Colombo Stars take on Dambulla Giants in an exciting clash - get Lanka Premier League 2021 fantasy tips
Colombo Stars (CS) lock horns with Dambulla Giants (DG) in the sixth match of Lanka Premier League 2021 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday, December 8.
CS vs DG Dream11 prediction
The two sides got off to positive starts in the tournament having registered wins in their only fixture so far. While DG cruised to a victory relatively comfortably, CS stumbled a number of times to chase a low score before crossing the finish line for their first win of the campaign. However, more depth in batting and quality all-rounders gives DG a slight edge over CS in Wednesday’s clash.
CS vs DG Dream11 team tips for Lanka Premier League 2021
Top Tip: Best batter
Tom Banton is the batter to watch out for in the CS camp. The right-handed opener was in fine form in the recently concluded Abu Dhabi T10 and was consistently providing quick starts to his team. His form could be vital if his side are to fancy their chances in the tournament, making him a wise option to have in your team on the batting front.
Top Tip: Best bowler
Nuwan Pradeep holds the key with the ball for DG in this contest. The fast bowler started the tournament with a two-wicket haul against Kandy Warriors and he will be eager to add more scalps to his tally, which is why fantasy enthusiasts should consider him in their teams.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Dhananjaya de Silva is a perfect fit for the all-rounder category in this match. The CS player hit an 18-ball 24 against Galle Gladiators in the opening match and backed it up with a fine spell of 2/18. Available at 9.5 credits, he can prove to be a great buy.
Phil Salt qualifies as a great wicket-keeping pick for the contest. The DG gloveman hammered a 27-ball 64 against Kandy Warriors in the opening match and was exceptional behind the wickets. His form and utility makes him a must-have in any fantasy team.
CS vs DG probable playing XI
CS playing XI (probable): Patthum Nissanka, Tom Banton, Kusal Perera (wicket-keeper), Dhananjaya de Silva (captain), Sherfane Rutherford, Dinesh Chandimal, David Wiese, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dushmantha Chameera, Naveen-ul-Haq, Akila Dananjaya
DG playing XI (probable): Niroshan Dickwella (wicket-keeper), Philip Salt, Sohaib Maqsood, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Sacha De Alwis, Najibullah Zadran, Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Imran Tahir, Nuwan Pradeep
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