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Jaffna Kings will be up against the Colombo Strikers in the 13th match of the Lanka Premier League, 2023 and the match will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy on 8th August 2023 at 07:30 PM IST.

JK vs CS (Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers), Match 13 - Match Information

Match: Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers, Match 13
Date: 8th August 2023
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

JK vs CS (Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers), Match 13 Preview

Jaffna Kings have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, while Colombo Strikers have played 4 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third 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 5 3 2 6 +0.364
GT 4 2 2 4 +0.230
CS 4 2 2 4 -0.020
JK 5 2 3 4 -0.144
BLK 4 2 2 4 -0.562

In their previous encounter in this series, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth was the Man of the Match and Hardus Viljoen scored the highest fantasy points for Jaffna Kings with 83 match fantasy points while Niroshan Dickwella topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Colombo Strikers with 95 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Jaffna Kings against Dambulla Aura, Dambulla Aura beat Jaffna Kings by 9 runs. The top fantasy player for Jaffna Kings was Shoaib Malik who scored 185 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Galle Titans, Colombo Strikers beat Galle Titans by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Colombo Strikers was Babar Azam who scored 148 fantasy points.

JK vs CS, 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 balanced 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 will hover around 25.54 °C and humidity is expected to be around 79%. Winds at a speed of 2.15 m/s 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.

JK vs CS, Head to Head

In the 8 matches played between these 2 teams, Colombo Strikers do not have a good record against Jaffna Kings. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict the trend to continue. Bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

JK vs CS 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
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 151 30.2 0 0 0, 54, 14, 21, 62 -
Babar Azam 5 127 25.4 0 0 41, 59, 7, 19, 1 -
Towhid Hridoy 5 160 32 0 0 19, 44, 24, 54, 19 -
  1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a wicket-leeper and has an average of 56 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 opening right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 151 runs at an average of 30.2 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam is a batter and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Babar Azam is a top order opening batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 41, 59, 7, 19, 1 runs averaging 25.4 per match.

  3. Md Towhid Hridoy

    Towhid Hridoy is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Towhid Hridoy is a top order right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 160 runs averaging 32 per match.

JK vs CS 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
Matheesha Pathirana 5 8 1.6 11 2.2 0, 0, 8, 0, 0 3, 3, 1, 2, 2
Nandre Burger 5 6 1.2 7 1.4 6, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 2, 2, 0
Vijayakanth Viyaskanth 5 14 2.8 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 14 0, 0, 1, 2, 3
  1. Matheesha Pathirana

    Matheesha Pathirana is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 67 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Matheesha Pathirana is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2. This player has been very successful at this venue in the last 5 matches Matheesha Pathirana played here and has taken 5 wickets.

  2. Nandre Burger

    Nandre Burger is a bowler and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. He is a left-arm medium fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches this player has taken 1, 2, 2, 2, 0 wickets at an average of 1.4. Nandre Burger has been very successful at this venue in the recent 5 matches he played here and has taken 3 wickets.

  3. Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

    Vijayakanth Viyaskanth is a bowler and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a leg break bowler and in the recently played 5 matches Vijayakanth Viyaskanth has taken 0, 0, 1, 2, 3 wickets at an average of 1.2. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2, 0, 2, 3, 1 wickets in the recent matches.

JK vs CS 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
Chamika Karunaratne 5 62 12.4 3 0.6 20, 9, 23, 0, 10 1, 0, 1, 0, 1
Dunith Wellalage 5 75 15 6 1.2 38, 0, 0, 25, 12 0, 4, 1, 0, 1
Jeffrey Vandersay 5 5 1 3 0.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 5 0, 2, 0, 1, 0
  1. Chamika Karunaratne

    Chamika Karunaratne is an all-rounder and has an average of 31 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 5 matches Chamika Karunaratne has taken 1, 0, 1, 0, 1 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Dunith Nethmika Wellalage

    Dunith Wellalage is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Dunith Wellalage has scored 38, 0, 0, 25, 12 runs at an average of 15 per match. He also bowls decently, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in the recent matches has taken 6 wickets, averaging at 1.2 wickets per match. This player has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches Dunith Wellalage played here and has taken 8 wickets.

  3. Jeffrey Dexter Francis Vandersay

    Jeffrey Vandersay is an all-rounder and has an average of 27 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 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 leg break bowler and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 0, 2, 0, 1, 0 wickets at an average of 0.6. Jeffrey Vandersay has been very successful at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 0, 2, 2 wickets.

JK vs CS 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
Babar Azam 5 127 25.4 0 0 41, 59, 7, 19, 1 -
Pathum Nissanka 5 72 14.4 0 0 22, 15, 1, 25, 9 -
Dunith Wellalage 5 75 15 6 1.2 38, 0, 0, 25, 12 0, 4, 1, 0, 1
Nandre Burger 5 6 1.2 7 1.4 6, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 2, 2, 0
Naseem Shah 5 0 0 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 1, 1, 1
David Miller 5 75 15 0 0 21, 7, 14, 17, 16 -

The Top Point Getters for Jaffna Kings are Dunith Wellalage with 56 match fantasy points, Nandre Burger with 44 match fantasy points and David Miller with 36 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Colombo Strikers are Babar Azam with 148 match fantasy points, Pathum Nissanka with 75 match fantasy points and Naseem Shah with 37 match fantasy points.

JK vs CS 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
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 151 30.2 0 0 0, 54, 14, 21, 62 -
Babar Azam 5 127 25.4 0 0 41, 59, 7, 19, 1 -
Chamika Karunaratne 5 62 12.4 3 0.6 20, 9, 23, 0, 10 1, 0, 1, 0, 1
Matheesha Pathirana 5 8 1.6 11 2.2 0, 0, 8, 0, 0 3, 3, 1, 2, 2
Towhid Hridoy 5 160 32 0 0 19, 44, 24, 54, 19 -
  1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9. Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a top order opening right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 151 runs at an average of 30.2 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam is a batter and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top order opening batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches Babar Azam has scored 127 runs at an average of 25.4 per match.

  3. Chamika Karunaratne

    Chamika Karunaratne is an all-rounder and has an average of 31 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a right-arm medium fast bowler and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Matheesha Pathirana

    Matheesha Pathirana is a bowler and has an average of 67 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Matheesha Pathirana bowls right-arm medium and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2. This player has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches Matheesha Pathirana played here and has taken 5 wickets.

  5. Md Towhid Hridoy

    Towhid Hridoy can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a top order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches Towhid Hridoy has scored 160 runs averaging 32 per match.

JK vs CS 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

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

JK vs CS Possible Playing XI

Colombo Strikers (CS) Possible Playing XI: Babar Azam, Nuwanidu Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella, Pathum Nissanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Dhananjaya Lakshan and Jeffrey Vandersay

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

JK vs CS Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Niroshan Dickwella and Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Babar Azam, Charith Asalanka and Towhid Hridoy

All-Rounders: Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage and Jeffrey Vandersay

Bowlers: Matheesha Pathirana, Nandre Burger and Vijayakanth Viyaskanth

Captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Vice-Captain: Babar Azam

Photo credit: Alamy

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