, explosive batsman Andre Russell, and veteran all-rounder, Angelo Mathews of Colombo Kings will be the main Players to watch in this match.