Cricket Match Predictions: Lanka Premier League 2020 - Galle Gladiators vs Colombo Kings - Match 4
The 4th match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 will be played between Galle Gladiators and Colombo Kings at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota in Sri Lanka.
LIVE - Galle Gladiators vs Colombo Kings - Match 4
Galle Gladiators lost their first match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 by 8 wickets.
Captain Shahid Afridi was the top scorer for Galle Gladiators in the match with 58 runs off 23 deliveries at a strike rate of 252. He struck 3 fours and 6 sixes. Opener Danushka Gunathilaka also scored 38.
Afridi was also their best bowler and gave away just 20 runs from his 4 overs. Mohammad Amir and Mohamed Shiraz picked up one wicket each.
Colombo Kings won their first match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 but only after having to fight it out in the Super Over.
Dinesh Chandimal was the top scorer for Colombo Kings in the match with 80 runs off 46 deliveries at a strike rate of 173. He hit 12 fours and 2 sixes. Isuru Udana scored a crucial 12-ball 34 towards the end.
Udana was good with the ball as well and was quite economical. Afghanistan's Qais Ahmad picked up one wicket while conceding 28 runs from his 3 overs.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Colombo Kings - Angelo Mathews, Andre Russell, Karim Khan Sadeq, Dammika Prasad, Manpreet Gony, Isuru Udana, Dinesh Chandimal, Amila Aponso, Ashan Priyanjaya, Ravinderpal Singh, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Theekshila de Silva, PHT Kaushal, Lahiru Udara, Himesh Ramanayka, Kalana Perera, Tharindu Rathnayaka, Navod Paranawithana, Qais Ahmad, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Laurie Evans
Galle Gladiators - Shahid Afridi, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammed Amir, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Akila Dananjaya, Milinda Siriwardane, Azam Khan, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Mohammed Shiraz, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Chanaka Ruwansiri, Sahan Arachchi, Duvindu Tillakaratne, Chadwick Walton, Ashan Ali, Abdul Nasir, Waqas Maqsood
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Colombo Kings
Who will win? – Colombo Kings
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Danushka Gunathilaka (Galle Gladiators), Dinesh Chandimal (Colombo Kings)
Top Bowler (wickets taken) – Mohammad Amir (Galle Gladiators), Isuru Udana (Colombo Kings)
Most Sixes – Shahid Afridi (Galle Gladiators), Andre Russell (Colombo Kings)
Man of the Match – Isuru Udana
Team Scores Batting first – Galle Gladiators 170+, Colombo Kings 185+
Match Handicap Colombo Kings
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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