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Match 20 of the Lanka Premier League, 2023 has Colombo Strikers taking on Galle Titans. The match will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 15th August 2023 at 07:30 PM IST.

CS vs GT (Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans), Match 20 - Match Information

Match: Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans, Match 20
Date: 15th August 2023
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

CS vs GT (Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans), Match 20 Preview

Colombo Strikers have played 7 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while Galle Titans have also played 7 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table.

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, Babar Azam was the Man of the Match and Babar Azam scored the highest fantasy points for Colombo Strikers with 148 match fantasy points while Tim Seifert topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Galle Titans with 80 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Colombo Strikers against B-Love Kandy, Colombo Strikers beat B-Love Kandy by 9 runs. The top fantasy player for Colombo Strikers was Matheesha Pathirana who scored 80 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Jaffna Kings, Galle Titans beat Jaffna Kings by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Galle Titans was Kasun Rajitha who scored 142 fantasy points.

CS vs GT, 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 pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. 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 is expected to be around 26.19 °C and humidity is expected to be around 83%. 3.57 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, We predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

CS vs GT, Head to Head

In the 9 matches played between these 2 teams, Colombo Strikers Batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for Galle Titans.

CS vs GT 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
Tim Seifert 5 143 28.6 0 0 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 -
Babar Azam 5 189 37.8 0 0 9, 11, 24, 104, 41 -
Iftikhar Ahmed 5 64 12.8 3 0.6 0, 18, 2, 8, 36 1, 0, 0, 2, 0
  1. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches Tim Seifert has scored 143 runs at an average of 28.6 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.6. This player is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches Babar Azam has scored 9, 11, 24, 104, 41 runs averaging 37.8 per match.

  3. Iftikhar Ahmed

    Iftikhar Ahmed can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. This player is a top order right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Iftikhar Ahmed has scored 64 runs averaging 12.8 per match.

CS vs GT 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
Lahiru Kumara 5 2 0.4 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 2, 2, 3, 1, 3
Kasun Rajitha 5 5 1 6 1.2 0, 1, 2, 0, 2 4, 0, 1, 1, 0
Matheesha Pathirana 5 0 0 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 1, 0, 3
  1. Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara

    Lahiru Kumara is a bowler and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches this player has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2. Lahiru Kumara has been very successful at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 2, 2, 0, 0, 3 wickets.

  2. Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

    Kasun Rajitha is a bowler and has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-arm medium fast bowler and in the last 5 matches Kasun Rajitha has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 1, 1, 4, 2, 0 wickets in the recent matches. This player has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches Kasun Rajitha played here and has taken 9 wickets.

  3. Matheesha Pathirana

    Matheesha Pathirana can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches Matheesha Pathirana has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6. He has had a good time at this venue in the last 5 matches this player played here and has taken 8 wickets.

CS vs GT 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
Shakib Al Hasan 5 32 6.4 4 0.8 2, 13, 11, 0, 6 1, 1, 0, 0, 2
Jeffrey Vandersay 5 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 1, 0, 2, 0
Chamika Karunaratne 5 65 13 3 0.6 17, 5, 21, 2, 20 1, 1, 0, 0, 1
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Shakib Al Hasan has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. He is a top order left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 2, 13, 11, 0, 6 runs at an average of 6.4 per match. Shakib Al Hasan has bowled well at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Jeffrey Dexter Francis Vandersay

    Jeffrey Vandersay is an all-rounder and has an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a leg break bowler and in the last 5 matches Jeffrey Vandersay has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. He has been very successful at this venue in the recent 5 matches this player played here and has taken 2, 1, 2, 0, 1 wickets.

  3. Chamika Karunaratne

    Chamika Karunaratne can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Chamika Karunaratne has an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.3. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 65 runs averaging 13 per match.

CS vs GT 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
Kasun Rajitha 5 5 1 6 1.2 0, 1, 2, 0, 2 4, 0, 1, 1, 0
Tim Seifert 5 143 28.6 0 0 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 -
Tabraiz Shamsi 5 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 2, 1, 2, 0, 2
Matheesha Pathirana 5 0 0 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 1, 0, 3
Chamika Karunaratne 5 65 13 3 0.6 17, 5, 21, 2, 20 1, 1, 0, 0, 1
Nuwanidu Fernando 5 102 20.4 0 0 15, 21, 2, 8, 56 -

The Top Point Getters for Colombo Strikers are Matheesha Pathirana with 54 match fantasy points, Chamika Karunaratne with 46 match fantasy points and Nuwanidu Fernando with 36 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Galle Titans are Kasun Rajitha with 142 match fantasy points, Tim Seifert with 76 match fantasy points and Tabraiz Shamsi with 68 match fantasy points.

CS vs GT 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
Tim Seifert 5 143 28.6 0 0 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 -
Babar Azam 5 189 37.8 0 0 9, 11, 24, 104, 41 -
Shakib Al Hasan 5 32 6.4 4 0.8 2, 13, 11, 0, 6 1, 1, 0, 0, 2
Lahiru Kumara 5 2 0.4 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 2, 2, 3, 1, 3
Kasun Rajitha 5 5 1 6 1.2 0, 1, 2, 0, 2 4, 0, 1, 1, 0
  1. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Tim Seifert is a top order right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 runs at an average of 28.6 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.6. Babar Azam is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 9, 11, 24, 104, 41 runs averaging 37.8 per match.

  3. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 5 matches Shakib Al Hasan has scored 32 runs at an average of 6.4 per match. He has a good record at this venue in the last 5 matches this player played here and has taken 6 wickets.

  4. Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara

    Lahiru Kumara is a bowler and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Lahiru Kumara bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2. This player has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches Lahiru Kumara played here and has taken 7 wickets.

  5. Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

    Kasun Rajitha is a bowler and has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. He is a right-arm medium fast bowler and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 4, 0, 1, 1, 0 wickets at an average of 1.2. Kasun Rajitha has been very successful against this team, taking 1, 1, 4, 2, 0 wickets in the recent matches. He has been very successful at this venue in the recent 5 matches this player played here and has taken 4, 0, 2, 2, 1 wickets.

CS vs GT Squad Information

Colombo Strikers (CS) Squad: Wahab Riaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Yashodha Lanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Jeffrey Vandersay, Mohammad Nawaz, Lakshan Sandakan, Angelo Perera, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Lahiru Udara, Lorcan Tucker, Shoriful Islam, Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Nipun Dhananjaya, Kavishka Anjula, Shashika Dulshan, Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Movin Subasingha and Eshan Malinga

Galle Titans (GT) Squad: Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mohammad Mithun, Seekkuge Prasanna, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chad Bowes, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Ashan Priyanjan, Dasun Shanaka, Anuk Fernando, Litton Das, Akila Dananjaya, Tim Seifert, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Kumara, Richard Ngarava, Lahiru Samarakoon, Mohamed Shiraz, Milan Rathnayake, Lasith Croospulle, Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Sonal Dinusha, Shevon Daniel, Avishka Perera and Sohan de Livera

CS vs GT Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Sohan de Livera and Tim Seifert

Batters: Babar Azam, Chad Bowes and Iftikhar Ahmed

All-Rounders: Jeffrey Vandersay and Shakib Al Hasan

Bowlers: Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Matheesha Pathirana and Tabraiz Shamsi

Captain: Tim Seifert

Vice-Captain: Babar Azam

Photo credit: Alamy

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