Cricket Match Predictions: Lanka Premier League 2020 - Jaffna Stallions vs Kandy Tuskers - Match 8
The 8th match of the Lanka Premier League 2020 will be played between Jaffna Stallions and Kandy Tuskers at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota in Sri Lanka.
Kandy Tuskers are slotted at the 3rd place in the Lanka Premier League 2020 points table with one win and 2 losses from their 3 matches. Tuskers have 2 points.
Kusal Perera has scored the most runs for Kandy Tuskers with 118 runs at an average of 39. He has scored at a strike rate of 151. Kusal Mendis and Rahmanullah Gurbaz have also been good.
Among the bowlers, Naveen-ul-Haq has been good with 5 wickets while conceding 115 runs. Asela Guneratne has picked up 4 wickets and bowled at an economy rate of 8.81.
Jaffna Stallions are placed at the top of the Lanka Premier League 2020 points table with wins in both their matches. The team is with 4 points.
Thisara Perera is the top run scorer for Jaffna Stallions with 97 runs from 2 matches at a strike rate of 220. Avishka Fernando has also made 96 runs.
Duanne Olivier has been the best bowler for Jaffna Stallions and has picked up 5 wickets while conceding 86 runs. Usman Shinwari has 3 wickets.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Kandy Tuskers - Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Kevin Kottigoda, Vishwa Fernando, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Guneratne, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Kavisha Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nishan Madushka, Chamika Edirisinghe, Ishan Jayaratne, Irfan Pathan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sohail Tanveer, Munaf Patel, Dale Steyn, Brendan Taylor
Jaffna Stallions - Thisara Perera, Prabhath Jayasuriya, Wanidu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Avishka Fernando, Dananjaya De Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Binura Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Chathuranga de Silva, Mahesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Nuwandinu Fernando, Kanakaratnam Kapilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Vijayakanth Vijayakanth, Kyle Abbott, Duanne Olivier, Tom Moores, Johnson Charles, Duanne Oliver, Sebastianpillai Vijeyaraj
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Jaffna Stallions
Who will win? – Jaffna Stallions
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Avishka Fernando (Jaffna Stallions), Kusal Perera (Kandy Tuskers)
Top Bowler (wickets taken) – Duanne Olivier (Jaffna Stallions), Naveen-ul-Haq (Kandy Tuskers)
Most Sixes – Avishka Fernando (Jaffna Stallions), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Kandy Tuskers)
Man of the Match – Avishka Fernando
Team Scores Batting first – Jaffna Stallions 185+, Kandy Tuskers 170+
Match Handicap Jaffna Stallions
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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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