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B-Love Kandy will be up against the Dambulla Aura in the 19th match of the Lanka Premier League, 2023 and the match will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 14th August 2023 at 07:30 PM IST.

BLK vs DA (B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura), Match 19 - Match Information

Match: B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura, Match 19
Date: 14th August 2023
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

BLK vs DA (B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura), Match 19 Preview

B-Love Kandy have played 7 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table, while Dambulla Aura have also played 7 matches in the series and they will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot.

Lanka Premier League, 2023 Points Table

The points table of Lanka Premier League, 2023  Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost, and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
DA 7 5 2 10 +0.763
BLK 7 4 3 8 +0.362
JK 8 3 5 6 -0.179
GT 7 3 4 6 -0.269
CS 7 3 4 6 -0.672

In their previous encounter in this series  Mujeeb Ur Rahman was the Man of the Match and Mujeeb Ur Rahman scored the highest fantasy points for B-Love Kandy with 84 match fantasy points while Dhananjaya de Silva topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Dambulla Aura with 125 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by B-Love Kandy against Colombo Strikers, Colombo Strikers beat B-Love Kandy by 9 runs. The top fantasy player for B-Love Kandy was Wanindu Hasaranga who scored 132 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Colombo Strikers, Dambulla Aura beat Colombo Strikers by 50 runs. The top fantasy player for Dambulla Aura was Hasan Ali who scored 96 fantasy points.

BLK vs DA, R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 140 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 47% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Temperature will hover around 27.96 °C with 78% humidity. Winds at a speed of 4.38 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

Pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

BLK vs DA, Head to Head

In the 7 matches played between these 2 teams, all-rounders of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

BLK vs DA Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Sahan Arachchige 5 113 22.6 0 0 13, 2, 1, 44, 53 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Avishka Fernando 5 121 24.2 0 0 7, 70, 0, 12, 32 -
Ben McDermott 5 102 20.4 0 0 69, 8, 7, 10, 8 -
  1. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 23 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches Sahan Arachchige has scored 13, 2, 1, 44, 53 runs at an average of 22.6 per match.

  2. Weerahandige Inol Avishka Fernando

    Avishka Fernando is a batter and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order opening batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 121 runs at an average of 24.2 per match.

  3. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Ben McDermott is a top order opening batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches he has scored 102 runs averaging 20.4 per match.

BLK vs DA Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hasan Ali 5 27 5.4 10 2 6, 0, 8, 6, 7 3, 1, 3, 0, 3
Nuwan Pradeep 5 0 0 9 1.8 - 1, 2, 3, 3, 0
Binura Fernando 5 0 0 6 1.2 - 2, 1, 1, 0, 2
  1. Hasan Ali

    Hasan Ali is a bowler and has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches Hasan Ali has taken 3, 1, 3, 0, 3 wickets at an average of 2. He has had a good time at this venue in the last 5 matches this player played here and has taken 3, 1 wickets.

  2. Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

    Nuwan Pradeep is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Nuwan Pradeep has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. He bowls right-arm fast medium and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. Nuwan Pradeep has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 0, 2, 0, 1 wickets in the recent matches. He has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches this player played here and has taken 8 wickets.

  3. Binura Fernando

    Binura Fernando is a bowler and has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Binura Fernando is a left-arm medium fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. This player has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches Binura Fernando played here and has taken 2, 1, 2, 1, 1 wickets.

BLK vs DA Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Dushan Hemantha 5 23 4.6 8 1.6 0, 0, 2, 12, 9 2, 2, 1, 2, 1
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 97 19.4 3 0.6 11, 6, 4, 15, 61 0, 1, 0, 1, 1
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 175 35 9 1.8 40, 19, 64, 52, 0 2, 0, 4, 3, 0
  1. Munasinghe Arachchige Dushan Ishara Hemantha

    Dushan Hemantha is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches Dushan Hemantha has scored 0, 0, 2, 12, 9 runs at an average of 4.6 per match. He is also a handy bowler, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 8 wickets, averaging at 1.6 wickets per match. This player has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches Dushan Hemantha played here and has taken 2, 2, 0 wickets.

  2. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Dhananjaya de Silva has scored 97 runs at an average of 19.4 per match.

  3. Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva

    Wanindu Hasaranga is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 77 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches Wanindu Hasaranga has scored 175 runs at an average of 35 per match. He is also a handy bowler, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 2, 0, 4, 3, 0 wickets, averaging at 1.8 wickets per match.

BLK vs DA Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Angelo Mathews 5 101 20.2 7 1.4 11, 22, 40, 0, 28 2, 3, 0, 2, 0
Hasan Ali 5 27 5.4 10 2 6, 0, 8, 6, 7 3, 1, 3, 0, 3
Ben McDermott 5 102 20.4 0 0 69, 8, 7, 10, 8 -
Noor Ahmad 5 7 1.4 6 1.2 0, 0, 7, 0, 0 2, 1, 1, 2, 0
Nuwan Pradeep 5 0 0 9 1.8 - 1, 2, 3, 3, 0
Isuru Udana 5 17 3.4 6 1.2 5, 9, 3, 0, 0 2, 1, 0, 1, 2

The Top Point Getters for B-Love Kandy are Angelo Mathews with 114 match fantasy points, Nuwan Pradeep with 50 match fantasy points and Isuru Udana with 48 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Dambulla Aura are Hasan Ali with 96 match fantasy points, Ben McDermott with 95 match fantasy points and Noor Ahmad with 84 match fantasy points.

BLK vs DA Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hasan Ali 5 27 5.4 10 2 6, 0, 8, 6, 7 3, 1, 3, 0, 3
Dushan Hemantha 5 23 4.6 8 1.6 0, 0, 2, 12, 9 2, 2, 1, 2, 1
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 97 19.4 3 0.6 11, 6, 4, 15, 61 0, 1, 0, 1, 1
Sahan Arachchige 5 113 22.6 0 0 13, 2, 1, 44, 53 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Avishka Fernando 5 121 24.2 0 0 7, 70, 0, 12, 32 -
  1. Hasan Ali

    Hasan Ali is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. Hasan Ali bowls right-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches he has taken 3, 1, 3, 0, 3 wickets at an average of 2. This player has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches Hasan Ali played here and has taken 4 wickets.

  2. Munasinghe Arachchige Dushan Ishara Hemantha

    Dushan Hemantha is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. This player is a right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches Dushan Hemantha has scored 23 runs averaging 4.6 per match. He can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 8 wickets, averaging at 1.6 wickets per match. This player has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches Dushan Hemantha played here and has taken 4 wickets.

  3. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva is an all-rounder and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 11, 6, 4, 15, 61 runs averaging 19.4 per match.

  4. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige is a batter and has an average of 23 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. Sahan Arachchige is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 5 matches he has scored 113 runs averaging 22.6 per match.

  5. Weerahandige Inol Avishka Fernando

    Avishka Fernando can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Avishka Fernando is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 121 runs averaging 24.2 per match.

BLK vs DA Squad Information

Dambulla Aura (DA) Squad: Matthew Wade, Kusal Perera, Alex Ross, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lakshan Edirisinghe, Ben McDermott, Kusal Mendis, Binura Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Hasan Ali, Dushan Hemantha, Avishka Fernando, Janith Liyanage, Pramod Madushan, Jehan Daniel, Sachitha Jayathilake, Praveen Jayawickrama, Manelker De Silva, Noor Ahmad, Shahnawaz Dahani, Hayden Kerr, Ravindu Fernando, Traveen Mathew, Wanuja Sahan, Kavindu Pathiratne and Kavidu Lakshan

B-Love Kandy (BLK) Squad: Suresh Raina, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Chaturanga de Silva, Nuwan Pradeep, Fakhar Zaman, Lasith Abeyratne, Lahiru Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Asif Ali, Sahan Arachchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Thanuka Dabare, Ashen Bandara, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Navod Paranavithana, Aamer Jamal, Avishka Tharindu, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Haris and Malsha Tharupathi

BLK vs DA Possible Playing XI

Dambulla Aura (DA) Possible Playing XI: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Janith Liyanage, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Ben McDermott, Alex Ross, Hasan Ali, Noor Ahmad, Binura Fernando, Dushan Hemantha and Dhananjaya de Silva

B-Love Kandy (BLK) Possible Playing XI: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, Dinesh Chandimal, Asif Ali, Sahan Arachchige, Nuwan Pradeep, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Angelo Mathews and Isuru Udana

BLK vs DA Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Ben McDermott

Batters: Avishka Fernando, Fakhar Zaman and Janith Liyanage

All-Rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Sahan Arachchige and Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers: Binura Fernando, Hasan Ali and Nuwan Pradeep

Captain: Hasan Ali

Vice-Captain: Dushan Hemantha

Photo credit: Alamy

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