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Match 15 of Lanka Premier League, 2023 will be played between Jaffna Kings and B-Love Kandy (JK vs BLK) at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 12th August 2023 at 03:00 PM IST.

JK vs BLK (Jaffna Kings vs B-Love Kandy), Match 15 - Match Information

Match: Jaffna Kings vs B-Love Kandy, Match 15
Date: 12th August 2023
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

JK vs BLK (Jaffna Kings vs B-Love Kandy), Match 15 Preview

Jaffna Kings have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table, while B-Love Kandy have played 5 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
BLK 5 3 2 6 +0.498
DA 5 3 2 6 +0.364
JK 6 3 3 6 +0.288
CS 5 2 3 4 -0.541
GT 5 2 3 4 -0.740

In their previous encounter in this series Wanindu Hasaranga was the Man of the Match and Dunith Wellalage scored the highest fantasy points for Jaffna Kings with 56 match fantasy points while Wanindu Hasaranga topped the fantasy points leaderboard for B-Love Kandy with 198 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Jaffna Kings against Colombo Strikers, Jaffna Kings beat Colombo Strikers by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Jaffna Kings was Dunith Wellalage who scored 86 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Galle Titans, B-Love Kandy beat Galle Titans by 89 runs. The top fantasy player for B-Love Kandy was Wanindu Hasaranga who scored 225 fantasy points.

JK vs BLK, 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 141 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 27.08 °C with 82% humidity. Winds at a speed of 5.9 m/s are expected. There is light rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

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.

JK vs BLK, Head to Head

In the 8 matches played between these 2 teams, Jaffna Kings bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for B-Love Kandy.

JK 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
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
Shoaib Malik 5 123 24.6 3 0.6 0, 74, 5, 7, 37 1, 2, 0, 0, 0
  1. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige can be a high risk, high returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 5 matches Sahan Arachchige has scored 1, 44, 53, 19, 2 runs averaging 23.8 per match.

  2. 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 8.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 129 runs averaging 25.8 per match.

  3. Shoaib Malik

    Shoaib Malik is a batter and has an average of 36 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. Shoaib Malik is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 123 runs averaging 24.6 per match.

JK 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
Nuwan Pradeep 5 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 3, 3, 0, 1, 0
Vijayakanth Viyaskanth 5 2 0.4 3 0.6 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 1, 2
Nuwan Thushara 5 0 0 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 1, 2
  1. Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

    Nuwan Pradeep is a bowler and has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-arm fast medium bowler and in the recent 5 matches Nuwan Pradeep has taken 3, 3, 0, 1, 0 wickets at an average of 1.4. He has been very successful against this team, taking 3, 1, 2, 0, 0 wickets in the recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches Nuwan Pradeep played here and has taken 1, 1, 3, 0, 1 wickets.

  2. Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

    Vijayakanth Viyaskanth is a bowler and has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He bowls leg break and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 0, 0, 0, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 0.6. Vijayakanth Viyaskanth has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches he played here and has taken 8 wickets.

  3. Ilandari Dewage Nuwan Thushara

    Nuwan Thushara can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. Nuwan Thushara bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 1, 2, 0, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 1.2.

JK 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
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 134 26.8 8 1.6 64, 52, 0, 9, 9 4, 3, 0, 1, 0
Angelo Mathews 5 95 19 2 0.4 40, 0, 28, 2, 25 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Dunith Wellalage 5 54 10.8 8 1.6 0, 16, 38, 0, 0 2, 1, 0, 4, 1
  1. Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva

    Wanindu Hasaranga is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 68 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. Wanindu Hasaranga is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 134 runs averaging 26.8 per match. This player also bowls decently, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6 per match. Wanindu Hasaranga has done very well against this opposition, taking 3, 0, 2, 2, 2 wickets in the recent matches.

  2. Angelo Davis Mathews

    Angelo Mathews can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. This player is a top order right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches Angelo Mathews has scored 95 runs averaging 19 per match.

  3. Dunith Nethmika Wellalage

    Dunith Wellalage is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 5 matches Dunith Wellalage has taken 2, 1, 0, 4, 1 wickets at an average of 1.6.

JK 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 5 134 26.8 8 1.6 64, 52, 0, 9, 9 4, 3, 0, 1, 0
Nuwan Pradeep 5 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 3, 3, 0, 1, 0
Dunith Wellalage 5 54 10.8 8 1.6 0, 16, 38, 0, 0 2, 1, 0, 4, 1
Angelo Mathews 5 95 19 2 0.4 40, 0, 28, 2, 25 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 110 22 0 0 39, 3, 0, 54, 14 -
Dilshan Madushanka 5 0 0 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 2, 0

The Top Point Getters for Jaffna Kings are Dunith Wellalage with 86 match fantasy points, Rahmanullah Gurbaz with 62 match fantasy points and Dilshan Madushanka with 58 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for B-Love Kandy are Wanindu Hasaranga with 225 match fantasy points, Nuwan Pradeep with 101 match fantasy points and Angelo Mathews with 69 match fantasy points.

JK 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
Wanindu Hasaranga 5 134 26.8 8 1.6 64, 52, 0, 9, 9 4, 3, 0, 1, 0
Nuwan Pradeep 5 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 2 3, 3, 0, 1, 0
Sahan Arachchige 5 119 23.8 1 0.2 1, 44, 53, 19, 2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Angelo Mathews 5 95 19 2 0.4 40, 0, 28, 2, 25 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Ashen Bandara 5 129 25.8 0 0 27, 12, 40, 13, 37 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva

    Wanindu Hasaranga is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 68 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Wanindu Hasaranga has scored 134 runs at an average of 26.8 per match. He also bowls decently, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6 per match. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 0, 2, 2, 2 wickets in the recent matches.

  2. Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

    Nuwan Pradeep is a bowler and has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Nuwan Pradeep bowls right-arm fast medium and in the last 5 matches he has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 1, 2, 0, 0 wickets in the recent matches. Nuwan Pradeep has bowled well at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 6 wickets.

  3. Sahan Shashintha Diyamantha Arachchige

    Sahan Arachchige is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. This player has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Sahan Arachchige is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 119 runs averaging 23.8 per match.

  4. Angelo Davis Mathews

    Angelo Mathews is an all-rounder and has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a top order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches Angelo Mathews has scored 95 runs averaging 19 per match.

  5. 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 8.1 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 129 runs at an average of 25.8 per match.

JK vs BLK Squad Information

Jaffna Kings (JK) Squad: Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera, David Miller, Chris Lynn, Hardus Viljoen, Asela Gunaratne, Priyamal Perera, Asitha Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Nuwan Thushara, Nandre Burger, Ashan Randika, Towhid Hridoy, Nishan Madushka, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Dilshan Madushanka, Raveen de Silva, Pathum Kumara, Zaman Khan, Asanka Manoj, Theesan Vithushan and Ratnarajah Thenurathan

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

JK vs BLK Possible Playing XI

Jaffna Kings (JK) Possible Playing XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Towhid Hridoy, Shoaib Malik, Charith Asalanka, David Miller, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage and Thisara Perera

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, Angelo Mathews and Kamindu Mendis

JK vs BLK Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Ashen Bandara, Sahan Arachchige, Shoaib Malik and Towhid Hridoy

All-Rounders: Angelo Mathews, Dunith Wellalage and Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers: Malsha Tharupathi, Nuwan Pradeep and Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga

Vice-Captain: Nuwan Pradeep

Photo credit: Alamy

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