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Dambulla Aura (DA) will lock horns with Galle Titans (GT) in the 21st game of the Lanka Premier League, 2023 and the match will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 17th August 2023 at 03:00 PM IST.

DA vs GT (Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans), Qualifier 1 - Match Information

Match: Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans, Qualifier 1
Date: 17th August 2023
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

DA vs GT (Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans), Qualifier 1 Preview

Dambulla Aura have played 8 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Galle Titans have also played 8 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second 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 8 6 2 12 +0.793
GT 8 4 4 8 +0.353
BLK 8 4 4 8 +0.185
JK 8 3 5 6 -0.179
CS 8 3 5 6 -1.215

In their previous encounter in this series  Avishka Fernando was the Man of the Match and Avishka Fernando scored the highest fantasy points for Dambulla Aura with 93 match fantasy points while Lahiru Kumara topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Galle Titans with 62 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Dambulla Aura against B-Love Kandy, Dambulla Aura beat B-Love Kandy by 20 runs. The top fantasy player for Dambulla Aura was Dhananjaya de Silva who scored 142 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Colombo Strikers, Galle Titans beat Colombo Strikers by 8 wickets. The top fantasy player for Galle Titans was Tabraiz Shamsi who scored 140 fantasy points.

DA 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 138 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 is expected to be around 29.75 °C and humidity is expected to be around 67%. 5.65 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

Pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 64% 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.

DA vs GT, Head to Head

In the 8 matches played between these 2 teams, all-rounders of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

DA 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
Avishka Fernando 5 130 26 0 0 41, 7, 70, 0, 12 -
Tim Seifert 5 143 28.6 0 0 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 -
Ben McDermott 5 131 26.2 0 0 37, 69, 8, 7, 10 -
  1. Weerahandige Inol Avishka Fernando

    Avishka Fernando is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. This player is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches Avishka Fernando has scored 130 runs averaging 26 per match.

  2. 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 9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 55, 15, 1, 54, 18 runs averaging 28.6 per match.

  3. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 36 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Ben McDermott is a top order right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches he has scored 131 runs averaging 26.2 per match.

DA 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 10 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 2, 2, 2, 3, 1
Noor Ahmad 5 7 1.4 6 1.2 0, 0, 7, 0, 0 2, 1, 1, 2, 0
Kasun Rajitha 5 3 0.6 6 1.2 0, 0, 1, 2, 0 0, 4, 0, 1, 1
  1. Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara

    Lahiru Kumara can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. Lahiru Kumara is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 10 wickets at an average of 2. This player has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 0, 2, 4, 0 wickets in the recent matches. Lahiru Kumara has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches he played here and has taken 2, 2, 2, 0, 0 wickets.

  2. Noor Ahmad Lakanwal

    Noor Ahmad can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Noor Ahmad bowls slow left-arm chinaman and in the last 5 matches he has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

    Kasun Rajitha is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Kasun Rajitha bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 0, 2, 5, 0, 2 wickets in the recent matches. Kasun Rajitha has had a good time at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 0, 4, 0, 2, 2 wickets.

DA 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 43 8.6 3 0.6 17, 2, 13, 11, 0 1, 1, 1, 0, 0
Dushan Hemantha 5 14 2.8 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 2, 12 0, 2, 2, 1, 2
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 46 9.2 6 1.2 10, 11, 6, 4, 15 4, 0, 1, 0, 1
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.9. Shakib Al Hasan is a top order left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches he has scored 43 runs at an average of 8.6 per match. This player has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches Shakib Al Hasan played here and has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Munasinghe Arachchige Dushan Ishara Hemantha

    Dushan Hemantha can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player bowls leg break and in the last 5 matches Dushan Hemantha has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches.

  3. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva is an all-rounder and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches Dhananjaya de Silva has scored 10, 11, 6, 4, 15 runs averaging 9.2 per match. He also bowls decently, bowling off break and in the recent matches has taken 6 wickets, averaging at 1.2 wickets per match. This player has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches Dhananjaya de Silva played here and has taken 7 wickets.

DA 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
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 46 9.2 6 1.2 10, 11, 6, 4, 15 4, 0, 1, 0, 1
Tabraiz Shamsi 5 2 0.4 9 1.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 4, 2, 1, 2, 0
Seekkuge Prasanna 5 0 0 3 0.6 - 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Lahiru Kumara 5 2 0.4 10 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 2, 2, 2, 3, 1
Hayden Kerr 5 63 12.6 5 1 26, 0, 25, 0, 12 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
Avishka Fernando 5 130 26 0 0 41, 7, 70, 0, 12 -

The Top Point Getters for Dambulla Aura are Dhananjaya de Silva with 142 match fantasy points, Hayden Kerr with 72 match fantasy points and Avishka Fernando with 70 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Galle Titans are Tabraiz Shamsi with 140 match fantasy points, Seekkuge Prasanna with 113 match fantasy points and Lahiru Kumara with 88 match fantasy points.

DA 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
Shakib Al Hasan 5 43 8.6 3 0.6 17, 2, 13, 11, 0 1, 1, 1, 0, 0
Lahiru Kumara 5 2 0.4 10 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 2, 2, 2, 3, 1
Avishka Fernando 5 130 26 0 0 41, 7, 70, 0, 12 -
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 46 9.2 6 1.2 10, 11, 6, 4, 15 4, 0, 1, 0, 1
Dushan Hemantha 5 14 2.8 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 2, 12 0, 2, 2, 1, 2
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top order left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 17, 2, 13, 11, 0 runs averaging 8.6 per match. Shakib Al Hasan has had a good time at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 1, 1, 1, 2, 1 wickets.

  2. Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara

    Lahiru Kumara is a bowler and has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the last 5 matches Lahiru Kumara has taken 10 wickets at an average of 2. He has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 0, 2, 4, 0 wickets in the recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches Lahiru Kumara played here and has taken 6 wickets.

  3. Weerahandige Inol Avishka Fernando

    Avishka Fernando is a batter and has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order opening batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 130 runs at an average of 26 per match.

  4. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva is an all-rounder and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Dhananjaya de Silva is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 46 runs at an average of 9.2 per match. This player is also a handy bowler, bowling off break and in the recent matches has taken 4, 0, 1, 0, 1 wickets, averaging at 1.2 wickets per match. Dhananjaya de Silva has a good record at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 7 wickets.

  5. Munasinghe Arachchige Dushan Ishara Hemantha

    Dushan Hemantha can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. Dushan Hemantha bowls leg break and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 0, 2, 2, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 1.4. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches.

DA vs GT 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

Galle Titans (GT) Squad: Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mohammad Mithun, Seekkuge Prasanna, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chad Bowes, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Najibullah Zadran, 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

DA vs GT Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Tim Seifert

Batters: Avishka Fernando, Lakshan Edirisinghe and Lasith Croospulle

All-Rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha and Shakib Al Hasan

Bowlers: Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Noor Ahmad and Tabraiz Shamsi

Captain: Shakib Al Hasan

Vice-Captain: Lahiru Kumara

Photo credit: Alamy

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