The Kandy Falcons and Jaffna Kings will square off in Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 Match 6 on Thursday, December 8. This competition will be held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota. Carlos Braithwaite took four wickets for 14 runs, assisting the Falcons in limiting the Gladiators to 121/8.
The Falcons, captained by Wanindu Hasaranga, have been on a tear so far. With a net run rate of +3.925 after winning both matches, the team sits atop the Lanka Premier League points table. In their previous match, they defeated Galle Gladiators by five wickets.
- Kandy Falcons vs. Jaffna Kings.
- Date and Time: Saturday, December 10, 2022, 07:30 PM IST.
- Pallekele International Stadium is the venue.
Both the Kandy Falcons and the Jaffna Kings are undefeated in this year’s Lanka Premier League and have demonstrated their potential. The Falcons, on the other hand, appear to have a superior bowling squad than their opponents and are slight favourites to win this match.
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Batter is our top pick.
Pathum Nissanka is now in excellent shape. He scored 71 runs off 41 balls against Colombo Stars, including eight fours and two sixes.
All-Rounder is our top pick.
Wanindu Hasaranga has made a practise of getting wickets on a continuous basis, regardless of the format in which he plays. He took four wickets against the Colombo Stars with an economy rate of 4.66.
Bowler is the best choice.
Wahab Riaz is one of the league’s most seasoned bowlers. He bowled to his strengths against Jaffna Kings, picking up two wickets at a 5.75 economy rate.
Wicketkeeper is our top pick.
Andre Fletcher made a remarkable start in the Lanka Premier League, scoring 102* runs undefeated against Colombo Stars, including 11 fours and three maximums.
Kusal Mendis scored 51 runs against Jaffna Kings despite receiving little help from the other end. He is a technically sound player, and we can anticipate him to have a similar performance in this match.
- Pathum Nissanka
- Andre Fletcher (wk)
- Ashen Bandara
- Kamindu Mendis
- Chamika Karunaratne
- Carlos Brathwaite
- Wanindu Hasaranga (c)
- Fabian Allen
- Isuru Udana
- Ashian Daniel
- Zahoor Khan.
- Avishka Fernando
- Ashan Randika
- Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk)
- Dhananjaya de Silva
- Shoaib Malik
- Thisara Perera (c)
- Dunith Wellalage
- James Fuller
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Vijayakanth Viyaskanth
- Zaman Khan.
The surface at Hambantota is not considered to be batting friendly, and shot-making will be difficult. Spinners are most likely to benefit from surface assistance.
Batting first after winning the toss is the best choice for both teams.
There is no chance of rain, at least for the time being, but there will be some cloud cover. Temperatures will be around 28 degrees Celsius.
Where to watch
You can watch the whole match on TV: Sony Six. Live Streaming: Sony LIV.