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Galle Titans (GT) will be taking on B-Love Kandy (BLK) in the 12th game of the Lanka Premier League, 2023 and the match will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy on 8th August 2023 at 03:00 PM IST.

GT vs BLK (Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy), Match 12 - Match Information

Match: Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy, Match 12
Date: 8th August 2023
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

GT vs BLK (Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy), Match 12 Preview

Galle Titans have played 3 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while B-Love Kandy have played 4 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
GT 3 2 1 4 +0.412
DA 4 2 2 4 +0.353
JK 4 2 2 4 -0.068
BLK 4 2 2 4 -0.562
CS 3 1 2 2 -0.067

In their previous encounter  in this series  Tim Seifert was the Man of the Match and Tim Seifert scored the highest fantasy points for Galle Titans with 115 match fantasy points while Wanindu Hasaranga topped the fantasy points leaderboard for B-Love Kandy with 50 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Galle Titans against Jaffna Kings, Jaffna Kings beat Galle Titans by 8 wickets. The top fantasy player for Galle Titans was Shakib Al Hasan who scored 76 fantasy points.

In their last match  in this series  against Jaffna Kings, B-Love Kandy beat Jaffna Kings by 8 wickets. The top fantasy player for B-Love Kandy was Wanindu Hasaranga who scored 198 fantasy points.

GT vs BLK, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 152 runs. The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy 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 Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Temperature is expected to be around 25.58 °C with 72% humidity. Winds at a speed of 3.54 m/s are expected. Cloud cover expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

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.

GT vs BLK, Head to Head

In the 7 matches played between these 2 teams, Galle Titans bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for B-Love Kandy.

GT vs BLK 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 5 140 28 0 0 18, 74, 14, 30, 4 -
Sahan Arachchige 5 119 23.8 1 0.2 1, 44, 53, 19, 2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Ashen Bandara 5 129 25.8 0 0 27, 12, 40, 13, 37 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 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 recent 5 matches this player has scored 18, 74, 14, 30, 4 runs at an average of 28 per match.

  2. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige is a batter and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Sahan Arachchige is a left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches he has scored 1, 44, 53, 19, 2 runs at an average of 23.8 per match.

  3. Koralegedera Nadeeja Ashen Bandara

    Ashen Bandara is a batter and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top order right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Ashen Bandara has scored 27, 12, 40, 13, 37 runs at an average of 25.8 per match.

GT vs BLK 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
Kasun Rajitha 5 3 0.6 5 1 2, 0, 0, 0, 1 0, 2, 2, 0, 1
Nuwan Pradeep 5 2 0.4 5 1 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 3, 0, 1, 0, 1
Richard Ngarava 5 6 1.2 5 1 6, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 2, 1, 0, 2
  1. Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

    Kasun Rajitha can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 5 matches Kasun Rajitha has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. He has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 4, 0, 2 wickets in the recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue in the last 5 matches Kasun Rajitha played here and has taken 0, 5, 1, 0, 0 wickets.

  2. Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

    Nuwan Pradeep is a bowler and has an average of 40 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. He is a right-arm fast medium bowler and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. Nuwan Pradeep has done very well against this opposition, taking 1, 1, 3, 0, 2 wickets in the recent matches. He has had a good time at this venue in the last 5 matches this player played here and has taken 7 wickets.

  3. Richard Ngarava

    Richard Ngarava is a bowler and has an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Richard Ngarava bowls left-arm fast medium and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 0, 2, 1, 0, 2 wickets at an average of 1. This player has been very successful against this team, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches.

GT vs BLK 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 99 19.8 6 1.2 6, 30, 23, 28, 12 2, 2, 1, 1, 0
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 82 16.4 6 1.2 52, 0, 9, 9, 12 3, 0, 1, 0, 2
Angelo Mathews 5 91 18.2 2 0.4 0, 28, 2, 25, 36 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Shakib Al Hasan is a top order left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches he has scored 6, 30, 23, 28, 12 runs at an average of 19.8 per match. This player also bowls decently, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in the recent matches has taken 6 wickets, averaging at 1.2 wickets per match. Shakib Al Hasan has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches.

  2. Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva

    Wanindu Hasaranga is an all-rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 82 runs averaging 16.4 per match. Wanindu Hasaranga also bowls decently, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2 per match.

  3. Angelo Davis Mathews

    Angelo Mathews is an all-rounder and has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 91 runs at an average of 18.2 per match.

GT vs BLK 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
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 82 16.4 6 1.2 52, 0, 9, 9, 12 3, 0, 1, 0, 2
Shakib Al Hasan 5 99 19.8 6 1.2 6, 30, 23, 28, 12 2, 2, 1, 1, 0
Angelo Mathews 5 91 18.2 2 0.4 0, 28, 2, 25, 36 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
Fakhar Zaman 5 99 19.8 0 0 42, 28, 4, 4, 21 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Dasun Shanaka 5 98 19.6 3 0.6 30, 9, 42, 10, 7 0, 0, 3, 0, 0
Shevon Daniel 5 153 30.6 0 0 25, 25, 33, 30, 40 -

The Top Point Getters for Galle Titans are Shakib Al Hasan with 76 match fantasy points, Dasun Shanaka with 44 match fantasy points and Shevon Daniel with 33 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for B-Love Kandy are Wanindu Hasaranga with 198 match fantasy points, Angelo Mathews with 60 match fantasy points and Fakhar Zaman with 56 match fantasy points.

GT vs BLK 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 99 19.8 6 1.2 6, 30, 23, 28, 12 2, 2, 1, 1, 0
Tim Seifert 5 140 28 0 0 18, 74, 14, 30, 4 -
Sahan Arachchige 5 119 23.8 1 0.2 1, 44, 53, 19, 2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 82 16.4 6 1.2 52, 0, 9, 9, 12 3, 0, 1, 0, 2
Kasun Rajitha 5 3 0.6 5 1 2, 0, 0, 0, 1 0, 2, 2, 0, 1
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Shakib Al Hasan is a top order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 6, 30, 23, 28, 12 runs at an average of 19.8 per match. This player is also a handy bowler, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in the recent matches has taken 2, 2, 1, 1, 0 wickets at an average of 1.2 per match. Shakib Al Hasan has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches.

  2. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 140 runs averaging 28 per match.

  3. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige is a batter and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. Sahan Arachchige is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 119 runs at an average of 23.8 per match.

  4. Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva

    Wanindu Hasaranga is an all-rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 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 Wanindu Hasaranga has scored 82 runs averaging 16.4 per match. He is also a handy bowler, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2 per match.

  5. Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

    Kasun Rajitha is a bowler and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches Kasun Rajitha has taken 0, 2, 2, 0, 1 wickets at an average of 1. He has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 4, 0, 2 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 0, 5, 1, 0, 0 wickets.

GT vs BLK Squad Information

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, 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

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

GT vs BLK Possible Playing XI

Galle Titans (GT) Possible Playing XI: Shevon Daniel, Tim Seifert, Lasith Croospulle, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kasun Rajitha, Tabraiz Shamsi, Akila Dananjaya, Richard Ngarava, Shakib Al Hasan, Lahiru Samarakoon and Dasun Shanaka

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

GT vs BLK Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Tim Seifert

Batters: Ashen Bandara, Fakhar Zaman and Kamindu Mendis

All-Rounders: Angelo Mathews, Sahan Arachchige, Shakib Al Hasan and Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers: Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Pradeep and Richard Ngarava

Captain: Shakib Al Hasan

Vice-Captain: Tim Seifert

Photo credit: Alamy

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